Canada's Logistics Conference 2022  -  Program

Conference Program

Canada's Logistics Conference 2022 will take place over three days, from June 8-10, live in Montreal. Look forward to learning sessions addressing the important issues of today and tomorrow - along with plenty of opportunities to connect and re-connect with your peers in the industry.

Please note, some portions of the program are still in development. This page will be updated as the program is finalized. The program is subject to change.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors:

Conseil 2.0           E2Open

7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Opening Reception (Level B, Salon B&C)            Sponsored by:    BFG Enterprise Solutions
7:00 am - 8:00 am  Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:30 am  Opening Remarks
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Presented by: Royce Mendes - Managing Director & Head of Macro Strategy, Desjardins
9:20 am - 10:20 am eCommerce Panel 
Moderator: Gary Newbury, CCLP - Senior Exec on Call, End-to-End Retail Supply Chains & The Last Mile
Fabrizio Colizza - Senior Director, National Field Sales, Purolator Canada
Valerie Normand - Director of Product Development and Growth, Canada Post
Ahmed Saeed - COO & Co-Founder, JoeyCo
Inam Shah - CEO & Co-Founder, JoeyCo
10:20am - 10:50 am Coffee Break            Sponsored by:  Reimer Associates
10:50 am - 11:20 am Customs and CARM - CBSA Assessment & Revenue Management
Presented by: Penny Moulton, CCLP - Director Customs Compliance and Trade Management Services, UPS SCS, Inc.
11:25 am - 11:55 am Modal Update: Road                                                                                 Sponsored by:  Desjardins
Moderator: Benoit Poirier - Managing Director, Industrials, Transportation and Aerospace Analyst , Desjardins Group
Luc Bourdeau - Vice President, Supply Chain, SAQ
Tracey Raimondo, CCLP - Vice President Logistics Division, Guilbault Logistique Inc.
James Spencer - Managing Director, Portland Fuel
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH            Sponsored by:    Mactrans
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Session sponsored by:    George Weston Ltd Centre for Sustainable Supply Chains
Presented by:
David A. Johnston - Centre Director, George Weston Ltd. Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain; Program Director, Master of Supply Chain Management; Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems
M. Johnny Rungtusanatham - Schulich School of Business, Canadian Research Chair in Supply Chain Management (Tier 1); Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems
2:20 pm - 3:00 pm
Digital Transformation Panel                            Session sponsored by:    DLT Labs    &     Simwell
Pete Gowanlock - Vice President of Freight, DLT Labs
Oliver Laquinte - CEO, Talsom
Alex Ouellet - CEO, SIMWell
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break            Sponsored by: Project44
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Alternative Fuels                                                                                         Sponsored by: 4Refuel
James Ro - President, ComTech Energy
4:05 pm - 5:15 pm Supply Chain Resiliency Panel
John Corey - President, Freight Management Association of Canada
Bruce Rodgers - Executive Director, Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association
Paul Sarrouh - Director, Supply Chain Strategy & Continuous Improvement, LCBO
Chris Shubert - Chief Commercial Officer, Ashcroft Terminal
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm OPTIONAL: CIFFA "Welcome Back" Gala
Crowne Plaza Volare, 6600 Chem. de la Côte-de-Liesse, Montréal
Canada's Logistics Conference attendees can register to attend CIFFA's gala evening at CIFFA member pricing using the code CIFFAGALA.
Contact CIFFA's Training & Events Coordinator Charlotte Clarke at if you have any questions about this event.

FRIDAY June 10
7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast                                                   Breakfast sponsored by:   Freight Management Association of Canada    &    CIFFA
8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks
9:00 am - 9:30 am Modal Update: Marine                                                                                                         Sponsored by: Hwy H2O
Moderator: Ken Carey, CCLP - St. Lawrence Seaway                                                                   
Domenico Costantino - Director,
Transpacific Route Development, Kuehne & Nagel
Craig Bell Estabrooks - CEO, Port Saint John
Rosetta Iacono - Director of Growth and Development, Port of Montreal
9:35 am - 10:30 am End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: Myth or Reality?
Daniel Vendette, CCLP - President & Founder, Conseil 2.0
Nick Roberts - Area Sales Director, E2Open
10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am Modal Update: Rail
Moderator: Rob Skarzynski - CEO, Standard Rail
Corrie Banks - General Manager, Cando Rail/Quasar Platforms
Dan Bresolin - Vice President Intermodal, CN Rail
Subo Chatterjee - Partner, Industry 4.0, Digital Operations & Supply Chain, PwC Canada
11:35 am - 12:05 pm
Modal Update: Air
Matthieu Casey - Managing Director, Commercial - Cargo, Air Canada Cargo
Steve Magirias - CEO, Drone Delivery Canada
Chris Petersen - Director, Sales and Customer Engagement, CargoJet
Mark Ruel - Airside and Air Service Development Director, Aeroports de Montreal
12:05 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH           Sponsored by:   4Refuel
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Cybersecurity in Transportation & Logistics                                                      Sponsored by:   PwC
Presenter: Marin Ivezic - Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy, PwC Canada
2:05 pm - 3:20 pm The Skid Row CEO - Keynote Presentation by Joe Roberts
6:00 pm -  7:00 pm Cocktail Reception            Sponsored by:   Nutrien
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Awards Dinner                    Sponsored by:   Warehouse Transport Group


Registration is Still Open!

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