Date

Jan 21 2020 - Jan 22 2020
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Inclusivity in STEM Conference

January 22, 2020

Alt Hotel, Saskatoon

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Deadline: January 10, 2020

Early Bird Pricing, Student Pricing, and Corporate Table Rates Available

Individuals working in STEM fields can often face gender, race, or sexual orientation barriers, yet successful organizations are more competitive and innovative when they focus on workplace diversity. During this full day conference keynote speakers and panelists will address how to identify and breakdown these barriers to attract and retain more diverse talent in STEM positions.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Alt Hotel 

6:30 – 7:00pm

Networking Event – Registration

7:00 – 9:00pmNetworking Event
Sponsored by Catterall & Wright
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

7:45 – 8:30am

Breakfast / Registration
Sponsored by KGS Group

8:30 – 9:00am

Opening Keynote

Nancy Inglis, P.Eng., PMP, Chair of ACEC-SK Board of Directors

9:00-10:00am

Keynote Speaker

Gabrielle Gascon, Manager at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

10:00-10:15am

Break
Sponsored by PINTER & Associates Ltd

10:15-11:30am

 

Panel Discussion (Sharing Experiences)

Panelists will share their experiences and insights into STEM Inclusivity

  • Kerri Walker, B.Sc EP, Division Manager – Environmental, McElhanney
  • Joanna Ussleman, Structural Manager, Engcomp
  • Krystyna Kotowski, M.Sc., P.Eng. CCCA, EUR. ING, Sr. Project Management Engineer Saskatoon Water, City of Saskatoon
  • Dr. Gale Russell, Associate Professor of Secondary Mathematics Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina

11:30-12:00pm

Lunch

12:00-1:00pm

Keynote Speaker

Jocelyn Peltier-Huntley BSc, MSc, Lecturer for the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan

1:00 – 2:15pm

Panel Discussion (Sharing Solutions)

  • Gary Bosgoed – President of Bosgoed Project Consultants Ltd. He helped to establish the Canadian Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (CASEA). CASEA is a non-profit organization that seeks to increase the number of Indigenous scientists and engineers in Canada.
  • Carole Tink – Director of Technology & Digital Innovation at the City of Regina. Carole is a committed member of the City’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, a group that works together to promote, educate and implement diversity and inclusion in the City’s corporate culture.
  • Sarah Cameron – Chief Human Resources Officer for the City of Saskatoon
  • C. Beth Hardy B.A., LL.B., LL.M. – Vice-President, Strategy & Stakeholder Relations at International CCS Knowledge Centre

2:15 – 2:45pm

Break

Sponsored by AECOM Canada Ltd

2:45 – 3:45pm

Keynote Speaker

Laurie Rousseau-Nepton – Resident astronomer at the Canada-France-Hawaii Observatory and a
postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii. First indigenous woman in Quebec to obtain a PhD in astrophysics.

3:45 – 4:00pm

Closing Remarks

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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