BWA Online Roundtable COVID-19 Event – EDC Chief Economist Outlook & Workforce Leadership Recap

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Date(s) - 27/05/2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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BWA Online Roundtable Event –
EDC Chief Economist Outlook &
Workforce Leadership Recap
Wednesday, May 27th – 12 PM to 1:30 PM
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This event is open to non-members, community partners & members of CKCA and AWMAC.

Many companies are forecasting and bracing for a substantial impact on their business growth. We are past the shock phase – and now we can focus on moving forward.

Join us as we work together towards recovery with guest speakers Stephen Tapp EDC’s Deputy Chief Economist and Barry Reid of LMI Canada.

This event will include: 

1. Stephen Tapp, EDC’s Deputy Chief Economist to provide economic insight into the days, weeks, and months ahead for the value-added wood industry. Stephen will present and include a Q&A period as well on:

  • Overview of current economic trends over the next six months to a year as a result of COVID-19
  • Trending the impact on the value-added wood products sector
  • How can we prepare for the upcoming economic trend
  • What to expect as restrictions loosen
  • Recommendations for wood manufacturing companies and their suppliers to weather the storm

2. Barry Reid of Leadership Management International (LMI) recaps techniques to help cope during this pandemic. Barry will present and include a Q&A period as well on:

  • Leadership Through Challenge and Crisis.
  • Personality traits of successful people revealed
  • The formula for success revealed
  • Definition of Success
  • The Tyranny of the Imperative! How time is your most valuable asset!

3. And finally, an open discussion with all attendees to see how everyone is coping and dealing with the business challenges.

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To engage with each other, we will be using Zoom as a channel to conduct our meeting. We will be online a half hour before the event starts to assist anyone who may need help connecting to the video call.

Please make sure to update to Zoom 5.0. After May 30, 2020, all Zoom clients on older versions will receive a forced upgrade when trying to join meetings as GCM Encryption will be fully enabled across the Zoom platform. If you do not already have Zoom, you will need to download Zoom on your computer here. Click here to visit Zoom Download Centre.


Please contact us with all of your questions and concerns.

Ryan Tabone
Program Coordinator/Advisor

Bluewater Wood Alliance
e: [email protected]
p: 226-808-7585

Tara Davey
Program Administrator 

Bluewater Wood Alliance
e: [email protected] 
p: 519-270-7141