TORONTO -- The Ontario Trucking Association is
reminding members that this year's annual conference promises to be one
of the most informative ever.
Presidents, CEOs and senior managers of the country’s trucking industry
will be in Toronto next for the 81st annual convention from November 15
to 16 at the Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road.
This year’s convention spotlights best practices in environmental and
safety technology. Also featured will be speakers from North America’s
leading fleets, transportation analysts and regulatory decision makers
who will address key issues affecting the business of trucking.
Keynote sessions include:
The Smartway of Going Green - From a Carrier & Shipper Perspective:
A two and half hour session featuring senior executives from some of
Canada's greenest fleets. Managers will discuss management issues in
implementation from a fleet and human resource perspective.
-- Wall Street Outlook for Trucking and Economic Forces Impacting My
Customers: This two-part session features John Larkin, managing
director of Transportation, Stifel, Nicholaus & Company Inc. who
will speak to what he sees as major trends and issues facing the North
American trucking industry.
-- Current Technology to Improve Truck Safety: A two-hour session
featuring carriers spotlighting technologies and equipment they have
deployed to improve truck safety.
The 2007 convention will also feature fantastic breakfast and lunch
speakers, including: Ray Kuntz, chairman of the American Trucking
Associations and Chairman of the Board of Watkins and Shepard Trucking
Company; Bob Mackenzie, Hockey Analyst for TSN; and, David T. Fung,
Chairman and CEO of ACDEG Group of Companies.
The entertainment this year will be highlighted by Canadian award winning performers Ron James and Tom Cochrane.Courtesy of Today's Trucking