Bridget Gagné

Bridget Gagné

Event Planning

LaSalle College | Montréal

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Interest

Event Planning

Biography

- 7+ years of experience volunteering at Otakuthon, an anime convention held in Montreal every summer with an attendance of over 20,000 in 2015. - Currently studying Event Planning & Management to pursue a career in the event planning industry. - Goal: to specialize in planning scientific conferences and symposiums (I recently obtained my Master's degree in Molecular Biology, and would like to combine my background in science with event planning).

Event Planning/LaSalle College | Montréal/

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Skills

Personal: Autonomous, Meticulous, Time Management
Professional: Communication, Problem Solving, Popular Science

Experiences

Recruitment Clerk (January 2016 - June 2016)
Statistics Canada
2016 Census
- Respond to incoming calls from the general public such as potential applicants, and perform a pre-selection screening over the phone
- Administer tests and compile the results for each candidate, including reference checks
- Manage and update a human resource database, as well as maintain associated hard-copy files

Event Organizer (2010 - Present)
Otakuthon (Anime convention)
Positions: Panels Director, J-Music in Motion Director
Major accomplishments include:
- Creating a standardized registration form for panel and workshop submissions by attendees
- Coordinating with multiple departments to create a diverse convention schedule
- Coaching amateur talent in preparation for performing on stage with confidence
- Organizing and directing a unique music show with talented performers for the past 3 years

Education

2015 to Present: Event Planning & Management, A.E.C. (LaSalle College)
2012 to 2015: Molecular Biology, M.Sc. (Université de Montréal)
2009 to 2012: Biochemistry, B.Sc. (McGill University)

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