Mobilize your talent: Optimizing workforce performance

Roundtable, networking and light bites

May 3rd, 2023  |  12pm - 2pm EDT
WithYouWithMe, 304-90 George Street, K1N 0A8

WithYouWithMe invites you to join us for an afternoon of networking and insightful roundtable discussion featuring special guest speaker Brigadier General Chris Ayotte CD.

We will delve into the advantages of implementing the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) in organizations and its transformative potential to enable talent mobility across the Canadian Government.

Our esteemed panel of thought leaders includes John Kleist from SkillsTX, Greg Lane from CIPS, and Karen Figuerola who will share insights on how FINTRAC is leveraging SFIA and prioritizing 'potential over experience' to hire security-cleared IT professionals from diverse backgrounds.

Workforce agility & talent mobility


12pm – 1pm
Light bites and networking
 1pm – 2pm
Panel discussion featuring Brigadier General Chris Ayote CD, Karen Figerola (FINTRAC), John Kleist (SkillsTX), Greg Lane (CIPS) moderated by Caleb Walker (WithYouWithMe)
Brigadier-General (retired) Chris Ayotte, OMM, MSM, CD

About Brigadier-General (retired) Chris Ayotte, OMM, MSM, CD

After 30 years of service and retiring as a General Officer in the Canadian Army, Chris has focused on partnering with members of Government and the national defence and security community to help build a Canadian strategic culture that protects national interests.

Chris enjoys working with a diverse group of stakeholders, and believes "Canada has the expertise, innovation, and industrial capacity to devise informed solutions to the defence and security challenges facing the Nation”.

Chris sees significant opportunity for military and government partnering with private sector companies to not only enhance national defence and security, but also increase growth and profitability.

WithYouWithMe is a social impact company that helps organizations solve their digital skills shortages by identifying and growing talent in places others don’t look – whether it’s underrepresented groups in society or within their existing workforce.

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IT professionals in Canada
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Canada’s Association of IT Professionals (CIPS) is a national federation of 10 provincial regulators that license IT professionals in Canada and abroad. Since 1958, CIPS has helped advance IT in Canada by establishing standards and best practices for professionals and the public.


The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is the country’s financial intelligence unit. Its mandate is to facilitate the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities, while ensuring the protection of personal information under its control.

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SkillsTX is disrupting traditional talent management processes by leveraging its talent experience platform and SFIA partnership to help organizations in the public and private sector identify their skills gaps and develop strategies to address them.

Workforce agility & talent mobility

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