Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Senior business leaders from across Canada gather to discuss building capabilities to navigate technology disruption

CEOs together on a virtual call

Recently, WatSPEED at the University of Waterloo convened senior leaders from the Canadian business community to discuss how new technologies are transforming industries and economies at an increasingly rapid pace, and how to accelerate skills development to capture the benefits of rapid technological change within organizations.   

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

WatSPEED hosts technology leaders to discuss the workforce of the future

Dinner guests sitting around a table together

WatSPEED is encouraging industry leaders to better prepare for the ever-expanding technological landscape impacting today’s modern workforce. 

As part of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers’ (OSPE) Engineering Conference in November, WatSPEED convened an executive dinner and roundtable discussion on the importance of ongoing technological training for Canadian businesses. 

Monday, October 24, 2022

WatSPEED gathers government leaders to discuss Canada's economic growth and recovery

A room full of people having dinner

WatSPEED is making inroads with senior government leaders to support Canada’s economic growth.

As part of the Institute for Public Administration of Canada’s (IPAC) 75th anniversary conference this past September, WatSPEED convened an executive dinner and roundtable discussion on the impact of technology, training, and upskilling on workforce development in Canada.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Waterloo ready to address cybersecurity talent gap, experts say

CPI panel on talent gap in cybersecurity industry

Cybersecurity and privacy conference underscores need for government, industry support to combat rising threats

By Jon Parsons, University Relations

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

WatSPEED executive director joins expert panel to discuss enabling a dynamic workforce

Two women and three men sitting together on a stage

WatSPEED’s executive director and associate vice-president, innovation, Sanjeev Gill, is sharing his thoughts on enabling a dynamic workforce amidst rapid technological advancement and unpredictable change.

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