Retail Human
Resources Conference

April 20, 2023
The International Centre

Immerse yourself in a full day of inspirational speakers and talent leaders who will share the inside track on how they’re putting talent first at their organizations.

2023 Retail Human Resources Conference Speakers

Tanja Fratangeli

Chief People Officer

IKEA Canada

Kristy Cork

Specialized Consultant – Healthy Workplaces

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Sara Bibb

Head of Human Resources

Bee Happy HR & Marketing Co.

Marie-Laurence Godon

Manager of Culture & Engagement


Martine Lamoureux

Head of Talent and Culture


Fil D’Urbano

Chief Leadership and Mindfulness Officer


Eamon Leonard

Manager, Learning and Knowledge Solutions

Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion

Stephen Friedman

Adjunct Professor of Organizational Studies

Schulich ExecEd, Schulich School of Business at York University

Leigh Mitchell

Inclusive HR Marketer & Educator

Bee Happy HR & Marketing Co.

Alex Snelling

Chief People Officer

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada

Michael LeBlanc RCC

Michael LeBlanc

Senior Retail Advisor, Retail Council of Canada

Retail Council of Canada

Kevin Graff RCC

Kevin Graff


Graff Retail

Diane J. Brisbois

Diane J. Brisebois

President and CEO

Retail Council of Canada

This event has been approved for 5.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).

Designed by HR retailers for HR retailers, this event will explore: 

  • Navigating the new talent market
  • Igniting employee engagement
  • Fostering belonging in the workplace
  • Prioritizing potential and internal mobility

April 20, 2023

International Centre, Mississauga ON
RCC Human Resources Advisory Committee

The RCC HR Advisory Committee, comprised of retail human resources leaders, discuss practices and procedures and have been instrumental in shaping this conference.  They have recommend the topics, speakers, and trends that will be covered at the RCC Human Resources Conference 2023.

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