Past Event Recordings

2023-05-11 Mental Fitness (PQ) the X-Factor in Performance & Happiness

Speaker: David & Nancy Smith, Logia Consulting

PQ Mental Fitness - Learn about how neuroscience, positive & cognitive psychology and emotional intelligence work together in building Mental Fitness and essentially help us with how we respond to certain situations

2022-11-10 Digital Technology Tools

Speaker: Ryan Spencer

Learn about the digital technology tools used by BHP during shaft sinking and liner construction including Digital Twin, LiDAR scanning, 3D modelling, 360 cameras as well as AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality)

2022-09-08 Experience Working Across the Gender Divide

Speaker: Michelle Gardiner

Michelle shares her perspective on working across the gender divide and highlight how men and woman can work together more effectively in the workplace using with real-life examples from her career to date.

2022-05-13 Communicating Uncertainity

Speaker: Rachelle Brockman

Join Rachelle Brockman as we will interactively explore how communicating with and through uncertainty can be the best defense against polarization and fear.

2022-04-14 Navigating Sustainability

Speaker: Kristen Bruce-Welsch, Bonnie Dobchuk, Karry Howlett, Candice Laing

Join our panel discussing navigating the complexities of sustainable business from an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG perspective) as the foundation of a competitive advantage and value creation.

2022-02-10 Project Management - What's in it for me?

Speaker: Amanda Dahl

A project is a project is a project. Let's discuss what makes a project, a project, what is PM?, how PM adds value, and how you might learn about and implement elements of PM into your business.

2022-01-13 Engaging Men as Advocates for Inclusion

Speaker: Brett Elmgren, AXOM Leadership

Brett guides us through an impactful session which focuses on how to evolve your ED&I strategies to fully engage men as advocates for inclusion.

2021-06-16 Enough Already Bystander Leadership Training

Speaker: Nicole White - Enough Already SK

Bystander Leadership - we all have a role in ending sexual harassment in the workplace. We can all be leaders in this issue. The Enough Already SK Bystander Leadership Session will provide tangible tools for participants to know how to respond when an issue arises.

2021-02-17 Mine Water Treatment Success Story

Speaker: Cecilia Garcia Marra, PEng – McCue Engineering Contractors 

To support the development of a gold mine located in northern BC, Canada, McCue Engineering Contractors (McCue) completed the detailed design, construction, and commissioning of a complex mine water treatment plant. After deployment, McCue was contracted first to support operation and later to provide full operation services.  This is a success story not only on the technical side but also on the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) management as well as the organic implementation of a diverse working team

2021-01-21 Mining the Cosmos

Speakers: Jared Peterson & Brandon Harris - Peter Lucas Project Management

Canada sits at a crossroads. With the oil and gas sector’s glory days fixed firmly in the rear-view mirror, and volatility of world commodity prices resulting in lower production and fewer jobs with some of the Saskatchewan’s largest mining companies, there is more talent sitting idle in the industries than at any time in recent memory. Jared & Brandon discuss the unlikely but overwhelmingly strong parallels between what we do here in Saskatchewan already, and what we will need to do in space. We will explore the barriers, opportunities, and the plan that Peter Lucas has created to bring our humble province into the race to mine off-earth.

2020-12-17 SaskPower is Up for the Challenge of Planning a Clean Energy Future for Saskatchewan!

Speaker: Nanette Salamon - SaskPower

Manager of Generation Planning, SaskPower Learn about the range of low or zero emissions sources SaskPower is evaluating to support a clean energy transition in Saskatchewan. 

2020-11-19 STARS Donors Make the Difference

Speaker: Tammy Beauregard - STARS

Learn more about STARS Ambulance - it's history, how it runs, and how it relies on the help of fundraising. The presentation will include some short video clips and a story about one of STARS VIP’s (Very Important Patients).

2020-10-22 The Magic of Vision - “Without vision, the people perish.”

Speaker: Jacqueline Almeida

A clear and compelling vision can be the difference between an inspiring and invested business existence where teams, in unison, creatively push forward, bravely defy obstacles, and ambitiously settle for nothing less than a better future; or, one where the business focuses on sources of short-lived and passionless momentum. In our time together, I will address the magic behind vision and how you too can create a captivating cause for what’s yet to come for your business and your people. 

2020-06-04 2020 WIM/WiN-SK's SMA Mining Week Event - WESK Report on Women Entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan

Speaker: Prabha Mitchell

Prabha’s presentation focused on the landscape of women entrepreneurs in Canada and Saskatchewan, highlighted findings of the newly commissioned WESK Report “Women Entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan” and its implications for our province. In addition, the presentation addressed the impact of COVID on WESK’s stakeholders and clients and programs and strategies to support economic recovery.

2020-05-28 Digging Deep: Understanding “Other” Ways of Knowing for Effective Collaborations and Engagement

Speaker: DR. M.J. Barrett

Drawing on research findings from collaborations with First Nations Elders and community members as well as her own teaching practice, Dr. Barrett will explore the significance of acknowledging diverse and often marginalized ways of knowing. This presentation will inform interactions and collaborations with Indigenous peoples and their knowledges.

2020-04-23 Emotional Well-Being

Speaker: Tracy McArthur

Yes, we are in a global pandemic. We're being thrown into situations that we can't control. We're bombarded with news, emails and rapidly changing circumstances. Our brains are freaking out! And that is completely normal. I'll help you understand why your brain is freaking out and what you can do to manage your mind and bring emotional well-being back into your life.

2019-03-18 Closing the Gender Gap: Results of Perceptions in Mining Research

Speaker: Jocelyn Peltier-Huntley

This presentation includes an overview of the current communication strategies related to gender equity in Canadian mining and the results from a nationwide survey which gathered perceptions from 540 current and former mining employees. Findings from the study indicate that individual mining companies are at different positions on their journey to create an industry that is ultimately reflective of the communities in which they operate. Suggestions for a multi-fronted communication strategy that encourages shifting mindsets and behaviours are discussed.