Ontario East Economic Development Annual General Meeting & Networking Event | Ontario East

Ontario East Economic Development Annual General Meeting & Networking Event

Event Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 09:00

 

Ontario East Economic Development heads to Peterborough for our Annual General Meeting and Networking Event

AGENDA

9:00 am:

Registration/Refreshments/Networking

9:30 am:

OPENING REMARKS 
Shelley Hirstwood, President, Ontario East Economic Development Commission

WELCOME
Suzanne McCrimmon, Director of Business Development, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development
MPP Laurie Scott, Minister of Labour, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha-Brock Riding

ONTARIO EAST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Shelley Hirstwood, President, Ontario East Economic Development Commission

10:30 am

PETERBOROUGH AND THE KAWARTHAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SHOWCASES KEY INITIATIVES IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF PETERBOROUGH:

PETERBOROUGH AIRPORT- HISTORY, REGIONAL BUSINESS PLAN OVERVIEW
Trent Gervais, CEO, Loomex Group

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS-THE STATE OF MANUFACTURING IN CANADA & PRIORITIES FOR GOVERNMENT ACTION FOR GROWTH: 
Economic overview of the current state of the sector, the necessity of tax reform to boost manufacturing investment, the impacts of the recent trade agreement and ongoing trade war with the US, and the need for the new Ontario government to work with industry on a pro-growth manufacturing strategy. ​
Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Relations, CME
Cyndy Palleske, Vice President, Ontario Operations & Member Engagement, CME

UPDATE ON WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD REPORT-AGRICULTURE/AGRI-FOODS:
Investigating local strategies to address employment issues, challenges and opportunities
Jay Amer, President, Amer & Associates Economic Development

11:45 am:

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

12:30 pm:

TOUR OF FLEMING COLLEGE KAWARTHA TRADES & TECHNOLOGY CENTRE
Maxine Mann, Dean of the School of Business & Trades, Fleming College

1:30 pm: Safe Travels Home Everyone

Members $50.00 plus Fee and HST

Non-members $65.00 plus Fee and HST

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

         

 

Event Location: 
Studio YPQ, Loomex Building, Peterborough Airport
925-550 Airport Road
Peterborough , Ontario  K9J 0E7
Ontario