At 1 MST on December 3rd, speakers and attendees from across the Rockies provinces and states will come together to be educated, engaged, and inspired about innovating in our rapidly changing workplace.

Join the second InnovateWork Rockies virtual event geared at HR, talent, and tech pros on Mountain Time. The virtual event will present high-profile speakers from brands including Shell, Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, IA, High Road Human Capital, HRchat and The Recruiting Flex Podcast.


Gillian Hynes

Gillian Hynes

Senior Manager, Talent

TC Energy


MarK Stelzner

Founder & Managing Principal


Prasanthi Naidoo

Prasanthi Naidoo

Founder & CEO


Jesse Ryan

Jesse Ryan


High Road Human Capital

high road human capital


Shelley Billinghurst

Shelley Billinghurst


Hire Value Inc.

Bill Banham

Bill Banham


The HR Gazette

Director - Talent Acquisition at Robots and Pencils

Serge Boudreau

Director of Talent Acquisition

Robots and Pencils

Rob Caswell

Rob Caswell

Employee & Labour Relations

Carewest Innovative Health Care

This InnovateWork Webinar is Free for HR, Talent and Tech Pros!

Sign up today and join us on December 3rd at 1 MST / 3 EST for the next #InnovateWork virtual event as HR, Talent, Tech and C-level pros come together to be educated, engaged, and inspired about innovating in our rapidly changing workplace.

InnovateWork started in 2017 in Toronto and has grown into a global movement. We're happy to welcome you to our growing community and ask that you share the love on social media (#innovatework) to reach even more professionals in the region.

Thanks to our Sponsors and Supporters!

The HR Gazette - Organizing Sponsor - Latest opinion, reviews and podcasts for pros interested in HR Technology, Talent, Performance, Learning, Leadership.

WorkTango - Organizing Sponsor - A platform to give employees a voice and companies actionable insight.

Carewest Innovative Health Care - Community Partner - As Calgary’s largest public care provider of its kind and one of the largest in Canada, Carewest operates from 14 locations, which includes ten sites and 1,400 beds aimed at helping people live more independent lives.

Robots & Pencils - Community Partner - A digital innovation firm. We help our clients use mobile, web and frontier technologies to transform their businesses and create what's next.

Hire Value Inc. - Community Partner - Delivering fit-for-purpose recruitment solutions. Using the latest in trending apps or back to basics on employment value proposition - our programs and products are designs to deliver results.



Mark Stelzner, Founder/Managing Principal at IA

Mark is a highly sought after voice in the industry, Mark has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, CNN and NPR, among others. As Founder and Managing Principal of IA, Mark champions complex HR transformational initiatives: proving the business case, finding best fit providers, and support businesses through every step of the transformational life-cycle. IA's advisors have decades of human capital industry experience.

Gillian Hynes, Talent Manager, TC Energy

Gillian is an active member in the municipal and provincial business and non-profit community who is committed to improving the lives and well-being of women and other marginalized groups. This commitment stems from several passions: advancing equity and inclusion; connecting people to build vibrant communities; building curiosity to develop creative organizational & community solutions. Gillian is a senior leader in the Energy industry, specializing in People and Talent strategy. She is committed to making a positive impact and lives her belief that healthy and sustainable organizations and communities require diverse leaders.

She sits on the CPHR-Alberta board of Directors, helping to advance the HR profession in Alberta. She is a 2019 Young Women in Energy award winner and 2019 Canadian HR Awards Woman of Distinction Nominee. 

Prasanthi Naidoo Founder of

Disrupting the traditional healthcare recruitment industry and challenging the ever escalating and exorbitant costs of healthcare recruitment, Prasanthi founded an online platform that connects jobseekers directly to employers. Building a market place from scratch and making the impossible, possible.

Jesse Ryan, Founder of High Road Human Capital, a Veteran Owned – Diversity Supplier

Jesse is a podcast host, seasoned InnovateWork speaker, and active member of the Canadian recruitment community. In addition to leading High Road Human Capital, Jesse’s role is to seek out organizations that can benefit from their unique approach to solving HR and talent acquisition problems. 

Rob Caswell, Manager of Employee & Labour Relations at Carewest Innovative Health Care

Living the triple-life of a family man, working pro & grad student in Calgary, Alberta. Rob geeks out on HR/LR, aviation, food, running, and his kids.

Shelley Billinghurst, CEO and Founder at Hire Value Inc.

With over 25 years of specializing in recruitment, Shelley brings an expert level understanding of the provincial, national and global labour market.

Shelley is the creator and co-host of the popular Recruitment focused podcast The Recruitment Flex. 

Serge Boudreau, Director of Talent Acquisition at Robots and Pencils

Serge has spent over 15 years in the recruitment space including 10 years working for recruitment technology companies. He has held the title of Director for Western Canada for Workopolis and at Indeed. Serge has led recruitment teams for several well-known brands.

Serge is the creator and co-host of the popular Recruitment focused podcast The Recruitment Flex. 

Bill Banham, Co-founder at InnovateWork and Editor at HR Gazette

Bill Banham is Editor and Publisher at The HR Gazette magazine, Co-Founder of the InnovateWork event series for HR, Talent and Tech pros and President at Iceni Media Inc. He has 13+ years experience in B2B publishing and events. Bill’s previous roles include Editor at HRreview magazine and Marketing Manager at Sprigg, the performance management tech platform.


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InnovateWork is a forum for HR professionals and business leaders looking to connect and learn best practices on how to improve employee happiness and workplace output.

This InnovateWork webinar is brought to you by The HR Gazette & WorkTango.