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Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum

The Conference Board of Canada, January 10, 2008
Conference Recordings
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This Conference e-Proceedings brings together leading experts and executives with track records in diversity success to discuss the business imperatives for diversity and to share their visions of inclusiveness. This forum features a peer-to-peer discussion of diversity challenges that are affecting the participants’ work environments. The core of the conference includes facilitated problem-solving and reporting of suggested action plans for addressing the issues.

Conference Recordings Agenda

Opening Remarks

Prem P. Benimadhu
The Conference Board of Canada

William MacKinnon

Canada in 2011: The Business Case for Change

Glen Hodgson
The Conference Board of Canada

Laraine Kaminsky
Graybridge Malkam

Susan A. Williams
Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry

Diversity at Procter & Gamble
Timothy H. Penner
Procter & Gamble Inc.

The Value of Immigration: Report from the Conference Board’s Leaders’ Roundtable on Immigration
Michael R. Bloom
The Conference Board of Canada

Building a Diverse Culture with Affinity Groups

Michael Bach

Milé Komlen

Building Inclusiveness One Conversation at a Time

Mary Ann Archer
NxKnowledge Corporation

Loretta Brill
NxKnowledge Corporation

The Accessible Workplace: Why it Matters and Who Benefits

Laura Garton
The Conference Board of Canada

Donna J. Smith
Career Edge Organization

Executive Presentation and Discussion

John Brewer
The Conference Board of Canada

Michael Bach

Andrea Mandel-Campbell
Journalist and Author

Colleen Moorehead
Nexient Learning Inc.

Karen S.W. Bell
Pitney Bowes Canada

Wendy Cukier
Ryerson University

Cory J. Garlough

David M. Fisher
TD Bank Financial Group

How to Build an Inclusive Organization—Leadership and Management Support for Inclusiveness

Trevor Wilson
TWI Inc.

Closing Remarks from the Co-Chair

John Brewer
The Conference Board of Canada