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Take The Lead: Women in Supply Chain 2.0

Date:   Jun 16, 2020 - Jun 16, 2020
Time:   8:00 AM (EDT)
Location:   Robert McEwen Auditorium
Schulich School of Business
4700 Keele Street
North York, ON

Come and take away insights and tips on steps you can take to continue on a career growth path. Some of the insights you will take back include:

  • Advice on breaking down barriers and driving innovation
  • How to lead and respond to change
  • How to get the visibility you need to climb the corporate ladder

Earn your CPD Points:

Earn 5 CPD points.


7:45 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
8:35 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Ian O'Reilly




Emcee for the Day
Ian O'Reilly




8:45 AM – 10:00 AM Leadership Panel
How do Leaders Navigate Risks to Further their Career?

It's natural to want to stay in your comfort zone, but is fear preventing you from moving up or trying something new? Taking a risk can look different depending on where you are in your career but it's necessary for both organizations and individuals looking to stay relevant and thrive.

  • Steps to manage risks and get out of your comfort zone
  • What can you do next to challenge yourself and grow as a leader?
  • Using your talents to be heard
  • How to excel in your current position while remaining open to opportunities
Ian O'Reilly




10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Morning Networking Break
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Leveraging Male Allies to Advocate and Help Advance Women

Women can't do it alone. Men play a critical role in gender equality.

  • Role of men and being champions of equality both at work and in their personal lives
  • How to create and promote opportunities to ensure women are supported, mentored and provided the same opportunities as their male counterparts
  • Why do men need to be part of the conversation
Ian O'Reilly




11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Panel
Techniques to Increase Focus and Balance in the Workplace

Mindfulness has proven to lower fight-or-flight response and is the gateway to making decisions from an overarching awareness and not from compulsion or desire. Walk away with the keys to greater health and a more balanced, peaceful state of mind.

  • Fully understand and embrace your genuine self
  • Lead through inner-leader visioning meditation
  • Use mindfulness and feel empowered in the workplace
  • Reconnect with purpose and live an empowered life
  • Shift from a stuck perspective
  • Deal with imposter syndrome and show up confidently
  • Embody the change for the future we want to create
Ian O'Reilly




12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Panel
How Women Compete with Women: Overcoming Gender based Obstacles

It's a fact that women communicate--and compete--differently than men do. When women compete with other women, there are even more differences

  • How can you create a win-win scenario with same-sex competitors who may feel threatened
  • How can you deal honestly with conflict in the face of unfair competition?
  • How to present your best self and rise above in the face of this type of competition
Ian O'Reilly




2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Panel
Managing Emotions like Burnout, Depression and Anxiety as you Live your Purpose
Ian O'Reilly




3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Afternoon Networking Break
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Case Study
The Power of Connection
  • Why aren't your networking attempts resulting in more business?
  • Why do you still avoid certain situations that might be good for you?
  • What makes you uncomfortable and how do you overcome it?
  • What is holding you back from being a leader in your field?
  • Where do the men fit into this?
Ian O'Reilly




4:45 PM
Closing Remarks


Early Bird Pricing until April 15, 2020

  • Member: $445.50 + HST
  • Non-Member: $535.50 + HST includes a one-year Supply Chain Canada Membership

Regular Pricing

  • Member: $495.00 + HST
  • Non-Member: $595 + HST includes a one-year Supply Chain Canada Membership

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