Chatham-Kent: IN-PERSON Building Your Change Toolkit to Navigate the Next New Normal!

Date and Time

Starts:11/22/2022 5:00 PM

Ends:11/22/2022 8:30 PM

Registration Closes:11/14/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

2.0 CPD Hour(s)

John D. Bradley Convention Centre 565 Richmond Street Chatham, Ontario


HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Non-Members: $60 + HST

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Additional Information

This is an IN-PERSON EVENT at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre in CHATHAM.

Online registration is required. A “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

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In this highly interactive session Rich will take you on a journey understanding and developing core change tools to cope with change, no matter what shape or form it brings!

The last 2 years have brought the biggest disruption to our working lives for over a generation. Understanding the drivers for emotional response to change as we all witnessed the importance of change response, reaction and readiness as well as the tools to guide and grow through current and future change.

Rich will introduce you to CARL, his model for navigating disruption. CARL is an acronym for Curiosity, Agility, Resilience and Leadership which all play key parts in the success of any organizational or individual to be ready for the next surprise!

Attendees will go away with additions to their toolkit to help them navigate change, both planned and disruptive. Techniques they can use for themselves and others they support in diverse roles and organizational accountability.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the emotional response mechanisms for change and how to work with them
2. Discover tools and techniques to navigate planned and disruptive change
3. Create a personal commitment plan to embrace change and support, guide and grow others through the experience.


5:00 PM   Welcome and Networking

5:30 PM   Dinner

6:30 PM   Speaker Presentation

8:30 PM    Event Concludes

Registration Closes:  November 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM.

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at

Learning & Giving Back!  As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Speaker bio(s)
Rich Batchelor

Rich has been successfully delivering change for over 25 years. He has consulted, coached and educated with organizations across all parts of the globe and regularly lends his voice to many educational events, conferences and experiences each year. He is a founding member of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) and was founding president of the Toronto Chapter for 6 years. He has also founded the highly successful Toronto Change Days conference, complimenting the original Berlin Change Days conference and now Australasian Change Days. He has a masters in change management and is certified in Project Management, Process improvement, Facilitation, HR, Coaching, Counseling and Psychotherapy. He is also a Certified Lego® Serious Play® Facilitator & Workshop Designer, Certified in facilitating organizations through VUCA and an accredited emotional culture deck "elephant rider"! His presentation delivery is known for its passion and direct challenges to the audience. He enjoys the opportunity to disrupt traditional thinking, bring humour to the learning space and enable curiosity to take control of the change space for everyone.