The BC Centre for Employment Excellence has released the full program agenda with detailed session descriptions and speaker information. The Symposium is part of the Centre’s effort to link knowledge to action, inform policy and cultivate evidence-based practice.
The symposium shines the spotlight on Research and Innovation Projects funded by the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation’s Community and Employer Partnerships. It takes place on Tuesday, May 30th and features exciting sessions in a number of areas:
- Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Employment and Training Services
- Indigenous Initiatives
- Lessons for Client Engagement
- Testing Innovative Employment Services for Newcomers
- Personal Income Information for Disabilities Assistance Recipients
These jam-packed sessions combine to foster a sector-wide culture of innovation that encourages creativity and knowledge building. They will be followed by a “Reflections on the Day” Panel Discussion to conclude the symposium.
Who should attend? The symposium is designed to bring together practitioners, service providers, policy-makers, researchers and academics in the employment and related sectors to learn about the different initiatives, review evidence, and dialogue on the evidence, actionable insights and new ideas.
Coffee/tea, morning/afternoon snacks and lunch will be provided.