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Can Immigrants help make Canada more Competitive?

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March 23rd & 24th 2018
Can Immigrants help make Canada more Competitive?

Conference encourages leveraging international skills

Toronto – On March 23rd & 24th 2018, immigrant professionals are invited to attend the 15th annual conference for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs). Moderated by Chris Alexander, the conference provides resources and insights for skilled immigrants looking to leverage their global skills in the Canadian job market.

Get Connected.

Don’t miss out on great opportunities to get connected with prospective employers and like-minded immigrant professionals.

Know your value.

Employers and government program administrators are realizing that to stay competitive in the global market, they need to tap into highly skilled immigrants that have made Canada their home. This conference offers opportunities to learn key strategies on how to leverage your international experience and global skills.

Conference attendees will be able to explore resources in various sectors, including Engineering; Finance and Accounting; Healthcare; Sales, Marketing and Communications; Information Technology; and Entrepreneurship. And for the first time, delegates will have a second day to attend an hiring expo.
Opportunities include:
– Getting connected with other professionals and employers to forge new links
– Gaining insight and practical information from panel experts and successful IEPs
– Asking questions at skill building sessions

Come join us for the 15th successful year of this unique event. See event details below.
See event details below.
WHEN: Thursday March 23rd 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
8:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Opening Ceremony
8:55 a.m. Morning Keynote Speech from Richard Pinnock, member of the Peel-Halton Local Employment Planning Council
9:30 a.m. IEP Success Stories followed by Industry Sector Hub Discussions

Friday March 24th, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Hiring Expo

WHERE: Lower level, North Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
225 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario

About The Conference: The IEP Conference is a unique Canadian initiative for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) that brings together stakeholders in a forum to discuss, share experiences and strategies that address the skills gap in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and ensures the city’s economic competitiveness.
About Progress Career Planning Institute (PCPI): PCPI is a business-focused, not-for-profit organization that offers career development services for people to realize their full potential. The Annual Internationally Educated Professionals Conference is a key component of its work.
For more information, please contact:
Silma H. Roddau, President, Progress Career Planning Institute (PCPI), 416-439-8448