Building Connections: Navigating the Changing World of Work

February 27, 2019 at 8:00 until 16:00
Ottawa Conference & Event Centre
200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 4S3
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A day of networking and knowledge-sharing around the evolution of work and how Ottawa businesses and community partners can collaborate for future success.

Agenda:
8:00-8:30am – Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30-9:00am – Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00-9:45am – The Future of Work: Steven Tobin, Executive Director, National LMI Council; representative, National Skills Centre
9:45-10:15am – Networking Break
10:15-11:30am – Learning Workshops – Round 1
11:30-12:00pm – Ottawa Success Stories
12:00-1:30pm – Lunch (with two-minute speed spotlights of exhibitors)
1:30-3:00pm – Networking and Service Provider Booths
3:00-4:00pm – Learning Workshops – Round 2

Learning Workshops – Round 1:

  1. Ottawa Employment Hub’s online resources for employers and service providers
  2. New approaches to promoting and exploring careers (virtual reality and storytelling)
  3. Understanding apprenticeships, trades promotion and local findings
  4. Ottawa Board of Trade Talent initiatives
  5. Connecting job seekers to jobs (OEH Employer Help Desk and Magnet)

Learning Workshops – Round 1:

  1. Ottawa Employment Hub’s online resources for employers and service providers
  2. Why and how to attract and retain a diverse workforce
  3. Building the future workforce (RBC, United Way, Ottawa Employment Hub)
  4. Impact of AI and automation on the world of work
  5. Connecting job seekers to jobs (OEH Employer Help Desk and Magnet)

Register now.