Dress for Success Ottawa - Workplace of the Future

Ernst & Young, Avison Young and Calian,in collaboration with Shopify, would like you to join us for this engaging fundraising event for Dress for Success Ottawa, in support of Ottawa women.

From office space to people power, how are you bringing the future into your workplace today? Hear from the experts on what should be top of mind when creating a successful workplace and building a future of success.

PLUS, a Shopify Sneak Peak

Born and headquartered here in Ottawa, Shopify has revolutionized online shopping for everyday sellers. We’re giving you an insider’s tour into the sixth floor — slide and all!

AND, enjoy a glass of wine from KIN Vineyards

From their local Vineyard & Winery here in the Ottawa Valley, KIN Vineyards will bring a selection of its fine wines for us to taste. We will also hear from their winemaker and sommelier, Brian Hamilton, who will be on-site for our benefit.

PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Calian

Moderator: Sue Ivay, CHRO at Calian Group. Sue has more than 20 years of experience in recruiting and human resources management focused on leadership development and business unit partnership. Sue has distinguished herself as a trusted thought partner, change champion and devoted employee engagement advocate.

Panelist: Juliet Nicol, Associate Partner - People Advisory Services at EY. Juliet’s interests lie in working with organizations and their employees in building a workplace where people can learn and grow while ensuring that the business strategy is achieved.

Panelist: Liz Miller, Principal Interior Designer at Parallel 45 Design Group. Liz’s fresh approach using classic design planning principles brings her clients’ goals and ideas to fruition by bringing on-trend yet timeless design and concept skills through projects in corporate and institutional design.

Panelist: Alexa Teare, Director of Talent Development at Shopify. Alexa has 20 years of progressive experience in the human resource field, leading to her recent position at Shopify. Alexa is continually on a learning quest to ensure that her approach to talent management considers best-practices and is focused on workplace culture that encompasses inclusivity and diversity.

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