Schedule

The 2019 Futures Conference Schedule

*SUBJECT TO CHANGE

DAY 1: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time

Session

8:30 to 10:00

Delegate Check-in & Exhibitor Set Up

10:00 to 10:15

Welcome Remarks

10:15 to 10:50

Opening Keynote Address: Steven Tobin, LMIC

10:50 to 11:00

Transition Break

11:00 to 11:50

Block 1:  Concurrent Sessions – 50 mins

1. Customize Your Services to Create Industry-Driven Workforce Partnerships - Danielle Olsen, Core Integrated Strategy

The session will provide an overview and resources that illustrate best practices, examples and elements of creating and operating industry driven training partnerships and sector specific workforce programs that are tailored to meet the needs of regional industry employers and also meet the skills and employment needs of disadvantaged job seekers and workers with a focus on sustainable, quality employment and economic mobility.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand the objectives, elements, components and features of demand driven, dual customer and sector specific workforce programs and industry partnerships
2. Understand design and implementation success factors and best practices to customize workforce programs to the needs of regional industries, job seekers and workers
3. An understanding of planning, design and implementation considerations, stages, capacity needs
4. Access to resources and templates to support analysis and planning

2. Re-imagining the Future of Work - Tinashe Mafukidze, Toronto Workforce Innovation Group

The pace of change is accelerating. In today’s world, talent no longer means what it did in the last decade. Meanwhile, many of the roles, skills and job titles of tomorrow are unknown to us today. While many commentators focus on technology and the role of automation as the only force shaping the future of work, literature highlights myriad trends that may influence the types of skills likely to be – or not be – in demand, in the future. The real story is far more complicated.

Learning Outcomes:
1. What mega trends are and how they are shaping the future of work.
2. Promising inclusive initiatives in Canada and the world that are preparing for the future of work.
3. Imagine their respective sectors’ future of work.

3. Learning Exchange Platform - Luke Speers, Accenture

The Learning Exchange platform has experienced tremendous growth in the past three years, driven by Accenture’s agency partners in sharing their experience, knowledge and course content – to enhance and refine the learning exchange program – to better serve their needs. In this interactive session, participants will hear about Accenture’s progress to date, and attendees will have the opportunity to provide further input on where The Learning Exchange Platform needs to go next.

4. The Whole Shabang: Employment Transition Coaching for Lasting Impact - Bailey Pakenham, Employment & Education Centre

Engage in an innovative model of YJC program delivery through the use of a Transition Coach. This role has been identified at a provincial level as a best practice, providing youth the support needed to address barriers and succeed. Pulling on strengths and transferable skills, teams work through a four stage process with each client to develop employment and education plans with wrap around service to address personal and political barriers youth may face. Research and innovative technology is utilized to engage local business partners in recognizing the added benefit of hiring youth.

Learning Outcomes:
1. The framework that developed for retention beyond pre-employment and placement experiences
2. Individualized employment and educational plans
3. How to utilize local resources and services to provide wrap-around support post YJC involvement

5. Critical Competencies for Workforce Development - Evelyn Akselrod, Career Foundation

The landscape of the employment services sector is being widely disrputed. In this session, Evelyn will explore ways in which employment service providers can shift from a job preparation model to a workforce development framework.

PM

12:00 to 12:30

Lunch & Exhibitor Showcase

12:30 to 1:30

RBC Panel Discussion: Bridging the Gap: Preparing Young People – to Succeed in the Skills Revolution – Sponsored by RBC

1:30 to 2:20

Block 2: Concurrent Sessions –  50 mins

1. Future-Proofing Youth for the Changing World of Work - Meaghan De Laurentis and Andrew Reddin, NPower

Participants in this session will learn strategies to equip youth with the skills required to successfully navigate our rapidly changing and disruptive labour market. This session will begin by unpacking employment readiness from the employer and job seeker perspective; identifying key skills most valued by employers for junior-level roles – along with diving into concrete strategies that prepare youth facing barriers to employment – for the present and future of work. A young NPower Canada graduate employed in the IT field will also share their personal career journey, and the key roles played by their own agility and resiliency.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify the skills most valued by employers for the present and future of work.
2. How to equip young adults facing barriers to employment with the agility, resiliency and other essential skills needed to navigate a constantly changing labour market.
3. Strengths-based strategies and tools that youth have used to overcome obstacles in securing and succeeding at work.

