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Brick & Click - Retail Industry Community of Practice - Kick-off

Date: September 22, 2020
Location: Online

CPD hours: 1.5
This is a Community of Practice for individuals responsible for supporting the HR function in the Retail Industry.  Learning events are held quarterly and an online community is available on slack for ongoing networking.
Before registering please ensure that you are currently in an HR role within the retail industry and have updated your profile to indicate as such. For more information about what COPs are and who is invited to join please visit our website here
This event is now closed for registration. Zoom meeting login information sent to all participants 09/21/20 at 1:23 pm.
If you would like to attend and haven't registered please contact fcastro@cphrbc.ca
Event Summary:  
Kick-off of the Brick and Click Community of Practice for Retail HR: 
At the session, retail HR professionals will discuss the purpose of the Retail Community of Practice, plan collaboration activities for the rest of the year, and share their key learnings/surprises from the managing through COVID-19.
Guest Speaker: N/A.
COP Facilitators:
Elena Bobyreva
Elena Bobyreva, CPHR, is  an HR leader with 15+ years of progressive advisory and implementation experience in retail, medical, academic, and construction industries. As an HR Director at Glentel Elena leads a team of talented HR professionals in delivering an exceptional service to the retail and corporate employees. Elena is an active member of the Vancouver HR community. She enjoys participating in mentorship programs and leading HR roundtables.
Laura Wait
Laura Wait, CPHR, is an HR professional with over 15 years of HR leadership experience across various industries. She is passionate about implementing HR programs and strategies that support business vision, specializing in organizational transformation, talent management strategies, HR metrics, and change management. Her expertise includes leading, coaching, and developing employees, fostering a collaborative environment where people are engaged and empowered to perform. In her current role of Director of HR for Trail Appliances, Laura is focused on strategic leadership, organizational effectiveness, and employee engagement.
Online - Zoom Meeting
Please note that Zoom meeting URL/information will be sent 1 day prior to the event date as a calendar invite.

12:00 -1:15 pm

Pre-registration is required.

Before registering please ensure that you are currently working in the retail industry and have updated your profile to indicate as such.


Please note:
If you are a member, you MUST register before the end of the day, on the day of the roundtable, to ensure that it will appear on your member profile, for CPD hours.
Should you have any questions regarding events in your region, please contact Quinne Davey, Member Relations Manager, Lower Mainland.

Registration questions, cancellations, waiting list and general information please email fcastro@cphrbc.ca.
Registration Deadline:   September 20, 2020
CPHR Member   Included in membership
General Member   Included in membership
Student / Retired Member   Included in membership
Non-Member   No cost to attend