2014-02-17 15:01:13 - Global Human Asset Expansion in Mining conference to be held in Toronto, Canada in April 2014
Fleming Gulf, one of the leading names in the business intelligence industry announced the dates of it's 3rd installment of The Annual Global Human Asset Expansion in Mining conference which aims at resolving human resource management issues faced by the global mining community. The 3rd Annual will take place at Hotel Four Seasons, Toronto, Canada on 24 – 25 April 2014 and is supported by Mining industry Human Resources (MiHR) Council, Mining HR & Recruitment Specialist Association (MHRRSA) and IAMGOLD Corporation.
Strategic human resource management and planning is the mainstay of any business, cutting across sectors as it can either strengthen or weaken a company’s economic position and overall standing in the market. Recruiting the right workforce, sustaining the talent,
succession planning, sustained knowledge transfer initiatives as well as compensation benefits are some of the crucial areas of human resource operations for the global mining sector.
Speaking about the summit, George Vipin - producer and summit organizer said “The Annual Global Human Asset Expansion Conference series is designed to bring together the best of ‘Human Resource Leaders and Practitioners’ from the global mining industry to share first hand experiences and to brainstorm on the evolving and diverse HR challenges affecting the mining sector." He added, "After previous successful conferences in the United Kingdom, the need to expand this platform in North America was clear as the industry is set to scale to greater heights in the coming years. The recruitment and retention of talent in an organization will play a key role on how they capitalize on the opportunities that will unfold".
The speaker panel boasts of some of the most reputed HR practitioners in the mining industry today. Ms. Gina Jardine, Rio Tinto, Vice President -Human Resources (Diamonds and Minerals), United Kingdom, Ms. Lisa Zangari, IAMGold Corporation, Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Canada, Ms. Melanie Sturk, Mining industry Human Resources (MiHR) Council, Director - Attraction, Retention, Transition, Canada and many others will deliver direction and impart their expertise to over 100 HR professionals from the Mining sector across the globe.
The summit will see top HR solutions' companies such as Lincoln Strategic and Predictive Index® Process (Principal Partner), Time Well Scheduled (Official Partners - Time & Attendance), SIM Experts (Premium Bronze Sponsor), Lockton Benefits (Exclusive Partners : Employee Benefits), Towers Watson (Bronze Sponsor) and iHandover (Exhibitor) present their path breaking approaches to HR challenges currently faced in the industry and showcase how technology has changed the HR paradigm with accelerated results.