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HR Industry Night - For Students and Emerging Professionals (Victoria)

Date: March 3, 2020
Location: Victoria Odd Fellows Hall

Event Summary: 

This event is a full evening event and there is no cost to attend.  Please plan to arrive on time and stay for the evening - it is not a 'drop in' event.
We are currently sourcing table hosts who hold their CPHR designation. Apply here.

For students (members and future members welcome), this is an opportunity for you to connect with and learn from HR Professionals from a variety of industries.  Throughout the evening, participants will have the opportunity to circulate among the tables, in an organized format, to ask questions and gain knowledge of what the culture and workplace can be like in some of the following industries:
  • Recreation - Alana Marks, CPHR - Atlas Engineered Products, formerly with Oak Bay Recreation
  • Research and Development - Shelley Carlson, CPHR - Quester Tangent
  • Manufacturing - Keith Black, CPHR - Tilray Canada
  • Not-for-Profit - Joanna May, CPHR - Community Living Victoria
  • Post-Secondary - Rebecca Lumley, CPHR - University of Victoria
  • Hospitality - Eleanor Purslow, CPHR - Hotel Gran Pacific
  • Essential Services - Colin Watson, CPHR - Victoria Police Department
  • Transportation - Taylor Zerbin, CPHR - BC Transit
  • Crown Corporation - Nadine Dillabaugh, CPHR - Capital Regional District
  • Technology - Hayley Fong, CPHR - Geocortex - Latitude Geographics Group Ltd
  • HR Consulting Firm - Ruth Eden, CPHR - Engaged HR
  • Private Consulting - Sean Steele, CPHR - Steele Fielding Consulting

Come out and meet some of our senior HR practitioners who have worked in these industries for a significant period of time. The evening will begin with ½ hour of networking and the formal program will begin at 6:30 pm sharp. There will also be a presentation on the Career Path of HR and the CPHR Designation.
Dress: Business Casual
Light snacks will be provided mid-way through the event, but please eat dinner before you arrive.

Victoria Odd Fellows Hall
1315 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC  V8W 2E9
Please note: Street parking free after 6 pm -the closet pay parking lot is the Johnson Street Parkade.  This location is on the main bus route.

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Pre-registration is required.

Should you have any questions regarding event registrations, cancellations or substitutions, please contact Emmalee Gummer, Member Relations Coordinator (VI).

Should you have any questions regarding events in your region, please contact Carolyne Taylor, Member Relations Manager, Vancouver Island.