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Upcoming Events

ACPA 2016 Conference and AGM
September 7 - 9, 2016
Thunder Bay, ON

Past Events

57th ACPA 2015 Conference and AGM
September 29th to October 1st 2015
Montreal, Quebec

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Speaker Presentations:

September 29, 2015
Keynote Speaker
Eric Fournier,
Partner and Executive Producer, Moment Factory
Business Session 1: Forces Driving Tomorrow’s Logistics Landscape
Matthieu Charbonneau (Moderator),
MBA – Executive Director, Cargom
Claude Comtois,
Professor at the University of Montreal
Benoit Montreuil,
Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Chair and Professor
Mark Poulin,
President and Chief Executive Officer Of Empire Company Limited
Business Session 2: Value-Adding Ports: The Role of Ports in a Value-Added Logistics Chain
Mike Ircha (Moderator),
Senior Advisor, Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA)
Robert Histon,
Regional Vice-President, Sales & Service The Americas, Terex Port Solutions
Andrew Penfold,
Director / Shipping and Port Economist
September 30, 2015
Business Session 1: Innovation: What the Future Holds for Canadian Port
Charles Verdon,
Technology Solutions Professional, Data Platform & Bi at Microsoft
Laurence Benn,
Senior Engineer, OMC International
Business Session 2: The Energy Challenge: Implications for Sustainable Maritime Transport
Andrew Kendrick,
Vice-President, Operations, of Vard Marine Inc.
Pierre-Olivier Pineau,
Professor, Chair in Energy Sector Management, Department of Decision Sciences, Hec Montréal
Richard Wiefelspuett,
Executive Director, Clear Seas
Business Session 3: Taming The Tweet: Social Media and Community Relations
Paula Copeland,
Manager of Corporate Communications & Governance at Port Saint John
Pablo Stevenson,
Founder and President, Ressac
Frédéric Verreault,
Vice-President and Partner, Tact Intelligence-Conseil
Business Session 4: Growing the Pie: Strategies to Expand Maritime Trade in Canada"
Mike Piskur,
Program Manager, Council of Great Lakes Governors Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers
Danielle Goldfarb,
Director of The Conference Board of Canada’s Global Commerce Centre

56th ACPA Annual General Meeting and Conference 2014
Hosted by Belledune Port Authority
August 17-20, 2014

55th ACPA Annual General Meeting and Conference 2013
Hosted by Nanaimo Port Authorities
August 18 – 21, 2013

54th Annual Conference & AGM 2012
Hosted by the Hamilton Port Authority
August 19 - 22, 2012.


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