CMPX 2020 Learning Forum sessions announced 

The following educational sessions will take place at the CMPX 2020 Learning Forum:

Wednesday, March 25

Future of the Trades: Attracting People To The Trades, Apprenticeships & Recruitment
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Bob Collins, Chief Economist, Buildforce Canada

The ‘No B.S.’ Approach to Getting More Leads
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Speakers: Jessica Chalk, President and CEO TrafficSoda, Kristina Saric, COO TrafficSoda

Sizing Pipes: It’s About More than Just Head Loss
2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Speaker: Lance MacNevin, P.Eng

Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth Climate Change
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Corey Diamond, Efficiency Canada

Thursday, March 26

Refrigeration & The Retail Council
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Speakers: Andre Patenaude, Director Solutions Integration, Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions; Sandy MacLeod, CEO of HRAI; and Philippe Cantin, CEO of Retail Council of Canada

Air to Water Heat Pumps
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Mike Miller, Director of Commercial Sales, Canada, Taco Comfort Solutions

National Plumbing Codes Updates
2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Speaker: Taous Achour, Technical Advisor at Codes Canada

Friday, March 27

How will the mechanical trades be regulated in the 2020s in Ontario?
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Update on the Ontario College of Trades and Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Speakers: (Session in development – watch for updates)

Five Ways to Improve the Cybersecurity of Connected Building Technologies
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Laura Élan, P.E., RAC

Profit for Contractors: Practical Business Coaching For Contractors
2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Speaker: Liam Morin, Business Coach

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