STATE OF THE INDUSTRY & OUTLOOK CONFERENCE 2018: CHANGING THE WAY WE BUILD
The way we build has been evolving for generations. What impacts are new technologies and innovations having on the construction industry? How are contractors, especially smaller and mid-size contractors, reacting to these advancements and how does it affect their bottom line? These are just a few of the questions that will be addressed at the upcoming Ontario Construction Secretariat’s 18th Annual State of the Industry & Outlook Conference to be held March 8th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
We are excited to have Dr. Carl Haas from the University of Waterloo kick start our contractor panel by showcasing new technologies that can positively impact the industry’s productivity and safety outcomes. Conference attendees will also hear from Peter Hall, Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, as he helps us understand Ontario’s economic prospects in the wake of NAFTA negotiations, minimum wage hikes and rising interest rates. OCS Director of Research, Katherine Jacobs, will provide highlights from OCS’s Annual Survey of Contractors which focus on contractors’ expectations for growth and, this year, a special report on Technology and Innovation in Construction.
This must attend event provides opportunities to network with industry stakeholders and hear first-hand where Ontario’s ICI construction industry is headed in 2018 and beyond. You won’t want to miss our keynote luncheon speaker John Ibbitson, Senior Political Correspondent for the Globe and Mail and best-selling author. John’s political insights are always thoughtful, provocative and entertaining as he helps audiences understand federal and provincial policies and the changing realities of our nation.
If you have not already registered for the conference, click here to register and view our full agenda.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS)
180 Attwell Drive, Suite 360, Toronto, ON M9W 6A9
P 416.620.5210 ext. 222