9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Indigenous Welcome and Blessing
10:15 - 10:45 Opening Keynote
Ms.Felicia Mutheardy, Senior Economist, Financial Strategies and Budget Financial and Corporate Services City of Edmonton.
Felicia Mutheardy is a Senior Economist with the City of Edmonton and has over seven years of experience in economic analysis, research, forecasting, and government administration. Prior to this, Felicia was a Senior Economist with the Government of Alberta. She has also held various positions with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, primarily with their Market Analysis Centre.
Felicia holds both a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Master of Arts degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.
11:00 - 12:30 Concurrent Sessions
LinkedIn Basics and Creating an Online Profile for Career Development: Presented by Ms. Christine Gertz, Librarian and Information Specialist and the University of Alberta Career Centre.
"Communicating your value: Entrepreneurial skills for any career": Presented by Mr. Arden Tse, MBA, Manager, Venture Mentoring Service Office of Advancement, University of Alberta.
12:30 - 1:30 Hot Lunch break
- Professional Headshots for an online profile
- Infomart- employment related services
1:30 - 3:00 Immigration Session: Pathways to Permanent Residency and Understanding the NOC Codes
Presented by Ms. Manprit Aujila-Grewal, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. Canadian Immigration Connections.
3:00 - 3:15 Coffee Break
3:15 - 4:45 Concurrent Sessions
Pragmatics of Keeping Employment in the Canadian Context
Presented by Mr. Gavin Palmer, Interculturalist and Student Engagement Coordinator, University of Alberta International.
Panel Discussion: How to be a Successful Candidate, HR Perspectives.
Presented by Ms. Erin Mirth, Business Manager Telus. Ms. Katie Bieber, Talent Acquisition Partner CIBC.
4:45 - 5:00 Closing