Keynote Speaker

Mark Romoff

President and CEO
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

The Role of P3s in the Transit World

July 22, 2020 8:40 am

Co-Chairs

Robert Pattison

Senior Vice President, Commercial Resolutions
Infrastructure Ontario

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chair

July 21, 2020 8:30 am

Expert Speaker Faculty

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Dan Abbott

Senior Project Manager, Civil, Western Canada
EllisDon

Urban Gondolas: Fiction or Smart Solution?

July 22, 2020 3:45 pm

Dr. Elnaz Abotalebi

Smart Vehicle Project Lead
Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

Jean-Marc Arbaud

General Manager
CDPQ Infra

Matthew Boyd

Director of Corporate and Strategic Planning
BC Transit

Hamish Campbell

Country Lead, Canada
Via On-Demand Transit

Jeffrey Casello

Professor
School of Planning and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo

Jerry Che

Manager, Rapid Transit
City of Mississauga

Eva Cheung

Project Manager, Valley Line West LRT
City of Edmonton

Josh Colle

Senior Vice President, Associate Partner
Ernst & Young

Remi Desa

CEO
Pantonium Inc.

Patrick Dolan

Counsel
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Catherine Doyle

Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Bilal Farooq

Canada Research Chair in Disruptive Transportation Technologies and Services and Associate Professor in Transportation Engineering
Ryerson University

Tommaso Gecchelin

Founder, Inventor and CTO
NEXT Future Transportation inc.

Carla Guillaume

Executive Assistant and Quebec Liaison Officer
Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

Gordon Harris

President and CEO
Simon Fraser University Community Trust

Urban Gondolas: Fiction or Smart Solution?

July 22, 2020 3:45 pm

Neil Hrushowy

Assistant Director of Community Planning,
Long-Range and Strategic Planning Division
City of Vancouver

Paul Huston

Senior Advisor, Corporate Security and Intelligence
Via Rail Canada Inc.

Mark Johnson

Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Georg Josi

Principal, Structural Engineering
Dialog

Urban Gondolas: Fiction or Smart Solution?

July 22, 2020 3:45 pm

Asif-Kurji

Asif Kurji

Coordinator, Strategic Transit Planning
City of Calgary

David Kuperman

Manager, Transportation Planning
City of Toronto

Tara Kuuskman

Transit Planning Supervisor, Capital Development and Delivery
Enbridge Gas Distribution

Michael Lindsay

President of Project Delivery
Infrastructure Ontario

Andy Manahan

Executive Director
Residential & Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario

Ontario Line Action Plan

July 21, 2020 9:30 am

Ric McIver

Minister, Ministry of Transportation
Government of Alberta

Luncheon Keynote Address

July 21, 2020 1:15 pm

Dr. Mahmood Nesheli

Smart Vehicle Researcher
Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

Michael Paddags

Project Manager, Yonge Street BRT
York Region Rapid Transit Corporation

Daniel Petrozziello

Transit Project Manager, Capital Development and Delivery
Enbridge Gas Distribution
Aditya Ramesh

Aditya Ramesh

Project Manager - Electric Bus and Coach Bus
Canadian Urban Transit Research
and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

Rod Regier

Commissioner of Planning,
Development and Legislative Services
Region of Waterloo

Sandra Renihan

Structural/Transportation Engineer
Dialog

Michael W. Roschlau

Former President and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
Canadian Urban Transit Association

Robert Salewytsch

Program Manager – Transit Services
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Yves Desjardins Siciliano

CEO
Siemens Mobility Limited

Julia Stefanishina

Senior Vice President, Associate Partner
Ernst & Young

Kinga Surma

Associate Minister
Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Keynote Address

July 21, 2020 9:00 am

Chris Swail

Chris Swail

Vice President, Infrastructure
Comtech Group

Larissa Ulcar

Transit Project Manager
Dialog

Marty Venalainen

Director, Transaction Legal
Infrastructure Ontario

Phil Verster

President and CEO
Metrolinx

Terry Wallace

President
LEA Consulting Ltd.
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Joel Wardinger

Associate Legal Counsel
Crosslinx Transit Solutions Constructors

Meghan Wong

Director Commercial Transactions, Business Strategy & Land Development
Metrolinx

Lindsay Yarmon

Senior Communications Advisor, LRT Expansion and Renewal
Integrated Marketing Communications and Engagement
City of Edmonton

Kevin Yeung

Transport Planner
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