Chatham-Kent: IN-PERSON ABM plus Navigating the World of Work: Crafting an HR Career with Purpose

Date and Time

Starts:05/02/2024 8:00 AM

Ends:05/02/2024 10:30 AM

Registration Closes:04/25/2024 8:00 AM

Event Type: Annual Business Meeting

1.5 CPD Hour(s)

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


HRPA Members: Free
Non-Members: $70 + tax

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Additional Information

This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance is required. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. No exceptions.

Note: The Annual Business Meeting (ABM) portion of this event will include a report on Chapter activities, volunteer appreciation, and newly designated member recognition.

Event Sponsor

As HR practitioners we are often at the forefront of driving organizational success and building career pathing for the business, however, many of us also find ourselves unsure about how to navigate our own career journeys. In this hands-on and interactive workshop, you will gain foresight into how broader workforce trends might shape HR careers in the years to come and what emerging as well as experienced HR professionals can do to chart a meaningful career in the new world of work. You will leave this workshop with new insight into career pathing tailored to the modern HR professional and your own personal roadmap to guide your career development. Together, we will uncover the unique intersections of your skills, passions, and the evolving demands of the HR profession.  Insights gained will provide you with skills and tools to help you guide yourselves and your HR teams to new heights.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand broader industry and sectoral factors and how they can shape the HR profession.
  2. Be able to articulate your HR career ambitions.
  3. Be able to identify areas for upskilling, reskilling or strengthened focus for ongoing career development.


8:00AM   Welcome and Networking

8:10AM    Breakfast

8:40AM   Chapter Annual Business Meeting   

9:00AM   Speaker Presentation | Q&A

10:30AM   Event Concludes

Registration Closes:  April 25, 2024 at 8:00 AM…or sooner if it sells out!

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

Speaker bio(s)
Farzeen Foda, Founder & Principal, HR Strategy & Consulting

Farzeen Foda is an experienced Human Resources and Strategy professional with over 10 years of experience which has taken her through a range of organizations across the non-profit, private sector, government and broader public sector. Farzeen started her career in Public Health research and policy and later transitioned into Human Resources where she worked with large financial services organizations before transitioning into consulting and entrepreneurship. Today, Farzeen is the Founder and Principal for, a consultancy specializing in Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness through the lens of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. leverages People Analytics, Technology, and Change Management to design inclusive systems and processes that enable people to thrive at work. Farzeen is a self-proclaimed plant nerd and DIY junkie who enjoys learning more about plants, and up-cycling furniture.