WHY ATTEND

• Network with potential partners and collaborators
• Work on key immigration issues and learn best practices
• Gain insights on the programs and services available to help employers and immigrants
• Access new approaches that will empower newcomers and better leverage their skills, talents, and connections in PEI.
• Learn what employers are looking for and how to find meaningful work in the Newfoundland context
• Contribute and bring your ideas to help shape recommendations to guide the policies, programs and strategies for the future

Speakers

Charlene Brophy
President and CEO of FONEMED
Partner/Immigration Lawyer at McInnes Cooper Law Firm
Meghan Felt
Partner/Immigration Lawyer at McInnes Cooper Law Firm
 Associate Professor, Business Program at Grenfell Campus
Jose Lam
Associate Professor, Business Program at Grenfell Campus
Dr Bolu Ogunyemi
Dr Bolu Ogunyemi
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) Memorial University of Newfoundland
Artist who has a passion for immigration
Taqwa Mahmood
Artist who has a passion for immigration

St. John's Agenda

Day One – Evening Alien Ballet

St. John's Arts and Culture Centre

6:30 PM Official Welcome
6:45 PM Keynote / Panel
7:30 PM The Immigration Experience - Alien Ballet
8:45 PM Opening Reception
Day Two – Atlantic immigration Summit
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:35 AM Opening Remarks
9:00 AM Keynote Presentation
9:30 AM Themed Roundtables each hosted by a business/community leader and a newcomer
10:30 AM Break
12:00 AM Lunch and Trade Show Room
1:15 PM Speaker
1:30 PM Themed Round Tables
2:30 PM Break
3:30 PM Themed Round Tables: Actions
4:30 PM Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

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