Time

  Conference Activity

Speaker

Conference Schedule

 Tuesday September 26th, 2017

09:00 – 3:00  pm

Registration

12:00 – 01:25 pm

Lunch & Marketplace

01:30 – 3:00  pm Act Without Thinking: How Thinking Ruins Your Life  Dan Walmsely – KEYS Kingston
01:30 – 3:00  pm Leaving the Life: Helping Those With Gang Affiliation Transition to Mainstream Employment  Julie Christiansen & Lydia E. Forge – Julie Christiansen Counselling and Psychotherapy
01:30 – 3:00  pm Leveraging Employment Partnerships & Networks  Craig Milson – City of Toronto youth Employment Partnership
01:30 – 3:00 pm The Possibilities for Youth  Kofi Hope & Shereen Ashman – CEE Community Employment & Entrepreneurship
01:30 – 3:00 pm Engaging Diverse Youth – From Leadership to Policy and Practice  Suelyn Knight – Ministry of Children and Youth Services
03:00 – 3:15 pm

Break

03:15  – 4:45 pm Youth Employment Success: Job Coach & Job Development Collaboration Aaron Lycett and Sean Doyle – Employment Services Elgin
03:15  – 4:45 pm Convert Your Workshops to eLearning–It’s Easier Than You Think!  Christine Brown-Read – BBMD Consulting Inc.
03:15  – 4:45 pm Youth Unemployment and Lack of Essential skills: What to do Next?  Lisa Ambaye – Ottawa Community Coalition for Literacy
03:15  – 4:45 pm

Annual General Meeting

 
06:00 – 6:30 pm

PRE-DINNER NETWORKING

06:30 – 8:00 pm

DINNER

Wednesday September 27th, 2017

07:00 – 08:45 am

BREAKFAST AND MARKETPLACE

09:00 – 10:20 am School to Work Transition  Ministry of Education
09:00 – 10:20 am Health and Safety in the Workplace  Ministry of Labour
09:00 – 10:20 am How Industry Education Councils Help Prepare Youth for their Careers  Ontario Business Education Partnership
09:00 – 10:20 am Understanding and Growing your YJC Program Sarah Delicate  – BBMD Consulting Inc.
09:00 – 10:20 am Thriving After Trauma: Perspectives & Practical Tips/Tools to go from Surviving to Thriving  Shereen Ashman & Chivon John – CEE Community Employment & Entrepreneurship
10:20 – 10:30 am

BREAK

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10:30 – 12:00 pm

  Building Decent Work in the Nonprofit Sector  Monina Febria – Ontario Notprofit Network
10:30 – 12:00 pm It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way: Educational Resources on Mental Health and Work  Sandra Moll and Katrina Aguiar – McMaster University
10:30 – 12:00 pm   Sitting Less without Breaking the Bank Jana Marečková and Paul Pennell – KEYS Kingston
10:30 – 12:00 pm Youth Job COMPLETION: Keep Your Youth for the Long Term  Dan Walmsely – KEYS Kingston
10:30 – 12:00 pm Creating A Positive Digital Footprint : (Leveraging Social Media)  Jean Giroux and Anthony Berardi – EPC Employment Planning & Counselling
10:30 – 12:00 pm   Employment Standards  Ministry of Labour
12:00 – 2:00 pm

Lunch & Marketplace

02:00 – 03:30 pm Soft Skills Solutions 2.0 – Where we are and where we go from here  Charlotte Parliament & Susan Laycock – Simcoe County District
02:00 – 03:30 pm Evolution of Employer Relations  Karen Lavoie & Steven Boucher – Youth Services Bureau Ottawa
02:00 – 03:30 pm  Supporting Skills Trades Clients  Kanchan Lakhotia, Jallahqueeena Konneh – Skills for Change
02:00 – 03:30 pm LinkedIn – Utilizing Social Media for Targeted Networking  Jean Giroux and Anthony Berardi – EPC Employment Planning & Counselling
02:00 – 03:30 pm Fantastic COJG Cost Data and Where To Find Them  Olivia Brezeanu – The Windsor Women Working With Immigrant Women
03:30 – 04:30 pm

 MARKETPLACE

06:00–06:30 pm

PRE-DINNER NETWORKING

06:30 pm

  THEME DINNER: FAVOURITE RETRO CARTOON CHARACTERS

  Thursday September 28th, 2017

07:00 – 08:50 am

  BREAKFAST

09:00 – 11:00 am  Pulling Together Techniques to Stimulate Positive Outcomes  Liana Lepingwell – Georgian College
09:00 – 11:00 am  Raising the Bar on Employment Opportunities for Youth with a Disability  Bob Vansickle – Community Employment Options Sarnia
09:00 – 11:00 am  Workforce Development & Innovation in Eastern Ontario – A Youth Focus  East Regon local Employment Planning Council
 
09:00 – 11:00 am  Workforce Development & Innovation in Central Ontario – A Youth Focus  Central Region Local Employment Planning Council
09:00 – 11:00 am  Workforce Development & Innovation in Southwest Ontario – A Youth Focus  Southwest Region Local Employment Planning Council
09:00 – 11:00 am  Workforce Development & Innovation in Northern Ontario – A Youth Focus  Northern Region Local Employment Planning Council
11:30 – 01:00 pm

 LUNCH & CLOSING ADDRESS