OUR SPEAKERS!

LEADERSHIP, MOTIVATION AND INNOVATION

Our speakers have been carefully selected because they have inspiring stories to share with you. Watch their 15-minute micro-talks to fill up on innovative ideas related to leadership, motivation and innovation.

TONY BATES

Ryerson University

Creating the Skills for the Future

Tony Bates is an expert in the use of technology in higher education and the award-winning author of Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning. Drawing on 40+ years of experience as a leader in the use of technology in education, he is an expert in learning models adapted to the modern learner.
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JÉRÔME FERRER

Relais & Châteaux

Comment innover en formation dans le contexte
instable de l’industrie de la restauration (in French)

Jérôme Ferrer is a local celebrity chef, entrepreneur, and accomplished trainer. He is the Executive Chef at Europea Restaurant and Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux. His award-winning cuisine, inspired by French gastronomy, has recognized many times over by Les Grandes Tables du Monde, the Société des Chefs, Cuisiniers et Pâtissiers du Québec, as well as Trip Advisor.
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KRISTOPHER MYCHASIW

Montreal Canadiens, Laval Rocket & Evenko | at Effix

The power of motivation in learning

Kris Mychasiw is a well-known sports business leader and social media influencer in Canada. He has more than 15 years of experience in the sports marketing & sponsorship industries. He is currently the Director of Partnerships at Effix, the exclusive advertising and sponsorship sales agency for the CH group.
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HAROLD DUMUR

OVA

Démocratisation de la réalité mixte (in French)

Young and dynamic, Harold is a Quebec success that is ready to dominate and disrupt the VR space. In 2017, OVA was selected among the top 3% of virtual and augmented reality start-ups in the world according to HTC-Vive.
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IRINA McQUADE

Loblaw

Managing the innovation and motivation
of a large team in a large organization

Irina McQuade started her career at Loblaw as a front line colleague where she learned the importance of customer service and found her passion for training. During her career, she has implemented many digital ‘firsts’ at Loblaw and she continues to strive toward innovation and agility in learning solutions that are meaningful, learner centric, deliver value to the organization and are scalable for Canada’s largest private sector employer.
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YANOUK POIRIER

Leaders international

Reboot your Leadership (in French)

Yanouk Poirier is a successful entrepreneur who has launched several successful companies. As a partner of a renowned executive search firm, he uses his entrepreneurial experience, a multidisciplinary background and excellent communication skills to help national and international business leaders implement their business strategies. Yanouk is also a member of the Board of Directors of Penrhyn International Global Network and Global Practice Leader for the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector.
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GUILLAUME BRINCIN

Arcane

La rupture technologique et les solutions de formation
avec le virtuel et les nouvelles méthodologies (in French)

Guillaume Brincin has worked with manufacturing industries, training and research centers in Europe and North America to design efficient virtual reality and augmented reality training solutions. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with specialization in synthetic image generation, image processing, virtual reality and augmented reality. He is currently a solution architect with Arcane Technologies.
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MYLÈNE PELLERIN

Coach-Interaction

Être un leader qui sort de l’évitement (in French)

Mylène Pellerin describes herself as an interaction coach and “relationship facilitator.” Her approach consists of addressing the various interpersonal issues related to communication and collaboration found in the workplace through individual coaching, group coaching or workshops.
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LUC BRETON

Je Vêts Bien

Je vêts bien (in French)

Accomplished trainer, facilitator and lecturer, Luc Breton's work as a clothing behaviour analyst consists of illuminating this complex universe of our relationship with clothing, which is largely due to the way perceive ourselves: Sometimes positively, sometimes negatively, but rarely fair.
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NELSON MENDES

Canada Post

Is eLearning Outdated?

Nelson Mendes is a National Manager of Learning & Development at Canada Post where he is responsible for all national training programs impacting rural and suburban mail carriers, all portable data terminal training, and all training for the people responsible for all route restructures. For the past 12 years, Nelson has evolved in numerous functions throughout the organization, managing the deployment of various corporate initiatives from design to development to deployment. Under his leadership, his team has won the I4PL Gold Award for RMO Program in 2015 as well as the Silver Brandon Hall Award in eLearning training excellence.
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ANDRÉ DU SAULT

Leaders international

Reboot your Leadership (in French)

Author of a recently published report entitled "Leadership for Growth and Scale-up: Going from 25 to 100 Employees," André Du Sault is a consultant and coach with extensive experience in strategic planning, innovation processes and financial management for multinationals, SMEs and startups. He helps CEOs and business leaders develop their leadership and strategic skills, with a unique perspective that allows him to clearly identify issues pertaining to company growth, financing and organizational development.
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STÉPHANIE KENNAN

Bang Marketing

Valeurs et formation (in French)

Entrepreneur and President of Bang Marketing, Stéphanie Kennan specializes in B2B marketing for medium-sized Quebec businesses. An enthusiastic strategist, she regularly presents specialized conferences to business audiences.
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