Please join us for our Two Day – 2021 Virtual Fall Outlook Conference on 15-16 November 2021 via webinar beginning at 11:30 a.m ET.
The conference will focus on “UPHEAVAL IN THE SUPPLY CHAINS: How Logistics and transport systems respond to the dramatic shifts in demand and supply”
On Day 1: Module One from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET, to open the conference, we will have greetings from Minister of Transport, the Hon., Omar Alghabra speaking to us from COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, then we will hear from Alan Cooke, VP, Domestic & International Supply Chain and Operations, Auxly who will detail the challenges shippers are currently experiencing during the pandemic and what changes they are making in their supply chain management practices. Followed by Stan Wraight, President and CEO, Strategic Aviation Solutions International (SASI), who will address the challenges facing the air sector where cargo capacity dropped down to a halt and is now coming back as demand is up. He will speak on capacity issues for air cargo with airlines and airports. Then we will hear from Pino Delvecchio, Head of Healthcare Canada at Bolloré Logistics who will highlight how much COVID-19 has reshaped the global supply chain across the world and how this impacts North America. Followed by Mathew Wilson, Sr. Vice President Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Inc. who will address the policy issues facing manufacturers & exporters and the challenges they are trying to overcome due to the supply chain mess that is having impacts on our exporters ability to get their goods to foreign markets on time and in a cost effective manner.
On Day 2: Module Two from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET, the opening speaker will be Ian Hamilton, President & CEO Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority who will discuss the HOPA Ports expansion in the Golden Horseshoe and the impact on the communities from Oshawa to Niagara. Ian will then introduce a video presentation by Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transport Ontario, who will outline the programs the provincial government is undertaking to improve the movement of goods and people especially in the heavily congested urban areas. Then we will hear from Dr. Matthew Roorda, Professor, Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto and the Chair of the Smart Freight Centre who will speak about “CLUE: City Logistics for the Urban Economy”. Followed by Dr. Anne Goodchild, Founding Director of the Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Center at the University of Washington who will present her perspective on “Post-Pandemic Cities: Fighting Congestion in The E-Commerce Age”.
On Day 2: Module Three from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, the opening speaker will be Chantale Després, Assistant Vice-President, Sustainability at CN who will discuss the activities underway at CN with respect to decarbonization of their supply chain. She will be followed by Greg Holt, Senior Price Specialist, S&P Global Platts, who will speak about the International challenges at the Port of Los Angles and Long Beach that are affecting most shippers and consumers across North America. What is the root cause of the problem and what is a solution? Then we will hear from a senior VP from either Challenger or Freightliner (invited) who will address issues facing the trucking industry and the implications of going electric. Followed by Sally Dam, Director, Urban Delivery Strategy at Canada Post who will address the challenges of THE LAST MILE delivery today.
Registration for Non-Members is $50.00 CAD and free for CILTNA Members.