Canada Logistics Conference 2016—Canada's annual thought leadership conference for every supply chain logistics professional—will be held in Saint John, New Brunswick from October 26-28, 2016 at the Delta Brunswick hotel. Join an audience of shippers, carriers and ancillary service providers from across sectors to network and learn about the most important issues facing supply chains, businesses and the people who run them.

Click here to register to attend Canada Logistics Conference 2016
Click here to register to attend Canada Logistics Conference 2016

Attend 6 highly relevant sessions & workshops (plus site tours of the Mispec Crude Terminal and the Canaport Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal on the Bay of Fundy), including hot topics such as: succession planning, improving the RFP process, the "Uber"-ization of trucking, the economic & freight level outlook, practical tips for power pitching, and insights and projections from a C-Suite modal panel. 

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Canada Logistics Conference is presented by CITT, industry’s most experienced, valued and respected source of complete, career-long learning and career-path development open for everyone who buys, sells or manages the flow of goods and product, or is impacted by supply chain logistics.

Canada Logistics Conference 2016 Learning Sessions

Click here to download the Canada Logistics Conference 2016 program and registration brochure You can click on each session title—listed below—to see the full session description, speaker bio & credentials, and more. To see the full conference agenda including the timing for all learning sessions, meals, breaks and evening events, click here.

  • Panel: Current State of Transportation
    A multi-modal panel of transportation executives share their analysis and insights on the pressing commercial issues that impact today’s movement of goods and raw materials
    Moderator: Andrew Dixon, CCLP, Senior VP Trade & Business Development – Port Saint John
    Panelists: Matthieu Casey, General Sales Manager - Canada, Air Canada Cargo
    Matthew Hoag, Operations and Commercial Director, Americas Region – DP World
    Patrick Lacroix, Manager of Stakeholder Relations, Energy East New Brunswick
    Wayne T. Power, Group VP, Transportation and Logistics Division – J.D. Irving Limited

    Ryan Ratledge, COO -  Central Maine & Quebec Railway
  • Improving Your RFP Process
    Learn what shippers and carriers can do to have a more effective RFP process that results in a transparent and mutually beneficial relationship
    Presented by: Larry Mitchell, CCLP, Director of Government Services and Corporate Accounts, United Van Lines
    and Laurie Turnbull, CCLP, Supply Chain Consultant– Cole International

  • Power Pitching
    Learn the 10 Rules of Power Pitching – indispensible ways to help you persuade peers, managers, and customers by earning trust and demonstrating the mutual benefits of your proposals
    Presented by: Jim Gray, Communication Coach & Strategist
  • Succession Planning
    Learn how to approach proactive and cross-functional succession planning and talent development for yourself and your company 
    Presented by: Warren Sarafinchan, CCLP, Vice President, Sales and Supply Chain – Sun-Rype
  • Panel: 'Uber' Freight

    A progressive panel discusses the emergence of Uber-like logistics technologies that promise great benefit for shippers but could quickly reshape this specialized service industry
    Moderator: Joel MacKay, President – Mactrans Logistics Inc.
    Panelists: Justin Bailee, Co-Founder & CEO – FR8NEX
    Dwayne Johnson, Director, Omni-Channel Retail Solutions – SCI, Canada Post

  • Transportation Buying Trends
    Use this exclusive, advance view of critical transportation and economic trends to inform your planning and forecasting for 2017 and beyond
    Presented by: Lou Smyrlis, Editorial Director, Trucking Group – Newcom Business Media
  • Facility Tours: Canaport Crude Receiving Terminal & Canaport LNG Terminal
    Delegates will be taken by bus to two exclusive tours, each lasting just under an hour, on the Bay of Fundy. This is a rare opportunity to see massive fuel facilities that handle crude oil and liquid natural gas from around the globe before distribution into Canada and the US.

Click here to register to attend Canada Logistics Conference 2016
Click here to register to attend Canada Logistics Conference 2016

Networking Events at Canada Logistics Conference 2016:

  • Opening Reception at Port Saint John
    Wednesday, October 26 • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Kick off your conference experience by meeting and networking with about 200 of your fellow supply chain logistics professionals. The conference opening reception will be held in the Fundy Room in Port Saint John's nautical-themed Diamond Jubilee Cruise Pavilion, and will bring together conference delegates from across the country as well as the local supply chain logistics industry.
  • Maritime Kitchen Party
    Thursday, October 27 • 6:30 pm
    Steeped in New Brunswick tradition, experience a Saint John welcome at its best! Enjoy an evening filled with a delicious feast of local seafood delights and entertainment that will get you tapping your toes. CITT Saint John Area Ccouncil is pleased to present this social event to bring together delegates from across Canada in the oldest incorporated city in Canada! Note: Tickets for this event will be sold separately by the Saint John Area Council. More information will be available closer to the event.
  • Gala Cocktail Reception
    Friday, October 28 • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Immediately preceding the Gala Awards Dinner, the annual Gala Cocktail Reception gives delegates a final opportunity to mingle and network freely. The Gala Cocktail Reception kicks off the Gala evening, a hugely popular social and networking event that traditionally has the highest attendence of any part of the Canada Logistics Conference program.
  • Gala Awards Dinner
    Friday, October 28 • 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Immediately following the Gala Cocktail Reception, the annual Gala Awards Dinnner honours CITT’s academic award winners, the newest group of CITT-Certified Logistics Professionals (CCLPs), and the recipient of the prestigious annual CITT Award of Excellence. This a hugely popular social and networking event that traditionally has the highest attendence of any part of the Canada Logistics Conference program.

Click here to register to attend Canada Logistics Conference 2016
Click here to register to attend Canada Logistics Conference 2016


The Premier Sponsor for
Canada Logistics Conference 2016 is:

Port Saint John

Thank you to all the sponsors & supporters of Canada Logistics Conference 2016
It's not too late to join these leading organizations by sponsoring Canada Logistics Conference 2016.
Contact Jennifer Traer at or 416-363-5696 ext. 32 to learn more.

Port Saint John            CP            LeanLogistics            Briar Logistics             Nova Chemicals            Cooke Aquaculture

TransCanada              Port Hawkesbury Paper              Aon             Irving Transportation and Logistics Division            Metro Supply Chain Group             NB Southern Railway            KTS Logistics

Freight Management Association of Canada              DP World               Port of Halifax               Port of Sheet Harbour               Air Canada Cargo
Conference on Transportation Innovation & Cost Savings              KS Pad and Print               TransCore LinkLogistics               Shippinghub             Armour Transportation Services

Apex Motor ExpressWestern Canada Express            Usability Matters            Caribou Logistics             Mactrans


Media Sponsors of Canada Logistics Conference 2016:

Canadian Shipper          Materials Management & Distribution            Truck News           Progress Magazine        Canadian Sailings



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