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Only a few more days left to register for Markel’s National Conference

TORONTO, Ont. -- Less than two weeks remain before Markel Professional Transport Training (MPTT) hosts Safety and...


TORONTO, Ont. — Less than two weeks remain before Markel Professional Transport Training (MPTT) hosts Safety and Innovation, its first-ever national conference this spring.

This event will take place June 15 and 16, 2004 at Toronto’s Doubletree International Plaza hotel and will include some of the trucking industry’s highest profile experts from across Canada and the U.S.

“The number one challenge facing truckers today is how to cost-effectively invest in innovation,” says David Goodwin, Markel’s national director of safety and training. “To address this, our conference will highlight the link between human and economic cost benefits and the bottom line.”

The Markel Safety and Innovation Conference will feature:

— Keynote address by Mark Seymour, CEO & President, Kriska Transportation

— The Link Between Essential Skills and Safety Performance, and The New National Occupational Standard for Transportation Safety Professionals
Robin Doherty, Director, Westcan Bulk Transport Ltd. and Linda Gauthier, Executive Director, CTHRC

–The Best Highway Safety Practices
Steven Piwowarski, Divisional Manager, Maine Office, U.S. DOT FMCSA

— Surviving Today’s Business Environment
regory Rumble, President & COO, Contrans Income Fund

— Driver Wellness and Fatigue Management Pilot Update
Enno Jacobson, V.P. Risk Management, Challenger Motor Freight

— Driver Selection – Perception vs. Reality
Michel Lapointe, Safety Director, Dan Freight Systems, Quebec

— Moving Beyond Compliance to Excellence
Jim Little, VP Risk Management, Mullen Transportation Inc., Alberta

In addition, Roy Craigen of Transcom will present a special Pre-Conference Seminar Transportation Management, June 14th.

This is a limited-seating event, available to early registrants only.

For more information or to register, please contact Kevin Boseley at 519.763.2383 ext 229.


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