Seminar of SITE BC on June 25, 2011 Saturday at VPL Downtown Main Branch

Dear SITE BC Members and Friends,

Soft skill in the Canadian workplace is always a critical barrier for all the professional immigrants.  Specialists are invited to discuss this topic in the next Seminar of SITE BC on 25th June, 2011 (Saturday) from different angles, i.e. communication strategies, workplace soft skills and employer’s view point, etc.


Date: Saturday, June 25, 2011

Venue: Vancouver Public Library (Downtown Main Library)

   Room: Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye,

   350 West Georgia Street,

   Vancouver BC, V6B 6B1

Admission Fee: SITE BC members: Free;    Non members: $5.00

Seminar Agenda: (Registration starts at 9:30 am)

9:50 am – 10:00 am – Welcome and Introduction to Seminar

10:00 am – 10:20am – Latest Updates of E-MAP Program

                Ms. Jacqueline De Raadt – E-MAP Assistant Program Manager

10:20 am – 11:00 am – Communication Strategies That Will Help You Succeed In Canada

                 Mr. James Peterson   BA, MA, TESL Certificate, Six Sigma  – Instructor

Communication Department – British Columbia Institute of Technology                                                                                                   

11:00 am – 11:40 pm – Employers Look for Technical Skills, Hire for Attitude and Employability

    Mr. Clarence Wong    M.Sc.; P.Eng.    - Manager

     GENIVAR | Constructive People / Structural Engineering  

11:40 am – 12:00 pm – Coffee Break and Networking                                                                                                                                                                                                  

12:00 am – 12:40 pm – Importance of Soft Skills In The Workplace

    Mr. Dennis Innes   B.Sc.    – Instructor

    Curriculum Developer & Enhanced Language Training Project Manager

     Vancouver Community College

12:40 pm – 1:10 pm – Joint Q & A Session (Caroline Westra of APEG BC will also attend)

1:10 pm                  -  Adjournment


(Seats are limited. Please register for reserving your seat at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


K C Chau  B.Sc.; LL.B.; Dip.Tech.Sc.; MBA   - President


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