Kim Ulmer - Keynote - Wednesday, April 10th (a.m.)
Addressing the Quiet Crisis: Preparing Canada’s Youth for the Future World of Work
In an era of unprecedented change with the latest advancements in AI and automation transforming the way we work, the need for a mobile, skilled workforce, constantly learning, training, and upgrading has never been greater. The Quiet Crisis is upon us affecting Canadian youth coast to coast. Find out the importance of a skills economy, what we all need to know about the future world of work, how young Canadians can thrive in the age of disruption…and why RBC is deeply passionate about this topic.
Then join us as RBC Regional President Kim Ulmer moderates a dynamic multi-generational panel including youth, youth serving, and youth benefitting organizations as we explore the impact of disruption on industry and the new world of work and the necessity of Saskatchewan’s youth having access to work-integrated-learning, 21st century skill development, and knowledge networks to best respond to a changing global workplace.
Kim Ulmer is the Regional President for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and North Western Ontario. Responsible for achieving a best in class sales and service experience for all clients in business and personal banking, Kim is thrilled to lead and is inspired by a talented workforce of over 2600 employees from the radiant fields of Saskatchewan to the vibrant city of Sudbury.
Kim Ulmer, a 29 year veteran of RBC, has dedicated herself to a variety of roles in various markets and fields. Having proudly begun her career as a summer student in Regina as a Client Advisor (formerly known as a Teller), Kim has held progressively senior roles including Regional Vice President for Regina and Parkland Region, Vice President Commercial Financial Services for Southern Saskatchewan, and Vice President Small Business for RBC’s Canadian Banking division.
Passionate about youth and the entrepreneurial spirit, Kim is an appointed member of the Junior Achievement of Canada Board of Directors.
Kim holds an MBA from Dalhousie University.