The Global Virtual Summit for Career and Skill Development is Canada’s largest virtual youth skills summit and in 2023, our objective is to engage over 10,000 students and young professionals from around the world.
The Summit platform is made to be accessible and equitable to all students irrespective of their background and creates a safe place for diverse communities to share their lived experiences. GELP seeks to foster a global community of practice around diversity, equity and inclusion.
This half-day virtual conference will allow delegates to engage with leaders around the globe in an interactive experiential online environment that will include keynote speakers, professional skill development workshops, networking and career development opportunities. Delegates and attendees will have the opportunity to win tuition awards of up to $2500 CAD through their participation and reflection submissions. See highlights of the 2022 Global Summit for Career & Skill Development.
In this session, delegates will be guided through a meditation following the theme of “Discovering Your Authentic Self: A mindful journey to being your best and truest self”. This meditation will be focused on creating a safe, comfortable, and welcoming virtual learning space as we begin the 2023 Global Virtual Summit.
Delegates will be welcomed to the Global Virtual Summit for Career and Skill Development hosted by the Global Emerging Leadership Programs (GELP). Delegates will be introduced to their keynote speakers, panelists, summit workshops and information pertaining to Global Awards. The purpose and theme will also be presented at the opening ceremony.
This panel will inspire and equip attendees to embrace challenges, navigate uncertainty, and find meaning in their work. This event will feature experts and thought leaders who will share their insights on how to develop a challenge mindset, find purpose and fulfillment in one's career, and make a positive impact in the world. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, The Challenge Mindset- What's Your Path? will help you uncover your true potential and create a meaningful, fulfilling career path.
This is a workshop that focuses on empowering women leaders to develop the resilience, leadership skills, and strategies needed to navigate complex and rapidly changing environments. This workshop will feature successful women leaders who have overcome significant obstacles and barriers in their careers and personal lives. They will share their experiences and best practices, highlighting the skills and attitudes that have helped them to persevere through adversity and emerge as strong, effective leaders.
This workshop focuses on the transformation of work through the use of automation and artificial intelligence. Will explore the potential opportunities and challenges that these technologies present for businesses, workers, and society at large. Attendees will learn about the latest trends in automation and AI, and how they are impacting industries such as education, healthcare, finance, and manufacturing. The workshop will also discuss strategies for businesses to embrace the opportunities presented by these technologies, including the development of new business models and workforce training programs. Additionally, the conference will address the ethical and social implications of automation and AI, and how to manage these challenges.
Take a wellness break and enjoy performances from all across the world. Each musician and performer have a unique and inspirational story and we are so excited to have their talents showcased on this global platform.
The workshop will provide an in-depth understanding of DEI, going beyond the buzzwords to explore the underlying concepts, values, and principles that guide effective DEI initiatives. Participants will learn about the latest research and best practices in DEI, including how to identify and address bias, create inclusive cultures, and foster belonging for all employees.
Join us for the inspiring closing ceremony of the Global Virtual Summit for Career Development as we reflect on the theme of "Building Resilience in a Changing World." This session will highlight on key takeaways and actionable strategies for building resilience in your career and personal life, as well as foundations for lifelong learning.
Thank you to our generous sponsors for making the 2023 Global Summit for Career and Skill Development a success!
GELP aims to raise enough funding and sponsorship to have as many seats secured and reserved for students. There are two ticket types. The second ticket type is meant for working professionals, faculty and staff who are able to participate in a meaningful way. Both tickets provide full access to all Summit experiences, workshop content, and opportunities to submit your reflections to win tuition prizes valued up to $2500 CAD.
If you are a student interested in applying for a sponsored seat, please select this option. Limited seats are available, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Successful delegates will receive an email from the GELP Team.
For working professionals, faculty, staff and management representatives of institutions and organizations.
If your institution is interested in partnering with the 2023 Global Virtual Summit for Career & Skill Development, contact GELP today. We would love to collaborate and learn how we can work together to support our common goals.