CILTNA Greater Toronto Region Chapter Event

Event Start: May 14, 2018 7:15am
Event End: May 14, 2018 5:00pm

7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast sponsored by the St.Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation HWY H20

8:00 a.m. Welcome by Tom Shenstone, CMILT, Chair CILTNA GTA Region Chapter

Panel 1: “Innovation and the Changing Landscape of Air Cargo” New innovations are changing the way the world does business across sectors, and the air cargo industry is no exception. Join a dynamic panel of industry experts as they discuss technological and process innovations that are evolving the way goods are transported by air today, what advancements are in the pipeline for tomorrow and potential opportunities and pitfalls of which the industry should be aware.

Moderator: Ryan White, Manager, Executive Communications, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, panelists are:

8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. - Anderson Young, Consultant and former Cargo Duty manager at Cathay Pacific

                                   - Gary Vince, President of CIFFA

Panel 2: "Technology Driving Innovation in Land Transportation, Coping With Congestion and Cross-border Challenges in 2018-beyond”

Moderator: Bob Armstrong, FCILT, President of CILTNA, panelists are:

9:20 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. - Rail: Scott Daniels, Senior VP of Strategy and Innovation, CN

                                     - Marine Mode: Bruce Hodgson, Director Business Development, St. Lawrence Seaway                                             Management Corporation

                                     - Trucking: Elias Demangos, CMILT, President &  CEO, Fortigo Freight Services Inc.

10:25 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break and Networking sponsored by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Andrew Yui, Director, HKTDC – CILTNA led mission to the China Belt and Road Forum in Hong Kong

Panel 3: "Legal, Regulatory and Shipper Updates" If one thing is clear, it’s that technology will continue to affect and disrupt the transportation industry for the foreseeable future. The law and government regulators have difficult tasks to keep up with the technological advances being made in the industry and shippers have to meet customers’ needs while dealing with constant changing regulations and procedures especially at the Canada USA border. This panel will feature a leading transportation lawyer, a government regulator and a major shipper.

Moderator: Tom Shenstone CMILT, Chair CILTNA GTA Chapter, panelists are:

11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.  - James Manson, CMILT, Fernandes Hearn LLP

                                       - A Transport Canada Leader (TBA)

                                       - Ray Fischer, Manager Canadian Customs, FCA Canada Operations

Closing Keynote Presentation: "The Future of Commercial Border Crossings: Leveraging Emerging Logistics Technologies"
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  - presented by: Dr. Bill Anderson, CMILT, Assistant VP, Innovation in Cross-Border Strategies, Director, Cross-Border Institute of the University of Windsor

12:50 p.m. Closing Remarks Followed by Choice of Industry Tours

Tour 1: Air Cargo Operations at Pearson International Airport for 30 delegates only. Must be registered by May 10, 2018 due to security measures at the airport.

Tour 2: Brampton Intermodal for 8 delegates only on CN tour bus. Must be registered by May 10, 2018. Please indicate your intent to attend on the registration form.

Location: Toronto, ON
Venue: Toronto Sheraton in Terminal 3
Terminal 3, Toronto AMF, Toronto, ON L5P 1C4
Cost: $199 for CITT Members $230 for Non-Members