2. Project Integrate Consultations (Part 1) - Presented By: MaRs, OTEC, First Work

Career pathways are less predictable and today’s youth face significant challenges navigating the ever-changing world of work. This consultation for Project Integrate, spearheaded jointly by First Work, OTEC, MaRS Data Catalyst Centre and the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity will test an innovative, evidence-based, approach to skills development for the new economy.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Evaluate current assessments and competency tools to determine areas for enhancement;
2. Identify features that inhibit system innovation
3. Examine the transition of new competency frameworks into existing processes.

3. Beyond the Fingerprints: Employment Strategies for Supporting Youth with a Criminal Record - Ray Rauth, Job Skills & Tim Greenwood, JVS

Participants will learn about useful approaches in supporting clients who have experienced conflict with the law – and help them find and keep employment. In this interactive session, Facilitators and participants will share stories and examples on successful outcomes, highlighting meaningful patterns. Further, it will aim to breakdown myths, stigmas and misconceptions – amongst ourselves, clients, and society in general – around people who experience conflict with the law. Participants will leave the session with new tools, and a hopeful outlook, for supporting youth with a criminal record.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Best practices for training individuals with a criminal record: Explaining gaps in work history, Choosing the right resume, Interview preparation, what an employer can and cannot ask, and self advocacy.
2. How to motivate individuals to stay encouraged and focused on their job search when their criminal record becomes an issue; supporting the client by focusing on their mental health and wellness.
3. Advocating and educating employers on the benefits of hiring individuals with a criminal record; exploring studies including job retention and criminal recidivism.

4. Facilitating Creativity in the Youth Job Connection Program - Irena Radisevic, YMCA ; Steve Haining, Photographer & Film Director ; Teresa Gregorio, McMaster Museum of Art

In this interactive session, participants will learn about the role of creativity in youth job readiness, job retention and skills development for work in the 21st century. We will share resources, activities and programs delivered with various community members. This multidimensional curriculum approach to exposing youth to arts and artistic practices demonstrates impact on engagement, increased self-reflection, creative skills development and motivation.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Define creativity for the purpose of practice in youth pre-employment program
2. Gain knowledge of three activities to engage creative and critical thinking skills
3. How to Capitalize use of community resources (i.e. art galleries, museums) and how to incorporate them into workshop delivery

5. Cultural Integration and Foundations in Employment - Brittany Clause, NPAAMB

Acknowledging the vital importance of cultural integration and foundations in employment and understanding how cultural practices connects to the physical, emotional and mental health, healing and wellness of Indigenous employees. Explore the role of the Youth Service Officer, who creates relationships with clients and employers to bridge the vital cultural competencies and sensitivities to equip employers, HR Professionals, and managers with practical skills, strategies and resources needed to increase cultural competencies and prepare workplaces for a culturally diverse employee base.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Gain a better understanding of the history and resiliency of Urban Indigenous Communities
2. Gain a better understanding of Urban Indigenous Youth
3.Identify where Urban Indigenous Youth fit into traditional employment / Corporate Canada

2:20 to 2:30

Transition Break

2:30 to 3:30

Block 3: Concurrent Sessions – 50 mins

1. Building employer partnerships to unlock employment opportunities from infrastructure investment - Rosemarie Powell, Toronto Community Benefits Network

Through Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs), communities across Canada are starting to see progress by challenging the system of how hiring and procurement have traditionally occurred within the construction industry. This session will explore best practices identified during the creation and implementation of the CBAs as government, community, labour and industry partners worked to achieve shared outcomes. It will highlight employer issues and concerns and how employers have shown leadership in addressing the issues through different change management processes in partnership with the community and other stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand the Community Benefits Agreement process and main stakeholders involved
2. Understand the industry’s culture and where intervention for change can be most effective
3. Unpack non-traditional roles that employment service providers are taking up to drive results

2. Shaping the Future of Employment: Using Virtual Reality for Career Exploration - Elisabeth Meyer, Bailey Pakenham, Cecilia Clapson-Anderson - Employment & Education Centre

