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Meet Canada's leading human resource and management experts! IPM, in conjunction with the Association of Professional Recruiters of Canada, the Canadian Management Professionals Association and the Canadian Association of Assessment Specialists, holds regular chapter events, workshops and conferences featuring recognized national industry expert speakers.

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Duncan Marsden

Michelle Phaneuf

Debra deWaal

Cheri Nichol

Register three (3) participants from the same organization at the same time and a fourth participant attends FREE of charge.

IPM's Chapter Meetings & Workplace Events

Calgary Full Day Conference

Management Strategies for Today's Workplace

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are cancelling ALL Spring 2020 Conferences effective March 30, 2020.

We will process refunds for all registrations by April 15, 2020.

For those who paid by credit card, you should see the refund on your credit card statement within a week of that date. Those who paid by cheque will be mailed a cheque from IPM accordingly.

We may need to contact some of you for additional credit card details this week. Please reply as quickly as possible in order for us to process all refunds.

We thank you for your support and hope to see you at a future event. We are always here to look after your training needs and member services.

Hope everyone is safe and well!

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Hours: 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. (Continental breakfast served at 8:30a.m.)

Location: Hotel Blackfoot, 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

Topics and Speakers:

Hot Buttons: Today’s Critical Issues in Employment Law presented by Duncan Marsden, LL.B., Partner/Regional Leader, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Workplace Restoration: Emerging Psychological Health & Safety Practices presented by Michelle Phaneuf, Partner, Workplace Fairness West

Be Safe Not Sorry presented by Debra deWaal, President, Safe & Sound Safety Training & Consulting Ltd.

Happiness 101 presented by Cheri Nichol, Consultant, Author & Speaker, CEO, President & Founder, Capstone Management International Ltd.

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Ottawa - Apr. 23, 2020

Calgary - May 5, 2020

Halifax - May 6, 2020

Toronto - May 6, 2020

Edmonton - May 7, 2020

Register three (3) participants from the same organization at the same time and a fourth participant attends FREE of charge.

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Hot Buttons: Today’s Critical Issues in Employment Law

Managing people in this truly diverse and changing world has its challenges. The legal landscape for employers continues to evolve. This presentation will address tips and recent developments in the following areas:

* Changes to workplace laws in Alberta- Employment Standards Code (including a reversion to former minimum standards)

* Occupational health and safety updates

* Marijuana update: Impairment including legalized marijuana and edibles as well as drug testing vs cannabis

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Workplace Restoration: Emerging Psychological Health & Safety Practices

In our role as leaders and managers, we know that the result of an investigation, complaint or other difficult incident can impact psychological health and safety for complainants, respondents and others. If you haven’t experienced these issues yet, you can be sure that despite all efforts to create a family culture and respectful workplace, a complaint or protracted conflict will surface.

Workplace Restoration is an emerging process developed to support those involved to re-establish harmonious working relationships, whether among individuals, within a team, or a wider unit impacted by these situations. Early engagement in the restoration of a healthy workplace is an important responsibility of employers and ultimately supports the business lines and operational requirements of any organization.

Highlights of this interactive presentation include:

* Learn the Five Phases of a Workplace Restoration Model and discover why Restoration is important.

* Explore the role of the leader/manager in restoring damaged working relationships.

* Examine a case study to generate discussion and learning.

Participants supporting employees in any organization and of all skill levels will benefit from this session.

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Be Safe Not Sorry

In this dynamic session, learn how to handle the ultimate “what if”. Learn what types of crime are occurring in our society and how to safely prevent and manage any potentially dangerous situation. This session will give you the mental and physical tools to be in control of any verbal or physical conflict.

Even though employers/security/police have responsibilities to ensure their employees’ safety, the employee is still responsible to make wise choices to prevent putting themselves in harm’s way. Gain insights on what to do and what not to do if faced with a violent situation whether at work, in transit or at home. Review a case study of workplace violence. Discuss how to create your own personal safety plans and look at how others have handled violent crime.

Click here for information on Debra deWaal

Happiness 101

We know that Happiness matters. It begins with awareness. Learn about GNH (Gross National Happiness), its origins, evolution and why governments are now giving it serious attention. We’re certainly learning the exorbitant costs associated with a lack of Happy.

Discover CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) as a medium for revealing the many proven benefits of Happiness and for empowering the Happy that naturally resides within you. Learn the steps you can take to define, attract and experience Happier opportunities, relationships and
more success.

For organizations, the CHO is a long-term, value-added player in the workplace. Look at how a Happier culture can instantly elevate your image, performance and competitive edge all while you do your business!

Happiness is an untapped asset you can easily use and even tangibly measure your progress. Obtain step-by-step strategies to effectively transition you to a Happier mindset and lifestyle and to guide you in harnessing the power of the Happy masses.

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