Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Gender Diversity In the Technological Workplace

Sweet Spot Marketing is pleased to announce our involvement with the "Women's Summit" conference that is taking place in Moncton, New Brunswick September 14-15. 

The ICT Sector in Atlantic Canada is experiencing growth and there are many employment opportunities for skilled ICT workers in Engineering, Health Sciences and Financial Services.

If you are a High School Student, University Student or underemployed woman and you want to learn about the opportunities available in these sectors, we highly recommend this conference which is bringing together top level speakers, industry stakeholders, women organizations, governments, educational institutions.

Below is the conference agenda. 

Agenda at a glance

September 14-15, 2011
Ramada Plaza Hotel
Dieppe, New Brunswick

Wednesday, September 14
5 pm           Registration
6 pm           Networking Cocktail
                  Word of Welcome
7 pm           Speed-dating Banquet
                  Keynote Address
                  Jane Craighead, Senior Vice President
                  Total Rewards, Scotiabank

Thursday, September 15
7:30 am       Breakfast

8:30 am       Setting the Stage: Technology is

9:00 am       Plenary Round Table I: How
                   Technology is Changing the World
                   of Work
·      Sucharita Eashwar, Senior Director, NASSCOM, India
·      Sally Ng, Community Engagement & Outreach Coordinator, Tech South East
·      Wes Armour, President and CEO, Armour Transportation Systems
·     Vinita Ananth, President, Vangal, India

10:30 am     Health Break

11:00 am     Plenary Round Table II: Health
·      Suzanne Robichaud, Vice-President, Primary Health Care, Vitalité Health Network
·      Dale Weil, Senior Vice President, Integrated Healthcare Solutions and Pharmaceutical Solutions, McKesson Canada
·      Lori Marshall, Vice President, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
·      Trisha Coady, President,

12:30 pm     Networking Lunch

1:30 pm       Feature Address
                   Lynn Roger, Senior Vice-President
                   Talent Strategies and Executive
                   Resourcing, BMO Financial Group

2:30 pm       Plenary Round Table III: IT and
·      Robin Drummond, Vice President of Sales, Speilo
·      Theresa Williams, CEO, Atwood Technology inc.
·      Lily Durepos, Owner, Alliance Assurance and Technologie Keal inc.

4 pm           Wrap-up

Programme en bref

Les 14 et 15 septembre 2011
Hôtel Ramada Plaza
Dieppe (Nouveau-Brunswick)

Mercredi, le 14 septembre
17 h         Inscription
18 h          Cocktail de réseautage
                Mots de bienvenue
19 h          Banquet « rencontres éclair »
                Conférencière de marque
                Jane Craighead, vice-présidente
                principale, Rémunération globale,
                Banque Scotia

Jeudi, le 15 septembre
7 h 30       Petit-déjeuner

8 h 30       Mise en contexte : La technologie
                est sans frontières

9 h            Plénière en table ronde I:
                Comment la technologie
                transforme le monde du travail
·       Sucharita Eashwar, directrice principale, NASSCOM, Inde
·       Sally Ng, coordinatrice de l'engagement et des relations communautaires, Tech Sud-Est
·       Wes Armour, président et chef de la direction, Armour Transportation Systems
·      Vinita Ananth, présidente, Vangal, Inde
10 h 30       Pause-santé

11 h           Plénière en table ronde II : Sciences
                 de la santé
·       Suzanne Robichaud, vice-présidente aux Soins de santé primaires, Réseau de santé Vitalité
·       Dale Weil, vice-présidente principale, Solutions intégrées de santé et Solutions pharmaceutiques, McKesson Canada
·       Lori Marshall, vice-présidente, Centre régional des sciences de la santé de Thunder Bay
·       Trisha Coady, présidente, /Medsenses

12 h 30       Dîner de réseautage

13 h 30       Conférencière de marque
                 Lynn Roger, première vice-présidente, 
                 Stratégies de gestion des talents et
                 Renouvellement de la haute direction,
                 BMO Group financier

14 h 30       Plénière en table ronde III : TI et
·       Robin Drummond, vice-président des ventes, Speilo
·       Theresa Williams, PDG, Atwood Technology
·       Lily Durepos, propriétaire, Alliance Assurance et Technologie Keal inc.

16 h           Conclusion

For more information:
Women’s Summit Secretariat
Tel.: (506) 861-6340, 1-800-680-1211
Fax: (506) 855-1646

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Twitter Hashtag: #WomensSummit

Renseignements et inscription
Secrétariat du sommet des femmes 
Tél. : 506-861-6340, 1-800-680-1211
Fax : 506-855-1646
Courriel :

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Author: Nancy Beth Guptill
Founder of Sweet Spot Marketing Canada
Marketing & Social Media Training Consultant
Twitter: @SweetMarketing

About Sweet Spot Marketing: Sweet Spot Marketing is a new media marketing training and education company that lives by the motto "It is better to know than to think you know, there is power in knowledge". We have a host of education programs in the areas of digital technology, new and social media, marketing automation, creativity, commercial innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. To learn how we work with government, business organizations and corporate clients, please book a complimentary assessment appointment:

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