Immigration Symposia Presentations
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April 17, 2018: Ottawa Symposium

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Economic Immigration
Jack Kim, Senior Manager/ Lawyer
Fragomen (Canada) Co.

Employer Compliance Best Practices
Jacqueline R. Bart, Certified Immigration Specialist by the Law Society of Upper Canada
BartLAW Canadian Immigration

Immigration Pathways for Skilled Workers
James Seyler
Employer Liaison Network

Global Talent Stream: Update to CERC
Employment and Social Development Canada

Global Skills Strategy: Overview and Update for CERC
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

March 13, 2018: Montreal Symposium


February 28, 2018: Vancouver Symposium

Canada’s Changing Immigration Landscape and What it means for your Business



Perspectives on Global Immigration Trends, Brexit, CETA, NAFTA and more
Marina L. Sedai, Senior Manager, Immigration Lawyer Guberman Garson LLP Immigration Law

NAFTA Update Sheila Snyder, Partner PwC Law LLP

Global Skills Strategy: Annie Lafleur, Senior Program Advisor, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Global Talent Stream: Craig Natsuhara, EY LLP

Express Entry and Permanent Residency:  Kyle Hyndman, Partner, McCrea Immigration Law
Provincial Nominee Programs: Pamela Radcliffe Senior Program Manager and David Whibley, Director of Skills Immigration, BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)

Reducing Corporate Risk: Best practices in immigration compliance inspections; Steven Meurrens, Partner, Larlee Rosenberg, Barristers & Solicitors

February 8, 2018: Calgary Symposium



CERC Presentation: Stephen Cryne 

Global Immigration Trends: Roxanne Israel, Partner, Layla Panjwani Partner, EY LawLeveraging the Global Talent Stream - A case study: Herman Van Reekum, Newland Chase

Global Skills Strategy:  Cinthia Roberge, IRCC

Express Entry and Permanent Residency:  Keith Swinton IRCC, Employer Liaison Office

Provincial Nominee Program: Roxanne Israel, Partner EY Law LLP

Reducing Corporate Risk: Best practices in immigration compliance inspections: Rick Lamanna, Senior Manager PwC Law LLP


November 29, 2017: Canada’s Changing Immigration Landscape and What it means for your Business


Welcome and Opening Remarks - Stephen Cryne, President & CEO, CERC

Perspectives on Global Immigration Trends - Irene Boccardo, Director of Global Operations – EMEA, Newland Chase

Leveraging Canada’s Economic Immigration Programs

Global Talent Stream: Anamika Mona Nandy, Director Global Talent Stream, Temporary Foreign Workers Program, ESDC

Global Skills Strategy: Peter Gibaut, Program Advisor, Global Skills Strategy, IRCC

Express Entry and Permanent Residency

Steven Owen, Employer Liaison Officer, IRCC

Provincial Nominee Programs

Michael Reid, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Provincial Nominee Program, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

Tales from the Trenches

  • Donna Habsha PwC LLP
  • Jack Kim, Partner, Fragomen LLP
  • Stephen Green, Partner, Green and Spiegel
  • Felix Hau, Senior Associate Lawyer, Ernst & Young LLP


NAFTA Update

  • Sarah Phillips, Deputy Director, Services Trade Policy Division, Global Affairs Canada
  • Lynn Shotwell, Executive Director, Council For Global Immigration


Crossing the Canada / US Border – Tips for Avoiding the Headaches

Evan Green, Partner Green and Spiegel

Canada / EU Comprehensive Trade Agreement (CETA) - New Rules for Temporary Entry

Matthew Kronby, Partner Bennett Jones

June 22, 2017: Vancouver Symposium

BC Provincial Nominee Program: Introduction to Pathways

ESDC's Global Talent Program

Deloitte and Guberman Garson LLP Immigration Law Global Skills Strategy Update


June 20, 2017: Toronto Symposium

The Global Talent Stream and Overview

Global Skills Strategy and Express

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