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Michelle and her associates speak at a number of conferences every year.  Are you looking for a speaker? Contact us today!

We hope to see you soon at one of our sessions!

We are excited to announce our recent co-sponsorship of Canada’s Workforce Choice Awards. Along with Respect Group we want to congratulate ATCO as the winner of the Health, Wellness and Safety category.  Here are some highlights of the October 1, 2019 evening.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Topic: Mediation for HR Professionals

Full Day Workshop – Tuesday, January 30th, 2024.

Facilitator: Michelle Phaneuf

Lancaster House

Topic: Psychological Health & Safety

Full Day Workshop – Friday, October 27, 2023

Facilitators: Michelle Phaneuf

Topic: Workplace Restorations – The Principles and 5 Phase Model with Michelle Phaneuf, Workplace Fairness West

September 16, 2021  1:00-4:00

Facilitator: Michelle Phaneuf

Lancaster House

Topic: Understanding and Implementing Bill C-65

February & April 2021

Facilitators: Michelle Phaneuf & Blaine Donais

Action Summit – The Intersection of Psychological Health & Safety and Civility & Respect

January 29, 2020    Calgary, Alberta

Topics: Developing a Roadmap to Create a Psychologically Safe Workplace, Building the Business Case for Psychological Health & Safety

Speakers: Michelle Phaneuf & Blaine Donais

Conference Developers – Workplace Fairness West and Respect Group

International Ombudsman Association – Connection & Calm in Turbulent Times

April 1-3, 2019     New Orleans, Louisiana

Topic: Emerging Practices – Workplace Restoration

Speaker: Michelle Phaneuf & Blaine Donais



December 3, 2018

Enmax Centre – Lethbridge, Alberta

Topic: Use of an Ombudsman Function to Secure Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace

Speaker: Michelle Phaneuf

Managing Your Duty to Accommodate

August 21-22, 2018 Calgary, Alberta

Topic: Having Difficult Conversations about Accommodation

Speaker: Michelle Phaneuf


The Canadian Institute’s Mental Health Conference

June 19-20, 2018 Calgary, Alberta

Topic: Manager Training Masterclass – A Guide to Approaching and Supporting an Employee in Crisis

Speaker: Michelle Phaneuf

The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Conference 

April 29 – May 2, 2018, Toronto, Ontario
Topic: Workplace Restoration in Conflict Situations

Speakers: Michelle Phaneuf & Blaine Donais

CPHR Aberta – HRUndefined 2018

April 11 & 12, 2018 | Telus Convention Centre | Calgary, AB
Topic: Building Healthy Workplaces in Times of Change and Uncertainty

Speakers: Michelle Phaneuf & Marjorie Munroe

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE)

Occupational Health and Safety Conference  –  Beyond Workplace Wellness

April 27&28, 2017, Edmonton, AB
Topic: Workplace Health in Times of Economic Stress

Geoscience Convention – Conflict Myth Busters

Workplace Conflict is not well understood and often ignored.  Can engaging in conflict be successful?  Michelle presented at Geoconvention 2017 in Calgary on May 15th, 2017 and drew on the format of the popular Discovery Channel science entertainment television series, MythBusters to show how scientific research validates, or disputes the myths and adages of workplace conflict.  No dangerous special effects were attempted, but participants helped with sound effects.  Learn more here.

Alberta Occupational Health Nurses Association (AOHNA)

Annual Education Day and Symposium  –  Together Toward Tomorrow

May 24-26, 2017, Banff, AB
Topic: Complex Case Management: Challenges & Opportunities – An interactive facilitated workshop

Complex cases involving mental health and/or addictions, interpersonal conflict, behavioural and/or performance and communication problems and changing job skills requirements require creative solutions. In this hands-on workshop, participants will identify and evaluate strategies for tackling complex cases through facilitated dialogue and case studies.


5th Annual Health & Safety Conference November 7-8, 2016, Edmonton, AB

Health & Safety Conference Society of Alberta
Topic: Workplace Health in Times of Economic Stress

The Canadian Institute’s conference Workplace Mental Health Accommodation  Calgary  June 1-2, 2016.

This month we had the pleasure of hosting the Canadian Institute’s Calgary conference on Workplace Mental Health Accommodation. In a wide-ranging and important discussion, we heard from a community passionate about managing workplace mental health with compassion and courage.  Read more here.


ADRIC: Big Sky, Big Ideas in ADR October 28-30, 2015, Calgary AB
Appropriate Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada
Topic: The Corporate Ombuds Office

CSAE │ SCDA National Conference and Showcase, October 28-30, Calgary AB
Canadian Society of Association Executives
Topic: Board of Conflict

CCCA │ ACCJE April 19-21, 2015, Toronto ON
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
Topic: The Science of Negotiation

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