Talent Summit Day 1 & Employees' Choice Awards
Re-thinking Talent in the Capital
Don’t miss this inaugural two-day event! Day 1, an evening cocktail, will kick-off with the 2019 Employees’ Choice Awards, followed by a keynote presentation and lots of great networking.
By purchasing a ticket to the full-day summit on September 24, guests will receive a complimentary ticket to this event. Click here for more information on Day 2.
Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients!
InGenius Software Inc.
Brookstreet Hotel & the Marshes Golf Club
Syntronic Research and Development Canada
Mindwire Systems Ltd.
Agenda Day 1
Location: The Brookstreet Hotel – Newbridge Ballroom
5:30 pm: Registration & Networking
6:00 pm: Opening Remarks
Awards Presentation: Employees’ Choice Awards
Keynote Address: Craig Dowden, PhD and Author of the book Do Good to Lead Well: The Science and Practice of Positive Leadership.
7:15 pm: Closing Remarks
7:30 pm: Conclusion of Day 1
Keynote Speaker: Craig Dowden, PhD and Author of the book Do Good to Lead Well: The Science and Practice of Positive Leadership.
Craig Dowden has a doctorate in psychology with a concentration in business and is a certified positive psychology coach. He is an award-winning speaker and highly respected executive coach who delivers interactive, evidence-based workshops that translate the science of leadership, team, and organizational excellence into everyday leadership practice. He was recently recognized as a Charter Member of ForbesSpeakers, a highly select group of 20 individuals from around the world who are "best-in-class" in their respective areas of practice.
His first book, Do Good to Lead Well – The Science and Practice of Positive Leadership was published by Forbes in early 2019. Called “ideal reading for people who want to make a positive impact in their organizations” by best-selling author Daniel Pink, Craig’s book was endorsed by over 30 CEOs and top-rated TED speakers, including Adam Grant and Marshall Goldsmith. It achieved Amazon best-seller status and was quickly picked up for national distribution by Chapters/Indigo.
Craig has been a regular contributor to, and featured expert in, top-tier leadership and business publications including Fast Company, the Financial Post, the Huffington Post, Financial Times, the Globe and Mail, and Psychology Today. He will be writing a column on the science and practice of positive leadership for Forbes beginning April, 2019.
Craig is also the Chief Leadership Officer (CLO) of Keynote Search, an award-winning firm that supports their clients in their quest to Find, Fit, and Retain business-critical talent. Backed by leading AI technology, codified processes, dedicated executive coaching, and onboarding support, Keynote Search maximizes the potential success of your next hire.
Craig was recognized as one of Ottawa’s “Forty under 40” business leaders by the Ottawa Business Journal, a select group of individuals who “exemplify leadership, entrepreneurship and community building”. These Leaders are chosen using three criteria: career accomplishments, professional expertise, as well as community and charitable involvement.