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Canada Logistics Conference 2017

Learning Sessions

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.

  • Leading, Coaching, and Inspiring Multigenerational Teams
    Adapt your leadership skills to manage and mentor people from each generation - including Milennials and Generation X -  to build engagement, retention, and to attract top young talent
    Presented by:  Karen McCullough, CSP, Gen Y and Gen X Evangelist
  • Case Study: Building the Champlain Bridge
    This case study of the New Champlain Bridge will give you fascinating details of this massive and complex project, with a focus on the transportation challenges involved in the construction
    Presented by: Daniel Genest, Eng. Director, Coordination, Signature on the Saint Lawrence 
  • International Trade Agreements: Implications and Opportunities 
    Understand how CETA, CFTA, NAFTA, Brexit, and the changing trade environment will affect your business and how to succeed under new trading patterns
    Presented by: Robert Ballantyne, P. Eng., President of the Freight Management Association of Canada and Chair of Board of the Global Shippers’ Forum
  • Legal Update: Canada-US Trade
    An update on current US-Canada trade law, and well-informed predictions of how anticipated changes will impact the supply chain. Content will be revised close to the presentation date to ensure it contains the most up-to-date issues and analysis. 
    Presented by: Francois Rouette, Partner, Cain Lamarre
  • Digital Disruption and Tech Innovation: The Future of Supply Chain
    It is predicted that by 2025 traditional supply chain models will be obsolete. Understand the data and technological trends that will reshape the supply chain and how to find opportunities in an environment of innovation.
    Presented by: Mark Hong, VP, North American Surface Transportation, CH Robinson, and Penny Moulton, CCLP, Director of Trade Direct and Road Frieght, UPS Canada

  • CP - Inside a Class I Railroad
    Get an inside look at the strategies and operations of the iconic CP Rail and learn how it aims to support North American business as one of North America’s best performing carriers
    Presented by: Jonathan Wahba – VP Sales & Marketing Intermodal & Grain and Rob Nichols – Managing Director, Domestic Intermodal Sales and Marketing

  • Transportation Buying Trends
    Use this exclusive, advance view of critical transportation and economic trends to inform your planning and forecasting for 2018 and beyond
    Presented by: Lou Smyrlis, Director Business Development & Research, Newcom Trucking Group
  • Ports in the Supply Chain: The Perspective from Montreal
    An in-depth discussion of ports, and the strategies they use to cope with overcapacity and congestion to achieve the low dwell times and fluidity that their customers rely on. Filled with operational insights, the session will be informative for those who work with ports daily as well as those who understand their fundamentals. 
    Presented by: Tony Boemi, Vice-President, Growth and Development, Port of Montreal 

  • Inventory and Warehouse Efficiency
    Learn what inventory efficiency really means and gain proven methodologies for reducing non-productive inventory – at the root – to increase business profitability
    Presented by: Gary Newbury, CCLP, Executive Program Manager - Last Mile Strategy and Distribution Network Efficiencies, Gordon Food Services

  • Me, Inc.
    ‘Me, Inc.’ helps you see yourself as a company that YOU manage, and to help you to realize the impact your decisions can have on your career and personal success
    Presented by: Martin Tremblay

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Thank you to all the sponsors & supporters of Canada Logistics Conference 2017
It's not too late to join these leading organizations by sponsoring Canada Logistics Conference 2017.
Contact Jennifer Traer at or 416-363-5696 ext. 32, or click here to learn more.

TransX           4Refuel            CP           Transplace         BluJay Solutions           Nova Chemicals

Port of Montreal             VersaCold Logistics Services               Mactrans               Port Hawkesbury Paper             CH Robinson           Metro Supply Chain Group

Port Saint John              Briar Logistics               Endeavour Solutions            Trailer Wizards            KTS Logistics              Freight Management Association of Canada

Air Canada Cargo            KS Pad and Print              Apex Motor ExpressWestern Canada Express            Apex Supply Chain Technologies             Challenger              Coyote

FLS Transport                    Intramodal                    Longbow Advantage                   CFPM                  Old Dominion Freight Line                  proVision Warehouse Management Systems

Raymond Johnston Equipment                Shippinghub                 SureTrack Group                TelDesign               TransCore Link Logistics                 Ghost Transportation Services

Hyndman                  ThePersonal                 Canaan Transport Group                VLM Foods            Valport Maritime Services              PECO Pallet

SCL Search               Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council              EG Enterprises Inc.              CargoM

Media Sponsors of Canada Logistics Conference 2017:

Canadian Shipper          Materials Management & Distribution            Truck News           Supply Chain Digital


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