All Activities take place in the Valley Room (2nd Floor) unless otherwise stated. 

7:30 a.m.:

Task Force meeting (Acadia, Lower Lobby)

8:30 a.m.:

Registration & Breakfast (2nd Floor Lobby)


Valley Ballroom (2nd Floor)

9:00 a.m.: 

Welcoming Remarks

9:15 a.m.:

Panel 1: Building a talent pipeline to grow the economy
– Hon.
Nate Glubish, Minister of Technology and Innovation 
– Hon. Matt Jones, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade

10:00 a.m.:

Coffee networking & interactive stations
– Mitacs: projects
– Cybera: Skill-up platform

10:30 a.m.:

Panel 2: WIL & student talent propelling business outcomes 

11:15 a.m.:

Panel 3: LMI Data & Tools that work for business and learners 

12:00 p.m.:

Lunch Buffet (2nd Floor Lobby)

12:20 p.m.:

Fireside chat  

1:00 p.m.:

Panels with breakout sessions (concurrent) 

Panel 4: K-12 models to move us forward (Glenora Ballroom)

Panel 5: Micro credentials & Upskilling (Valley Ballroom)

2:15 p.m.:

Coffee networking & interactive stations

2:45 p.m.:

Panel with breakout sessions (concurrent) 
Panel 6: Career planning & workforce transition (Valley Ballroom)

4:10 p.m.:

Breakout summary reporting & next steps 

4:25 p.m.: 

Talent Development Taskforce Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m.:

Cocktail Reception & Tapas – interactive stations will continue (Glenora Ballroom)

Wi-Fi Instructions

  1. Select Coast Hotel from the list of networks
  2. Select “Connect using an authorization code”
  3. Access code is poppy for November. It is case sensitive so please use all lower-case letters.