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Speakers

This year, we are honored to bring you a series of speakers from across Canada, and around the world. We are joined by colleagues from British Columbia, Nova Scotia, the United Kingdom and the United States who will share their expertise, experience and wisdom with us over the course of our 2 day event.

Amie Haughn

Amie Haughn

Director, Department of Labour and Advanced Education, NS, Canada
Angela Hoyt

Angela Hoyt

CEO, Evolution Group Inc., ON, Canada
Brian Bell

Brian Bell

CEO, Fedcap Employment and Fedcap Employment Scotland, United Kingdom
Carolyn Nielsen

Carolyn Nielsen

VP of Employment Services, YWCA, BC, Canada
Caryl Arundel

Caryl Arundel

Public Policy/Management Consultant & Lecturer, Ryerson University, ON, Canada
Christine Buchanan

Christine Buchanan

Director of Employment Services & Training, Open Door Group, BC, Canada
Dr. Caragh Dewis

Dr. Caragh Dewis

Co-founder and Director, The Collective, United Kingdom
Dr. Karen Myers

Dr. Karen Myers

President and CEO, Blueprint ADE, ON, Canada
Dr. Martin Hill

Dr. Martin Hill

Deputy Director, United Kingdom’s Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom
Dr. Richard Plenty

Dr. Richard Plenty

Managing Director, This Is, United Kingdom
Dr. Trina Foster

Dr. Trina Foster

CEO, ONESTEP, ON, Canada
Ed Montgomery

Ed Montgomery

Managing Director Your Healthcare CIC, United Kingdom
Elin McCallum

Elin McCallum

Director, Bantani Education, Wales, United Kingdom
Gill Holmes

Gill Holmes

Employment Account Director, Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom
Ian Ross

Ian Ross

Executive Director, Program Policy & Development, Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction, BC, Canada
J.C. Doyle

J.C. Doyle

Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Ontario Disability Employment Network, ON, Canada
Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith

Executive Lead, StFX Centre for Employment Innovation, NS, Canada
Kathy McKee

Kathy McKee

Executive Director, Nova Scotia Career Development Association, NS, Canada
Liz Ogilvie

Liz Ogilvie

Director, The Collective, United Kingdom
Max Palamar

Max Palamar

Director of Analytics and Evaluation, Blueprint ADE, ON, Canada
Robin Turner

Robin Turner

Chief Executive, Routes To Work, United Kingdom
Tania Bennett

Tania Bennett

CEO, WCG Services, part of the APM Group, BC, Canada
Winnie Chan

Winnie Chan

Senior Economist, Statistics Canada, ON, Canada