Participants will learn about the successful direction the Career Labs project has taken over the last year and the advancements that have been made in shaping the world of career decision making through virtual reality. From a career practitioner’s perspective, knowledge will be shared about how this valuable tool has impacted youth clients by creating a deeper understanding of transferable skills, along with their decisions regarding next steps, in their own career paths.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Gain a better understanding of the role that a transition coach can play on a YJC team
2. How to forge community partnerships to offer wrap-around service
3. Long term goal planning and how it interacts with our plan for retention

3. Nation-Wide Knowledge Sharing: Resources for Youth across Canada - Karlie Fisher and Cassandra Waldon, Youth Employment Services

YES on Demand! seeks to address youth unemployment with 4 proven, evidence based solutions: online employability and entrepreneurship skills training – powered by Accenture, specialized employment curriculum for youth with mental health issues, mentorship and specialized curriculum for youth exploring entrepreneurship.

Through its nation-wide knowledge transfer and training program, Youth Employment Services YES is building the capacity of other non-profits in Ontario and across Canada, sharing these resources free of charge. This session highlights these key resources and how they can be embedded within their own organizations.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Proven, evidence based solutions to youth unemployment and their impact.
2. How these resources benefit clients and be embedded into organizational programming.
3. How to gain access to specialized curriculum to better support young job seekers as well as engaging train-the-trainer sessions for agency staff.

4. Project Integrate Consultations (Part 2) - Presented By: MaRs, OTEC, First Work

Career pathways are less predictable and today’s youth face significant challenges navigating the ever-changing world of work. This consultation for Project Integrate, spearheaded jointly by First Work, OTEC, MaRS Data Catalyst Centre and the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity will test an innovative, evidence-based, approach to skills development for the new economy.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Evaluate current assessments and competency tools to determine areas for enhancement;
2. Identify features that inhibit system innovation; and
3. Examine the transition of new competency frameworks into existing processes.

5. Curing the Job Search Zombies - Dan Walmsely, KEYS Job Centre

In this session, participants will learn how to cure the unmotivated job seeker i.e. Job-Search Zombie. An unmotivated job seeker is doomed to aimlessly wander the job market. Using experiential and play based learning activities, the following questions will be considered: 1.What is motivation? 2.Why is motivation essential? 3.Where does motivation come from? 4.What leads to Job-Search Zombie infection? 5.How do I cure a Job-Search Zombie? 6.How do I prevent future Job-Search Zombie outbreaks? Participants will leave feeling prepared, motivated and ready to cure their next Job-Search Zombie.

Learning Outcomes:
1. How to Stay motivated
2. Strategies in working with unmotivated clients
3. Diagnose lack of motivation and develop tools to mitigate

3:30 to  4:00

PM Networking Break

4:00 to 4:50

Block 4: Concurrent Sessions – 50 mins

1. First Work AGM – PLENARY

2. Planext Interactive Demo: Helping Youth Navigate the Future of Work

As digitization of the workforce is changing the way we work in unprecedented ways; MaRs is here to help. planext brings together labour market data and industry research to help young people navigate the future of work. The initial roll out of the platform is focused on youth, connecting them to the latest statistics about automation risk and skill transferability. Whether currently working in an industry facing disruption, or just entering the workforce, planext can provide the information and support necessary to build a future-proof career plan.

3. Project Integrate - ALiGN: An Innovative Solution to Labour & Skills Algonquin Shortages Demo

In Canada, many sectors face labour shortages while jobseekers with no experience or transferable skills
face barriers to employment. The ALiGN platform is an innovative approach to address labour shortages and underutilized talent. It leverages sophisticated psychometric assessment and job matching methodology. Through an assessment, jobseekers get a talent-to-role fit score and can be matched to training and jobs based on their natural inclination and characteristics. OTEC will demonstrate how the ALiGN platform can support jobseekers, employment service providers and employers in an integrated approach.

