Toronto: **SOLD OUT** in-Person Annual Business Meeting and Leading with Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Times of Uncertainty

Date and Time

Starts:05/11/2023 5:30 PM

Ends:05/11/2023 8:30 PM

Registration Closes:10/24/2023 11:55 AM

Event Type: Annual Business Meeting

1 CPD Hour(s)

Chestnut Conference Centre 89 Chestnut Street, University Room, 3rd Floor Toronto, ON


Members FREE or DONATION | Non-Members $85+HST


Additional Information

VENUE ROOM IS UNIVERSITY ROOM, 3RD FLOOR EVENT IS SOLD OUT. This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance is required. A $35 + tax “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.

Note:  The Annual Business Meeting (ABM) portion of today’s event will include a report on Chapter activities, volunteer and newly designated member recognition, and an introduction of our 2023/2024 Chapter Board.

Event Sponsor

The Annual Business Meeting provides the Board of Directors of the Chapter the opportunity to review the activities implemented over the last year. Following the year-in-review, we will acknowledge members that received their designations over the last year, and recognize the Chapter's volunteers.

Following the Annual Business Meeting, Jamelle Lindo, our keynote speaker, will present on the topic of "Leading with Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Times of Uncertainty". Following are further details about the keynote speaker's presentation:

Leading with Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Times of Uncertainty

As leaders and professionals, we have suddenly found ourselves in the midst of a completely unprecedented pandemic. This is a challenging and emotional time for all of us, yet we must continue to meet the needs of our businesses, our employees and our clients as best we can. This interactive webinar session explains how we can to tap into the power of emotional intelligence and resilience to show up as our best selves in these times. All participants will walk away with an ability to define emotional intelligence as well as apply 2-strategies for reducing stress, enhancing well-being and building resilience.


  • Define emotional intelligence and resilience
  • Describe the connection between emotional intelligence, resilience, and leadership
  • Apply 2-3 strategies for enhancing emotional intelligence and resilience

HR leaders who attend this session will become familiar with how emotional intelligence skills inform workplace culture through leadership interactions. They will learn about case studies that demonstrate the organizational challenges presented by a lack of emotional intelligence and resilience and a leadership level such as high turnover, and low employee engagement. They will also learn about key mindset qualities that predict
resilience according to the latest research, and how they can leverage these mindsets from an organizational development perspective.



5:00 PM  Registration and Dinner
5:45 PM  Annual Business Meeting | Recognition of New Designates | Recognition of Chapter Volunteers
7:00 PM  Keynote Speaker - Jamelle Lindo
8:00 PM  Networking

“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!” 

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Tammy Williams

Speaker bio(s)
Jamelle Lindo

Jamelle Lindo is an emotional intelligence leadership coach, trainer and speaker with over 11 years of diverse learning and development experience. He has worked with thousands of professionals across Canada to help them ‘level-up’ through the practical application of emotional intelligence and mindfulness-based strategies. Jamelle is certified in EQ-i 2.0—the world’s leading assessment tool for measuring emotional intelligence—and he uses this to establish a scientifically valid benchmark to begin a leader’s development journey. Jamelle has published several thought leadership pieces on Forbes .com and is an official member of the Forbes Coaches Council, an invite-only organization for successful business coaches. Jamelle is driven to empower leaders to become their best selves and in so doing, achieve the kind of business success that makes the world a better place.