Strategic Forums

Transportation networks

Friday, April 26, 2013 from 7:30 A.M. to noon

Come meet the key players in this sector to discuss current and upcoming transportation projects that will shape the city!

Speaker's presentation

The speech will be presented mainly in French.

Prices

  Members Non members
Ticket(s) $350* $450*
Table(s) of 10 $3150* $4050*
* Taxes not included. Become a Member

By phone
514 871-4001

For more information

Danielle Cantin
Advisor, Strategic Forums
514 871-4000, ext. 4048
dcantin@ccmm.qc.ca

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at achat@ccmm.qc.ca will be accepted.

Location

Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal

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See The Program

Whether it involves the movement of people or goods, the fluidity and efficiency of our transportation networks have major impacts on our economy. Attend this Forum to discuss the strategies the city should be banking on. This event will provide a complete picture of the role of transportation in Montréal’s development, as well as the problems we are facing today, and the solutions of tomorrow.

Develop your business:

  • Understand how strategically important the fluid movement of people and goods is for the city, and determine what must be done to encourage it.
  • Take stock of the refurbishment of transportation infrastructure in the metropolitan region in order to fully understand its impact in the short-, medium-, and long-term.
  • Take part in discussions on the measures that need to be taken to ensure that this key sector of our economy remains competitive and continues to grow.
  • Make sense of issues relating to the transportation of goods, whether by sea, by rail, by air, or by land.


PROGRAM:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Talks
  • 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Networking buffet and trade show
    In order to maximize interaction between the Forum’s exhibitors and participants, breakfast, breaks, and the networking buffet will take place in the trade show area.

 

TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS
 
Opening remarks Mayor’s speech

Michel Leblanc
President and CEO
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

Michael Applebaum

Michael Applebaum
Mayor of Montréal
Chairman of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

 
I. PUBLIC TRANSIT ISSUES AND PROJECTS
 
Move. Achieve. Succeed
2020 Vision for metropolitan public transit: Optimizing mobility in the Greater Montréal region
Michel Labrecque

Michel Labrecque
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Société de transport de Montréal – STM

Nicolas Girard

Nicolas Girard
President and CEO
Agence métropolitaine de transport – AMT

 

 

II. THE ELECTRIFICATION OF TRANSPORTATION
Electric vehicles and Quebec drivers: A new way to refuel
Electric buses: a mobilizing project
Pierre-Luc Desgagné Pierre-Luc Desgagné
Senior Director – Strategic Planning
Hydro-Québec
Rene Allen René Allen
Vice-President, Product Management and Strategy
Nova Bus

 

 

III. POSITIONING THE CITY AS A KEY HUB FOR TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS
Making the Port of Montréal a value-added gateway Montréal airports: Strategic assets for transportation and logistics
Sylvie Vachon

Sylvie Vachon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Montréal Port Authority

Pierre-Paul Pharand

Pierre-Paul Pharand
Vice President, Airport Operations and Air Services Development
Aéroports de Montréal

CN: a key partner in the transportation of goods and people in Montréal The challenges of road transportation and logistics in the city
Sean Finn

Sean Finn
Executive Vice-Président, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer
CN

Claude Robert

Claude Robert
President and Chief Executive Officer
Groupe Robert

       
IV. MAJOR ROAD PROJECTS
       
Priority transportation projects that will take us a long way Turcot project progress
Réal Ménard

Réal Ménard
Mayor of the Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough
Member of the Executive Committee responsible for transport
Ville de Montréal


Ginette Sylvain
Assistant Deputy Minister,
Direction générale adjointe des projets stratégiques
Ministère des Transports
       
Progress of the new bridge for the St. Lawrence    
Marc Brazeau

Marc Brazeau
A/Director General, Major Bridge Projects
Transport Canada

   
       
MINISTERS’ SPEECHES
       
The honourable Denis Lebel

The Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

Sylvain Gaudreault

Sylvain Gaudreault
Minister of Transport
Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy

       
CLOSING REMARKS AND THANKS    

Michel Leblanc
President and CEO
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

 

 

 

TRADE SHOW
 

Visitors:

Please note that you must register for the talks in order to be admitted to the trade show as a visitor, free of charge.

  • Meet key players and get all the relevant information about this core sector of the economy for the Greater Montréal region.
  • Develop new business relationships with potential partners.
  • Network with several players on our city's economic scene during a networking buffet.
 

Exhibitors: (SOLD OUT)

  • Increase awareness of your company and expertise by becoming an exhibitor at the trade show.
  • Meet potential partners and suppliers in the transportation field.
  • Network with several players on our city's economic scene during a networking buffet.
  • Each exhibitor will be provided with a 10 sq. ft. space, a 6 ft. table, and two chairs.
  • Each exhibitor will receive a ticket to attend the morning talks.

In collaboration with:

  • Les Affaires