Translog 2014 to examine congestion issues in GTHA
BURLINGTON, Ont. – The Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area is the largest freight hub and population centre in Canada but congestion is causing movements to seize up. What are the costs of complacency in a competitive world?
Join leading transportation industry experts and policy makers at Translog 2014 as they attempt to close the gaps between research, policy and the real world to have top-notch sustainable transportation systems in the GTHA.
Translog 2014 is set to take place May 13-14 at the Ron Joyce Centre, DeGroote School of Business.
In addition to the focus on GTHA, leading representatives from the private sector, government and academia will shed light on the modern day supply chain, cross-border dynamics, the rise of electric mobility and many other issues relating to the harmonization of people and goods movement.
Speakers include Carol Layton, Ontario deputy minister of transportation, Gary Fast, assistant vice president, international transport, Canadian Tire; Brad Long, director, global supply chain logistics, Litens Automotive Partnership; Tony Boemi, vice president growth & development, Port of Montreal; Dr. Paul Nieuwenhuis, co-director, Centre for Automotive Industry Research and Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence, Cardiff University, UK and several others.
Transportation Media editorial director Lou Smyrlis will host a panel delving into transportation challenges and changes in 2014 and beyond. The panel includes:
Martin Kelly, Director, Carrier Development and Compliance at Wheels Group
Ian Hamilton, Vice President, Business Development and Real Estate, Hamilton Port Authority
Nelum Attanayake, General Manager of CMA CGM Logistics
Ellen Cochren, Manager, Burlington Parts Distribution Centre, Navistar Canada, Inc.
Patrick Cain, CEO, Cain Express
Gordon Graham, Director of Business Development, Canadian National Railway
Translog 2014 is presented by the McMaster Institute for Transportation & Logistics and the Chartered
Institute of Traffic and Transport.
To register go to ciltna.com/event-registration
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