Blaze your Career Path at the Student Success Forum

Designed for HR students by Canada’s HR thought leaders & pioneers, the HRPA’s Student Success Forum is an essential bootcamp devoted to jumpstarting and advancing students’ careers in HR.

Friday, February 1st, 2019
7:45am – 3:15pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building – 600 Level, 222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON


Master Career Self-Management 
Discover the key career self-management skills you need to proactively manage your career with personal career coach, Barbara Wilson.

Get the Inside Scoop from Industry Movers & Shakers  
Load up on candid career advice and practical tactical guidance to advance your HR career from HR trailblazers.

Rack up Valuable Connections over Chews & Schmooze  
Break bread with peers and make new contacts with HR & business professionals at our tasty Power Networking Lunch.


Become a Networking Ninja  
Access networking strategies & tools from LinkedIn expert Karen Ly to build quality professional relationships.

Crush your Selfie Game  
Take home a polished headshot with help from our professional hair & makeup artist and photographer.

Check out Canada’s Biggest HR Trade Show  
Discover the latest trends and innovations from the industry’s leading brands & pop by the Wellness Area for some pampering.


Snag your SWAG  
Nab a grab bag of goodies from our sponsors.

Rev Up with World-renowned Keynote Afdhel Aziz  
Catch our closing conference keynote bestselling author & award-winning marketer Afdhel Aziz.

And more Awesomeness to come… 
Stay tuned for updates!



7:45 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 AM Barbara Wilson, Career Development Consultant & Personal Career Coach:
Be Your Own Talent Agent: Career Self-Management for New HR Graduates
8:45 – 9:30 AM

Karen Ly, Enterprise Sales Manager, LinkedIn Canada
“How to Start Using LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Network”

9:30 – 9:45 AM Break
9:45 – 10:30 AM Journey to HR Career Success Panel with Q&A
10:30 – 11:45 AM Professional photo shoot: Make-up and headshots
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM Networking Lunch
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Afdhel Aziz, Bestselling Author & Award-winning Marketer 
Closing Conference Keynote “Good Is the New Cool

$105 + HST


  • Access to all Student Success Forum sessions
  • Breakfast
  • Networking Lunch
  • Professional hair & makeup and headshot
  • SWAG bag
  • Entry to the HRPA 2019 Annual Conference closing keynote
  • Friday-only Trade Show pass


Registration for Student Success Forum is open exclusively to students enrolled in a post-secondary HR program and by invitation only. Spaces are limited.

Please obtain your School Invitation Code by contacting your program coordinator or Kevie Carr at or 416.923.2324 x336 before filling out the registration form or registering online.

Register online

Mail in Registration Form


Download a Student Success Forum Brochure/Poster (PDF)