Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Opening Remarks by the Hon. Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development (invited) and the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (invited)

*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 TBA RNG / Hydrogen / Carbon Strategy / Geo 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