Canada Logistics Conference 2019  -  Learning Sessions

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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

  • Technology's Influence on Transportation
    This panel discussion will explore the tangible effects technology will have on the transportation market and your business
    Presented by: Scott Shannon, VP - North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson and panelists to be announced 
  • Emotional Intelligence in your Logistics Career
    Learn proven techniques for recognizing your emotions as they appear and managing the following behaviour accordingly to make better decisions, influence others and to thrive under pressure.
    Presented by: Tatiana Lazareva, CPIM - Recruitment Consultant, SCL Search Consultant Ltd.
  • St. Lawrence Seaway: Updates and Insights
    Gain the information and contacts required to use the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway to navigate your supply chain logistics challenges
    Presented by: Ken Carey, CCLP - Manager, Business Development, St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
  • Robotic Order Fulfillment & Material Handling
    Discover why businesses must embrace automation to remain competitive in the near future – and how to make robotics work in your operations 
    Facilitated by: Derek Lynch - Director of Sales, Dematic
  • Supply Chain Leadership 2025
    Learn the often-overlooked leadership abilities required to guide your organization through this period of unprecedented technological disruption 
    Facilitated by: Phil Drouillard - Founder & Chair, Lighthouse Nine Group
  • Workshop: Strategies for Addressing the Talent Gap
    Get ahead on the ‘war for talent’ and learn how to leverage best-in-class hiring strategies
    Presented by: Pamela Ruebusch - Founder & CEO, TSI Group     TSI Group
  • Cannabis Logistics: The Birth of an Industry 
    Learn how logistics is building the cannabis industry from the ground up, and what cannabis businesses look for in supply chain partners
    Presented by: Matthew Sly - Director, Logistics, Canopy Growth and Ryan Yablonsky - International Logistics Manager, Canopy Growth
  • Industry Update: ELDs
    Everything you need to know to become compliant with June 2019's ELD regulation as seamlessly as possible
    Presented by: Joe Lynch - Team Leader, Vehicle Weights & Dimensions, Ministry of Transportation and Mike Millan - President, Private Motor Truck Council of Canada

  • USMCA & Trade Policy Changes
    Best practices for managing your supply chain in the face of a new age of trade policy resulting in a new kind of trade agreement.
    Presented by: Louis Amato-Gauci - Partner, Miller Thomson LLP; Alejandro Garcia Seimandi - Partner, Garcia Seimandi & Associates and Evelyn Suarez - Partner, The Suarez Firm

  • Best Practices in Tariff Classification
    Get insight into the vast array of issues that compliance can pose, strategies for dealing with them, and the business case for their implementation
    Presented by: Susan Dafoe, CSS - Senior Trade Advisor, Cole International

  • Transportation Buying Trends
    Get an exclusive, advance view of transportation and economic trends to inform your planning and forecasting for 2020 and beyond
    Presented by: Lou Smyrlis - Managing Director, Newcom Media Trucking & Supply Chain Group
    Sponsored by: 
    Freight Management Association of Canada

  • Building a Cohesive Culture of Innovation
    Learn how Alfredo Tan – Chief Digital & Innovation Officer at WestJet – and former Facebook and Instagram Canada Executive – fosters a culture of innovation in the workplace
    Presented by: Alfred Tan - Chief Digital & Innovation Officer, WestJest Airlines

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Confirmed Canada Logistics Conference 2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors
It's not too late to join these leading organizations!
Contact Jennifer Traer at or 416-363-5696 ext. 32, or click here to learn more.


C.H. Robinson             TransX          Mactrans          BluJay Solutions          Cedric Millar          Infinite Outsourcing Solutions

GX Transport                 Hwy H2O                Economic Development Lethbridge               TSI Group             Goria Logistics               Metro Supply Chain Group

FastLane Americas          Nova Chemicals            Reimer Associates           SCL Search           Freight Management Association of Canada           Air Canada Cargo

KS Pad and Print             All-Connect Logistical Services              Apex Motor ExpressWestern Canada Express             Bison Transport            Bollore Logistics             Border Bee

Centennial College            Challenger            Emkal        FuelWise             Lenbrook             National Shunt

Paragon          Raymond Johnston Equipment         Shipper Bee          simard         SimWell          6 River Systems

Speed Global Services            TAWI           TransCore Link Logistics            Transplace           Vision Transportation            thePersonal

Canaan Transport Group             Forager Logistics             Ghost Transportation Services             CargoM             Nedco

Media Sponsors of Canada Logistics Conference 2019:

Canadian Shipper           Materials Management & Distribution            Supply Professional             Truck News


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