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Emerging Industries & The Future of Work

EMERGING INDUSTRIES & The Future of Work

Event 2 of 3:  Cannabis Production

Thursday, October 25, 2018

This is the second of a three-part series.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

This event is designed to raise awareness and encourage business and community members and to consider the impacts of new industries in our region and how this will affect the region's workforce; and to help prepare employers and workers for the jobs of tomorrow.

The day will be structured into 4 sessions.  Experience an exceptional day of learning with thought-provoking speakers and leaders.   

SESSION 1 - KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Eric Termeunde is a Future of Work Expert.   He is a thought leader on optimizing workplace culture, the future of work, and engagement in the workplace.

Eric is an entrepreneur and bestselling author of Rethink Work, Eric is the co-founder of NoW Innovations, an organization that democratizes access to the most innovative people, culture and operational practices for HR. He provides key actionable takeaways on how companies can drive engagement through connection and trust.

SESSION 2 - SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT:

Lori-Jo is Program Lead, Biomaterials with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. She was raised on family ranch in Alberta and she holds a Masters of Environmental Design (Planning). She has worked with a number of emerging industries and is Lead of Alberta Hemp Strategy. She works collaboratively with stakeholders to advance bio-based business, community economic development and the circular economy in Alberta.

SESSION 3 - LOCAL DEVELOPER:

Our local developer AURORA CANNABIS will be joining us to talk about their industry as well as future employment opportunities in teh region.

SESSION 4:  Panel Discussion:  we will host a panel discussion with all of the days’ speakers with a Q&A session on the days’ presentation and the topics discussed.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:   Employers, Early adopters, Students, Entrepreneurs and Business Owners, Industry representatives in education, human resources, banking, insurance, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, government, logistics, property and construction, charity, law and policy, energy and utilities, retail, supply chain management, transportation, music, advertising, and real estate.

WHEN:

Thursday, October 25, 2018

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

WHERE:

Medicine Hat College, 299 College Dr, Medicine Hat, Alberta

The main event will take place in the Eresman Theatre.

A Medicine Hat College map and parking pass will be forwarded to you upon registration.

TO REGISTER VIA EVENTBRITE:

https://emergingindustriessession2.eventbrite.ca

COST:

Included in your ticket price is a lunch, refreshments and a parking pass for the event.