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14 July 2021 - The Dawn of Next Level Logistics Webinar

On Wednesday, July 14 at 2 pm ET/ 1 pm CT/ 12 pm MT/ 11 am PT/ 7 pm BST, we hosted, “The Dawn of Next Level Logistics”.

We delved into next level logistics, the innovative business cases propelled by COVID-19, and the experience and insights gained. We found out how DSV – Global Transport and Logistics has innovated its logistics with Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) as partners. As one of industry’s first adopters of drone technology, DSV is helping to lead and shape the future of drone delivery and logistics in Canada.

Moderated by Andrew Young, US Chapter Chair, CILTNA and featuring speakers: Martin Roos, Managing Director Canada at DSV Air & Sea Inc. Canada and Michael Zahra, President & CEO, Drone Delivery Canada (DDC).

Our webinar recording is now available [Click Here]

Webinar slide deck [Click Here]

Two Day - 2021 Spring Outlook Conference - 15 & 16 June 2021

Our Two Day – 2021 Virtual Spring Outlook Conference happened on 15-16 June 2021 via webinar beginning at 11:30 AM ET.

The conference focused on “Redesigning the way we move goods and people during and after this pandemic”.

See full conference agenda here.

Biographies for the moderators and speakers can be found here.

 

Our webinar video recording is now available for Day 1 [Click Here].

Our webinar video recording is now available for Day 2 [Click Here]

Conference Presentations:

Finbarr Cleary, FCILT, Managing Director, Celtic Supply Chain Solutions

Stephen Beatty, Global Chairman, Infrastructure and Head, Global Cities Center of Excellence, KPMG International

Michael Sussman, CEO, Strategic Rail Finance

Barbara Bryer, Sr. Supply Chain Manager – Logistics, ADIDAS North America

Jack Mahoney, President and CEO, Westwood Shipping Lines

Peter Xotta, VP, Planning and Operations, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Hans Moonen, VP Smart Logistics, CGI

Brian Jobling, General Sales Manager, E-Commerce Sales Strategy, Air Canada Cargo

*More presentations will be posted once we receive permission from the speaker to post them.*

13 April 2021 - Urban Futures webinar series #3: The Exciting Future of Urban Planning and Mobility – sponsored by Arup

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021 at 12 pm ET / 10 am MT/ 11 am CT / 9 am PT/ 4 pm GMT we hosted “The Exciting Future of Urban Planning and Mobility” – sponsored by Arup. This webinar included a US panel, moderated by Andrew Young, Vice Chair of the board of CILTNA.

Transport planning teams, mobility futurists and technology innovators are all contributing to a wave of exciting new concepts which are revolutionizing urban planning and mobility.

Join us for a voyage into the future as we look deeper into the range of innovations being piloted or planned across cities in North America and the UK from Hyperloops to Autonomous Vehicles.  A panel of leading innovators will discuss the relative merits and adoption of these technologies and implications for our cities in the future.

Speakers as below (2 from UK and 3 from USA)

  • Chris Lane – Head of Transport Innovation at Transport for West Midlands
  • Thomas Bamonte – Senior Program Manager for Automated Vehicles at the North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Siqi Zhu – Associate Director of Planning & Delivery at Sidewalk Labs
  • Mary Catherine Snyder – Parking Strategist for the City of Seattle Department of Transportation
  • Lara Tabet – Senior Engineer and Hyperloop Global Coordinator at Arup
  • Andrew Young – Vice Chair CILT North America (Moderator)

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

24 March 2021 - Achieving Traceability and Transparency in International Supply Chains: The Covid-19 Acceleration Effect - Sponsored by Global Container Terminals

On Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 12 pm ET / 10 am MT/ 11 am CT / 9 am PT we hosted the webinar entitled, “Achieving Traceability and Transparency in International Supply Chains: The Covid-19 Acceleration Effect” moderated by Colin Laughlan, member, Pacific Chapter, CILTNA.

