ANNIVERSARY
CONFERENCE

April 23rd and 24th  2024
Westin Toronto Airport Hotel

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ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE

April 23rd and 24th  2024
Westin Toronto Airport Hotel

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Speakers

Alan Arcand

Chief Economist, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)

In his role, he is responsible for developing and executing CME’s major national research projects, conducting CME’s macroeconomic analysis…read more

John Berry

Vice President of IT, OEC Group Canada

John is the Senior Vice President of IT at OEC Group Canada, with over 30 years of experience in leading software development projects within the supply chain and logistics sector. His expertise blends technical knowledge with …read more

Dan Bresolin

Vice President – Intermodal, CN Rail

As Vice President of Intermodal, Dan is responsible for all Sales and Marketing components of CN’s International and Domestic Intermodal business. Also reporting to Dan  …read more

Guillaume Brossard

Vice-President, Development, Marketing and International Relations, Montreal Port Authority

With his extensive expertise in the deployment of business strategies to acquire new clients and new markets, Guillaume Brossard is actively involved in the strategic planning, vision and implementation of the MPA’s growth and development …read more

Kim Campbell

President – Mkmarin Trade Services Inc.

Kim Campbell is the President of Mkmarin Trade Services Inc. a customs brokerage, trade consulting and software firm she founded in 2007. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and brings to her position 30 years of experience from working in executive, managerial and technical leadership positions in both government and the private sector….read more

Marion N. Chivot-Legris

Director Of ESG & Sustainability Strategy, Edmonton International Airport

Marion N. Chivot-Legris is a recognized leader in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) strategy and sustainability, currently serving as the Director of ESG & Sustainability Strategy at Edmonton International Airports (YEG), playing a key role in driving…read more

John Corey

President, Freight Management Association of Canada

John Corey is the President of the Freight Management Association of Canada (FMA). A professional accountant by training, John spent 28 years at the Canadian Transportation Agency, working in both the Air and Rail branches of the Agency where he played a major role in dispute resolution between the federally-regulated freight railways and shippers…read more

Elizabeth Dove

Executive Director, Canadian Local Network of the United Nations Global Compact

Elizabeth serves as the Executive Director for the Canadian Local Network of the United Nations Global Compact – the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. As a distinguished tri-sector leader, Elizabeth specializes in …read more

Rui Fernandes

Partner – Gardiner Roberts LLP

Rui Fernandes is a partner at Gardiner Roberts LLP in Toronto Canada. He represents domestic and international clients involved directly and indirectly in transportation, insurance and related industries.

He is involved in all aspects of aviation, marine, trucking, rail, freight forwarding,..read more

Brandon Fried

Executive Director, The Airforwarders Association

Brandon Fried, executive director of The Airforwarders Association is one of the country’s leading experts on air freight and cargo security.  With more than 40 years of experience, Brandon represents the industry and the association by serving on several Federal Advisory Committees including…read more

Glyn Hughes

Director General, TIACA

Glyn has been involved in Air Cargo for over 40 years having started his career with British Caledonian in the UK.  He joined IATA in 1991 and become IATA’s Global Head of Cargo in June 2014.  In February 2021, …read more

Lars Jensen

CEO Partner, Vespucci Maritime

Lars Jensen is CEO of Vespucci Maritime and is an analyst and thought leader providing expert assistance in strategic decision making and analysis in the wider container shipping industry. Lars has 22 years of experience from inside the container shipping industry, whereof the last 12 years has been as an independent analyst and consultant for carriers, shippers, ports, maritime…read more

Helle Bank Jorgensen

CEO & Founder, Competent Boards

Helle is a Business Lawyer and a State Authorized Public Accountant (Denmark) with an MSc in Business Administration and Auditing. In 2023, she received the Globe and Mail 50 Changemakers Award and was named one of the Top 50 Influencers to Follow by Onalytica.  In 2022 she was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network, among…read more

Dr. Janet Lapp

Psychologist, Author, RN, PhD, CSP, CPAE

Dr. Janet Lapp delivers a powerful message: change is not a force to be feared but an opportunity to be seized. With humour and finesse, she helps audiences learn to embrace the future — no matter what challenges it may bring — with success and optimism. Her energy-charged, exhilarating programs provide usable ideas people can put to use right away…read more

David Lederhendler

CEO, Yeji Data Lab

David Lederhendler is a seasoned technology executive with over 15 years of experience in the realms of innovation, technology, strategy, and product management, with expertise in designing cutting-edge machine learning products, utilizing the latest approaches in applied AI and scalable deployment. His work has significantly impacted some of the world’s largest enterprises,….read more

Adithya Rao

Investment Director, SCALE AI

Adithya Rao has been a leading figure in transforming supply chains for 15 years, leveraging digital transformation and artificial intelligence to make a significant impact. With extensive knowledge in international logistics, the automotive sector, and industrial products, Adithya has a track record of delivering both visionary leadership and….read more

Blake Richards

Associate Professor, McGill University

Blake Richards is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University and a Core Faculty Member at Mila. Richards’ research is at the intersection of neuroscience and AI. His laboratory investigates universal principles of intelligence that apply to both natural and artificial agents. …read more

John G. Smith

Vice-President, Editorial at Newcom Media Inc.

John G. Smith is an award-winning communicator with more than 30 years of experience in publishing and corporate environments. The widely recognized commentator on issues that affect Canada’s trucking industry also serves as Vice-President – Editorial at Newcom Media, Canada’s leading B2B publisher and trade show producer. In addition to his role as editorial director of the company’s…read more

Janet Wallace

Managing Director Cargo Operations and Transformation, Air Canada

Janet Wallace is an experienced Senior Transformation Leader, with a demonstrated history of working in the airlines/aviation industry. She is skilled in operations management (Call Centres, Airports, Inflight & Cargo), and is focused on the introduction of Engineering, Quality Management Systems, .….read more

Glen Wilson

Vice President, Safety, Environment and Regulatory, CPKC

Glen Wilson has been with CPKC for over 30 years since graduating with a degree in law from the University of Manitoba.  He worked as a lawyer in the Law Department in Winnipeg, Montreal and then Calgary, focused on railway regulatory law, employment law and then overseeing all of the company’s Canadian litigation.  He was nominated by …read more

Federico Zuniga

Marketing Director, National Educational Institute at the NCBFAA 

Federico Zuniga is in charge of Business Development for the Educational Institute at the NCBFAA (The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America). Zuniga served as Executive Director of the NCBFAA Educational Institute from 2011 thru 2022, Zuniga served as Chairman of the NCBFAA from March of 2006 thru March of 2010.  He now serves ….read more

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