4. Community Collaboration is Critical in Education and Employment Systems Change - Maggie Huang, Skills for Change; Troy Budhu, Toronto Community Benefits Network

Participants will learn about the Jane-Finch Bridging Education to Employment collaborative, and its stories of youth overcoming barriers to the broken education to employment pipeline in low-income neighbourhoods like Jane/Finch. Highlights include how community collaboration and Collective Impact’s multi-sectoral alignment – around a common agenda and integration of strategies – are critical to informing a holistic understanding of systemic issues. This session will stimulate conversations to encourage more collective thinking, rooted in the lens of historically marginalised groups who must meet immediate financial needs, while still aspiring for meaningful employment in a future of precarious work.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Lack of clear pathways towards decent work, particularly for historically and economically marginalized communities.
2. The benefits (and challenges) of Collective Impact theory, and a collaborative mentality to address complex systemic issue.
3. Understanding of the problematic employment strategies which seek to provide immediate opportunities to meet financial needs for equity-seeking groups, without consideration of long term, decent, meaningful work in preparation for an automated, potentially precarious future.

5:00 to 5:30

Delegates Getting Ready for Reception

5:30 to 6:30

Welcome Reception

8:00 to 10:00

Nippising Room: Popcorn and Movie Night: GREASE

DAY 2: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

8:00 to 9:00

5K Fun Run

8:00 to 9:00

Registration, Breakfast and Networking (Exhibitor Showcase Opens)

9:00 to 10:00

Keynote Address: Hamoon Ekhtiari, Audacious Futures – Sponsored by Talent Egg

10:00 to 10:30

AM Exhibitor Networking Break

10:30 to 11:20

Block 5: Concurrent Sessions – 50 mins

1. CDP New Competency Framework Consultations: Have Your Say (Part 1) - Lorraine Katanik, Gayle Takahashi, CDPCBO

The Canadian Council for Career Development (3CD), in partnership with the Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF), is building on the strong foundation of the original Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (CSGCDP) to reflect current and emergent practice in the career development field and include the full range of professionals doing career development work across diverse settings. Participants will have the opportunity to review the development of the new guidelines and competency framework, and provide their feedback and insights to the Ontario Committee of this National project.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Learn about the current model for the update and expansion of the S&Gs;
2. Provide input for the new standards to ensure they reflect use by career development professionals (CDPs), their employers, training providers and professional associations;
3. Explore possibilities for stronger cohesion and professional mobility through a pan-Canadian approach to certification.

2. Inclusion Revolution: We're Stronger Together - Elisabeth Meyer, EEC

An Inclusive Employment Program has garnered province wide attention – one that assists youth with varying disabilities to find meaningful and long-term employment. Developed to capitalize on the strengths of multiple agencies, access the natural leadership of the team and taking a radical and innovative approach to youth employment service delivery, this program places a focus on pre-employment training, job preparation, and the development of natural supports in the community/on the job. This has led to high retention rates and long-term client success; therefore building a high skilled and well-supported workforce for their community.

Learning Outcomes:
1. How collaboration and program parameters can be married to create holistic support to clients
2. Gain understading of the program layout, learn how the programming was developed and how partnerships were formed
3. Gain an understanding of retention support and lessons learned that has shaped future programming

3. AI, Video Interviewing and Soft Skills Hiring: A New Maxim - Mary Barroll, Talent Egg

It’s a new maxim – employers hire for hard skills and fire for soft skills. The old models of recruitment are at a dead-end for many early career job seekers and recruiters alike. Innovative online and mobile digital services are launching in 2019 to support the job seeker, the campus and the employer. This session will highlight the importance of and build knowledge around the recruitment trend of AI and employer video interviewing when hiring students and recent graduates, in addition to the new online soft skills training technology that helps students develop essential skills, and optimise their transition to the world of work. This presentation fits perfectly with the thematic areas of this year’s conference and title – Workforce Revolution: Designing a Brave New World.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Timely insights into new and innovative approaches to hiring students.
2. A view towards two new digital services, each bringing value and setting the trend for current and future hiring approaches of early career individuals.

4. Skills-Based Recruitment Tools: The Future of Job-Search - Trudy Button, Craig Desjardins, Justin Falconer, City of Kingston, Workforce WindsorEssex

Organizations are developing innovative ways to assist jobseekers in finding employment. This interactive workshop will look at 2 innovative ways jobseekers can search for opportunities that match their skills: (1) WE Data Tools: A system of tools developed by Workforce WindsorEssex that aggregates 14+ job boards, uses 3 unique job finding tools, and supports skill type and skill level searching. (2) Possible Made Here: A Kingston initiative that provides 4 ways to search for opportunities, including an AI-powered tool that matches your resume to available jobs.

