Webinars

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Restructuring Global Trade Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Matrix of Challenges and Opportunities

What changes, both evolutionary and revolutionary, are occurring in the global economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic? In this 90-minute webinar, Raj Bhala, Brenneisen Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, will analyse these changes at the three levels of International Trade Law and Policy: Multilateral, regional, and bilateral.

Webinar  |  October 7, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT

Cultivating a Civil, Respectful and Safe Workplace

At the onset of the pandemic, nearly 5 million Canadians began working from home. Employers faced many challenges navigating this new world, including the rapid shift to remote workforces or maintaining employees on site. Now, more than ever, it is the responsibility of all employers to ensure that employees have a psychologically safe work environment.

Webinar  |  October 8, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT

Framing the cost of chronic health conditions in the workplace

Heath Solutions by Shoppers, in partnership with The Conference Board of Canada, have developed a free on-line tool for framing the cost of common chronic conditions in the workplace. Dr. Bill Howatt will instruct how to use this tool.

Free webinar  |  October 20, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT

Compensation Planning Outlook Webinar for 2021

Each year, the Conference Board’s Compensation Planning Outlook provides a reliable forecast for Compensation and HR professionals across the country. This look at the pay environment coupled with expert interpretation of original research is essential for any organization looking to ensure that they are able to secure the talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Webinar  |  October 21, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT

US Outlook Webinar: Comeback in the Midst of Huge Uncertainty

The U.S. economy is starting to emerge from the devastation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. While real GDP dropped in the second quarter of 2020, we expect a sharp rebound in growth in the second half of this year and into 2021. However, our outlook depends crucially on a successful containment of the virus, something that has turned out to be challenging especially in Southern states like Florida.

Webinar  |  November 10, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. EDT

Stop Hiding and Start Living: How to say F-IT to fear and develop mental fitness

We know that what stops us from making life better is fear, it can keep us parked in areas of our life for more time than we would like it to but what we also know is that what we believe is possible for ourselves will also come true, good or bad.

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Intangibles at the Heart of Global Value Chains and the COVID-19 Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only disrupting the tangible parts of global value chains but also its heart—the intangibles. In this 60-minute webinar, Ari Van Assche, Professor of International Business, HEC Montréal, discusses the rising importance of intangibles in global value chains during the two decades preceding the pandemic.

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Healthy Employer and Employee Responses to COVID 19

In this webinar, three workplace experts will discuss how available evidence-based resources, practices and tools can be readily adapted to help organizations and individual employees find their way through this open-ended crisis.

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How do I join a webinar?

Step 1

Click on the link provided to join the webinar. If you receive an error message copy and paste the link into your browser. If the password doesn’t work, type it in—copy and paste unfortunately doesn’t work.

Step 2

You will be asked to enter your name and email address. The WebEx application will open in a separate window and you will be able to see the presenter’s slides.

Step 3

Connect to the audio either by using the call back feature or Voice over IP on your computer. Once you sign into the web portion a box will pop up on your screen with the audio options. Once you sign into the web portion a box will pop up on your screen with the call-in phone number or the option to join using your computer speakers. Your phone line will be muted automatically as to eliminate any background noise. A few days before the webinar we suggest you test the software to ensure you can connect

Interactions during the webinar

  • You will hear the webinar moderator periodically count down until the webinar begins.
  • There is a chat panel on the right-hand side of the screen once you have logged in. You can enter your questions as you think of them or save them until the Q&A.
  • There will be a customer satisfaction poll at the end of the webinar. Please add your comments.

Common issues

Why won’t my password work?

You cannot copy and paste the webinar password as an extra space will be added to the end without being obvious, resulting in an error. Please type out the password you were given.

How do I listen to the webinar?

You need to connect for the audio either over your computer speakers (VoIP) or by dialing in over the telephone.

What if I have a firewall?

If you or your organization’s firewall prevents you from accessing WebEx, you can dial-in over the phone for the audio and follow along with the slides that are sent the morning of the webinar.