Open Shop Leaders Forum

May 7 - 9, Whistler, BC

WHAT IS THE OPEN SHOP LEADERS FORUM?

The Open Shop Leaders Forum brings together construction professionals from all over Canada for a two day insightful conference.

Leaders Forum will highlight key industry issues like our construction economic outlook, successful bidding practices, building the Aboriginal connection, and the impact of legalized marijuana in the workplace.

Registration is now open! 

Event Schedules

7May, 2017
SessionSpeaker(s)Time
Registration10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Golf (optional)12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8May, 2017
SessionSpeaker(s)Time
Breakfast7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Keynote SpeakerRex Murphy8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Breakout Session (A) - Medical MarijuanaJoel Gervais & Melanie Vipond10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Breakout Session (B) - Successful Bidding PracticesJeff Sawyer & Dr. Sullivan10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch SpeakerJock Finlayson12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Reception5;00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Dinner and Entertainment (Casino Night)6;00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9May, 2017
SessionSpeaker(s)Time
Breakfast7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Building the Aboriginal ConnectionLaurie Sterritt, Dalyn Bear & Terry Brown8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast Session (C) - Government RelationsTerrance Oakey & Don Moors10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Session (D) - Digital Revolution in ConstructionMark Casaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
CHOICE: Golf Tournament (additional cost)11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CHOICE: Improve Your Golf Swing Session (additional cost)11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CHOICE: Pre-arranged Discount Tour (additional cost)11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Reception6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner and Entertainment (Night-time Olympics)7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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Travel Information

Venue

The Westin Resort and Spa
4090 Whistler Way
Whistler, B.C., V0N 1B4

Merit Canada and Members

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