Westin, Ottawa, Ontario. For the 15 year, key decision makers of the Canadian power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry gather for business networking, education, a manufacturer industry showcase and more. The PTDA Canadian Conference starts with an optional golf outing and an Industry Showcase Welcome Reception featuring tabletop exhibits from every registered PTDA manufacturer member company. For the second year, meeting rooms can be reserved for one-on-one meetings. Participants will hear information targeted to solve the most vexing needs of the industry including information on corporate culture, hiring, knowledge transfer and an update on the Canadian mining industry. Leading off is “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast,” by industry veteran Randy Disharoon, VP global accounts, Rexnord Industries LLC, a talk sure to open some eyes regarding corporate change. Deborah Fodor, a veteran recruiter, dishes with “Secrets of a Recruiter” to help those hiring save money and get the best talent. Peggy Grall, a 23-year veteran of the corporate coaching world, talks about building your team. Finally, Carl Weatherell, executive director/CEO, Canada Mining Innovation, talks about the direction Canada’s mining industry is headed to help participants meet the needs arising from this vital end-user market. In addition to high profile Canadian business topics, a bit of historical context will be served up at the beautiful Canadian War Museum where participants will enjoy business networking and dinner in the elegant Lebreton Gallery, featuring its collection of tanks, artillery and other large artifacts that tell the story of war from the 18th century to the present.