Using one of the world's most robust and interactive virtual event platforms, join us for a day of workshops, tradeshow and live networking

October 22, 2020



Our next generation of manufacturing leaders have been invited to attend the conference at no charge.
All College/University/High School students in manufacturing, trades, & culinary are welcome to join us. For more information please email


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October 22, 8:00 AM -
3:30 PM




How Canadian Manufacturers innovate, create and overcome disruption 

Proud Sponsors


8:15 a.m – 9:35 a.m                         Keynote Speaker, Liane Davey
                                                         Building Resilient Teams

9:35 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.                    Plant Tour
                                                        Harco Enterprises Ltd.


10:05 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.                  Break & Visit the Tradeshow


10:25 a.m. – 11: 30 a.m.                 Workshop: A Mobile Workforce, Infrastructure & Security
                                                         Presented by: Nick Powers, IT Manager, City of Peterborough
10:25 a.m. – 11: 30 a.m.                 In Conversation Charlotte Products & BDC
                                                         A Journey Through Supply Chain Disruption
                                                         Presented by: Matt Strano CEO, Charlotte Products
                                                                                  Asquith Williams COO, Charlotte Products
                                                                                  Terri Mann, VP, Toronto Central & East, BDC

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.                 Break, Visit the Tradeshow, Grab Your Lunch

11:45 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.                 Lunch Spotlight: Ekstera 
                                                                                     Aclarus Ozone
                                                        Proudly sponsored by: City of Quinte West, City of Peterborough, Town
                                                        of Cobourg, City of Belleville


12:45 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.                    Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation – Manufacturers’ answer to                                                                                                   flexibility in times of crisis
                                                         Moderator: Jayson Myers, CEO, NextGeneration Manufacturing Canada
                                                         Panelists: Chris White, Engineering Manager, QuickMill
                                                                          Luke Elias, President, Muskoka Cabinet Company Inc.

2:05 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.                      Workshop: Creating Front Line Problem Solvers
                                                          Presented by: Ian Almond, Siemens Canada

2:05 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.                      Workshop: A Resilient Safety Culture, What does it take?
                                                          Presented by: Chris Wadsworth, Divisional Director, Safety Health
                                                          & Environment, WEIR
3:05 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.                      Plant Tour – Research Casting International

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