Smart Freight Symposium 2019

November 4, 2019, University of Toronto Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street

8:30 a.m.—— Registration and light breakfast

9:00   Welcome

Dr. Christopher Yip, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto

9:10   Session 1: Key Freight Transportation Challenges – Government Partners

Moderator: Mayor Allan Thompson, Mayor, Town of Caledon

Open discussion

10:10                   Coffee break

10:30   Session 2: Innovation in Freight Transportation – Industry Leaders Panel

Moderator: Dr. Saiedeh Razavi, McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics

Open discussion

12:00 p.m. Lunch with Keynote Address

  • Nando Iannicca, Regional Chair, Region of Peel

12:50   Session 3: Early Smart Freight Centre Initiatives

Moderator: Dr. Mehdi Nourinejad, University of Toronto

Open discussion

2:20                      Coffee Break

2:40   Session 4: Sustainable Freight Transportation

Moderator: Erik Nevland, Region of Peel

Open discussion

3:50   Closing Remarks

Dr. Matthew Roorda, Professor, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto and Chair, Smart Freight Centre