EWO Presents NETWORKING 2011

Posted Jun 1st, 2011 in Notice Board

Join your co-operative education colleagues for EWO Networking 2011!

Conference 2011
June 1 & 2 2011 Ryerson ILC Conference Centre
REGISTER BEFORE…..May 6 to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate ($180) AND for your chance to win one of 10 Tim Horton’s cards for the first 10 fully paid registrants and the first 25 fully paid registrants get their names entered in a special door prize draw!!

EWO proudly retains its commitment to ongoing professional development for its members, coupled with the focus on making co-operative education stronger and more relevant than ever. As in past conference years, the 2011 event will stimulate discussion, generate new ideas, and provide a supportive and refreshing environment for co-op practitioners engaged in co-operative education and student recruitment.

The conference provides the opportunity to network and share ideas with co-op professionals who may inspire or share similar challenges and action plans.

Conference Registration*

Full conference includes all conference sessions, 1 lunch, 1 evening reception, and all breaks
¨ Early Bird Rate on or before May 6 – Full conference 1 ½ day $180.00
¨ After May 7th – Full Conference – 1 ½ day $200.00
¨ One day (Wednesday, June 1st) $170.00

Register Now at: www.surveymonkey.com/s/EWOconference2011
* fees are non-refundable

Ryerson ILC Conference Centre - Room rate: $83/night plus tax, the group code is #189696.
To book your room: www.ryerson.ca/conference or call Toll Free: 1-866-592-8882, or (416) 979-5296
If you would prefer to stay at a nearby hotel, call Ryerson Conference Services for their current list of hotels with negotiated community rates (416) 979-5296
Please specify any dietary arrangements (e.g. vegetarian, food allergies, etc.) on the online registration form

Speaker Presentations

Richard Wiggers Research Director, Higher Education Quality Control of Ontario

Richard is responsible for managing two large groups of HEQCO research projects: Student Services and Teaching & Learning – as well a variety of other major HEQCO research projects, including an ongoing multi-institution research project on Work-Integrated Learning. He holds a BA from Carleton University, a Master’s from the University of Ottawa, and a PhD from Georgetown University, where he also held a SSHRC doctoral fellowship. In addition to more than a dozen publications and nearly 100 presentations at academic conferences across North America, he continues to teach a variety of postsecondary courses each year. He has worked with the federal government, the Province of New Brunswick, and two private sector education research organizations.

Jody Hendry Manager Youth and New Professionals Secretariat Centre for Leadership and Learning HROntario, Ministry of Government Services

Kelly Johnson Kareer Koach Kelly / Social Media Trainer http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kelly-johnson/1a/b9b/84b

Did You Know?
  • Over 79 million jobs have been updated on LinkedIn and it has over 2 million company pages.
  • If Facebook members were a country population, it would be the world’s 3rd largest 
  • There are 600 million search queries on Twitter per day
Session Overview:
  • Discuss the increase and impact Social Media is having in the Labour Market
  • Overview of the Big 3 Tools (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • How to use social media as a lead development tool to connect with hiring managers and recruitment consultants

Personal Brand Management: It Starts Before You’re Famous Jen Denys, B.A., CHRP, CPC, Principal, The Right Path Consulting Group
Ph: 519 294 6345 Email: rightpath@isp.ca Twitter: @BlueCoreCoach

Tide. Post-It. Crest. Tylenol. McDonald’s. A brand is a promise. A promise to deliver a consistent result, a feeling, an experience. In our new economy where knowledge is paramount, each one of us is now a service provider. Business is about relationships. Relationships are built on trust. What three words come to mind when people meet you for the first time? Are you communicating the full value of what you have to offer to your target market?

Join Jen Denys, Principal of The Right Path Consulting Group, for an engaging learning session on Personal Brand Management. Learners will:
  • Link branding with your purchasing decisions
  • Identify the factors that make up a personal brand
  • Value the importance of developing a personal brand
  • Initiate a personal brand strategy