Skilled Trades Summit

More than 200 delegates from across the country have already registered for the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum’s Skilled Trades Summit, taking place in Ottawa, Ontario, on June 1-3. Don’t miss your chance to network with these representatives from education, labour, employers, equity groups and provincial and federal governments.

Opening Keynote     
Mark Breslin is a bestselling author and noted industry speaker on change management, leadership, strategy and labour-management relations. He focuses on organizational changes and challenges, how to create greater opportunity for organizations and individuals, and how to inspire strategic momentum and action.Check out his full bio.

Plenary Sessions

The Summit will feature four plenary sessions, bringing stakeholders together for important information sharing and addressing of challenges.  The plenary presentations this year will focus on skills demands across sectors, the international context of apprenticeship, harmonization across Canada and opportunities around science and math policies.

Concurrent Sessions

Check out the full program, featuring speakers from across the country and internationally, and representing many of the current touch points of the apprenticeship community.

Other Activities

On the Sunday evening, delegates will also be treated to a plated meal and musical and dance acts from some of Ottawa’s artistic mosaic. 

Tours of two local technical training centres will also be available. Don’t miss a chance to visit the new trades training facilities of Algonquin College and La Cité Collégiale.

Register today at!