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2020 Vision Conference
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This is a day and a half of tremendous thought provoking learning and networking opportunities you can't miss. Experience 20/20 Vision to see clearly and think clearly into the new decade.



Conference Schedule

The 2020 Conference will provide the opportunity for attendees to participate in active discussions, connect with each other, share ideas, and focus on building their social capital while enhancing their skills through the professional development offered.

Day 1 - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 Registration Desk & Trade Show Open

 1:15pm - 2:15pm

 Crack The Limitless Secret
 Keynote Speaker: Unstoppable Tracy

 2:15pm - 3:00pm

 Networking/Trade Show and Nutrition Break


3:00pm - 4:00pm

 Concurrent Session
 HR Under the Media Microscope
 Speaker: Kristan Hines, NATIONAL Public Relations

 Concurrent Session
 What Does a CEO Expect from HR?
 Speaker: Lydia Bugden, Stewart McKelvey

 Concurrent Session
 Who Takes Care of the Mental Health of the HR   Professional?
 Speaker: Rob Stathakis, Acuity Therapy

 4:00pm - 5:00pm


 Business Acumen: What's on Atlantic Canadians' Minds?   Keynote Speaker: Margaret Brigley



Day 2 - Thursday, January 23, 2020

8:15am - 8:45am

Registration Desk & Trade Show Open

9:00am - 9:45pm

Bringing More Heart and Soul to the Way We Work
Keynote Speaker: Colette O’Hara

9:45am - 10:30am

Networking/Trade Show and Nutrition Break

10:30am - 11:30am

Concurrent Session
Executive HR Leader Panel
Speakers: Anne Bedard, Public Service Commission of Nova Scotia; Mike Christie, Halifax International Airport Authority; Joan MacLeod, Halifax Port Authority

Concurrent Session
Live Coaching Demonstration
Speaker: Susan Power, Power HR
Coaching Demo Partner: Brian Duggan

Concurrent Session
Silence in Organizations After Unjust Events
Speaker: Dr. Wendy Carroll, Sobey's School of Business SMU

11:30am - 12:00pm

Networking/Trade Show and Nutrition Break

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Awards & Recognition Luncheon

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Concurrent Session
Recruitment “Show and Tell” Panel
Speakers: Jennifer Richard, Admiral Insurance;
Pratibha Popat, TEAMWORK Cooperative; Leanne Dixon, Nova Scotia Power

Concurrent Session
Talent & the Future of Work
Speaker: Jennifer MacKay, ADP Canada

Concurrent Session
Considerations When Initiating a Workplace Investigation
Speaker: Jennifer Weston, Barteaux Labour and Employment Lawyers

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Networking/Trade Show and Nutrition Break

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Keeping Your Head Screwed on Even When You're Spinning Off in All Directions!
Keynote Speaker: Neville MacKay


Conference schedule subject to change.



75th Anniversary Special - First 75 Registrations until Nov 20th!

Member $515 
Non-Member $715
Student Member $295

Early Bird Pricing
(November 21 - December 20, 2019)

Member $615
Non-Member $815
Student Member $395

Regular Registration Pricing
(December 21- 31, 2019)

Member $715
Non-Member $915
Student Member $455

Last Chance Pricing
(January 1 - 10, 2020)

Member $815
Non-Member $1,015
Student Member $515

CPHR Nova Scotia CPHRs receive an exclusive $40 discount 
The discount will be applied automatically when CPHRs register while logged into their profile. Adjustments after registration has been completed are not possible.

4 for 3 Group Discount is back!
Due to popular demand - register 3 individuals from the same organization and the 4th is free!  All registrations must be done online and the four individuals must be from the same organization to qualify for this group special.  The process is simple: once the first three are registered, the 4th registrant notes in their registration that it is a 4th registration in the group and the organization sends us a completed group discount form.  The Important Terms and Conditions of Registration outlined below still apply.

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Nova Scotia
84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103 / Halifax, NS / B3S 1A2
Telephone: 902-446-3660
Toll Free: 1-888-678-3805 
Fax: 902-446-3677