2024 Employer Council of Champions Summit

Unlocking Potential: Leveraging Employer Leadership for Immigrant’s Economic Inclusion

March 26, 2024 ~ Virtual via Zoom

This year’s summit centers on Canada’s ambitious goal of welcoming 1.5 million immigrants in the next three years. Emphasizing immigrants’ contribution to Canada’s labor force and economic growth, speakers will delve into the important role employers can play in successful immigrant integration.

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Rupa Banerjee, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at Toronto Metropolitan University, and Canadian Research Chair of Economic Inclusion, Employment and Entrepreneurship of Canada’s Immigrants. Her research examines employment outcomes of newcomers, a topic on which she has published extensively.

Join HR professionals, executives, government representatives, non-profit leaders, and experts for a collaborative dialogue on integrating skilled immigrants. Explore effective strategies, exchange insights, and foster innovation to enhance workforce diversity and optimize talent utilization across sectors.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Rupa Banerjee
Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor
Toronto Metropolitan University


Get Involved!
To learn about how you can participate in the Employer Summit, contact us at: events@hireimmigrantsottawa.ca or 613 683 3370

Past Summits and Expert Presentations

2022: Inclusive Leadership in a Time of Change

2021: Brave New Future: How Businesses can Re-build for a More Inclusive Future

2020: The Future of Work and Immigration

2019: Building Influence for Change

2018: Standing Up for Inclusion – Bold Leadership to Unlock the Potential of Diversity

2017: Celebrating 10 years of Employer Engagement for Immigrant Employment

2016: Going Beyond Our Best Intentions: Unconscious Bias. Inclusive Leadership. Leveraging Diversity

2015: Skills to Jobs: Ottawa’s Human Capital Requirements in the Knowledge Economy

2014: Leveraging Immigrant Talent to Grow and Diversify Ottawa’s Economy

2013: Diversity Works! Energize, Engage, and Excel with Ottawa’s Global Talent

2012: Diverse Talent: Taking It to the Top

2011: Diverse Talent Is the New Competitive Edge: Attract, Develop, and Retain

2010: Leadership, Collaboration and Innovation: The Key to Addressing Ottawa’s Talent Needs


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