Manufacturing Matters will be Virtual on October 7, 2021!
About this event
The London Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the London Region Manufacturing Council are pleased to present Manufacturing Matters 2021.
Manufacturing Matters is a must attend, half day virtual conference for manufacturers and service providers. Delegates will learn valuable information from industry leaders, keynote speakers and peer-to-peer networking. The conference will deliver essential advice applicable to all manufacturers in the London region.
2021 Manufacturing Matters Virtual Conference
Thursday, October 7, 2021
8:30 am – 8:40 am
Welcome & Introductions
Jason Bates, General Manager of the London Region Manufacturing Council, Field Service Adviser, Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, London Region.
• Mayor Ed Holder, City of London
• Kapil Lakhotia, President & CEO, London Economic Development Corporation
Feature Presentation - BDC Economic Outlook: What manufacturers should expect?
Presenter: Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist, BDC
BDC Economic Outlook: What manufacturers should expect?
Join Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist of BDC for an overview of the economic situation, including an outlook for the manufacturing sector. Discover how various industries and sub-sectors are managing the recovery, and how key trends and changes in the economy affect small and medium-sized manufacturers.
Concurrent Webinar Sessions (Sessions are 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes of Q&A
Covid Vaccinations FAQs
Presented by Jennifer Costin & Jennifer Herpers, Siskinds the Law Firm
Creating a Psychologically Safe and Inclusive work Environment
Presented by Kristy Cork, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services followed by Q&A with Emcee Jason Bates
Holistic Integration: Retaining Newcomer Talent in Your Company and Community
Presented by Kayley MacGregor, Employer Advisor, Immploy
Pandemic Recovery - Government Tools and Approaches for Manufacturers in 2021
Presented by Alex Barlow, Business Development Executive, Mentor Works Ltd.
Covid & Labour Challenges: What have we learned about termination, lay-offs, constructive dismissals and IDEL?
Presented by Chris Sinal and Beth Traynor, Siskinds the Law Firm
4.0 Data Integration: Cross Sector Manufacturing Strategies and Case Studies
Presented by Mike Baker, CEO, Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario and Mark Corker, President, Seredex, MTECH
Regional Support for Agriculture & Food Innovation
Presented by Joe Dales, CoFounder, President, Agri & Food Innovation
Skill Shortage: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent in 2021 and Beyond
Presented by Mike Elliott and James Norris of ExpressPros, Franchisee & Operating Partner Express Employment Professionals
This is a FREE event for manufacturers, but registration is required!
Non-manufacturers are invited to attend for a nominal fee of only $50
Partner Opportunities are now available. Please contact:
Holly Doty, Event Manager, Connect Dot Management Inc.1.519.204.2499 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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