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CODE Conference 2024

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
8:30 am – 1:30 pm

CODE Conference
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

Keynote Speaker: TBD

Inclusion in Action 

The annual CODE Conference is an immersive event designed to empower businesses with the tools and insights needed to thrive in today’s diverse landscape. Featuring a captivating keynote presentation and six interactive workshops led by industry experts, you’ll delve into essential Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) topics that drive success.

Attend workshops that tackle key DEI aspects, from fostering inclusive workplace cultures to championing equitable recruitment strategies. Learn how to navigate complex challenges, leverage best practices, and tap into the transformative potential of DEI to not only adapt but thrive in an evolving business landscape.

Workshop #1: Navigating Complex DEI Challenges in the Employee Lifecycle
Discover the intricacies of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) issues across the employee journey. Led by Robyn Penner Thiessen, a seasoned expert in DEI, this workshop delves into topics such as algorithmic bias, neurodiversity inclusion, and the impact of microaggressions. Equip yourself with strategies to navigate contemporary DEI challenges and foster meaningful change within your organization.

Workshop #2: Supporting Women and Under-Represented Workers
Partnering with Film Training Manitoba and the Manitoba Construction Sector Council, this panel examines the power of allyship, inclusion, and mentorship. Learn about the workforce and economic benefits of authentic engagement with underrepresented groups in industries like film and construction. Discover how mentorship, collaboration, and workplace culture can drive positive change. 

Workshop #3: DEI/IDEA/JEDI – A Deeper Dive into What It Means and How It Shows Up
Led by Bradley West, Manager of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the City of Winnipeg, this dynamic workshop uncovers the complex landscapes of equity, inclusion, accessibility, and social justice. Gain insights into trauma-informed leadership, decolonial approaches, and practical strategies for driving impactful transformation. Whether you’re new to the journey or an advanced practitioner, you’ll leave with actionable tools for change.

Workshop #4: Demystifying Digital Accessibility
Facilitated by Kelly Thibodeau of Squarely Accessible, uncover the power of accessible social media and marketing strategies. Learn how to create content that reaches a diverse audience, embraces inclusivity, and contributes to a more equitable online presence. Gain practical tips and insights to make your digital platforms truly accessible. 


Early Bird (Members only): $200 +GST
Table of 10 Early Bird (Members only): $2,000 +GST

Regular Rate: $450 +GST
Table of 10 Regular Rate: $2,500 +GST

To learn more about the benefits of a Chamber membership, including discounted ticket rates click here.


Accessibility: We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require accommodation please let us know when purchasing tickets.

Refund Policy: Refunds will only be issued with a minimum of 72 hours of notice before the event. Should you require a change of your ticket after that time, we kindly ask that you find a replacement for your ticket. If you have further questions, please direct them to [email protected]



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