THUNDER BAY – The North Superior Workforce Planning Board along with the Community Economic Development Commission are hosting Mining your Future Wednesday at the Nor’Wester Best Western in Thunder Bay.
Registration for this event has reached capacity. Fortunately, however, you are able to watch the events live online and ask questions during the Q&A portion of the Forum.
The event will be a NetNewsledger.com HD Livestream+ © broadcast live from the Nor’Wester.
|9:00am||Welcome and Opening Remarks/Housekeeping Announcements|
|9:03am||Greetings from the City of Thunder Bay (Mayor Keith Hobbs)|
|9:05am||Greetings from the Co-Chairs of NSWPB (Frank Pullia and Elaine Kerr)|
|9:10am||Skilled Labour and Professionals in the Mining Sector. NWO: Challenges and Opportunities (John Mason)|
|9:40am||Success Story (Scott Jacob)|
|9:50am||Exploration in Mining (Henry Wetelainen)|
|10:10am||Success Story (Jaysen Indian)|
|10:40am||Supply and Services Businesses in Mining (Barb Courte)|
|11:00am||Success Story (Brad Corrigan)|
|11:10am||Labour Market Mining Sector Supply and Demand Strategy Research Report/
Question and Answer Period (Barb Kirby)
|1:00-1:45||Workshop A: Trades and Transferable Skills in Mining (John Hatton)|
|1:00-1:45||Workshop A: Women in Mining (Panel)|
|1:00-1:45||Workshop A: First Nations/Metis in Mining (Kevin Sherlock, Henry Wetelainen)|
|1:55-2:40||Workshop B: Opportunities in Mineral Exploration (Barbara Green Parker)|
|1:55-2:40||Workshop B: Mining and Exploration Supply & Services
|1:55-2:40||Workshop B: Environmental Careers in Mining (Panel)|
|3:00-3:45||Workshop C: Career Readiness (Panel)|
|3:00-3:45||Workshop C: Regional Post-Secondary Training for Careers in Mining (Panel)|
|3:00-3:45||Workshop C: Innovations in Mining (Douglas Morrison, Brad Corrigan)|
|3:45||Closing Remarks and Door Prizes (Madge Richardson)|