IEP Conference

A Quick Conference Overview

Participate in a wide range of personal and professional development sessions and workshops led by industry experts, successful IEPs and experienced facilitators. The Conference is now more sector-specific with sector hub sessions in the morning and the afternoon offering delegates more face time with employers and other key stakeholders. Learn from IEPs who share their career journey in Canada on the Successful IEP Panel.

This is your opportunity to meet with informed, experienced and inspirational professionals who can help make your career dreams in Canada less of a puzzle, and more of a reality.

Conference theme and focus has transitioned from Inform, Educate, Inspire and Engage in 2003 to Innovation, Collaboration and Cultural Intelligence in 2014 and taking another leap in 2017 to Leveraging Global Skills to Create a More Competitive Canada.

The 16th IEP Conference will be held on March 21 and 22, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

New and Exciting!!! For the first time in its history, the IEP Conference will be a two day event. On the second day, IEP Conference Registrants will be able to attend an Hiring Expo where they will be able to discuss job opportunities directly with employers.

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Employers and government program administrators are realizing that to stay competitive in the global market, they need to tap into highly skilled immigrants that have made Canada their home. This conference offers opportunities to learn key strategies on how to leverage your international experience and global skills.

Conference attendees are able to explore resources in various sectors, including Engineering; Finance and Accounting; Healthcare; Sales, Marketing and Communications; and Information Technology.

Opportunities include:

- Getting connected with other professionals and employers to forge new links
- Gaining insight and practical information from panel experts and successful IEPs
- Asking questions at skill building sessions

About The Conference: The IEP Conference is a unique Canadian initiative for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) that brings together stakeholders in a forum to discuss, share experiences and strategies to address the skills gap in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to ensure the city’s economic competitiveness.

About Progress Career Planning Institute (PCPI): PCPI is a business-focused, not-for-profit organization that offers career development services for people to realize their full potential. The Annual Internationally Educated Professionals Conference is a key component of its work. For more information, please contact:

Silma H. Roddau, President, Progress Career Planning Institute (PCPI), 416-439-8448

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