Eastern Ontario Workforce Programs Showcase | Ontario East

Eastern Ontario Workforce Programs Showcase

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 09:30

9:30am to 2:00pm

The Ontario East Economic Development Commission, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training & Skills Development is pleased to present the "Eastern Ontario Workforce Programs Showcase" in Peterborough, ON on Thursday, March 5, 2020.

All Ontario East members, partners and stakeholders are invited to participate in this important symposium that will feature speakers sharing their experiences with several workforce development initiatives currently addressing this important economic development issue in our region. Experts from the Ministry will be available to provide information on current funding programs.

Agenda:

9:30am
Registration & Networking         

10:00am
Official Welcome - Mayor Diane Therrien, City of Peterborough

10:05am
Opening Remarks
Chris King, President, Ontario East,
Jennifer Barton, Regional Director, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development           

10:10am
Ministry of Labour, Training & Skills Development  - Programs Overview
Jennifer Barton & Mike Temple                      

10:30am
Elevate Plus Skills Advance Ontario 
Mike Hewitt, Quinte Economic Development Commission                                                                      

10:45am
College Consortium – Aluminum & Steel Skills Advance Ontario 
Hugh Wright, Algonquin College                             

11:00am
Altitude – Aerospace & Related Industries Skills Advance Ontario
Mary MacLeod, Fleming College                                                             

11:15am
Career Labs
Sue Watts/Elisabeth Meyer, Employment & Education Centre, Leeds & Grenville                                                                                                        

11:30am
Ontario East Manufacturing Workforce - Ontario Labour Market Partnership 
Jay Amer, Ontario East      

11:45am
Successful Careers Series 
Trevor Crowe, Prince Edward County                                                                                               

12:00pm
Commuter Strategy, Intelligent Transportation Systems
Kathy Wood, Eastern Ontario Leadership Council                                                                                                   

12:15pm
Wrap – Up Comments   

12:30pm
LUNCH 

1:15pm
Consultations with Ministry Team

There is no cost, but please register soon as space is limited!

Register Here

 

        

Directions to the Loomex Group

Event Location: 
Peterborough Airport, YPQ Studio, Loomex Building
550 Skyway Drive
Peterborough , Ontario  K9J 0E7
Ontario