CPHR Manitoba is seeking speaking proposals for a number of virtual events we will be hosting this upcoming year:

Future of Work Conference (October 21 & 22, 2020)
The modern workplace has been evolving at an alarming rate and the recent pandemic has further accelerated this change. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all industries, whether directly or indirectly, and human resources professionals have played a key role in their organizations over the past few months – more so than ever before. Join us to hear from experts on a variety of topics that will help you guide your organization forward, in both the immediate future and beyond, and to achieve your strategic vision. 

Diversity Forum (January 28, 2021)
Diversity in the workplace refers to an organization that intentionally employs a workforce comprised of individuals of varying gender, religion, race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, education, and other attributes. Diversity in the workplace leads to many benefits – both from an internal and external perspective. However, that doesn’t mean implementing diversity initiatives at work isn’t without its own set of challenges. Our Diversity Forum will focus on topics including, but not limited to, diversity policies, strategies for employing underrepresented groups, and building a culture of diversity.

Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace Conference (March 11, 2021) *may be offered in-person
HR professionals play a key role in helping to make Manitoba's workplaces psychologically safer. The CSA Group developed the Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Standard in 2013, which is a voluntary set of guidelines to assist organizations in promoting mental health and preventing psychological harm at work. This conference will focus on the 13 factors outlined in the Standard and will bring together a variety of experts to assist you along the way to achieving a psychologically healthier workplace.

Talent Forum (April 15, 2021)
For the past few years, hiring and retaining skilled workers has ranked among the top challenges for Manitoba workplaces. The very nature of work is being redefined due to increased automation, the emerging gig economy, the disappearance and appearance of new jobs and the rise of non‑standard work. The challenge is for organizations to adapt to these new realities so that the multiple ongoing changes, and the uncertainty inherent to these realities, translate into a flexibility that supports organizations’ performance and workers’ security. Join us at the Talent Forum to hear from experts on how to effectively attract, retain and engage your talent in this new world of work.

*dates subject to change
If you would like to be considered as a speaker, please complete the survey to tell us more about yourself, your area(s) of expertise and the session(s) you could deliver.

We welcome you to pass this opportunity on to any colleagues who you think may be interested in submitting a proposal as well.