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2021 Ontario Creates Discussion Series Podcast

2021 Ontario Creates Discussion Series Podcast

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Overview

The Ontario Creates Discussion Series is a forum for ongoing conversation among decision-makers in the cultural media industries.


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July 9, 2021

Work in the After-Times: Labour market trends for the next ten years

Thinking about how to prepare your business for the post-pandemic environment? Join us for a virtual session with two co-authors of the Brookfield Institute’s foresight research report: Yesterday’s Gone: Exploring the Future of Canada’s Labour Market in a Post-COVID World. Learn how broad societal trends – such as the shift to virtual activities, and the growing recognition of the importance of equity, inclusion and mental well-being-- might influence the creative sector labour market as the pandemic recedes and a new normal sets in.

Speakers:

Heather Russek, Collaborator, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (Ryerson University) and Principal, Creative Futures

Jessica Thornton, Collaborator, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (Ryerson University) and Principal, Creative Futures


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August 19, 2021

The Future of the Creative Workforce – with VICE Media Group

Ontario Creates partnered with VICE Media Group to identify interest and awareness across different types of roles in the Canadian cultural media landscape. Join us to learn about findings from our 360-degree exploration of the creative workforce, inclusive of those in the spotlight and those who keep the lights on.

The creative landscape is changing as younger generations take over these industries. Through this research, we present the career toolkit needed for the culture makers of the future, along with a blueprint for building up tomorrow’s cultural business leaders.

Speakers:


Julie Arbit, Global SVP, Insights at VICE Media Group

Lauren Greenspan, Senior Director, Insights, North America at VICE Media Group