Thursday Program

Program for Thursday, April 15, 2021

As the premiere mining health and safety event in Canada, the conference will be live-streamed via webcast, and made available for viewing around the globe.
7:00 - 8:00 
8:00 – 12:00
Technical Sessions - Georgian A, B, C, and Solarium
12:00 – 12:30 
Awards Luncheon
12:30 – 1:00   
Ontario Mining Contractors Safety Association Innovation Awards
1:00 - 2:00 pm     
Dr. Bill Howatt
Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity, The Conference Board of Canada
Bill Howatt is the Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity for the Conference Board of Canada. Bill has over 25 years of experience in strategic human resources, mental health and addictions, and leadership. This session will discuss resiliency in the workplace and focus on mental health, stress, and building personal resilience and coping skills. 
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Dave Wilkin
Founder of, social entrepreneur and mentoring expert 
Dave Wilkin turns all kinds of organizations into engagement engines. A social entrepreneur, he’s the founder of, the world’s largest peer-to-peer mentoring service. Experienced working with prominent brands, organizations, non-profits, and government entities, Dave helps leaders and organizations build more diverse relationships and create high performing teams.
3:00 - 3:30 pm        
Closing Remarks