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Study Tour Agenda - PEI Leaders

PEI Leaders Program

Study Tour Agenda

November 2nd to the 6th, 2014


Theme: Leadership in our province in a time of deep change

Goal of tour: Disconfirming beliefs and perceptions about NB


Sunday, November 2nd:

5pm Meeting point: The Great George Hotel,

5 :00 to 7 :00pm World Café with Amanda Hachey, Confederation Boardroom at The Great George Hotel

7 :00pmDinner at Libanese restaurant, Charlottetown

Monday, November 3rd:


8 :00 – 9:15am:Breakfast at Cox&Palmer with Jordan Brown, President of 21Inc. Board of Directors

9:30am to 10:30am:Tour of Holland College, meet with Michael O’Grady, Vice President of Innovation, Enterprise and Strategic Development

10:45 to 11:45amTour of Government House, meet with His Honour Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Gouverner of PEI

12:15 to 1:30Lunch at with Craig Mackie, Executive Director for the Newcomers of PEI at the Merchantman Pub

1:45 to 3:30pm General Queen Elizabeth Hospital Tour, tour of Volunteer Service Department with Kim MacDonald, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator and tour of the Psychiatric Wing with Debbie Flood-Vickerson, Nurse Manager Mental Health Inpatient


3:30 to 5pm Free time

5 :00Meet Kevin Murphy at The Great George Hotel, walking tour of the city to the Sims Steakhouse & Oyster Bar Restaurant 

5 :30 pm to 6 :00pm :Tour of the Sims Corner Steakhouse &Oyster Bar

6 :00pm to 8 :00pm Diner with Alumnis 

Tuesday, November 4th:


8am Breakfastat the Great George


8 :30 amDeparture for New Glasgow

9 :00 to 10 :30am Meet with Bruce McNaughton, The Preserve Company, New Glasgow PEI

11 :00 to 1pmTour of Trent Cousins’ farm in Kensington

1pm Lunch on the way to Victoria

2 :00pm to 3 :30pm Tour of Halibut farm in Victoria

3 :30pmHead back to the Hotel

5pm Return to The Great George

7pm Dinner with Don MacKenzie, Executive Director of Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI at Lobster on the Warf


Wednesday, November 5th :


8am to 9am : Breakfast at the Hotel with Shawn Murphy

9am Departure for Summerside

10am to 12pm :Meet with Mathieu LeBlanc, Owner of ACFOR Forestry Management in Summerside

12pm Lunch Pick up at Samuel’s Coffee House, Summerside

1 :30pm to 2 :30pmTour APM and meet with Tim Banks, CEO and Principal Shareholder (meet at the reception, lower level of the building, Corinne Verleun)

2 :45 to 4 :00pmMeet with Mike Cassidy, President of Coach Atlantic and Tour of the terminal

4 :30Tour of PEI Brewery and meet with entrepreneur Jeff Squires, President

5 to 7pmNetworking at The Great George

7pm Dinner at the Gahan House


Thursday, November 6th:


8am to 9amBreakfast and meet with local historian Catherine Hennessey at The Great George Hotel


9:45 to 11:15Meeting with Jérémie Arsenault du Carrefour de l’Isle Saint-Jean and Stephane Blanchard, Development Agent for youth fromRDÉE PEI, talking about their work for the francophone community of PEI  


11 :45 to 1pmLuncheon PEI Tradeshow – Meetings and Convention PEI


1 :30 to 4 :30pm100 year planning session with Wade MacLauchlan,  at The Great George Hotel

4 :30 to 5pmDebrief and Takeaways with Nadine and Zoë