Youth Timetable

For secondary and post-secondary students, Make It Safe shares youth experiences and advice on survival in crisis and recovery—and perspectives on school and opportunity in the New Normal. Join a series of interactive panel discussions for youth, by youth.


In this international keynote panel, four manufacturing executives share the pandemic experiences and challenges they have faced in their companies around the world. Learn from their experiences and insights.

Hear their perspectives and ask questions directly about:

  • Critical decisions and changes in their businesses;
  • Supporting teams and company culture through the crisis;
  • How the pandemic has changed their approach to leadership; and
  • Essential leadership qualities and critical actions to emerge stronger in the recovery


Dan Reader
Franco Dutto
Gretta Stephens
Lisa McGuire
Michelle Garner-Janna
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In this keynote session, we have invited a panel of international experts to share insights, helping make sense of the changing and sometimes controversial sea of information about COVID-19.

  • Find out what we are still learning about the virus, and emerging recommendations around transmission and effective controls. 
  • Understand the anxiety and mental health impacts and how our understanding of workplace wellness is changing through the pandemic.
  • Get clarity into what we are learning about the virus, immunity, and vaccines.
  • Learn key considerations to protect our businesses and our most vulnerable workers.
  • And discover important lessons we're learning about crisis communications within our organizations and with our clients.


Dr. Andrew Szeto
Dr. Gerry Eijkemans
Dr. Mark Schenker
Max Lum
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