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Keynote & Breakout Session

Our 2018 Keynote Speaker

Aliana Rozenek

Aliana Rozenek is Vice President of Human Resources, Communications, Sustainability and External Affairs for Home Depot of Canada Inc. She is responsible for all human resources functions for the 180 stores in Canada, as well as communications and sustainability.

Prior to joining The Home Depot in 2014, Aliana was chief human resources officer of MTS Allstream. She has also held senior leadership positions at CIBC, Sobeys Canada, AlliedSignal Aerospace Canada and Bata Limited in the areas of human resources and labour relations.

Aliana studied industrial relations at McGill University in Montreal, and graduated with a Diploma of Collegial Studies in Biological Sciences.

9:05 amKeynote Address

10:45 amBreakout Session

A panel of forward-thinking Manitoba business leaders will talk about their experiences hiring employees with disabilities, including:
       - Why they believe in fostering a diverse workforce
       - What their experiences have been
       - Words of wisdom for other businesses seeking to diversify their workforce
       - Words of wisdom for jobseekers with disabilities

The panel will feature:
       - Mathew Holtmann, President, Vita Health Fresh Market
       - Eldon Brink, Head Chef, Holiday Inn Winnipeg South
       - Brent Mendella, Director, Human Resources, WCB