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HR Analytics for the Public Sector

Build an Effective HR Analytics Team Learn How to Take Advantage of Your Data to Improve HR Decision Making!

September 25 - 26, 2018  ·  Ottawa, Ontario
Featured Speakers Include

Carmen Chaman, Learning Advisor, Foundational and Specialized Learning, Canada School of Public Service

In addition to Carman's role as a Learning Advisor for the Canada School of Public Service, she is also an independent consultant, founder of ClearSol Consulting Group (clearsol.ca). Her expertise is in career coaching, language assessment, translation, training, and organizational development. Being a cross-culture proficient professional, Carmen has held leadership roles in community, government and non-for-profit organizations. She has been the President of TESL Ottawa, Board Director of Immigrant Women Services Organization, and current Vice-president of the Peruvian Association. In 2012, she received the Leading Women Building Communities Award issued by the Government of Ontario in recognition of her community work empowering immigrant women. In 2015, for her leadership in re-establishing the Visible Minority Employee Network within INAC, she received an Instant Recognition Award.

Karen Figuerola, Director General, HR Operations and Business Strategies, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Karen is a passionate and dedicated executive and leader in the area of human resources management, particularly in the domains of Talent Acquisition, HR transformation and change management. She has successfully led large change initiatives within large public service organizations focused on transforming the business of HR by yielding a strategic, streamlined and value-added function that works in partnership with its clients. Most recently, Karen led a large-scale HR transformation project that involved the development and implementation of a tiered service delivery model for an HR organization.

Donna Gray, General Manager, Service Innovation and Performance, City of Ottawa

Donna is responsible for improving services through public communications, business process review, innovation and the use of new technologies to drive organizational efficiency. This includes ensuring the delivery of service excellence at each and every client service Interaction. Donna has held a number of Client Service and Corporate Service leadership roles. She led an innovative $80M multi-year program to achieve enterprise- wide service excellence and service transformation across the City. This included multiple corporate initiatives that strive to improve the client experience with all City services through strategic planning, culture, process, policy, information and technology transformation. In this role Donna also led the transformation of the 3-1-1 call centre, implementation of a CRM system, phone system, quality assurance program and an enterprise contact centre and initiatives.

Michael Grodinsky, Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais

Michael D. Grodinsky's practice encompasses virtually all aspects of labour, employment, human rights and privacy law. Counseling small, medium and large-size employers on issues relating to effective human resources management, Michael has been recognized for his sound and practical advice and his strategic guidance. Michael is frequently called upon to advise and represent clients with respect to various workplace matters, including hirings, dismissals, disciplinary measures, employment agreements, workplace policies, workplace investigations, electronic communications and social media issues, and much more.

Terri Harrison, Vice-President, Consulting Services and Senior Strategist, tap Strategy & HR Consulting

Terri Harrison is Co-founder and a seasoned professional who brings operational, HR, and strategic experience to tap Strategy & HR Consulting. Having more than 29 years' combined experience as a business owner, working with clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, Terri has worked both within national and international contexts. Terri's strengths include strategic visioning, gap and solution-finding; she is focused on not only where organizations are going but particularly 'how' they get there.

Stacey Ileleji, Senior Analyst and Change Management Specialist, Treasury Board Secretariat

Stacey Ileleji is passionate about enabling people to create a workplace where they can realize their greatest potential while achieving organizational success. She is supported in this endeavour by a honours degree in Commerce with a focus on organizational development, change management and strategic human resources management. With well over 20 years' experience within, and external to, the public service sector, she is also a certified Prosci Change Management Practitioner. She was invited to lead the Grants and Contributions stream of the Internal Red Tape Reduction initiative part of the public service renewal efforts that received mention in the 2017 Clerk of the Privy Council's report of the Prime Minister. She is also an executive member of the interdepartmental Organizational Change Network (IOCN), a grassroots group that makes Change Management (CM) information easily accessible to public servants

Riaz J. Kara, Regional Director, Ontario Region of the Canada Labour Program

Riaz currently leads the country's largest region in administering the Canada Labour Code's Occupational Health and Safety as well Labour Standards provisions for federally-regulated industries. Prior, Riaz was the Director of Business and Client Service Strategies for the HR Branch of Public Services and Procurement Canada where he led the creation of a centre of expertise in data analytics, integrated planning as well as business process re-engineering. Additionally, Riaz spent a number of years as a management consultant to C-suite public sector clients, including Deputy and Assistant Deputy Ministers, in the federal public service as well as the BC provincial public service having led over 100 consulting engagements in organizational development, organizational effectiveness, succession management and change leadership.

