2020 Employer Symposium: Diversity & inclusion practices that work
Join the Central Okanagan Immigration Partnership (COLIP) and gain insight into recruiting, hiring and retaining diverse immigrant talent.
10:00 am - 10:30 am: Registration & Employer Showcase/Resource Booths
10:30 am – 11:30 am: Ignite Panel # 1 (Recruitment)
11:30 am – 11:45 pm: Coffee Break
11:45 am – 1:30 pm: Ignite Keynote Luncheon
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Ignite Panel # 2 (Retention)
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Coffee Break
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm: Panel #3 (Workplace Diversity & Inclusion)
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Ignite Networking Reception
Keynote Speaker: Raghwa Gopal, President and CEO of Innovate BC
A noted entrepreneur with over 30 years of international business experience. He has a longstanding record of community and international leadership in establishing networks to reduce poverty, improve literacy, support health initiatives, offer disaster relief and encourage charitable works.
His numerous awards include the Kelowna Community Leader Award (2016), Top 40 Over 40 (2016), BC Community Achievement Award (2016), Rotary Club Vocational Service Award (2016), Man of the Year, Kelowna Civic Awards (2015), Technology Innovator of the Year (2004) and Kelowna Entrepreneur of the Year (1999).