Workshop Agenda

Thursday, February 9

8:30–9:30 am
Morning Chat
with a Double Double
Meet and greet with attendees while enjoying a Timbit and a Double Double.

9:30–10:30 am
Talking Textiles Podcast

Hosted by Mark Tyrrell, LaSalle Canvas and Alex Petizian, Naizil Coated Fabrics
Guest: James Gallagher, Multibuilding Solutions and Brydon Roe, Shade Sails Canada
Take part in a live recording of ATA Talking Textiles.

10:40–11:40 am
Exhibitor Tabletop Display

Meet with suppliers on new and existing products in this tabletop exhibit.

11:40–12:10 pm
Equipment Demos

Presented by Carl Leinweber, Eastman Machines
Featured demos on cutting and slitting equipment.

12:10-1:45 pm

12:30-1:30 pm
Hiring and Retention

Presented by Philippe Levesque-Groleau, PLG Capital Humain
Best practices for finding and retaining employees.

1:30-3:00 pm
Automating The Work Environment

Presented by Carl Beauchesne, Gregory Petrieux and Vincent Pitre of Forgestik                        
Learn about improving workflow through implementing technology. For this session, we will look at VOIP voice over, CRM (Customer Relation Management), and the easiest ways to transition.

3:00-4:00 pm
RoundTable Discussions

Let’s gather around to cover relevant topics, such as keeping employees, succession planning, dealing with supply chain issues and more.

Happy Hour (Cinq à sept
Enjoy drinks and appetizers while you network with your friends and colleagues at Brasserie Des Rapides.