Conference Program

A Conference for Administrative Professionals

Friday, April 27, 2017

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Welcome

Facilitator: Andrea Marshall, Director Communications and Public Affairs at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences Location: Lecture Theatre
8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Morning Key Note Address

Soft skills / Communication /Building Work Relationships
Diana Kawarsky, President, The Soft Skills Group Inc.
Location: Lecture Theatre

Here is a high energy and thought-provoking start to a day of learning and self-challenge. Learn how to have your intentions be how you are perceived. Communication tools to ramp up your relationships are explored and you will see the difference.
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Session 1

Microsoft Tips & Tricks
Carol D. Rice, Owner, Essentials Computer Training
Location: Conference Room D & E

We use familiar features of Windows and Microsoft Office daily almost in an automatic state. You ask – is there a faster, easier way to do this? Let’s take a look as some ooo’s and ahh’s of Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Windows, and Word

Breakout Session 2

Business Writing/Email Etiquette
Diana Kawarsky, President, The Soft Skills Group Inc.
Location: Lecture Theatre

Here is a 1-hour session to bring your business writing to the next level. Learn how to focus on your readers, send a purpose-driven message and save yourself time and effort. Email is fun and effective again!
11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Break
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Mental Health First Aid

Christina Fuda, Coordinator, Mental Health First Aid, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Location: Lecture Theatre
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Lunch will be Provided / Marketplace
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Afternoon Key Note Address

Positioning Yourself for Success Both On and Off the Job
Rosita Hall, Professional Speaker and Coach
Location: Lecture Theatre

During this lively and thought-provoking keynote address, Rosita will encourage participants to recognize & ignite five powerful tools that we each have at our disposal, which will allow us to transform our lives, position ourselves for ongoing success, and continue exploring ways to make a positive contribution both on and off the job.  Read More »
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 3

All Aboard the Change Train
Rosita Hall, Professional Speaker and Coach
Location: Lecture Theatre

During this interactive thought-provoking keynote address, Rosita will share strategies on how to stay alert, engaged and energized during changing and challenging times.   Read More »

Breakout Session 4

Microsoft Program – OneNote
Carol D. Rice, Owner, Essentials Computer Training
Location: Conference Room D & E

OneNote is a Microsoft application used to gather, organize, search and share ‘stuff’ – ideas, thoughts, clippings, lists, projects, references, meeting notes, event plans, lectures etc.   Read More »
3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Break / Marketplace
3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Impact of 13 Psychosocial Factors on Mental Health in the Workplace

Amber Smith, Learning and Development Specialist, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Location: Lecture Theatre

Ever wondered why some places you have worked provided you with more job satisfaction and positive experiences than others? Discover how the 13 psychosocial factors of workplace mental health impact your overall sense of wellbeing.
4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Laugh Until it Hurts

Rosita Hall, Professional Speaker and Coach
Location: Lecture Theatre

Certified Laughter Leader Rosita Hall - will introduce you to a new concept taking the nation by storm!  It’s called laughing for no reason or Laughter Yoga and it’s a lot of fun!  Don’t worry, you don’t need to bring your work-out tights or exercise mats. You will also learn the amazing benefits of laughter. Extensive research conducted across the world proves that laughter has a positive impact on various systems of the body. Read More »
4:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Wrap-up and Closing Remark



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For additional registration and program information, please contact Andrea Myers at 905.430.4055 ext. 6095 or toll free at 1.800.341.6323 ext. 6095, or by email at myersa@ontarioshores.ca.