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StandingTogether Conference

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Executive Royal Hotel Calgary

2828 23 Street Northeast

Calgary, AB T2E 8T4

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The Standing Together conference is a positive collective approach to developing & sustaining safe workplaces, ones in which employees, supervisors & managers are respected & valued. The conference will bring together a community of individuals, businesses, scholars, social service agencies, governments & not-for-profit sector to share and learn advances in understanding, preventing and managing workplace racism, discrimination, bullying and harassment. The one day conference will discuss the economic, social and societal damage caused by adverse workplace practices as well as examine the profound implications of global events on workplace norms and cultures in Alberta.The conference will give voice to those who have been affected. As importantly, the conference creates a well balanced, public forum in which participants and speakers build on existing initiatives and brainstorm strategies for positive, sustainable workplaces.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Morning:

  • Michael Gottheil, Chief of the Commission & Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission.

Topic: Who’s Law , What Order? Exploring the Tension Between Experience and Justice.

  • Jennifer Strachan, Deputy Commissioner, RCMP

Topic: People First, How We Are Modernizing ouyr RCMP

Afternoon:

  • Derrick Shirley, Provisional Psychologist.

Topic: Just Call Me Buckwheat : The Lived Experience of Internalized Racism and Unconscious Bias.


PANELISTS:

  • ATB Financial - Rachel Wade, Director, External Equity & Inclusion

  • ATB Financial - Louis Martyres, Lead Talent Strategist

  • University of Calgary - Jocelyn Spur, Talent Management, HR

  • University of Calgary - Devika Pandey, Program Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion Network

  • WorleyParsons - Michelle Krom, Director, People Services

  • WorleyParsons - Sarah Hernandez-Silva, CPHR, Manager, People Services


WORKSHOP PRESENTERS:

  • Dr. Lori Campbell, Norquest College. Topic: Psychological Safety in the Workplace

  • Dr. Sandy Hershcovis, University of Calgary. Topic: Witness Reactions in Workplace Aggression

  • Thulasy Lettner, Community Wise Resources Centre. Topic: Systemic Discrimination & The Workplace (Organizational Perspective)

  • Dolly Ablitt, Public Service Alliance of Canada. Topic: Systemic Discrimination & The Workplace (Union perspective)

  • Dr. Hannah Scott, University of Ontario Inst. of Technology. Topic: I left my boss, not my job: Bullying in the Workplace.

For more details on speakers and contents, please visit www.aniw.org


SPECIAL FEATURE:

Art Exhibition 'Race Issues' - ​A relatable comic meme series created as a way of expressing the overlooked yet extremely common ways that people of colour are treated in a variety of social settings in our nation.

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Executive Royal Hotel Calgary

2828 23 Street Northeast

Calgary, AB T2E 8T4

Canada

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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