McLean & Company Signature

October 6-7, 2020
Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Canada

Signature is an innovative, research-based conference for HR, learning & development, and talent executives.
The 2020 Signature agenda will include interactive workshops, several keynote presentations, peer-to-peer roundtables, and a panel discussion.


Event Pricing

Member: US $1,200
Non-Member: US $1,500

Early Bird pricing until
June 30, 2020

Why Attend McLean & Company Signature 2020?

At Signature, you will:

  1. Learn how to develop a strategy that will navigate your organization toward success in the new world of work.
  2. Identify opportunities to improve HR performance and validate your strategy.
  3. Network with more than 200 HR and talent management leaders.
  4. Receive practical tips and tools, with real-world examples and actionable advice and guidance on how to apply the recommendations.
HRPA Certification Pre-Approved Logo

This program has been approved for continuing professional development (CPD) hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).

HRCI Institute Recognized Provider Logo

McLean & Company is a registered provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® has approved this program for HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification.

SHRM Certification Logo

This program is valid for PDCs for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠.

What Previous Attendees Say About Signature:

The experience has been wonderful too. Great event location. Great food. Just a variety of different elements that have made the whole experience a really valuable one.
- David Whyte, JV Driver

It’s nice being here with lots of others from the HR profession and be able to connect, share best practices, and share some of the challenges that we all face and what we are doing to address them. My biggest takeaway from attending the Signature event is the power of building relationships.
- Rachael Fehl, Caterpillar

I really enjoyed attending the signature event; it’s been a great opportunity to listen to some great speakers but also to network with other practitioners.
- Simon Blunden, GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions

Meet the Forward-Thinking Keynote Speakers from Signature 2019

Last Year's Agenda

Day 1




Strategic HR: Helping Organizations Thrive in a VUCA World

Jennifer Rozon
VP, McLean & Company





New Insights into Employee Engagement

Leigh Caiger
Senior Director, McLean & Company



Equipping HR to Lead in a VUCA World

Kristie Dierig
Global HR Talent Management Program Leader, Procter & Gamble


Is It All About You?

Caroline Stephens
CHRO, Interac



Concurrent Workshops



Our Moment of Truth: HR's Role in Creating a New Workplace Paradigm

Tchernavia Rocker
Chief People and Culture Officer, Under Armour


Nick Schacht
Chief Global Development Officer, SHRM


Day 2



Carrie David
CHRO, Interstate Hotels & Resorts


Fight Change Fatigue by Developing Employee Resilience

Gord Houston
Director, McLean & Company


Creating a Winning Employee Experience

Nancy J. Svoboda
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Denver Broncos



Rapid Fire Sessions



Motivation Misconceptions

Dessalen Wood
Chief People Officer, Thoughtexchange


How to Build and Maintain a Challenge Culture

Nigel Travis
Chairman, Dunkin Brands


The Venue

Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Canada

37 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1E9

The Omni King Edward Hotel is Toronto’s First Luxury Hotel, built in 1903 and re-imagined for the 21st century. The city’s old-world charm and vibrancy begins the moment you step outside onto King Street in the heart of downtown. Our prime location in the financial, entertainment and shopping districts provides you convenient access to the city’s top attractions.

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