Who's on First? How to Win the Labour Challenge

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Who's on First? How to Win the Labour Challenge

Speaker Jamie Burton will discuss the urgency and best way to interact with talent in the workforce followed by facilitated conversations.

By Making Cent$ of Abilities Coalition

When and where

Date and time

Thu, Jun 1, 2023 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT


Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre 700 Hespeler Road Cambridge, ON N3H 5L8 Canada

About this event

Join us for an insightful event aimed at addressing the pressing need for employers to tap into all talent pools, with a special emphasis on connecting with individuals with disabilities. Our featured speaker, Jamie Burton, will lead a discussion on the power of remote work, automation, and other emerging trends, highlighting their potential in facilitating the engagement of talent with disabilities. Through facilitated sessions, employers will have the opportunity to engage in focused conversations, exploring strategies to make their organizations more accessible and inclusive. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and develop actionable plans to enhance talent diversity and accessibility within your workforce.

Speaker Bio:

Jamie Burton leads transformative change in workplaces – with a purpose of enhancing accessibility and creating systemic change for employment of people with disabilities in Canada.

In the last decade Jamie experienced opportunities to expand her skills in the roles of VP Dolphin Digital Technologies, & Chief Business Development Officer at CCRW. She has utilized her skills and connections to inspire and innovate a sound mentoring model, Disabilities Mentoring Day, which has been globally shared as a responsible, sustainable and economic best practice. She has represented Canada on global stages, championing the business advantage of innovative hiring strategies and is a recipient of the BMO Celebrating Women- Innovation & Global Growth Award, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Lt. Gov. Community Volunteer Award, & Rogers Women of the Year-Entrepreneur.

As CEO of INNoVA Jamie continues to implement innovative and strategic solutions utilizing definitive universal principles that shape intention and meet the demand of today’s labour market.

About the organizer

Making Cent$ of Abilities is a unique local initiative highlighting the economic benefits of employing persons with disabilities, how employers can recruit workers with disabilities and the available supports for employers in doing so.