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Two-Day – 2021 CILTNA Virtual Spring Outlook Conference
15 June 2021||
Date(s) - 15 June 2021 - 16 June 2021 11:30 am EDT - 5:00 pm EDT
Please join us for our Two Day – 2021 Virtual Spring Outlook Conference on 15-16 June 2021 via webinar beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The conference will focus on “Redesigning the Way We Move Goods and People During and After This Pandemic”
On Day 1: Module One from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., the opening speaker will be Deputy Minister, Transport Canada, Michael Keenan. He will be followed by Director of Freight Management from US DOT (invited). Followed by Finbarr Cleary, FCILT, Managing Director, Celtic Supply Chain Solutions who will address BREXIT: The impact on Transport & Logistics in the UK and Ireland, followed by Rolf Schmitt, Deputy Director at Bureau of Transportation Statistics who will talk about how the substantial disruptions of the pandemic put into focus the importance of transport statistics, passenger and freight and the challenges involved in reporting. Rolf will also talk to the future and his role in supporting the new US Administration’s focus on transportation/transport infrastructure. Our final speaker for Module One will be Jordan Kajfasz, AVP Sales and Marketing, Domestic Intermodal, CP will speak on Strategic Growth Initiatives and Innovations at CP.
On Day 1: Module Two from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the opening speaker will be Stephen Beatty, Global Chairman, Infrastructure and Head, Global Cities Center of Excellence, KPMG International will speak on Emerging Trends in Infrastructure. The new reality arising out of the pandemic requires that we look past the immediate complexities of the pandemic and identify the long-lasting trends that are emerging and evolving today. He will be followed by Donald Ludlow, Vice President, U.S. Division CPCS, will speak to Freight Data Analytics, specifically on Understanding and Using New Data Sources to Address Urban Freight Challenges.
Marta Leardi-Anderson, Executive Director, Cross Border Institute, University of Windsor will then address Canada-US cross border transportation and trade and the building of the Gordie Howe International Bridge. Followed by Michael Sussman, CEO, Strategic Rail Finance – The lack of multi-stakeholder collaboration in transportation infrastructure projects is hindering project execution and has created sub-optimal supply chains. How can public or private sponsors achieve better results through enhanced collaboration?
On Day 2: Module Three from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., the opening speaker will be John Moseley, Chief Commercial Officer, Port Houston. Followed by Barbara Bryer, Sr. Supply Chain Manager – Logistics, ADIDAS North America, will address the Shippers response to COVID. She will be followed by Girish Nair, AVP International Intermodal, CN, followed by Jack Mahoney, President and CEO, Westwood Shipping Lines and Peter Xotta, VP, Planning and Operations, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will discuss the changes in the supply chain as a result of the pandemic.
On Day 2: Module Four from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., we will have opening speaker Hans Moonen, VP Smart Logistics CGI, share experiences from some of his work in and around the port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port. Followed by Charles Raymond, President & CEO, Ray-Mont Logistics – How technology supports supply chain distribution. After which, Brian Jobling, General Sales Manager, E-Commerce Sales Strategy, Air Canada Cargo – will speak about how Air Canada has entered the e-commerce world. Followed by our closing speaker, David Sunde, CEO, Landline, who will discuss the redesigning of passenger travel.