Learning Outcomes:
1. How innovative tools are changing how job seekers search for work opportunities that match their skill set.
2. Discuss how innovation is helping employers find candidates with the skills they need.
3. Share best practices on assisting job seekers to use their education and skills to find new opportunities.

5. Buckle Up! Navigating the Road to Sustainable Employment for Justice Involved Youth Clients - Christina Barrow (Moderator), John Howard Society of Durham

This is an interactive and engaging facilitated session that will support participants’ learning and enhancement of the skills and practices necessary to work with and support clients who are involved in the criminal justice system, and completing a holistic needs assessment that supports effective transitions along the pathway to employment or further education. Participants will also learn how to develop relevant community resources that support justice involved youth, along with breaking down biases when working with Justice Involved youth.

Learning Outcomes:
1.How to develop relevant community resources that support your Justice Involved Client.
2. How to Break down biases that come along with working the Justice Involved Client.
3.How to complete a holistic needs assessment that supports effective transitions along the pathway to employment or further education for the Justice Involved Client.

11:30 to 12:20

Block 6: Concurrent Sessions – 50 mins

1. CDP New Competency Framework Consultations: Have Your Say (Part 2) - Lorraine Katanik, Gayle Takahashi, CDPCBO

The Canadian Council for Career Development (3CD), in partnership with the Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF), is building on the strong foundation of the original Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (CSGCDP) to reflect current and emergent practice in the career development field and include the full range of professionals doing career development work across diverse settings. Participants will have the opportunity to review the development of the new guidelines and competency framework, and provide their feedback and insights to the Ontario Committee of this National project.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Learn about the current model for the update and expansion of the S&Gs;
2. Provide input for the new standards to ensure they reflect use by career development professionals (CDPs), their employers, training providers and professional associations;
3. Explore possibilities for stronger cohesion and professional mobility through a pan-Canadian approach to certification.

2. The 4th Industrial Revolution: The Only Constant is Change - Denis Gravelle, Devant

The only constant in the 4th Industrial Revolution is change. As rapid advances in technology are poised to disrupt many of the sectors of Canada’s economy, this presentation focuses on identifying trends in the labour market and utilizing real-time strategic intelligence that offers crucial insights, such as in-demand jobs, specific skills employers need, and career directions that offer the highest potential for young workers.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Describe in demand job skills and competencies employers need
2. Provide crucial insights for in demand jobs using real-time strategic intelligence
3. Discuss why the only constant in the 4th Industrial Revolution is change

3. Bridges to Employment - Suzie Johnson, City of Peterborough Social Services

Reducing the social costs of poverty, strengthening the workforce and building a more prosperous and sustainable community are goals on which most communities can agree. The Bridges out of Poverty model helps communities understand, address and reduce poverty together in a comprehensive way.

Through a collaborative strength based approach, Peterborough Social Services joined forces with our three local Employment Ontario offices to provide free Bridges based workshops (Workplace Stability) for our local employers in order to increase performance, attendance, retention and overall profitability. Join us in this workshop to hear about our journey of building a Bridges community together.

Learning Outcomes:
1. How the Bridges out of Poverty, Workplace Stability and Getting Ahead in a Just Getting by World workshops, demonstrate how these programs help attendees uncover solutions that support individuals ability to find and keep employment.
2. Gain a clearer understanding of the complex Bridges out of Poverty Framework
3. Concrete strategies to improve: relationships at the individual level, outcomes at the agency level and collaboration at the community level.

4. OYA:NA - The journey from one footstep to the other - Kate Martin-Bellon, NPAAMB

In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. NPAAMB’s pre-pre employment & life skills program is an 11 week journey; teaching life skills, and carving out the action steps needed to move toward employment or education. Rooted in holistic & culturally relevant career planning paradigms, Oya:na’s Program provides Indigenous youth with tools necessary that help them cope with the ever increasing change of pace of modern life, and develop self-awareness and confidence-building.

