Ignite 2020

Ignite 2020

Central Okanagan Local Immigration Partnership (COLIP) is offering the Okanagan community an opportunity to gain insight into recruiting and retaining diverse talent while ensuring inclusion within the workplace. This full-day event includes a keynote luncheon with Raghwa Gopal, President & CEO of Innovate BC, three themed panels and a networking reception. Our generous sponsors include the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission, WorkBC and KCR Community Resources.

Details

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Location: Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Schedule
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am: Registration & Employer Showcase/Resource Booths
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am: Recruitment Workshop
  • 11:30 am – 11:45 am: Coffee Break
  • 11:45 am – 1:30 pm: Ignite Keynote Luncheon
  • 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Panel # 1 (Retention)
  • 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Coffee Break
  • 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm: Panel #2 (Workplace Diversity & Inclusion)
  • 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Ignite Networking Reception

Keynote Speaker – Raghwa Gopal, President and CEO, Innovate BC

A noted entrepreneur with over 30 years of international business experience. He has a longstanding record of community and international leadership in establishing networks to reduce poverty, improve literacy, support health initiatives, offer disaster relief and encourage charitable works.

His numerous awards include the Kelowna Community Leader Award (2016), Top 40 Over 40 (2016), BC Community Achievement Award (2016), Rotary Club Vocational Service Award (2016), Man of the Year, Kelowna Civic Awards (2015), Technology Innovator of the Year (2004) and Kelowna Entrepreneur of the Year (1999).

Register

Cost: $52 – $72
Register Now

Purchase Deadline: Tickets MUST be purchased before 3:00 pm on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

More Information

Bill Wang, COLIP Coordinator
250.763.8008 ext 150
ac.rcknull@llib
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