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PEIBWA Symposium 2021

  • 05 Oct 2021
  • 8:30 AM
  • 06 Oct 2021
  • 4:00 PM
  • Online and In-Person


  • A event link will be sent to your email closer to the date.

Our signature event is back with the exciting roster of keynote speakers, presenters and networking opportunities you've come to expect and enjoy. 

Happening Tuesday, October 5th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | This event will be held virtually with an option to attend an in person 'watch party' at the Rural Business Women's Centre in Central Bedeque. 

We are pleased to announce the impressive program for the 2021 PEIBWA Symposium. Please join us on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.  

Introducing our Keynote Speaker, Jill Heinerth

Jill Heinerth is an acclaimed Canadian underwater explorer, winner of the Wyland ICON Award for lifetime achievement (an honour she shares with Jacques Cousteau) and author of Into the Planet. 

Through her technically stunning presentation, she will inspire you to reach beyond your limitations, challenge the unknown, and overcome your fears, while sharing lessons on risk management, discovery learning, failure, and collaboration strategies.

We are beyond thrilled to be launching our 2021 PEIBWA Symposium with Jill as our keynote presenter.

Throughout the day, we will also host concurrent sessions featuring inspiring and empowering speakers, including:

Concurrent Session One | 10:45-11:45 am 

  • Diversifying Our Skill Set During Times of Interruption (Chef Ilona Daniel
  • Unlocking Healthy Habits for You and Your Business (Megan Macdonald)

Featured Conversation presented by BDC | 1:00 - 2:00 pm 

Concurrent Session Three | 2:00 - 3:00 pm 

  • Leveraging the gig economy on the journey to entrepreneurship (Gail Kastning)
  • Diversity and inclusion as drivers of innovation and prosperity (panel discussion including the Diversity Institute).

Closing Cafe presented by ADL & Maritime Electric | 3:00 - 4:00 pm 

Don't delay, register today!