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NINE impactful breakout sessions are designed to inspire answers for participants. Case studies with workplace-ready solutions, panel discussions with practical takeaways and presentations on engaging and informative topics; structured in a way to offer participants maximum flexibility. 

 

SAVING GREEN

Presented by Tanis Ostermann, CanSustain

Energy costs – whether carbon or electric – are going up. Understand how these changes will impact your business. See how you can save with practical green tips used successfully by other manufacturers. Learn more about the resources available to you to start saving today.


FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

Presented by Martin Petrak, Precision ADM

Learn more about theory behind factory of the future and more importantly what it means to you. See how your manufacturing business fits into Manitoba’s status as a world-class advanced manufacturing region. Understand the next steps to tap into more advanced technology and get in the game today.

 


CYBER SAFETY

A connected manufacturing environment has allowed manufacturing operations to grow by leaps and bounds – but not without risk. From cyber terrorism to fraud and everything in between, understanding your exposure and managing your risks are critical to any 21st century manufacturer. Join us for practical guidance you can use in your operations today. 


MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE 

Regulatory changes have integrated mental health claims into the workers compensation system. Learn more and understand the human and financial costs of mental health in the workplace. Pick up strategies and practical tools to address issues. See how the right set of tools and philosophy can make a big impact on your people and your bottom line.


WORKING SAFELY

Presented by Made Safe

Touching every element of your safety program – from process and procedures to training and employee engagement - safety culture can be the key to success. SAFE Work Certified by Made Safe path to certification can help you talk the talk and walk the walk. Learn more about the benefits, what’s driving manufacturers just like you to become certified and how to overcome roadblocks and setbacks along the way.


MAKING THE A-LIST: GETTING TO THE TOP OF THE PROCUREMENT GAME

What criteria do OEMS use to make procurement decisions? Join us for practical insights on what big customers are looking for when dealing with smaller manufacturers and suppliers. Learn what you need to do stand apart from the competition, get or keep the contract and avoid common pitfalls.


PROFIT AND PARTNERSHIP WITH POST-SECONDARY

How can our colleges and universities address manufacturing skills gaps and the changing needs of modern manufacturers? From research to students, how can manufacturers take advantage of academic expertise? Post secondaries can up your profit, but better integration is needed. Join us for a panel presentation to learn more and find out why it’s good business to connect with academia.


BUILDING LEADERS THROUGH MENTORSHIP

At the frontline of your organization, leadership is critical to achieving business goals and profitability. But how to ensure your leaders have the tools they need to succeed? Hear how companies are developing their leaders by using a mentored approach with proven successes. Hear best practices and lessons learned along the way.
 


SEIZING OPPORTUNITY

Learn how mindset to see opportunities everywhere and the ability to access technology and resources are a powerful combination. Learn about the advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 opportunities in the here and now. See firsthand how smart manufacturers are skilling up to acquire the skills and people capital to leapfrog the competition. Understand how seizing opportunity and turning possibilities into profit is within your reach.


* CME Manitoba reserves the right to substitute speakers and topics