The Gateway 2015 - York Region IEP Conference

Event Details:

Date: November 9, 2015

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: The Sheraton Parkway (600 Highway 7 East) Richmond Hill, ON

Who should attend:

General public

Who might be interested in this event?

General public

Organized by:

York Region Local Immigration Partnership

York Region’s Local Immigration Partnership is hosting The Gateway conference, a full-day networking experience and learning opportunity for Internationally Educated Professionals.

Who should attend?

  • Internationally Educated Professionals looking to develop their careers
  • Newcomers to Canada looking for a better understanding of the Canadian job market
  • York Region employers wanting to share best practices for successful job-skill matching
  • Community organizations wanting to reach out to newcomers with their service offerings
  • Licensing bodies looking to create awareness of their professional requirements
  • Professional Associations looking to attract highly educated and skilled professionals
  • Settlement organizations wanting to demonstrate the work they do for the newcomer community
  • Educational Institutions looking to showcase their academic bridging programs

The Gateway conference will connect newcomers with opportunities and employers with talent by:

  • Helping newcomers better understand the Canadian work culture, labour market, and accreditation process;
  • Increasing newcomers’ awareness of community groups and services available to them;
  • Reinforcing the value of networking among IEPs;
  • Strengthening York Region’s economy by fostering entrepreneurial opportunities for newcomers who can enhance the Region’s international networks and global perspectives
  • Helping employers improve their job-skill matching to leverage the international experiences of IEPs as an approach to solving labour market shortages and to help their businesses successfully compete in the global market

The Gateway is an opportunity for newcomers and employers to CONNECT, ENGAGE, and INSPIRE. 

IMPORTANT: In the registration form, under “Referred By”, scroll down and select the last entry – “Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC”). 

Registration Deadline:

November 8, 2015

Note:

IMPORTANT: In the registration form, under “Referred By”, scroll down and select the last entry – “Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC”).

Contact details for the event:

For more information on The Gateway conference, please email yrimmigrationpartnership@york.ca

Website:

http://bit.ly/1MRfAIF