Saskatchewan Co-operative Association - Engaging Diversity Conference

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Date: 
29 January, 2016

Saskatchewan Co-operative Association - Engaging Diversity ConferenceDemographic shifts in Saskatchewan are presenting many challenges and opportunities that call for innovations in co-operation.  This conference will help co-ops to understand the impact of increased diversity and together we will explore the most effective ways to benefit from it.

Register for the Engaging Diversity Conference

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Thursday January 28, 2015
8:00pm Wine and Cheese
Friday January 29, 2015
7:30am Registration
8:00am Breakfast
8:30am Welcome and Introductions
8:40am Saskatchewan Demographic Change Trends
9:00am Keynote Speaker – Lionel Laroche - Bridging Diversity for Competitive Advantage
10:00am Presentations by Canadian Organizations Leading “Engagement of Diversity”
10:30am Refreshment Break
10:45am Presentations by Canadian Organizations Leading “Engagement of Diversity”
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Diverse Groups Perspectives on engaging them
Opportunities and Challenges
     - First Nations Presenter - 20min
     - Newcomers Presenter - 20min
     - Seniors Presenter - 20min
2:30pm Workshop sessions on effectively engaging diverse groups:
     - Seniors
     - First Nations
     - Newcomers
     - Women in Management and Governance
3:30pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm Workshop sessions on effectively engaging diverse groups:
     - Seniors
     - First Nations
     - Newcomers
     - Women in Management and Governance
4:45pm Conference Summary
5:15pm Conclusion
Region: 
Location: 
Saskatchewan Co-operative Association
Saskatoon  Saskatchewan
Canada
Categories: 
Co-operatives
First Nations, Inuit and Métis
New Canadians
Women