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We curate the best content from the best speakers, and through facilitated workshops, create actionable insights that drive the future foHRward.

September 2016 | future foHRward annual CHRO conference

Redesigning the employee experience for the future of work

  • Our inaugural event
  • Partnered with Strategic Capability Network, Rotman School of Management, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) and CEB
  • Sessions on future of work trends and Design Thinking
  • Workshop on reimagining the employee experience through design thinking
October 2017 | future foHRward annual CHRO conference

Building the case for change

  • Partnered with MaRS and Deloitte
  • HR Tech Marketplace to showcase technology ventures
  • 5 HR Tech venture “pitches”
  • Session from Josh Bersin on future of work trends
  • Panel of business leaders sharing their experience with different future of work elements
  • Workshop using the ‘theory of change’ to build the case for change
October 2018 | future foHRward annual CHRO conference

The reskilling revolution

  • Partnered with MaRS, Singularity University, TRUTHPLANE and Faethm.ai
  • Sessions on future of work trends from Gary Bolles of Singularity University and Growth Mindset by Mark Bowden
  • HR Tech Marketplace to showcase technology ventures
  • Workshop on understanding the impact of technology on future skills, using Faethm’s technology platform
  • Insights on the CHRO role in dealing with the future of work from Zabeen Hirji – former CHRO RBC
June 2019

2019 / 2020 future foHRward kick-off with Josh Bersin

  • Held at MaRS, moderated intimate fireside chat with Josh Bersin and our CHRO community re: current and future workplace trends
  • Introduced Bersin Academy
  • Launched our 2019 / 2020 journey
October 2019

Wellbeing at Work with Mindfulness Matters

  • Partnered with Samara Zelniker from Mindfulness Matters at the Mindset Brain Gym
  • Practiced yoga
  • Learned and hosted interactive discussion re: wellbeing in the workplace
  • Learned new techniques around mindfulness, empathy and creating a psychologically safe environment
November 2019

The GHReat Debate - InnovateWork

  • Partnered with InnovateWork to bring to the stage the first ever gHReat debate
  • Two teams of executives in the HR space debated the resolution: Financial compensation is the primary motivator for people at work - otherwise said “It don’t mean a thing if cash ain’t your king”.
  • Engaged the audience, who in the final vote decided cash is in fact king!
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