Upcoming AIA webinar explores labour market challenges

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The labour market challenges the auto care sector has faced recently are no secret. As a way to gain insight into these challenges, such as productivity and profitability, and to address issues like recruitment and retention, AIA Canada invites you to join its free 60-minute webinar on November 29th, 2023. 

This webinar, which is centred around the soon-to-be-released Labour Market Research Report, will be hosted by Jean-François Champagne, President and CEO of AIA Canada. To provide attendees with further data and strategies, Dr. Mauricio Zelaya, Partner & National Economics Leader at Ernst & Young LLP, and Alana Baker, Vice President of Government Relations and Research at AIA Canada, will join.  

About the Speakers

Jean-François Champagne, President and CEO| AIA Canada 

Since joining AIA Canada in 2015, JF has focused his efforts on helping guide members and the sector overall on a variety of issues, including electric vehicles (EV), labour sustainability and digital transformation.   

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and a technology visionary, JF leads with a focus on ensuring organizations thrive in the digital age. He currently serves as the Chair of the Canadian Automobile Service Information Standard (CASIS) and as a board member of Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) and the Automotive Business School of Canada (ASBC). He is also a representative on the Canadian Automobile Partnership Council (CAPC). 

Alana Baker, Vice President, Government Relations and Research | AIA Canada   

Alana Baker is the vice-president of government relations and research at AIA Canada. An accomplished government and public affairs professional, Alana Baker has over 15 years of experience and a proven track record of executing high impact advocacy and public relations campaigns.  

Alana’s work on advocacy campaigns has received multiple awards and she is the recipient of the PR News “Top 15 to Watch” award, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the public relations field. Alana has been recently recognized as a Top 100 Lobbyist by The Hill Times in 2022 and 2023.    

Dr. Mauricio Zelaya Partner & National Economics Leader | Ernst & Young LLP

Dr. Zelaya is an accomplished economist with extensive experience in econometrics and statistical modelling for both private and public sector clients. He specializes in the economics of innovation, industrial organization, and more generally, the application of economic theory to real business issues. Dr. Zelaya has regularly conducted automotive economic research for a number of years. He has led several projects with automotive sector analyses for leading investment promotion agencies, innovation hubs, and associations. 

Register to attend this webinar as soon as possible! In just one week—November 27th, 2023—registration closes. To register, click here.

AIA Canada invites interested attendees to submit questions in advance via your registration and participants will endeavour to answer them during the webinar. 


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