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International Women's Network Event - Vaughan, Ontario

International Women's Network Event - Vaughan, Ontario

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
1:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Paramount EventSpace - 222 Rowntree Dairy Road Vaughan, ON L4L 9T2 Canada

* Registration open until 6/9/24 at 10:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Register now for WiM's International Women's Network (WiM) event on June 11 in Vaughan, Ontario as part of the APMA Canada Automotive Summit. This exclusive event, generously sponsored by Magna, will feature an afternoon of compelling leadership presentations, an exclusive WiM fireside chat, and a co-hosted networking reception.


Please note that the agenda is tentative. Check back frequently for updates.


1:45-2:15pm – Frank Voss, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada

2:15-2:25 pm – Presentation

Speaker: Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade of Ontario, Vic Fedeli

2:25 - 2:55 pm - Presentation and Q+A

Speaker:  Jean Marc Leclerc (Honda Canada Manufacturing)

2:55 - 3:05 pm - Sponsor Fireside Chat

Moderator: Petrina Gentile, Award Winning Automotive Journalist

Speaker: Pat Mariles (TrueAuto) 

3:05 - 3:25 pm - Recharging Break + Networking

3:25 - 3:55 p.m. - Panel: Women in Manufacturing

Join us for a panel discussion as we delve into WiM's influence and initiatives, spotlighting the advantages of membership from a member's viewpoint.

Moderator: Petrina Gentile, Award Winning Automotive Journalist


  • Allison Grealis, President and Founder, Women in Manufacturing Association
  • Rosalyn Wallace, Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, Magna International

3:55 - 4:25 pm - Fireside Chat

Moderator: Petrina Gentile, Award Winning Automotive Journalist

Speaker:  Bruno Vanzieleghem (Northvolt) 

4:25 - 4:30 pm – Video Presentation

Speaker: The Honourable Filomena Tassi - Member of Parliament

4:30-5pm – Presentation

Speaker: Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry of Canada, François-Philippe Champagne


Co-hosted by APMA, enjoy refreshments and beverages as you meet and mingle with attendees to make connections and grow your network. Visit the WiM International Women's Network booth to learn how you can be a part of our supportive community for women working in manufacturing within Canada.

Note: APMA Canada Automotive Summit attendees do not need to register for this event as it is included as part of the full day agenda.

In collaboration with

For More Information:

Jennifer Kopf
Jennifer Kopf
Programs and Events Manager Women in Manufacturing (216)503-5700x108
Title Sponsor