Date(s) - 1 September 2013
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CILTNA 2017 Transport Workshop and Annual Dinner

Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel, Ottawa

12:00 – 4:30 pm Lunch and Workshop, followed by Reception and Dinner

Topics: Carbon Taxes and Trade

Final Agenda here.

Workshop speakers: Walter Spracklin – Equity Research; Dr. Joe Rogers – Senior Director, Delphi Group; John Lawson – Consultant and Transport Economics Researcher; Dr. Meredith Lili – Norman Patterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University; Ryan Greer, Director, Transportation & Infrastructure Policy, Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Louis-Paul Tardif, Director Multimodal Transportation Performance & Capacity Analysis, Transport Canada.

Dinner speaker: Michael Keenan, Deputy Minister, Transport

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Ottawa Chapter) & Carleton University, October 4, 2017

Joint Luncheon & Lecture on “Infrastructure Investment – Steady as She Goes?” (Final Program can be dowloaded here)

Presenters: Rob Hilton, Carleton School of Public Policy “Holding P3s feet to the fire: Accountability for Public Private Partnerships”

Elizabeth Drake, CPCS: “Getting more bang for buck from infrastructure investment through the use of new technologies”. Presentation available for download here.

June 20, 2017 Luncheon

Speaker: Wendy Zatylny, President Association of Canadian Port Authorities

Title: Canada’s Port Authorities: Ports in Transition. Available for download here.

May 10, 2017 Luncheon

Speaker: Mark Laroche, President & CEO, Ottawa International Airport Authority

Title: Airport Privatization – Is it worth the risk? Presentation available for download here.

January 2017 CILTNA Luncheon

Speaker: Drew Fagan, Senior Fellow Public Policy Forum Munk School of Global Affairs University of Toronto and C.D. Howe Institute (Former Ontario Deputy Minister of Infrastructure)

Theme: “The Infrastructure Comeback: How to Spend More and Spend Smarter”

Reference Paper: “Building the Future: Strategic Infrastructure for Long-Term Growth”, Public Policy Forum, October 2016. Download report here.

October 2016 CILTNA (Ottawa Chapter) and Carleton University Joint Luncheon & Lecture

Theme: Urban Transportation at the Crossroads: Moving People and Goods Sustainably and Safely

Guest Speakers:

Dr genericforgreece.com. Chris Stoney, Carleton University, “Challenges for Smart Growth: Governing from the Periphery”, download presentation here.

Tobi Nussbaum, City Councillor/City of Ottawa and Miranda Spessot, City of Ottawa, “Fixing the 5 ‘i’s of Planning Failure”, download presentation here.

June 2016 AGM and Luncheon

Guest Speaker: Duncan Wilson, Port of Vancouver

“Corporate Social Responsibility” at the Port of Vancouver

Download presentation here

April 2016 Luncheon

Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Davis, Senior Policy Analys, Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA)

“Changing Course: Commercializing Canadian Airports, Ports and Rail Governance 1975 to 2000”

Download presentation here

February 2016 Luncheon

Guest Speakers: Marc-Andre Roy, Partner and VP North America, CPCS

Topic: “Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects” Presentation of TRB NCRRP Report 1

Download presentation here

October 2015 Luncheon

Speaker: Robert Taylor, Assistant Vice-President, North American Advocacy, Canadian Pacific Railway and CILTNA (Ottawa Chapter) Board Member

Topic: Issues facing Canadian Pacific and the Canadian rail sector

Download presentation here

June 2015 Luncheon

Guest Speaker: John Coleman, Senior Fellow at Carleton University’s Regulatory Governance Initiative in the School of Public Policy & Administration

Topic: “Railway Technology and Innovation in a Post-Lac-Megantic World”

Download presentation here

April 2015 Luncheon

Guest Speakers: Lt. Col Gordon Hagar & Master Warrant Officer Sherri Forward, Canadian Armed Forces

Topic: “Logistical Challenges for the Canadian Armed Forces”

Download presentation here

September 11, 2014

Bill C-52 and Bill C-30 New Rail Provisions

Nina Frid

Canadian Transportation Agency


May 26, 2014 Luncheon Speaker Series

Luncheon Topic: Global Shippers Forum Issues and Trends

Presenter: Bob Ballantyne, President of Global Shippers Forum

Presentation (PDF file): Global Shippers Forum – A World-Wide Voice for Shipper


May 6, 2014 Luncheon Speaker Series

Luncheon Topic: Canada’s Port Authorities: Supply Chain Systems in Transition

Presenters: Wendy Zatylny, Executive Director, Association of Canadian Port Authorities

Presentation (PDF file): Canada’s Port Authorities: Supply Chain Systems in Transition


February 25 Luncheon Speaker Series

Luncheon Topic: Issues Facing the Trucking Industry in Canada

Presenters: Jennifer Fox, VP Trade and Security, Ontario Trucking Association and Canadian Trucking Alliance; Geoffrey Wood, VP Safety and Operations, Ontario Trucking Association and Canadian Trucking Alliance

National CILTNA Transport Workshop, Annual General Meeting and Dinner Reception (November 18, 2013)

Thank you to those who joined us in Ottawa on November 18, 2013 for a succesful half-day event at the Ottawa Sheraton Hotel, including a Transport Workshop and Luncheon (11:30 am – 4:20pm), CILTNA Annual General Meeting (5pm), and Drinks and Dinner Reception (6pm onwards).

The Transport Workshop Agenda highlights the interesting range of speakers and topics, including transportation outlooks from the perpsective of industry, and an update on upcoming review of the Canadian Transportation Act.

September 2013 Luncheon Speaker Series

Luncheon Topic: Marine Transportation in the Arctic

Speaker: John Higginbottom, Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and Senior Fellow at Carleton University

Presentation (PDF File): North America and the New Arctic

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