Interoperability in international data systems for cargo shipping and logistics has accelerated greatly to meet the challenges of a global pandemic. Three of the world’s leading architects of the rapidly emerging Global Information Infrastructure for trade and transport explain how the latest developments in open standards are advancing the integration of data systems across international supply chains. Looking at new technologies ranging from Smart Container sensors that report continuously on the condition of containerized goods in transit; to Data Pipelines that integrate multiple sources of data to enable collaboration on cloud computing and to provide access to both commercial and regulatory parties on a need-know-basis; to the coming Application Programming Interfaces that will allow developers to create myriad new applications for mobile devices, this Webinar will be eye-opening for transport and logistics practitioners who want to know what is coming down the pike in their industry.

This webinar was be presented by:

David Roff, Director
CIF Consulting Limited
Liverpool, England

Dr. Hanane Becha, Senior Innovation and Standards Advisor
Aix-en-Provence, France

Ian Watt, Founder & CEO NeXTRADE World Pty Ltd
Melbourne, Australia

Colin Laughlan | Moderator, President
Laughlan Consulting International Inc.
Executive Committee Member, Pacific Chapter.

Vancouver, Canada

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

17 March 2021 - A Breakthrough in Rail-Enabled Economic Development: What’s Different about the new Nevada State Rail Plan?

On Wednesday, 17 March 2021 @ 1pm ET / 12 CT / 10am PT / 5pm UK we hosted  “A Breakthrough in Rail-Enabled Economic Development: What’s Different about the new Nevada State Rail Plan?”

Reconceiving transportation infrastructure to support sustainable economic development requires actionable plans, not more reports and projections.

This webinar illuminates how an innovative whole-system transportation and economic development plan has been created and embraced in the U.S. state of Nevada, with additional insights from the UK rail freight industry’s success in applying a similar whole-systems approach.

Attendees

Michael Sussman, Chairman and CEO of Strategic Rail Finance, President and Founder of OnTrackNorthAmerica

Kris Sanchez, Deputy Director for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)

Sheldon Mudd, Executive Director at Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority

Julian Worth, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK Rail Freight Forum and Member of the Freight & Logistics and Strategic Rail Policy Groups

Moderator

Andrew Young, Vice Chair of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport North America and Chair of the USA Chapter

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

4 March 2021 - Asian Supply Chain Issues during the Pandemic with Gabriel Lagunes, CN representative in China

On Thursday, 4 March 2021, 4:30 pm ET/2:30 pm MT/3:30 pm CT/1:30 pm PT we hosted – “Asian Supply Chain Issues during the Pandemic” Gabriel Lagunes, CN representative in China. Moderated by Bob Armstrong, President of CILTNA and ATLAS Trade & Logistics Inc.

In this webinar the audience gained a unique perspective of the world-wide container shipping crisis from Gabriel Lagunes, CN’s representative in China based in Shanghai. He explained the big picture COVID-19 impacts through a manufacturing and landside lens. Although supply chain disruptions have been reported throughout the pandemic, Gabriel’s commented as a participant on the ground brought a reality lens to the situation.

In a discussion with the moderator, Bob Armstrong, Gabriel offered more context concerning specific disturbances that are causing confusion, delays and inefficiencies. He offered his observations and anecdotes that demonstrated the fast and perhaps lasting impacts of COVID-19-related trade disruptions.

For the presentation slides [Click Here]

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

10 February 2021 - CN and McCarthy Lawyers - "Carrier’s Limitation of Liability – When One is the New Zero. When does a carrier’s limitation clause in fact result in full value liability?"

On Wednesday, 10 February 2021 at 12 ET/10 MT/11 AM CT/9 AM PT  we hosted, Carrier’s Limitation of Liability – When One is the New Zero. When does a carrier’s limitation clause in fact result in full value liability?

This webinar reviewed recent case law and considered how to draft enforceable clauses that reflect the parties intention to limit carrier liability. Speakers discussed two recent cases in which the courts were asked to clarify the extent to which railways may limit their liability for loss of or damage to freight. In one case, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled that a limitation of liability near zero would be equivalent to an “exclusion” of liability and thus invalid, while another case currently before the Supreme Court of Canada deals with privity of contract in respect of confidential contracts between railways and shippers. Three rail transportation law experts discussed these cases and their broader implications for rail cargo claims. This webinar was presented by:

David F. Blair, Counsel, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Brian Lipson, Associate, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Éric Harvey, Senior Counsel, Regulatory, CN (Webinar Moderator)

For the presentation slides [Click Here].

