Accounting #1: What to do with your CA?
Many students studying Accounting at university decide to take the CA route when deciding what to do post-graduation. However, not many students know the true benefits that are gained through the CA designation and the opportunities that are created. This panel will familiarize you with the benefits of attaining the CA designation and how it can positively impact your future business career. Take advantage of an opportunity to hear the experiences of very successful and influential professionals and how the accounting stream furthered their success in the corporate world.
Susan Hodkinson – Chief Operating Officer, Soberman LLP
Humayun Jafrani - Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Ozench F. Ibrahim - Partner, KPMG LLP
Daniella Gan – Staff Accountant, KPMG LLP
Enterprise Holdings Inc.: The Art of Networking
Ever had trouble networking? The lovely ladies at EHI are here to help! They will be doing a mix of a workshop and a panel session designed to help you learn the art of networking as well as have the chance to learn more about how they have advanced in their careers. With wonderful success stories, you will have the opportunity to be exposed to advice and insights into how to step outside your comfort zone and create your own success in action. Moreover, with a networking session right after this breakout, you will have the opportunity to put what you have learned from the workshop into action right away!
Natasha Hrycauk – Controller, EHI
Erin Marsden - Talent Acquisition Manager, EHI
Jodi Miller - Area Manager, EHI
Stephanie Smith - Fleet Management Account Executive, EHI
Dana Sutton - Director, Business Rental, EHI
Event Management: A Behind the Scenes Look at Creating an Experience
What do trade conferences, weddings, corporate parties and private functions all have in common? – A team of event specialists working behind the scene to pull off the event seamlessly. Whether it’s working with private clients, designers, caterers, executives or even entertainers there is never a boring day in event management. This panel will satisfy your curiosity about the industry and give you the opportunity to ask the questions that remain about this thriving industry.
Alanna Gross - Event2Event
Deborah Lewis - CEO, CityEvents
Grail Noble - CEO, Yellow House Events
Jennifer Millard – Director of Marketing, Yellow House Events
Law: The Ladies of Justice
The prestige, the constant intellectual challenge, and the opportunity to help others are among the many attractive things about a career in the legal industry. Leading panelists will each share their own best practices for leveraging a legal career to achieve success. Get to know these women-at-law, and learn about the success they’ve had, the challenges they’ve faced and how they are affecting positive change in a once-impenetrable male-dominated industry.
Jenny Chai - Director of Operations, Heydary Law Firms
Anu Malhotra - Lawyer, Pace Law Firm
Ava Yaskiel – Partner, Norton Rose Canada LLP
Danielle Traub – Manager of Professional Development and Student Programs, Bennett Jones LLP.
Marketing: The Psychology of Business
Marketing ads. Giant billboards. Blinding lights. Picturesque images, captivating products, and meticulously crafted narratives–marketing is everywhere, and the experience of modern society is intertwined with the works of professional marketers. Learn what it means to make it in the world of marketing, about the issues faced while developing a stellar marketing campaign, and the role of social media in the future of the industry.
Jacquelyn Cyr – Co-founder of R3VOLVED
Claire Gillies - Vice President, Marketing Campaign Executive, Bell Mobility & Virgin Mobile
Ann Barker – Professor, Rotman School of Management
Leah Napier – Senior Business Director, Customer Management, Capital One