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CILTNA Pacific Chapter Seminar
presented at the February 9th, 2017
Cargo Logistics Canada Conference
at the Vancouver Convention Centre
Is Privatization of Our National Ports and Airports
in Canadians' Best Interests?
The Canada Transportation Act Review was published in February 2016. For seaports, it recommended that the government investigate adopting a share-capital structure including receiving proposals from institutional investors or private equity investors. For airports, the review recommended privatization of large airports within three years. Since then, the government has moved to establish a Canada Infrastructure Bank. This CILTNA Seminar examined the issues through a discussion, question and answer period following prepared remarks delivered by two distinguished speakers. You will find the formal record of the event with a summary of what was said in the published Proceedings through the link below.
Click here to download the Proceedings of the seminar titled "Is Privatization of Our National Ports and Seaports in Canadians' Best Interests?" held February 9, 2017
Kevin Desmond, President & CEO, TransLink
- Compass Smart Card Take-Up and Pay-Off
- Leadership for Goods Movement: Towards an Urban Freight Council
- The Federal Game Changer: Infrastructure Funding
- Has "Service Optimization" Had Its Day?
- Costs and Funding Sources: What’s Different Since the Funding Referendum?
- What About Mobility Pricing?
The proceedings of the luncheon include Mr. Desmond’s remarks, the attendance list, and the Question-and-Answer Period. Click here to download the Proceedings.
Read a "A valuable link for transportation and logistics professionals" written by Kristine Burr CILTNA Membership Chair and Marian Robson, CILTNA Pacific Chapter Chair. Article appeared in the November 2015 issues of BC Shipping News.
Lunch Meeting with Guest Speakers
Richard Wozny, Principal Site Economics
Preserving Industrial Lands to Meet Traffic Growth in the Port of Vancouver.
Lunch Meeting with Guest Speak
Craig Richmond, President & CEO
Vancouver Airport Authority
Breakfast Meeting with Guest Speak
Andy Smith, Former
BC Container Trucking Commissioner
Spring Luncheon with Guest Speaker
Captain Gordon Houston
Chair, Tanker Safety Expert Panel
The Rewards & Risks of Western Resource Trade:
Toward a Meeting of the Minds
September 17, 2014
Sutton Place Hotel - Le Versailles Ballroom A
845 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC
The conference will bring together those representing a range of interests and viewpoints. CILTNA members from the transportation and logistic sector, consultants, and academics, anyd our many student members will be jointed by invited guests from the media, First Nations, all orders of government and NGOs advoacting greater environmental protection and conservation.
With CILTNA as a non-partisan fourm, speakers will review the current state of the resource development debate. They will then aim to educate and inform each other, and move towards a meeting of the minds on how to hanlde the dofficult question of the rewards and riks of western resource trade.
Breakfast Keynote: Christopher (Chris) Harvey, QC. Commodity Trade Rewards and Risks: The Current State of Play
BC Government Official: Provincial Government Policies: Resources, First Nations, Environment
Panel Discussion - Moderator David Gillen PhD, Director Center for Transportation Studies Sauder School of Business, UBC
- Industry Speaker: Ian Anderson, President, Kinder Morgan Canada
- First Nations Speaker: Dr. Judith Sayers, Strategic Advisor, member and former Chief of the Hupacasath First Nation
- Environmental: Tom Gunton, PhD, Director, Resource and Environmental Planning Program, SFU
Luncheon Keynote: Andy Calitz, CEO, LNG Canada
Lunch Meeting Everyone Welcome
Thursday, April 24, 11:45 am -1:30 pm Sutton Place Hotel (845 Burrard Street Vancouver)
Guest Speaker: Jean-Jacques Ruest, Executive Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer CN
Mr. Ruest will speak on the theme:
Collaboration in the Pacific Gateway Supply Chain
Download JJ Ruest's Presentation
Lunch Meeting Everyone Welcome
Thursday, March 27, 11:45 am -1:30 pm,Terminal City Club
Guest Speaker: Roger Larson,
President, Canadian Fertilizer Institute
Do we have the railway and port capacity to capture our resource export opportunities?
Wednesday, November 6, 7:30-9:30 am,Terminal City Club
Guest Speaker: Jeff Scott, President & CEO of Fraser Surrey Docks
Thanks everyone who attended our recent conference "Port Metro Vancouver Logistics Interface: Looking to the Future". We were very pleased with the program and the attendance and have since followed up by sending you a list of participants and a message giving web access to the excellent presentations.
(Photo courtesy of Port Metro Vancouver)
Our breakfast meeting program included a report from our volunteer students who summarized the key action items identified during the September 18 conference. You can download a copy of the Port Metro Vancouver Logistics Interface confrence proceedings (including collected recommendations and opportunities for future research) now!
We also had a guest speaker Jeff Scott, President Fraser Surrey Docks who addresed one of the issues which emerged from the conference, the growing public resistance to the export of our natural resources and impacts on our economic future.
Port Metro Vancouver Logistics Interface:
Looking To The Future
September 18, 2013 - Terminal City Club, Vancouver, BC
Port Metro Vancouver has many opportunities and challenges on the horizon. On September 18, 2013 the CILTNA Pacific Chapter brought together industry, government, education and labour leaders from the container and bulk/break-bulk sectors to review several important themes with respect to port interface issues: How are we doing? Where are we going? How do we get there?
We are pleased to share the news about the Canadian international freight forwarding industry upcoming training session. Move your company and personnel forward by ensuring your employee’s skills and knowledge are up-to date. Register for a CIFFA program -- accredited by FIATA and the Canadian Supply Sector Council -- it’s the globally accepted program for international freight forwarders.
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- are taught by industry professionals with real life knowledge and experience
- combine theory, practical exercises, and case studies relevant in day-to-day operation
- offer flexible study options – 100% online, eLearning with weekly webinar support, and classroom learning with eLearning support.
CIFFA Certificate in International Freight Forwarding
- International Transportation and Trade (September - December 2014)
CIFFA Advanced Certificate
- Specialized Freight Services (September - December 2014)
Registration Deadline for individuals and groups for the September intake is August 15, 2014. Click here to register .
Marian Robson, FCILT
Chair, Pacific Chapter
Board of Directors of CILTNA Pacific Region, 2014-2015
Co-Chairs: Marian Robson / Tom Maville, FCILT
Pacific Chapter Activities Report (Sept. 2013 - Sept. 2014)
Services and Membership
International recognition of designations: MCILT, FCILT
Periodic forums and Conferences on transportation issues
National and international network of transportation professionals
Monthly luncheon meetings
CSL gold medal for student achievement
Becoming a Member of CILTNA
Membership in CILT is by designation including Student, Associate, Member, and Fellow on the basis of education, experience in transportation and/or contribution to the industry or CILT.
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