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Date November 09, 2022 Time 8:00 am - 11:15 am Timezone Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT) Chapter South-East New Brunswick Place Hilton Garden Inn Cost $75

South-East New Brunswick Chapter presents a Professional Development Session with two guest speakers

The Financial Management Institute South-East New-Brunswick Chapter is pleased to present a Professional Development Session with guest speakers on:


Adapting to Change by Bringing your Humanity to Work
Featuring: Pierre Battah
Speaker, Educator and Author


Current economic realities, solutions to address labour and skills shortage for a workplace and public service of the future
Featuring: Daryell Nowlan
Vice-President, Policy, Programs and Communications,

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)


Wednesday, November 9, 2022
8:00am – 11:15am
Hilton Garden Inn, 40 Highfield St, Moncton NB


8:00 – 8:30    – Registration

8:30 – 8:40    – Welcome speech and AGM, Valmond Bourque

8:40 – 9:40    – Daryell Nowlan: Current economic realities, solutions to address labour and skills shortage for a workplace and public service of the future resenting Financial Information to Non-Financial Managers

9:40 – 10:00   – Coffee Break

10:00 – 11:00 – Pierre Battah: Adapting to Change by Bringing your Humanity to Work

11:00 – 11:15 – Closing Remarks, Valmond Bourque


Cost:   $75 (plus tax)

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This session qualifies for 3 professional development hours.

To vote in the AGM, you must be an affiliate of the South-East New Brunswick Chapter

The registration deadline for this event is Monday November 7, 2022 11:59pm EST

For more information, please contact: southeastnb@fmi.ca



  • Pierre Battah - Speaker, Educator & Author

    Pierre Battah is an award-winning author and a leadership and HR specialist. He is a long-time nationally syndicated workplace columnist for CBC/Radio-Canada, a TEDx presenter and a former senior manager in HR. He was previously an associate professor in management at Mount Allison University.

    His book Humanity at Work, Leading for Better Relationships and Results is published by Los Angeles based Wonderwell Press and was released internationally in 2020. His book won the gold medal in the Business and Leadership category at the Nautilus Book Awards in the US. Other notable Nautilus Book Award winners include his holiness the Dalai Lama, Rhonda Byrne author of The Secret, and Deepak Chopra.

    Pierre is fluently bilingual in French and in English holds an MBA, and is certified as an HR professional, a management consultant and a professional speaker.

    He has been recognized as the Chartered HR Professional of the Year by his peers and recently received Rotary International’s highest distinction, the Paul Harris Award for outstanding contribution to the community.

    He lives with his wife Gabrielle in Moncton New Brunswick where and performs on the double bass with several jazz and classical music ensembles.

  • Daryell Nowlan - Vice-President, Policy, Programs and Communications Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

    Daryell Nowlan has been an assistant deputy minister (vice-president) at ACOA since June 2013.

    He is responsible for the management and operations of ACOA’s various economic development initiatives, including the Agency’s grants and contributions programs, to foster business growth in the Atlantic region. He is also responsible for ACOA’s policy, programs and communications functions.

    He has held various positions at the Agency’s headquarters and regional office, including Director General of Policy, Director of Community Economic Development, and a variety of management positions in the areas of policy and programs. He has worked extensively in federal-provincial relations, industrial benefits, innovation, and community and business development, in collaboration with the business community, the provinces, academia, and non-profit stakeholders.

    Daryell is a member of the Atlantic Federal Council Executive Committee. He is also chair of the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada.

    He is champion for the access to national programs, and skills workforce and immigration champion files. He is also LBGTQ2+ champion with the primary role to ensure ACOA is a safe workplace where employees can be their true selves.

    He grew up in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a diploma in public administration from the University of Prince Edward Island, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New Brunswick.