Canada Logistics Conference 2018  -  Program

Canada Logistics Conference 2018

Click here to download the registration brochure PDFCanada Logistics Conference 2018 runs over three days, including the Opening Reception, which kicks off the conference on the evening of Wednesday, October 24th. Thursday, October 25th and Friday, October 26th have learning sessions all day, with dedicated networking and lunch breaks. The conference concludes with the Cocktail Reception and Awards Dinner on the Friday night. A draft timetable of the events is below. Please note that the learning sessions are not 100% confirmed at this time, and that conference topics, speakers, locations and dates are always subject to change in the event of circumstances beyond our control. CITT assumes no liability for such alterations. 

Conference Agenda

WEDNESDAY October 24, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Opening Reception at Vancouver Lookout
   
THURSDAY October 25, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00am Unlocking the Power of Differences in Organizations
Presenter: Ritu Bhasin, LL.B. MBA, Speaker, Author, Leadership & Inclusion Specialist
10:00 am - 10:30 am Networking break
10:30 am  - 11:30 am Export Compliance for Canadian Companies
Presenter: Kevin Riddell, CCLP, Director, International Logistics, Tremco Canada
11:30 am  - 12:15 pm Panel: 5 Tech Trends in Supply Chain Logistics
Moderator: Justin Bailie, President & Co-Founder, Rose Rocket; Panelists: TBC
12:15 pm  - 1:30 pm Lunch break
1:30 pm  - 2:30 pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS:
1. Think.Do.Say.
Facilitator: Ron Tite, Marketing, Branding & Creativity Expert

2. Improve the Way YOU Negotiate
Facilitator: Warren Sarafinchan, CCLP, Global Business Consultant, Zinata Inc.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS:
1. Improve the Way YOU Negotiate
Facilitator: Warren Sarafinchan, CCLP, Global Business Consultant, Zinata Inc.

2. Do.Think.Say.
Facilitator: Ron Tite, Marketing, Branding & Creativity Expert
   
FRIDAY October 26, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 am Alternative Fuels: Natural Gas for Transportation
Presenters: Arvind Ramakrishnan, Senior Manager, FortisBC Energy Inc.; Speaker from UPS TBC
9:15 am - 10:00 am Your Career, Leadership and the Digital Future of Supply Chain
Presenters: Douglas Harrison, CCLP, President & CEO, VersaCold;
Pat Campbell, Executive Director, Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council
10:00 am - 10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am - 11:15 am Panel: International Trade Update
Presenters:
Kaity Arsoniadis-Stein, Executive Director, Vancouver International Maritime Centre; Christian Hansen, Regional Director and Senior Trade Commissioner, Pacific Regional Office – Vancouver, Global Affairs Canada (GAC); Michael Broad, President, Shipping Federation of Canada
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Transportation Buying Trends
Presenter:
Lou Smyrlis, Director Business Development & Research, Newcom Media
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Boat Tour of the Port of Vancouver
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Annual Awards Dinner



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Confirmed Sponsors & Exhibitors for Canada Logistics Conference 2018
It's not too late to join these leading organizations by sponsoring Canada Logistics Conference 2018!
Contact Jennifer Traer at jtraer@citt.ca or 416-363-5696 ext. 32, or click here to learn more.

 

 

TransX              BluJay Solutions              Nova Chemicals              VersaCold Logistics Services               C.H. Robinson


Port Saint John                   Metro Supply Chain Group                  Freight Management Association of Canada                 KWE                   BCIT


Centennial College                  Challenger                Eagle Builders                 Horizon Occupational Health Solutions                   National Shunt


Radiant Wheels           Raymond Johnston Equipment           Shippinghub          Transplace           Wajax            Air Canada Cargo


KS Pad and Print           Ghost Transportation Services            ThePersonal            Canaan Transport Group            SCL Search            EG Enterprises Inc.


Media Sponsors of Canada Logistics Conference 2018:

Canadian Shipper          Materials Management & Distribution            Truck News            BC Shipping News

 

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