13 March 2018 @ 6:00pm GMT
In response to rapidly changing global immigration trends (particularly next door in the US.), and the demands of the global technology industry, Canada is “upping its game” in the competition to attract the world’s best tech talent. Canada is further opening its doors to tech and information firms with innovative fast-track immigration streams to assist companies in attracting and retaining the world’s top foreign tech talent.
- Uncover the opportunities presented by Canada’s new Global Skills Strategy and Global Talent Stream programs.
- Learn how to utilise these programs effectively to retain valued foreign employees and mitigate risk to your company from shifts in corporate immigration policy – such as the potential changes to the H1-B and H4 visa programs in the US.
- Get the details on how you can keep your foreign talent in the North American market through a successful “talent parking” strategy using Canada’s GSS/GTS streams.
Meet our Presenter: Herman Van Reekum
As Senior Advisor, Herman Van Reekum serves as Newland Chase’s top subject matter expert on Canadian immigration law. After 15 years of government service with the Canadian Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Herman founded VRV Global, which grew over the next 20 years into one of Canada’s leading specialist corporate immigration firms before being acquired by CIBTVisas in 2014. He is a graduate of the University of Calgary with both Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Political Science.
Meet our Presenter: Ken Nickel-Lane
As Managing Director of Newland Chase’s Canada operations, Ken Nickel-Lane leads the firm’s business development and client management and service delivery in Canada. Prior to joining the firm, Ken held director and senior management positions and brought more than two decades of experience providing global mobility and workforce solutions to a wide range of industries. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelors in Psychology.