Western Staff and Leaders' ConferenceWestern University

Schedule

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

12:00-1:00 Tai Chi: Living Well @ Western
Drop in (12:10-12:50)
SSB 3103
LUNCH
1:30-3:00
New Staff Reception
Garden Room, SH 3320

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

9:00-10:15
Keynote: Neil Pasricha
The Happiness Equation
SSC 2050
10:15-10:45
BREAK
SSC Lobby
Fitness & Safety Demos
(12:00-1:00)
10:45-12:00 Getting it "Write"
 Jason Winders
UCC 146
Propelling Success: Stories from Propel Entrepreneurship 
WSSB 2130
Office 365 Helpful Tips
Mona Brennan-Coles
SSC 2036
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence
Barb MacQuarrie

SSC 2032
12:00-1:00
LUNCH
1:00-2:15
Keynote: Rob Carrick
2:15-2:45
BREAK
2:45-4:00 Staff International Engagement (SIE) Information Session
SSC 2032
Saving Ontario's Wildlife: A Day in the Life of Salthaven
Brian Salt

UCC 146
Presenting at Your Best
Members of Campus Communicators (a Toastmasters club)
UCC 60
Retirement Ready: The Sun Life Retirement & Savings Plan
Sun Life Financial

SSC 2036

Thursday, February 23, 2017

9:00-10:15
10:15-10:45
BREAK
10:45-12:00 The Power of Confidence
Dr. Karyn Gordon
SSC 2050
How to put Social Media to Work for You
Melissa Cheater
SSC 2028
Building Western: An Update on Capital Projects
Mike McLean
SSC 2032
 Proven Strategies for Resume Writing and Interviews
Day Merrill & Michael Locey
SSC 2036
12:00-1:00 LUNCH Line Dancing: Living Well @ Western
Drop in (12:10-12:50)
SSB 3103
1:00-2:15
Keynote: Choir! Choir! Choir!
with Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman
McKellar Theatre, UCC 290
2:15-2:45
BREAK
2:45-4:00 Ten Nutrition Habits to Start Today
Jennifer Broxterman
UCC 146
Finding Meaning Through Volunteer Work
Pillar Nonprofit Network
SSC 2032
my money tools: Navigating sunlife.ca/western
Sun Life Financial
SSC 2028
 Proven Strategies for Resume Writing and Interviews
Day Merrill & Michael Locey
SSC 2036
Why Hacker's Go After Universities (and How to Protect Yourself)
Jeff Gardiner and Colin Couchman
UCC 56

Friday, February 24, 2017

9:00
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9:50

Advanced Facility for Avian Research Visual Arts Herbarium & Zoological Collection National Centre for Audiology Robotics Western Archives

10:00
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10:50

Advanced Facility for Avian Research Saugeen-Maitland Residence Visual Arts Herbarium & Zoological Collection National Centre for Audiology Robotics Western Archives

11:00
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11:50

Advanced Facility for Avian Research Saugeen-Maitland Residence Visual Arts Herbarium & Zoological Collection National Centre for Audiology Robotics Western Archives

12:10 - 12:50

Zumba: Living Well @ Western
Drop in (12:10-12:50)
SSB 3103

Accessible Transcript

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
12:10-12:50 Tai Chi.
1:30-3:00 New Staff Reception.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
9:00-10:15 Keynote, Neil Pasricha, The Happiness Equation.
10:15-10:45 Break.
10:15-1:00 Your Way to Wellness Wellness Fair, with Fitness and Safety Demos from 12:00-1:00.
10:45-12:00 Concurrent Options as follows.
Getting it "Write", Jason Winders.
Propelling Success: Stories from Propel Entrepreneurship, WSSB 2130.
Office 365 Helpful Tips, Mona Brennan-Coles.
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence, Barb MacQuarrie.
12:00-1:00 Lunch.
1:00-2:15 Keynote, Rob Carrick, What Today's Financial World Means for Your Personal Finances.
2:15-2:45 Break.
2:45-4:00 Concurrent Options as follows.
Staff International Engagement (SIE) Information Session.
Saving Ontario's Wildlife: A Day in the Life of Salthaven, Brian Salt.
Presenting at Your Best, Members of Campus Communicators (a Toastmasters club).
Retirement Ready: The Sun Life Retirement and Savings Plan, Sun Life Financial.

Thursday, February 23, 2017.
9:00-10:15 Keynote, Dr. Karyn Gordon, You've Got Colleagues and What to Do About it: Myths and Realities of 5 Generations at Work.
10:15-10:45 Break.
10:45-12:00 Concurrent Options as follows.
The Power of Confidence, Dr. Karyn Gordon.
How to put Social Media to Work for You, Melissa Cheater.
Building Western: An Update on Capital Projects, Mike McLean.
Proven Strategies for Resume Writing and Interviews, Day Merrill and Michael Locey.
12:00-1:00 Lunch.
12:10-12:50 Line Dancing
1:00-2:15 Keynote, Choir! Choir! Choir! with Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, The Power of Song.
2:15-2:45 Break.
2:45-4:00 Concurrent Options as follows.
Ten Nutrition Habits to Start Today, Jennifer Broxterman.
Finding Meaning Through Volunteer Work, Pillar Nonprofit Network.
my money tools: Navigating sunlife.ca/western, Sun Life Financial.
Proven Strategies for Resume Writing and Interviews, Day Merrill and Michael Locey.
Why Hacker's Go After Universities (and How to Protect Yourself), Jeff Gardiner and Colin Couchman.

Friday, February 24, 2017, Tours.
9:00-9:50.
Advanced Facility for Avian Research.
Visual Arts.
Herbarium and Zoological Collection.
National Centre for Audiology.
Robotics.
Western Archives.
10:00-10:50.
Advanced Facility for Avian Research.
Saugeen-Maitland Residence.
Visual Arts.
Herbarium and Zoological Collection.
National Centre for Audiology.
Robotics.
Western Archives.
11:00-11:50.
Advanced Facility for Avian Research.
Saugeen-Maitland Residence.
Visual Arts.
Herbarium and Zoological Collection.
National Centre for Audiology.
Robotics.
Western Archives.
12:10-12:50 Zumba, SSB 3103