Like the majority of Canadian CEOs in KPMG’s 2019 Canadian CEO Outlook, leaders in the manufacturing space face unprecedented change. Similar to their industry peers, manufacturing CEOs are increasingly anxious over mounting cyber risks, their ability to remain agile as Industry 4.0 drives disruption in the market, and their capacity for attracting and retaining talent who will enable them to embrace change and stay relevant in the global economy.
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Lunch & Registration
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Presentation
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM – Break
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM – Presentation
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
What you can expect
Join us for an insightful discussion detailing practical steps that can be taken to inspire bold inclusion and empower change within the industrial markets space. The context of this discussion will be based on the manufacturing, automotive and chemical sectors sharing tangible steps to further progress in each of the following areas of focus:
- Drawing on Canadian Manufacturers & Exporter’s (CME), Women in Manufacturing Gender Inclusion and Diversity toolkit created by KPMG, our distinguished speakers will provide insight into how to champion inclusive behaviors and support women in companies across the manufacturing industry.
- Leveraging cyber security and the way forward for data privacy and protection, our experts will lead a discussion highlighting the threats and business opportunities of cyber security and data privacy, while meeting privacy compliance and improving customer experiences through technology and enhanced methodologies.
- Cracking the code for balancing business and technology expertise. Highlighting data-driven technologies developed by the KPMG Lighthouse network that accelerate innovation, drive speed and transform business within industrial markets.