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

20 January 2021 - "Cannabis Logistics - An Emerging Opportunity in Logistics"

“Cannabis Logistics – An Emerging Opportunity in Logistics” with guest speaker, Alan Cooke, Vice- President, Domestic & International Supply Chain and Operations, Auxly was hosted on 20 January 2021 at 12 PM ET. Alan spoke to the complexities in distribution of Cannabis products.

Guest speakers:
Alan Cooke, Vice- President, Domestic & International Supply Chain and Operations, Auxly, discussed the industry, the supply chain challenges & opportunities.
Vlad KlacarVice President, Regulatory Affairs, Auxly, discussed the regulatory challenges and dispel a few myths.
Marina Pisnajuk
, Manager, People & Culture, Auxly, discussed the art of success in hiring in a cannabis environment.
Brian PotvinChief Operating Officer and Managing Director, GTA GSM discussed the perspective from a carrier in the logistics space.

For the presentation slides [Click Here].

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

2 December 2020 - Urban Futures webinar series #2: A New Era for Main Street: The Future of the Urban Street sponsored by Arup

Streets and sidewalks in downtowns across the United States are transforming to help support local communities and businesses during the global pandemic. This webinar looks at how once ambitious design models for streetscapes are being realized. What have we learned and where do we go from here?

On 2 December 2020 at 12 PM ET/10 AM MT/11 AM CT/9 AM PT we hosted the second webinar in the Arup – Urban Futures webinar 3 part series with guest speakers Trent Lethco, Principal, Arup; Deanna Stockton, Municipal Engineer, Municipality of Princeton, New Jersey; and Daniel McGinnis, Senior Project Manager, McMahon Associates.

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

Two Day – 2020 Virtual Fall Transport Outlook Conference - 9-10 November 2020

Our Two Day – 2020 Virtual Fall Transport Outlook Conference and AGM happened on 9-10 November 2020 via webinar beginning at 11 AM.

The conference focused on how the transport and logistics industry is coping with COVID and the unknown as business recovers from shutdown to growing supply chain activity.

See full conference agenda here.

Biographies for the moderators and speakers can be found here.

 

Our webinar video recording is now available for Day 1 [Click Here].

Our webinar video recording is now available for Day 2 [Click Here]

Conference Presentations:

Dr. Bill Anderson, Director, Cross-Border Institute at University of Windsor

Phil Eng, President, Long Island Rail Road

James Clements, Senior Vice-President Strategic Planning and Technology Transformation, CP

Tony Boemi, Vice–President, Montreal Port Authority

Bruce Burrows, President and CEO, Chamber of Marine Commerce

15 October 2020 - Ports of the Future: The Digital Transformation at the Port of Antwerp with guest speaker Erwin Verstraelen, Chief Digital and innovation Officer, Port of Antwerp

Presentation for this webinar will not be shared.

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

7 October 2020 - Technology: Strategy and Adoption with guest speaker Rachael Radford, Principal, Meira Consulting Inc.

Presentation: AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY. Log in and view under the Members Section of the website.

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

23 September 2020 - COVID: The New Different with guest speaker, Anne Waldes

Presentation: AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY. Log in and view under the Members Section of the website.

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

9 September 2020 - Urban Futures Webinar: Urban Logistics in a Pandemic - Sponsored by Arup

The first part of a series of webinars on Urban Futures sponsored by ARUP and hosted by the Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport North America (CILTNA)

Presentation: AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY. Log in and view under the Members Section of the website.

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here]. Answer to Question 1 [Click Here] and answer to Question 2 [Click Here]

15 July 2020 - Reactivating Your Business From a Stalled Supply Chain – “Practitioners Series” webinar

Presentation: AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY. Log in and view under the Members Section of the website.

Our webinar video recording is now available [Click Here].

 

17 June 2020 - Pathways to Canada/US Border Recovery presented by with Gerry Bruno, Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, YVR Executive Director & CEO, Future Borders Coalition

Presentation: AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY. Log in and view under the Members Section of the website.

Our webinar video recording is ready [Click Here]. Guest speaker, Gerry Bruno, can be reached at gerry.bruno@futureborderscoalition.

 

10 March 2020 - Pacific Tanker Safety for Canadians presented by Stewart Muir, Executive Director, Resource Works

Presentation: AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS ONLY. Log in and view under the Members Section of the website.