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
Jean Beckberger, Compensation Specialist, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
Jean Beckberger is Compensation Program and Project Manager at ArcelorMittal Dofasco. A Chemical Engineer by trade, she has used her technical background and analysis skills in various roles in Human Resources over the last thirteen years including Workforce Planning Coordinator, Strategy Development Specialist, Organization Development Specialist and HR Generalist. Jean has been working in the area of Compensation and Total Rewards for over three years, earning her Certified Compensation Professional and Global Remuneration Professional designations. Current responsibilities include annual structure review, annual salary planning process, design and administration of short-term incentives, oversight of ArcelorMittal Dofasco's Global Mobility program, and consulting with Business Leaders to restructure, evaluate jobs, and reward and compensate employees.
Roger Blaesz, Senior Workforce Analyst, HRIS and Compensation, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
Prior to joining ArcelorMittal Dofasco, Roger Blaesz worked for a year as a Research Assistant at Queens Park for the Forecasting Division of the Ministry of Treasury and Economics. After obtaining his MBA from York University he began a long career at a large Mutual Fund Company, where he spent several years as a Business Analyst in the Operations and Call Centre area. Since 2010, Roger has been involved in HR related metrics and analytics. He spent 2 years working in the HR department of a large toy manufacturer and most recently, worked in the HR department for the City of Burlington.
Pylin Chuapetcharasopon, Manager, Research and Advisory, Organization Development, Rogers Communications
Pylin Chuapetcharasopon leads the learning evaluation efforts; employs learning analytics to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and experience of learning; and was the research/data expert on the Employee Survey. She is also the Data and Analytics Director of the Rogers Women's Network National Governance Team. Prior to joining Rogers, Pylin conducted workforce research and analytics at the RCMP, supported talent management at Fortune 100 companies, and consulted for clients across various industries.
Ismaëll-Antoine Gaumond, Senior Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn
Ismaëll-Antoine Gaumond joined LinkedIn as a Senior Customer Success Manager after managing recruitment teams at one of the Big Five banks. He now works with some of the largest organizations in Canada to help them raise awareness about available opportunities and to enable their recruiters to find, contact and secure the talent they need in the largest database of professionals in the world. Additionally, he helps organizations build and execute on their employer brand in the marketplace.
Geoff Ho, Senior Manager, Research and Advisory, Organization Development, Rogers Communications
Geoff Ho uses research and analytics to shape Rogers' management strategy for its 30,000 employees. Prior to joining Rogers, Geoff worked at Google's People Analytics team and four Fortune/Forbes Global 1000 Companies, received a PhD specializing in Organizational Behavior at UCLA, and obtained both a Master of Industrial Relations and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. His award-winning research has shaped government legislation and organizational policies, been published in prestigious academic journals and best-selling books, and received global media coverage.
Michael King, National Director, Human Resource Solutions and Data Analytics, Drake International
Michael King is responsible for advancing Drake's Human Resource Solutions and Data Analytics capabilities through Drake's operations globally. In this role, Michael leverages his executive experience in designing and implementing pragmatic business intelligence solutions for companies of all sizes. Prior to assuming this strategic position, Michael served the Managing Director for a European based Data Analytics company developing customized operational and financial analytics solutions for companies such as the Bank of Montreal, Scotiabank and others. Michael has over eight years of experience in successfully building businesses in varied markets around the world in addition to serving on numerous boards. He holds a BA (Hons) degree specializing in Development Economics.
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's work has been published in numerous magazines. He is a frequent guest lecturer for; Ryerson University MBA classes, Queen's University MBA classes, HRPA, and BCHRA. 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).
Kenton Needham, Executive Director HR, University of Waterloo
With more than 25 years of experience in various industries and multiple disciplines, Kenton is an expert in the field of Human Resources and an ICF Professional Certified Coach. Kenton leads a group of 60 Human Resource professionals, supporting over 9000 full-time and part-time employees. Prior to this role, Kenton worked for 13 years with both Nestle Purina and Nestle Canada in progressively more senior roles.
Tanya Pastor, Senior Analyst, Workforce Planning, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
With more than 10 years of experience, Tanya Pastor has led HR Systems and Analytics teams in various industries. Her Finance and Economic background enables her to provide meaningful business insights utilizing contextual storytelling and powerful visuals. Prior to joining Greater Toronto Airports Authority, she worked at Walmart Canada and Golder Associates. Her work is focused on HR systems and process oversight, reporting and analytics using data across multiple HR functions - Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Organizational Development, Learning Management, as well as other business functions, such as Finance, Payroll and Operations.
Ashlyn Patterson, Manager, Research and Advisory, Organization Development, Rogers Communications
Ashlyn Patterson uses research and analytics to inform the culture and engagement strategy at Rogers Communications. Prior to joining Rogers, Ashlyn worked with the Bank of Montreal and Jackson Leadership. She received a Master of Arts and PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Guelph. Her research has been published in book chapters and academic journals and presented at conferences in Canada, the US, and Europe.
Bramora Rebello, Director, Total Rewards and HR Analytics, Chemtrade Logistics Inc.
Bramora Rebello brings over 17 years of related experience, having implemented global compensation projects at Brookfield, Canadian Tire and more recently at Chemtrade. With her deep subject matter expertise, an undergrad in Mathematics, CCP and GRP compensation designations combined with good business acumen, she has been instrumental in bringing about major program changes. In addition she is also a certified professional coach (CPC) and Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP).
Poonam Tewari, Director, Human Resources, Ubisoft
Poonam Tewari has over 12 years of experience in strategic Human Resource Management. In her current role, Poonam attracts and develops the best talent—building a culture of engagement, agility, and innovation that has become a trademark of the Ubisoft Toronto studio. Under her guidance, recruitment strategies and progressive HR programs, Ubisoft Toronto has grown from 150 talented creators in 2011, to over 600 in 2017, and is on track to grow to 800 team members by 2020.
Maradene Wills, Senior Manager, HR Analytics and Insights, Scotiabank
Across an 18-year career with McKinsey and Company, Maradene served large global clients in 200+ diagnostic projects to transform cultures and develop strategy and 75 projects to understand collaboration in organizational networks. At Scotiabank, her work is focused on employee surveys and workplace transformation where she develops new analytical approaches to uncover hidden insights across an enterprise of 89,000 employees in 50+ countries.
Lydia Wu, Senior Manager, Talent Analytics, Panasonic
Lydia is a seasoned human-capital strategist experienced in helping organizations of all sizes to solve their most complex talent-related challenges through adopting an analytical mindset, implementing tools where needed, and embracing insights–driven decision making habits. In her current role, Lydia partners with business executives and HR leaders to drive advanced human capital analytics across Panasonic, and provides thought leadership on the complete cycle of talent analytics, from sourcing and interviewing candidates to managing attrition. Prior to this, Lydia has worked with multiple Fortune 500 organizations to set up their people and talent analytics capabilities, and was the HR Analytics offering leader at Deloitte Canada.
Ed Yuen, Principal, Mercer Canada
Ed Yuen helps clients develop, implement, and refine compensation philosophies and programs. He effectively assesses the competitiveness of his clients' pay practices by bringing together reliable market data with reasonable benchmark matches and defensible peer groups, and models of costs of compensation structures under various scenarios. He is experienced in applying the fundamentals of short and long-term incentive plan design, including the use of different equity vehicles, performance metric selection and calibration, disclosure implications, and implementation. Ed's experience spans across all industries including credit unions and financial services.