Learning Outcomes:
1) Understand ‘Who am I?’…as a source of authenticity
2) Discover Life Skills as a foundation to employment & education success
3) How to self manage, solve problems and understand the working environment

PM

12:30 to 1:30

Lunch & Exhibitor Showcase

1:30 to 2:20

Block 7: Concurrent Sessions – 50 mins

1. What's in your Employment Practitioner Toolbox? - Brad Whitehorn, CLSR

Every youth client is unique, and requires a customized approach to address their needs. In order to serve barriered youth, we need to “use the right tool for the job.” Assessments, especially for youth clients, are important tools for youth employment & career practitioners that cannot be a one size fits all solution. Participants in this session will have the opportunity to understand how to select the right assessment for their clients and how and when to use them.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand qualifications for using different assessments
2. How to select the right assessment
3. Understand different methods of assessments and when to use them
4. Why we use career assessments

2. Fast Track to Apprenticeship Success - Rob Shepard, Simcoe Workforce Development Board

The Foundational Assessment for Skilled Trades (or FAST),a digital upgrade of the Evaluating Academic Readiness for Apprenticeship Training (EARAT), benefits both instructors and students. The FAST platform assists students – those planning to apprentice in skilled trades – in identifying areas in math, science and communications and may require additional study to ensure success. Students first complete the multiple-choice assessment questions and receive instant feedback on their results, and Instructors then offer comments and suggest resources for further study.

Learning Outcomes:
1. The history and purpose of EARAT and the FAST update.
2. How instructors and students access and use the platform.
3. How instructors can monitor assessment results and provide feedback.

3. Wellness Scavenger Hunt - Yana Mareckova & Paul Pennel, KEYS Job Centre

Do you sometimes feel like you spend your whole life sitting? In our workshop, we will talk about sitting at work as a real occupational hazard and the health risks associated with prolonged sitting, identified by recent research studies. In the spirit of decreasing the time we spend sitting, this fun and interactive workshop will have a form of a gamified walking meeting and will take place outdoors in the village. We will present several effective strategies you can use in your own organization in order to make a difference in your employee’s lives even when budgets are limited.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Learn about occupational hazards of sitting at work
2. Participants will receive a copy of our “sitting less at work” policy that they can tweak and use in their own workplace
3. Opportunity to share ideas and learn from each other.
4. Participants will have the opportunity to walk around the village and decrease the time they spend sitting at the conference.

4. Act Without Thinking - Dan Walmsley, KEYS Job Centre

In this interactive session participants will work to rediscover the intuitive, creative part of themselves so often underfed by our society. How do we get our creative intuitiveness to play more of a role in our daily lives? It’s important to understand how much stress and anxiety the intellectual part of us can cause.

In this interactive session participants will work to rediscover the intuitive, creative part of themselves so often underfed by our society. How do we get our creative intuitiveness to play more of a role in our daily lives? It’s important to understand how much stress and anxiety the intellectual part of us can cause.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Stress Management
2. Self Awareness
3. Focus

5. LMI, Career Exploration and Skills Development: Recipe for Youth Employment - Danielle Levitt, First Work; Jake Hirsch-Allen, LinkedIn

This interactive session will highlight models for improving employment outcomes via LinkedIn’s Talent Insights Data and online learning content combined with FirstWork’s Aspire career exploration intiative for youth. We’ll discuss our efforts to bring government, the private sector, post-secondary and employment service institutions together to increase access to employment, while taking advantage of LinkedIn’s data on career and learning pathways to provide equality to the entire workforce. Participants will also interact in a live, facilitated career exploration simulation.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understanding real-time labour market information including: in demand skills, migration patterns and top employers;
2. Understanding of the value and practice of career exploration;
3. Understanding of leading practices in online and hybrid learning of human and technical skills

2:30 to 3:00

PM Exhibitor Showcase Networking Break

3:00 to 4:30

Regional Discussions: First Work’s Role in the Workforce Revolution

4:40 to 6:00

6:00 to 9:00

Dinner & Award Ceremony “Skilled Trades” &
Night at the Improv: 8:00 – 9:00 PM

DAY 3: Thursday, October 24, 2019

6:30 to 7:15

Morning YOGA, Zumba, or Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing Walk)

7:30 to 8:30

Breakfast & Networking

8:00 to 8:30

Opening Announcements

8:30 to 9:30

Future Skills Centre Panel Discussion

10:00 to 10:30

AM Networking Break

M_sponsor

10:30 to 11:30

Closing Keynote: Dr. Andrew Campbell

11:30 to 11:45

Closing Remarks