OEMC 2021 Session On-Demand Recordings are Available to OEMC Registrants!

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Opening Remarks by the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Warden Debbie Robinson, Renfrew County, Chair of Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus, Mayor Diane Therrien, City of Peterborough, Chair of Eastern Ontario Mayors' Caucus and Mayor Ron Higgins, North Frontenac, Chair of Eastern Ontario Leadership Council.

OEMC attendees are eligible for 3 points towards EDAC’s professional Ec.D. accreditation

*Schedule is subject to change

Economic Development Community & Municipal Development Workforce Development
9:30-10:00 AM
OEMC Opening
10:00-10:40 AM The Pandemic’s Impact on Small Town Tourism in Ontario Electronic Meetings: How to Keep Virtual Municipal Meetings Open and Accessible Workforce Development Programming in a Post-pandemic Economy: AdvancEd, A Kawartha Lakes SkillsAdvance Ontario Case Study
10:40-10:45 AM
10:45-11:25 AM CED 201: COVID Economic Recovery Power your Budgetary Decisions with Objective Roadway Data


Putting the Pieces Together
11:25-11:30 AM
11:30-12:10 PM Enbridge Path to Energy Transition with subject matter experts on RNG / Hydrogen / Carbon Strategy Young Rural Change Makers Help Rural Communities Achieve Their Potential


12:10-1:00 PM
Lunch Break
1:00-1:40 PM New realities – New Opportunities: Economic Development Opportunities Pertaining to Growing and Emerging Sectors in Ontario The Signature Development: What can Municipalities Do, Really? Evidence-Based Decision Making: OMAFRA’s Performance Measurement Resource and Analyst Tool
1:40-1:45 PM
1:45-2:25 PM Economic Development Funders Forum Municipal Law Update Partnering with International Organizations to Fix Local Workforce Issues
2:25-2:30 PM
Closing Remarks
4:00 PM
Regional Receptions