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This exciting online event connects high school youth aged 15-18 with skilled trades and technology career pathways.

October 5th 
and/or
October 14th
9:30am - 2:30pm



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Students will learn about the amazing skilled trade and technology sector, hear from industry experts and learn how they can build a rewarding career in a range of growing industries.

The event will include interactive workshops, talks from industry experts, networking opportunities and a chance to explore these amazing career pathways.

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Please note students may attend one or both days to accommodate their schedule and ensure they make the most out of their JA experience.

This event is free to attend thanks to generous funding from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development’s Skills Development Fund.




Agenda

Please note students may attend one or both days to accommodate their schedule and ensure they make the most out of their JA experience.


Register students

October 5th

9:30 AM Welcome

9:45 AM Industry expert speakers

Hear from:

  • Sonya Shorey, Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Communications, Invest Ottawa
  • Stephen Middlemiss - Mouse Renovations, Owner
  • Adam Lariviere - Senior Project Officer at Correctional Service of Canada - Food Services Division - NHQ
  • Nikki Noble, Coordinator & Professor of Welding, RSE, Entrepreneur
  • And more to be announced soon!

11:00 AM Meet industry experts at virtual career booths

Booths include:

  • Bolt Foundation
  • Convergence.Tech
  • Renoasis
  • Salesforce
  • Centennial College
  • Seneca College
  • Durham College
  • Guildhouse Technical Institute
  • Algonquin College, Academic Partnerships & CE Media & Design
  • University of Ottawa MakerSpace
  • Aecon

1:30 PM Virtual workshops

  • Luc Laland, entrepreneur: Using digital technology to create networks and connections
  • Cartilliam Home Construction & Renovations Inc: Entrepreneurship and construction
  • University of Ottawa Makerspace: 3D design and 3D printing
October 14th

9:30 AM Welcome

9:45 AM Industry expert speakers

Hear from:

  • Sonya Shorey, Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Communications, Invest Ottawa
  • Stephen Middlemiss - Mouse Renovations, Owner
  • Adam Lariviere - Senior Project Officer at Correctional Service of Canada - Food Services Division - NHQ
  • Nikki Noble, Coordinator & Professor of Welding, RSE, Entrepreneur – also confirmed as speaker for both dates
  • Ben Bergeron, Manager, Hot Shoe Productions
  • And more to be announced soon!

11:00 AM Meet industry experts at virtual career booths

Booths include:

  • Bolt Foundation
  • Convergence.Tech
  • Renoasis
  • Salesforce
  • Centennial College
  • Seneca College
  • Durham College
  • Guildhouse Technical Institute
  • Algonquin College, Academic Partnerships & CE Media & Design
  • University of Ottawa MakerSpace
  • Aecon

1:30 PM Virtual workshops

  • Luc Laland, entrepreneur: Using digital technology to create networks and connections
  • University of Ottawa Makerspace: 3D design and 3D printing
  • John Ferris, entrepreneur and artist: Indigenous crafts and entrepreneurship

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This event is delivered in association with JA across Ontario