CCAA National Labour Market Strategy Forum 2020

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Join your industry colleagues in attending the virtual 2020 CCAA Labour Market Strategy Forum (#CCAAForum) on December 10, 2020.

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CCAA Forum2020: Today is the Day!

It’s not too late to gain valuable insights on the changing aviation and aerospace labour landscape and fresh perspectives on how to navigate the workforce and training challenges in a post-Covid world.

Please join us today between 1-4 PM EST for CCAA’s Virtual National Labour Market Strategy Forum. This free, virtual event is sponsored in part by Manitoba Aerospace and the Government of Canada.

If you are planning to attend, and have not yet registered, please go directly to the CCAA Forum site, here, for assistance in gaining access to the Forum.

Registered attendees will receive the Forum Agenda and Attendee link by email prior to 1 PM EST, December 10th. Check your junk mail folder in case it has been diverted there.

The CCAA Forum 2020

COVID 19 has been hard on Canada’s aviation and aerospace sector, both in terms of business and the workforce. And with promising vaccines in the works and a year’s worth of experience operating in a pandemic environment, is getting back to business, and starting on the road to recovery a possibility? What will the recovery in the workplace and for the workforce look like? Is the industry ready? Are you?


Session 1:

From Pre to Post: Insights on a Changing Aviation and Aerospace Labour Landscape

CCAA’s Phil Sims, Senior Director takes a fact-based look into pandemic-driven workforce changes in our industry and offers insights on their impact on the future of our sector.

Session 2:

Regional Perspectives on Navigating Labour and Training Challenges Beyond Covid

Moderated by Theresa Davis-Woodhouse, CCAA Senior Director, representatives from ACADA, CAMAQ, OAC, MA and BCAC discuss navigating labour and training challenges beyond Covid at a regional level.

Panelists: Carole Lee Reinhardt, President & CEO, Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association; Heather Bell, Chair, British Columbia Aviation Council; Nathalie Paré, Directrice Générale, Comité sectoriel de main-d'oeuvre en aérospatiale du Québec; Wendell C. Wiebe, Chief Executive Officer, Manitoba Aerospace; and Moira Harvey, Executive Director, Ontario Aerospace Council.

Session 3:

National Perspectives on The Future of the Skilled Aviation and Aerospace Workforce in a Post-Covid World

CCAA Executive Director, Robert Donald and representatives from AIAC, ATAC, HAC, CAC and CBAA look at the future of the skilled aviation and aerospace workforce in a post-covid world. from a national perspective.

Panelists: Mike Mueller, Senior Vice President, AIAC; John McKenna, President and CEO, ATAC; Fred Jones, President and CEO, HAC; Anthony Norejko, President and CEO, CBAA, and Daniel-Robert Gooch, President, CAC.

Session 4:

Industry Perspectives on Navigating Post -Covid Labor and Training Challenges

CCAA’s Robert Donald leads a discussion that focuses on industry perspectives to navigating the labour market and training challenges created by Covid.

Panelists: Brenda Baker, Sr. Manager Operations, AAR; Patrick White, President and CEO, Evas Air; Jim Penwell, VP Quality, IMP Aerospace; and Maze Hobeyn, Director of Component Services, Jazz.

If you are a late arrival, please go directly to the CCAA Forum site, here, for assistance in accessing the Forum.

Help inform our industry by taking the quick Impacts of Covid & Recovery survey here.

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Organizer Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace

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The Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace (CCAA) is dedicated to ensuring the Canadian aviation and aerospace industry has enough workers with the right skills to meet industry needs.

CCAA has two main areas of focus: skills development and industry demographics (supply and demand for particular skills).

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