Scott Stratten - Keynote Speaker

Expert en marketing viral

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President of Un-Marketing. Known as one of the most impassioned professional speakers on the circuit! Scott is an expert in viral, social and authentic marketing and has been named by Forbes as one of the top five social media influencers in the world. Formerly a national sales training manager, and a professor at the Sheridan College School of Business, Scott is also the author of several bestselling books on sales and marketing.

Danny Cahill - Keynote Speaker

Président et Directeur Associé – Hobson Associates

Owner –

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Danny Cahill, CPC, Partner – Hobson Associates and Owner of Danny Cahill started at Hobson Associates right out of college. He became its Rookie of the Year, top producer and general manager by the age of 26. At 27 he bought the company and has since built it into one of the largest US search firms specializing in Software Sales, Bio Tech Sales and Industrial Sales talent. He is the only industry "guru" that runs a search firm every day. He has served as Educational Chairperson of the Pinnacle Society, and still personally mentors many members. Danny has been overwhelmingly voted the industry's most popular speaker, and received the "Favourite Son Award" for being the most sought after speaker by MRI Network of International Recruiters.

Barry Asin

President at Staffing Industry Analyst

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Barry Asin, President, Staffing Industry Analysts. Barry has overall responsibility for the company's strategy, operations and growth, both in the US and globally. A leading authority on the staffing industry and contingent labour management issues, he is a frequent speaker at industry events. As chief analyst and managing executive, Barry led the team responsible for SIA's award-winning research and content. Prior to joining SIA, he served as a senior executive at Adecco SA for over 12 years.

Shannon Bowen-Smed

President & CEO, BOWEN

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Shannon Bowen-Smed, President & CEO, BOWEN – a company founded by Shannon's mother, Laverne Bowen, in 1974. Shannon working in recruiting, sales and marketing, HR and operations, before becoming President and CEO in 1996. Since that time, BOWEN has grown in size and service offerings becoming a prominent leader in delivering contingent workforce management strategies; and has consistently ranked among Canada's fastest growing companies on the annual Profit 500. Shannon is the recipient of a number of high profile awards recognizing her entrepreneurship.

Paul Broad

Partner at Hicks Morley

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Paul Broad, an experienced labour and employment lawyer practising out of Hicks Morley's London office. He works with a variety of employers in both the public and private sectors in a broad range of areas including employment standards, privacy and information management, labour relations, human rights and accessibility-related issues, and assisting in complex compliance initiatives. His practice includes advising temporary help agencies.

Kimberley Chesney

Founder and President of Prime Management Group Inc.

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Kimberley Chesney, CPC, Founder & President of Prime Management Group Inc., a successful Search and Recruitment Firm serving clients worldwide. Kimberley brings more than 28 years of practical expertise in Search & Placement, and has helped hundreds of organizations build better teams by identifying leaders, innovators, and the intellectual capital needed to fuel an organization's growth. A sought after speaker, she has presented to staffing firms and associations in the US, UK, Australia, Canada and other countries, and has been actively involved in NPA, ACSESS and the HRPA.

Mike Cleland

Founder, Charted Path

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Mike Cleland, President, Chartered Path and author of the highly acclaimed industry book "Behind the Wheel – Driving Excellence in Staffing Operations". With over 20 years experience in the staffing industry, Mike has shaped his success around the belief that staffing is less about numbers, and more about the human element and potential that drives leadership. He is quoted as saying "to underestimate the power and influence of a staffing company's management team is to underestimate the true potential of your business".

Ryan Conlin

Partner – Stringer Management Lawyers

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Ryan Conlin, Partner, Stringer Management Lawyers. Ryan practices mainly in the areas of regulatory and employment law with specific experience in the areas of Occupational Health & Safety and environmental matters, and litigation before the WSIB.

Simon B. Cotter

Award-Winning Corporate Comedian

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Simon B. Cotter is an award winning corporate comedian, emcee, and keynote presenter with over 25 years experience working for a wide range of corporate clients and industries

Tom Erb

Consultant, Trainer and Speaker

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Tom Erb, Consultant, Trainer & Speaker. With a career spanning over 20 years, Tom has established himself as one of the staffing and recruitment industry's top subject matter experts. He worked with two of the largest staffing and recruiting firms in the US and has assisted some of the most recognizable and well-respected companies in the world in optimizing their workforce strategy. As a trainer and speaker, Tom has been very highly recommended to ACSESS by both ASA and NAPS.

Mary Fearon

Vice-President Strategy, Jan Kelley Marketing

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Mary Fearon, Vice-President Strategy, Jan Kelley Marketing. Mary is a strategic communicator, who for the last 14 years has helped organizations reach their goals by building effective relationships with customers and stakeholders. Spearheading the changing role of communications, Mary focuses on customer insights, content, collaboration and relationships

Eric A. Gregg, MBA

Founder and CEO, Inavero, Inc.

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Eric Gregg, Founder & CEO, Inavero Inc. Eric and his team have spent the past decade researching recruiting best practices, and have analyzed more than 2 million job candidate surveys with the goal of determining what drives success in a recruiting organization.

Martin Latulippe

Professional Speaker and Author

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Martin Latulippe, Professional Speaker & Author. Martin pursued his dream of becoming a professional speaker in the fields of inspirational leadership and human potential after a brush with death while captain of the Canadian University men's hockey team 2001. Since then he has become a favourite speaker and won many awards.

Ross Levadi

Director of Canadian Solutions, CareerBuilder

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Ross Levadi, Director of Canadian Solutions, CareerBuilder. Ross is focused on providing innovative and forward looking business solutions to staffing and recruiting organizations throughout Canada.

Mary McIninch, B.A., LLB - Moderator

ACSESS Executive Director, Government Relations

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Mary holds an LL.B and Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours in Political Science) from the Universities of Ottawa and McGill respectively, and is a member of the Quebec Bar association. Mary joined ACSESS in 2000 where she works closely with staff and elected leaders in providing comprehensive government relations services and representing the industry across Canada.

Kelsey Orth

Partner, CCPartners

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Kelsey practices management-side labour and employment law, assisting employers across a broad range of industries in avoiding exposure and limiting risk, by helping them to develop and implement sound human resources and labour relations policies and practices. A particular area of focus for Kelsey is representing and advising employers in avoiding or dealing with issues of unionization and unionized labour disputes; he also regularly presents seminars on these and other topics. As an advocate, Kelsey regularly represents employers before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario.


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27 au 29 avril 2016
Conférence nationale 2016 d'ACSESS
Hôtel Hilton Niagara Fallsview, Niagara Falls (Ontario)