Welcome Message from Tom Shurrie,
President & CEO, CFIG
12:00pm – 12:30pm
2020 Disruption: A World of Opportunities, Shawn Kanungo, Queen & Rook
Disruptive innovation is forcing everyone to reimagine their entire organizations. How do we survive? How do we disrupt ourselves before someone else does? How do we deliver better experiences to our clients? Today, we need to be bold, brave and experimental. In this awe-inspiring talk, Shawn Kanungo provides a bold roadmap for the future. He explores how we can take unexpected approaches to innovation to remain competitive and relevant.
12:30pm – 1:00pm
Carman Allison, Nielsen
1:00pm – onwards
Virtual Trade Show / Retailer Meetings
1:30pm – 2:00pm
Interac Insights & Innovations Info Sessions
2:30pm – 4:00pm
30 Minutes Workshops
Discipline and Discharge
Discharge and disciplinary issues are difficult causing managers to feel anxious and unsure of how to hold employees accountable for their actions. Participants will learn the objectives in disciplining employees and when unsuccessful in rehabilitating performance leading to termination you will learn how to assess Just Cause and Not for Cause issues and how to conduct an effective termination meeting and what issues should be considered to ensure that dignity and respect is maintained. Steve Mendelssohn, Watershed Law Professional Corp.
Tune into the panel discussion around supply during the pandemic with Mary Robinson, Canadian Federation of Agriculture; Jean-Michel Laurin, The Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council; and Mathieu Frigon, Dairy Processors of Canada. Moderated by Gary Sands, CFIG.
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Merchandising Excellence Awards
Master Merchandiser Winners