Agenda

Time Session Type Description
 Day 1 – Thursday, May 30, 2019
09:00–16:30 Registration  
09:30-10:00 Community Building Roundtables Trans & Non-Binary Task Force Roundtable
09:30-10:00 AGM AGM – By invitation only
10:00-11:45 Corporate Roundtable CGLCC Corporate Member Roundtable – By invitation only
10:00-11:45 Canadian Council of Chambers and Business Organizations Council (CCBO) CCBO Meeting – By invitation only
10:00-11:00 Supplier 101 Procurement 101 – Navigating the Buying Process
11:00-11:45 Supplier 101 How to Get Ready to Work with Corporates
11:45-13:15 LUNCH Lunch & Welcoming Remarks
12:15-12:45 Special Remarks Special Remarks
13:15-15:00 Plenary 1 Global Economic Outlook: Needs for Concern?
LGBT+ Business – Going Global
LGBT+ Business – The Domestic Landscape
15:00-15:30 Break  
15:30-16:30 Plenary 2 Expanding Business: Strategies to Navigate the Current Environment
16:30-17:30 Plenary 3 CGLCC Talks: Unstoppable
17:30-19:30 Reception  
 Day 2 – Friday, May 31, 2019
07:00-12:00 Registration  
08:00-09:00 Breakfast  
08:30-09:00   EY Pitch competition – Finale
09:15-9:45 Keynote
9:45-10:30 Plenary 4 Self Care While Growing Your Business
10:30-11:00 Break  
11:00-11:40 Breakout Sessions  
  Corporate Session Building an LGBT+ Strategy – Part I
SME Session Special Industry Focus
Supplier Diversity in the Marketing & Advertising Industry: Challenges and Opportunities for LGBT+ Suppliers
SME Session Marketing 1: Brand Check in & check up
11:40-12:20 Breakout Sessions  
  Corporate Session Building an LGBT+ Strategy, Part II: Supplier Diversity from the Inside Out
  SME Session Special Industry Focus
Supplier Diversity in the HR & Recruitment Industry: Challenges and Opportunities for LGBT+ Suppliers
  SME Session Positioning Canada as THE LGBT+ Travel Destination
12:30-13:45 Lunch  
  LGBT+ Excellence in Business and Leadership Awards Business & Leadership Awards
13:45-14:30 Plenary Strategies to Succeed: Scaling Your Business
14:45-15:30 Break-Out Sessions  
  Corporate Sessions Building Diversity in Your Supply Chain
  SME Session Special Industry Focus
Supplier Diversity in the Tech Industry: Challenges and Opportunities for LGBT+ Suppliers
  SME Session Risk Management
15:30-15:45 Closing Remarks  Closing Remarks
15:45-17:15 SD Facilitated Roundtables

Supplier Diversity Facilitated Roundtables

Through a series of facilitated roundtable sessions, participants will have the opportunity to meet with diverse suppliers and procurement specialists from several corporations and various levels of government.

 

*Agenda subject to change.

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