Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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

*Schedule is subject to change

8:30 AM
Registration Opens
10:00-10:15 AM
OEMC Opening Remarks & Government Address
10:15-11:15 AM
Keynote Speaker: Bill Carr - Sponsored by Enbridge
11:15-11:30 AM
Rogers Update on Eastern Ontario Expansion - Sponsored by Rogers
11:30-12:30 PM
Ontario East - Opportunities in the EV Supply Chain
12:30-1:30 PM
Lunch - Sponsored by CIBC
Municipal Development Workforce Development Economic Development
1:30-2:30 PM Enhancing Municipal Governance: Local Problems are Best Resolved Locally

The Impact of Schools on the Vibrancy of Rural Communities  What you do when you think no one is watching… 
2:30-3:00 PM
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall - Sponsored by CIBC
3:00-4:00 PM Filling the Housing Information Gap in Rural Eastern Ontario Collaboration, Community & Shared Opportunity: Discovering SLC’s NEW Global Engagement Community Development Program Attracting Immigrant Entrepreneurs to Small and Rural Communities to Create Jobs and Increase Exports
4:00-4:10 PM

4:10-5:10 PM Health & Safety Management and Q&A Updates from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLISTD) Local Food Branding for Impact
5:10-6:30 PM
President's Reception in Exhibit Hall - Sponsored by Enbridge
6:30-10:00 PM
BBQ Banquet and Entertainment - Sponsored by United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG)

Thursday, September 15, 2022

8:00 AM
Registration Opens

9:00-9:15 AM
Government Address

9:15-9:30 AM
EDO of the Year Award Presentation - Sponsored by ResearchFDI
9:30-10:00 AM
Overview of Ontario’s changing electricity grid - Sponsored by IESO
10:00-10:30 AM
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall - Sponsored by Cambium
Municipal Development Workforce Development Economic Development
10:30-11:30 AM The Path to Energy Transition and Working with Municipalities Municipal Law Update Updates on Funding and Business Support Programs in Eastern Ontario
11:30-11:40 AM

11:40-12:40 PM Open Access – Why the Wholesale Broadband Model is Gaining Traction with Greenfield Operators Using Data to Guide Recovery Details TBA - Sponsored by DEVCORE and 1VALET
12:40-1:45 PM
Lunch - Sponsored by Cambium
1:45-2:45 PM Understanding the Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion in a Community Enhance your Decision-Making with On-Demand Labour Market Information Urban and Rural Expansion: Limitations for Some and Opportunities for Others
2:45-3:15 PM
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

3:15-4:15 PM Resurrecting Defects – Strategies for Municipalities
4:15-5:15 PM
Happy Hour at Jet Set Pub and Patio

5:30 PM
Taste of the Town - Sponsored by the City of Cornwall(Restaurant List Coming Shortly)

Friday, September 16, 2022

9:00-10:30 AM
Closing Plenary & Remarks
10:30 AM
Off-Site Tours (TBC)