Canadian Manufacturing


Virtual Event
Women in Manufacturing
May 13, 2021 at 1:00pm ET

Women have comprised 29 per cent of Canada’s manufacturing workforce for the past 40 years – but representation is gradually increasing as key industry players lead the change on gender equity. Inspired by their ongoing efforts to dismantle the barriers that prevent or discourage women from entering the industry, and to facilitate conversations about advancing women into leadership positions, Annex Business Media’s Manufacturing Group is teaming up to host a new virtual summit called Women in Manufacturing, as well as launch an accompanying website: WomenInCanadianManufacturing.com.

Featuring some of the biggest influencers in the Canadian manufacturing sector, as well as women who have trailblazed in their careers, the Women in Manufacturing Virtual Summit offers a live panel discussion, presentations and on-demand sessions where speakers will explore the importance of fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce, share career advice and real-life experiences, recommend actions companies can take to recruit women and advance them to leadership positions, and much more.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with industry experts and thought leaders whose shared goal is to promote gender equity, diversity and inclusion in Canadian manufacturing.

We are working on finalizing speakers for this event, but if you have a proposal for a speaker, please email Kristina Urquhart, editor of Manufacturing AUTOMATION, at kurquhart@annexbusinessmedia.com.

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When & Where?

Women in Manufacturing will take place virtually via GoToWebinar on May 13, 2021 at 1:00pm ET.

There will be a 15 minute break between live sessions.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with access to watch the virtual keynote, all live sessions, and on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations.

How do I access?

We will email you an access link to the virtual event the morning of May 13, 2021.

If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs.