Atlantic Canada Manufacturers: Issues Affecting Manufacturing - Current State

Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00am Virtual , Virtual SIG 221 Views

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Through a series of sessions, and with the support of ACOA, subject matter experts will provide discussions around current state as well as navigating the evolution of returning and sustaining a profitable organization through leadership, people, business practices and growth. These sessions are intended to support owners and executive / senior level individuals; those who are tasked with critical decision making.

It is our pleasure to welcome manufacturers from Atlantic Canada for an update on the current state of manufacturing. This session will provide an overall view as well as a benchmarking opportunity. We are also pleased to welcome Darrin Mitchell of Trout River Industries to share perspectives, challenges and successes from the past months and moving forward.

Issues Affecting Manufacturing – Current State 


Date: Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 Atlantic Time (we have the option to extend to 11:00 is questions and discussion requires.)

Facilitator: Joan Richard: Eastern Canada Operation Manager & Project Manager

Presenter:  Scott McNeil Smith: VP, Manufacturing Sector Performance

Industry Representative: Darrin Mitchell, Owner Trout River Industries, PEI


  • Welcome and Introductions
  • About EMC / Update
  • Issues Affecting Manufacturing
    • Pre-COVID Issues
    • Current State / Industry Pulse
  • Manufacturing Perspective
  • Discussion / Future State of Manufacturing
  • Takeaways and Next Steps

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