David Lahey, Founder and CEO, Predictive Success

David Lahey is a consultant, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Predictive Success Group, Inc. with clients such as: Bell, Hudson's Bay Company, Salesforce.com, Mercedes-Benz Financial, Flynn Canada, Magna, Telus, Sofina Foods and 400 other leading organizations. David has had dramatic success as an Enterprise Global Manager, Financial Services at Microsoft in Seattle, WA, and Toronto, ON, growing revenues by over 1200 % over 6 years. In 2012-2015, Predictive Success was awarded the Profit 500 Award for the fastest growing new companies for yearly growth. David is the author of three books including Predicting Success: Evidence-Based Strategies to Hire the Right People and Build the Best Team (Wiley, 2015).

Russell Loga, Director, Human Resources Planning and Programs, Alberta Municipal Affairs, Government of Alberta

Russell Loga leads the development, planning, and implementation of strategic programs for his clients. After spending over a decade working in various human resources positions in the public sector, Russell believes that to develop strategic solutions to client needs, you need to truly understand their people. His major tool in reaching this understanding is through workforce analytics. His creative solutions to common problems have pushed the standard way of thinking and helped lead to more innovative, efficient, and effective ways of providing human resource service delivery.

Zachary Nichol, HR Metrics Analyst, City of Hamilton

Zachary Nichol is responsible for arming the business and HR team with data-driven insights through analytics to identify critical HR priorities and drive optimal decisions about our people. He ensures that relevant, actionable and insightful metrics and trends are identified and reported accordingly, serving as the technical liaison for HR data/information. He is also responsible for ensuring that human resources information is presented accurately, consistently and in a clear, concise, and business-relevant manner. Prior to joining the city, Zac held various roles with Arcelor Mittal.

Barry Pitcher, Officer in Charge of Human Resourcing & Training, RCMP

Inspector Barry Pitcher has twenty years of experience in all facets of police work and also serves in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves (CAF) at the rank of Major. Inspector Pitcher has been deployed on various domestic security events a year-long tour of duty in Afghanistan. He has a BSC and an MBA and is currently finishing his MA from the Royal Military College. Inspector Pitcher has initiated recent changes in the police performance cycle and has been a champion of the use of learning plans and human engagement throughout the staffing process. Inspector Pitcher has the privilege of leading a motivated training and staffing team of 25 personnel that overseas over 950 dedicated police officers and public servants.

Angela Vanikiotis, Manager, Policies and Programs, Human Resources Branch, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Government of Canada

Holding a Bachelor of Commerce with specialization in Public Policy and Human Resources Management from the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management, a certificate for Adult Continuing Education in Teaching from St. Francis Xavier University, and possessing over 20 experience in the federal public service, Angela's expertise in the field of Human Resources has been key in advising organizations on the implementation of a number of new initiatives that are deeply founded in human resources management methodologies, principles and practices. Angela supports senior executives, providing valuable and ethical advice, as well as leading teams of professionals to innovate and deliver services in all the HR disciplines, including organization design, performance and talent management.

Bruce Weippert, CHRE, President, tap Strategy & HR Consulting

Bruce Weippert has more than 27 years of strategic leadership and senior human resources experience as a management consultant and senior human resources executive. He is the co-founder of a leading management consulting firm that specializes in strategy, end-to-end HR services and support, and executive coaching. Bruce supports businesses and clients in the federal government, private sector, and with not-for-profits and associations in Canada and internationally, and is a specialist in the areas of organizational strategy, organizational design, change management, learning and development, and business transformations. Bruce's experience leading positive change and delivering progressive strategy and HR-based services to the organizations he has worked with has allowed him to bring an integrated business and HR perspective to serving his client's needs as a consultant.

Stevan Zonjic, Director, Analysis & Measurement, Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada

Stevan Zonjic has more than 15 years of experience within the Federal Public Service of Canada. In 2007 he joined Research and Analysis directorate within Canada Public Service Agency (CPSA) where his journey in HR demographics reporting and analysis started. Mr. Zonjic has been responsible for reporting and analysis of FPS workforce and he has been providing HR analytics that have been used to support various government transformation initiatives, program and policy development, and evidence based decision making. He has been leading Analysis and Measurement team within OCHRO/TBS that is responsible for enterprise-wide HR analytics and surveys (Public Service Employee Survey) for the FPS of Canada.

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Organizations investing in HR analytics to drive decision-making are investing in their most important asset, people. They are maximizing HR's contribution to the organization's bottom line and gaining a competitive advantage over those who do not take the plunge. But they are the select few. Other organizations would like to derive the benefits of HR analytics but don't know where to start or continue their efforts.

INFONEX's Predictive HR Analytics has been designed to provide delegates with all the information they need to understand why the investment of time and money is worthwhile, what's involved in set up and implementation and take initial steps to implement or progress to the next level.

You will learn what is driving HR analytics today, how to get the most from the data you already have, how to build an effective HR Analytics team and the importance of your team to be able to visually communicate important insights. Case studies will demonstrate the role HR analytics can play in hiring, employee engagement, retention and succession planning.

Join us in Ottawa to get caught up on the latest developments in analytics and learn skills and strategies for improving your workforce and realizing its full potential. Register today!

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