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APEC Major Projects 2019

June 3, 2019 - June 7, 2019


APEC’s Major Projects Inventory (MPI) is a unique source of detailed intelligence and analysis on Atlantic Canada’s largest investment projects. This signature event showcases the exclusive results of the MPI. Developed through a combination of research and interviews with the principals behind the region’s largest development initiatives, the MPI is not available from any other source. The conference has become a must-attend event for leaders seeking a competitive edge when it comes to planning, forecasting, and project leads. In addition to the analysis of the 400+ projects that have the potential to reshape the region and drive economic development, the conference will feature important speakers from the construction community and presentations by APEC.

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Program Updates

- Jeff PurcellSenior Vice President of Operations, OrganiGram Inc will be our keynote speaker in Dieppe, NB

Patricia Butt, Director of Human Resources, Emera will join our panel discussion in Halifax, NS

Sandy Nairn, Vice President Project Delivery, West White Rose Project, Husky Energy will be our keynote speaker in St. John's, NL
 

Special topic for 2019: 
Meeting the future labour force needs of the construction industry

Atlantic Canada’s labour force is declining due to baby boomers retiring. This is a key issue for the construction industry as its labour force is older than most industries and workers tend to retire earlier. Underrepresented groups including Indigenous, immigrants and women can be part of the solution. However, it is not just about the number of people. Digitalization, automation and other technological advances are changing the skills required in the construction labour force. It is therefore important to ensure current and future construction workers have the skills they need. Join us for an important discussion on how the construction labour force is transforming to meet the future needs of the industry.

Major Projects 2019 will be held at the following locations:

June 3, 2019, - St. John's, NL - Delta St. John's 
June 5, 2019 - Halifax, NS - Pier 21
June 7, 2019 - Dieppe, NB - Wingate Wyndham

New for 2019 - Early bird pricing until April 5, 2019! 

Early Bird Member Rate: $190
Early Bird Non-Member Rate: $275

Regular Member Rate: $215
Regular Non-Member Rate: $305

 

Table Member - $1,025
Table Non-Member $1,250

Breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m. Program begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m.

 

 

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