World Human Resources Congress in Montreal

Don Tapscott and Henry Mintzberg among speakers

HR professionals from around the world are gathering in Montreal this week for the 13th World Human Resources Congress.

The event, organized by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agrees (CRHA) on behalf of the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations, runs from September 27 to 29 at the Palais des Congrès.

More than 200 international experts and 2,800 participants from 55 countries are expected to attend the congress that will include more than 100 program sessions with the theme of HR Without Limits.

"The congress is an exceptional opportunity to learn about the latest trends and practices in the world of work, both here and on the international scene. The program addresses themes that reflect the new world of work, the impact of new technologies, as well as important concerns and issues for the future," said Florent Francoeur, president and CEO of CRHA.

Speakers include Don Tapscott, one of the world's leading cybergurus according to Al Gore, and Henry Mintzberg, ranked by the Wall Street Journal as the world's ninth most influential management thinker.

Representatives of Pixar, Bombardier, Cascades, Cirque du Soleil, IBM, Adecco, L'Oréal, MolsonCoors, WestJet, Yves Rocher, Standard Life and AirFrance-KLM will also be sharing their leading-edge practices.

Canadian HR Reporter's videographer Amanda Silliker is also attending the conference and will be posting video updates on Attendees can visit her at the Thomson Reuters booth.

For information about the congress, visit

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