GenXYZ THRIVES™! FutureCite2020 Event

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GENXYZ THRIVES™!

Date: October 17, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:ZOOM ONLINE EVENT

Join peers, work colleagues, companies and learning organizations to collaborate on ways to shape and bridge the skills gap and identify new career opportunities to build a future workforce for industries in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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OPENING KEYNOTE

The Future of Work Transformed by Covid-19 and Artificial Intelligence!

Stephen Harrington

Director
Human Capital
Deloitte
FEATURE KEYNOTE

Why where you live might not impact Future Career Opportunities

Ryan Janzen

CO-FOUNDER
CTO
TransPod
CLOSING KEYNOTE

Arrival of the
“Jetson Family Citizenry”
Workplace and Community

Simon O'Byrne

Director
Human Capital
Stantec

Stephen Harrington

Director
Human Capital
Deloitte

Stephen is Deloitte’s National Lead – Workforce Strategy, and has been a writer and speaker on the future of work and the workplace of the future since 2011.

With 18 years’ experience in Consulting, Stephen leads transformations in talent strategy that enable Deloitte clients to feel personal purpose and impact, as the business drives improved results.

Stephen is co-author of the Intelligence Revolution a recent paper on the 4th industrial revolution and implications for Canada, in partnership with the HR Professionals Association of Ontario.

Ryan Janzen

CO-FOUNDER & CTO
TransPod

Ryan Janzen is an entrepreneur, scientist, and global innovator. As co-founder and CTO of TransPod, he leads the international project designing the 1000-km/h TransPod vehicle, which is now being supported by the Alberta government.

Janzen's experience in global R&D and in Silicon Valley has led to advances in avionics, optics, mathematics, vehicle propulsion, and physics. At TransPod he directs research and industrial programs across Canada, France, Italy, Switzerland, and USA, at company divisions, universities, and industries, and works to create the future of transportation and technology.

Featured on the Discovery Channel, Wired magazine, and Through the Wormhole, Ryan Janzen's innovations have been featured in 110+ scientific publications, international lectures, and media interviews.

Simon O'Byrne

SVP
GLOBAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Stantec

Simon O’Byrne is both an award-winning urban designer/planner and Senior Vice President of Stantec’s global Community Development business. As a city building expert, he has been frequently quoted in European and North America media and done many keynote talks on both continents.

Simon has led multi-disciplinary design teams in the planning and successful delivery of large, complex, and politically charged projects in Canada, the US and the UK.

Simon is very active in the community and has chaired many different initiatives and organizations, such as the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Vibrancy Task Force, Habitat for Humanity National Leadership Council, Winter Cities and the Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation.

MacEwan University recognized Simon, when they made him the 2015 Allard Chair in Business. He has also been named as one of Edmonton’s Power 30 by the Edmonton Journal, one of the fifty most influential Albertans by Alberta Venture and was in Avenue magazine’s first Top 40 Under 40 list.

PROGRAM

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9:00 AM OPENING SESSION & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Stephen Harrington, Director, Human Capital, Deloitte
The Future of Work Transformed by COIVD 19 and Artificial Intelligence!

Conference Host

Intro by Brent Jensen, Edmonton Global
9:30 AM PANEL SESSION 1 How has Covid Changed the Trajectory of the Future of Work?
What will EMR workforce opportunities look like in 5 years?

Panelists

Sam Pillar, CEO Jobber
Dr. Edy Wong, Assoc Dean, University of Alberta
Asifa Samji, SVP & CHRO Stantec

Moderator

Elan McDonald, Vice Chair, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
9:50 AM Q & A Moderated Panel Q & A
10:00 AM Discussion Breakout Room Discussion with Attendees
10:15 AM PANEL SESSION 2 Will your Dream Job still exist in 2025?
Transitioning Mindsets and Passions To Future Workforce Talent Demands!

Panelists

Tim Coldwell, President, Chandos Construction
Aaryn Flynn, GM, Improbable

Moderator

Eric McIntosh, Manager Higher Education, Deloitte
10:35 AM Q & A Moderated Panel Q & A
10:45 AM Discussion Breakout Room Discussion with Attendees
11:00 AM PANEL SESSION 3 Building Meaningful Value in a Virtual of "Remote of Everything" World!
Networking, Connecting & Smart Communities

Panelists

Heidi Brandley, Director of Workforce Development, Manpower
Alyson Hodson, CEO, ZAG Creative Group
Jill, Sundquist, Student, University of Alberta (Commerce)

Moderator

Asifa Samji, SVP & CHRO Stantec
11:20 AM Q & A Moderated Panel Q & A
11:30 AM Discussion Breakout Room Discussion with Attendees
11:45 AM FEATURE SESSION & KEYNOTE SPEAKER Ryan Janzen, Co-Founder & CTO, TransPod
Why Where You Live May Not Impact Future Career Opportunities!

Conference Host:

Intro by Brent Jensen, Edmonton Global
12:00-
12:30PM
VIRTUAL LUNCH Online Networking with Mentors and Panelists over lunch break
12:30 PM PANEL SESSION 4 What will it take to Move Forward in the New Normal Economy?
Future Skills & Training For The New Normal Economy & Remote Working

Panelists

Nancy Macdonald, VP, Stantec Urban Places & Smart Cities
Robin Cooper, Professor MacEwan University
Eric McIntosh, Manager Higher Ed, Deloitte

Moderator

Stacey Brotzel
12:50 PM Q & A Moderated Panel Q & A
1:00 PM Discussion Breakout Room Discussion with Attendees
1:15 PM PANEL SESSION 5 How to Thrive Financially in the New Normal Economy!
Navigating CERB and CEW during and post COVID19

Panelists

Colleen Mativchuk, Manager Financial Planning RBC
Garrett Turta, GM, Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
Frank Saccucci, Associate Professor MacEwan University

Moderator

Rick Valdemarca, Associate Partner E&Y
1:35 PM Q & A Moderated Panel Q & A
1:45 PM Discussion Breakout Room Discussion with Attendees
2:00 PM-
2:30 PM
PANEL SESSION 5 Simon O'Byrne, EVP Stantec, Edmonton
Arrival of the "Jetson Family" Citizenry - Future Communities to Live, Work & Play

Conference Host:

Brent Jensen, Edmonton Global

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