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Monday, January 27 • 10:10 - 11:25
205: PANEL: Enhancing Economic Activity Through Public, Private & Not-for-Profit Collaboration

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Moving through the first third of the 21st century, Canada will face a period of significant transformation due to the cumulative effects of multiple societal trends related to demographics, economics, politics and technological change. Ensuring the country’s continuing prosperity in this evolving context largely depends on the ability of individuals, communities, institutions and societal sectors to work together to achieve a more integrated approach to economic growth and human well-being. What role will you play in navigating this significant transformation?  

Learning Outcomes
  • Trends shaping the economic shifts within Canada;
  • How collaboration drives workforce development;
  • Role of individual players in influencing outcomes

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Gladys Okine

Gladys Okine

Executive Lead, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity
Gladys Okine is the Executive Lead of the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity - a national initiative designed to support the coordination and infrastructure of Canada's youth workforce development ecosystem. For over 19 years she has successfully developed employment and workforce... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Delicate

Sarah Delicate

Director, BBMD Consulting
Sarah Delicate is a partner of BBMD Consulting, specializing in the results-based measurement of the employment sector. Sarah has worked with 100’s of organizations, governments and educational institutions towards meaningful labour market outcomes.  Sarah intimately understands... Read More →
avatar for John Buck

John Buck

CEO, CEDEC
John Buck is President and Chief Executive Officer of CEDEC (Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation).  A global thinker and local actor, CEDEC facilitates collaboration across public, private and civil society sectors to help communities innovate, grow and prosper... Read More →
avatar for Jake Hirsch-Allen

Jake Hirsch-Allen

North America Academic and Workforce Development Systems, LinkedIn
Jake Hirsch-Allen manages LinkedIn Learning's relationships with North America's workforce development and higher-education systems. Jake teaches at McMaster and founded Lighthouse Labs and Hacking Health.

Mega | Méga
avatar for Jennifer Browne

Jennifer Browne

Director of Student Life, Memorial University
Jennifer Browne is the Director of Student Life at Memorial University providing leadership to a number of areas in the portfolio including career development. She currently holds the position of Past Chair on the CERIC Board.


Monday January 27, 2020 10:10 - 11:25 EST
Room | Salle 205