Agenda

Transport Futures - Intercity Travel Conference

AGENDA

(Draft as of October 20, 2017 -- Subject to change)

Time

Toronto/Victoria Ballroom

7:00 – 8:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome
8:15 – 10:15  Steel, Rail, Rubber and Roads: The evolution of intercity passenger travel in Ontario          

  • Corina Moore, President and CEO, Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
  • Doug Switzer, President and CEO, Ontario Motor Coach Association/Motor Coach Canada
  • Paul Nimigon, Vice President - Rail, WSP Canada Group
10:15 – 10:30
Break
10:30 – 12:00 Working on the Railroad: Lessons from Europe                                                                      

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch
13:00 – 13:45 Providing Intercity Options to Diverse Customers: Lessons from the USA                           

  • Tim HoeffnerDirector, Office of Rail, Michigan Department of Transportation
13:45 – 14:30 Ontario's High Speed Rail Aspirations: Transforming mobility, connecting communities and fostering regional economic growth and development                                   

14:30 – 15:00 New Directions: Advocating for public transport in Southern Ontario                                     

15:00 – 15:15
Break
15:15 – 16:00 Outside the Box: Innovative financing of rail and road infrastructure                                     

  • Derrick ToigoExecutive Vice-President, Civil - Roads and Transit, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Mark Platteel, General Counsel, ACS Infrastructure Canada
    16:00 – 16:45 Intercity Crystal Ball: Full speed ahead for customers?                                                 

    16:45 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
    17:00
    Adjourn