Engage, share and learn from Cape Breton's next generation of leaders on how to make our island a region of choice.
Registration is free for anyone under the age of 40.
The NextGen 2016 Forum will be available via livestream online. Stay tuned for the link.
The NextGen 2016 Forum will be live streamed at two locations:
The Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus - Classroom 253.
226 Reeves St, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2A2
The Baddeck Courthouse
481-, 497 Chebucto St, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0
Please select the appropriate "Live Stream Location Registration" if you plan on attending at either of these two locations.
8:30 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:35 Forum Kick-off
9:35 – 10:00 NextGen Report Overview
10:00 – 10:20 Nutrition Break
10:20 – 11:30 Panel #1: NextGen Stories – Why we stayed/returned to Cape Breton
- Kate Beaton - Historical Cartoonist, Hark! A vagrant
- Sohaila Abdo - Settlement Counsellor, Cape Breton Island Immigration Centre
- Michael R. Denny - Resolution Health Support Worker, Indian Residential Support Survivors
- Ashley MacKenzie - Filmmaker, Grassfire Films
- Tyler Sack - Group Product Manager, Orenda Software Solutions
11:30 – 11:50 Lunch Pick Up
12:00 – 1:30 Luncheon Keynote
- Doug Griffiths – President, 13 Ways Inc.
1:30 – 2:00 Networking Break & Transition to Break Out Sessions
2:00 – 3:00 Break Out Session
- Four NextGen Pillars Discussion
3:00 – 3:45 Updates from Break Out Discussions
3:45 – 4:00 Forum Wrap-Up