Distinguished Speaker Faculty

Darshpreet Bhatti

CEO, Green Line
City of Calgary

Steve Brown

Manager, Transit Integration and Projects
City of Vancouver
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Shormila Chatterjee

Acting Director
Infrastructure Canada

Marco Chitti

Postdoctoral Researcher, Transit Costs Project
Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University
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David Cooper

Principal & Founder
Leading Mobility

Edna Cuvin

Program Director, Stations & Strategic Initiatives, Transit Expansion Office
City of Toronto

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

May 25, 2022 8:45 am

Jonathan English

Director of Policy for Transportation, Infrastructure and Trade
Toronto Region Board of Trade
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Julius Gombos

Senior Vice President, Project Delivery
Waterfront Toronto
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Lisa Gow

Executive Project Director, Broadway Subway Project
Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp)
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Dr. Emily Grise

Assistant Professor
University of Alberta

Lorraine Huinink

Director, Rapid Transit & Transit Oriented Development
Regional Municipality of Durham
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Catherine Jones

Vice President, Business Development & Partnering
Plenary Group
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Damian Joy

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Transactions - Infrastructure Advisory
Ernst and Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc.
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Nille Juul-Sorensen

Principal, Global Business Leader Architecture
Arup

Bruce McCuaig

Senior Vice President, Canada Transportation Business Line Leader
AECOM Canada Ltd

Lisa Mitchell

President & CEO
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

Jennifer O’Connell

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities
Member of Parliament

KEYNOTE

May 25, 2022 10:15 am

Joe Ogilvie

Head of Innovation Partnerships Tim & Frances Price Urban Lab Brookfield Centre for Real Estate & Infrastructure
Schulich School of Business, York University

Josipa Petrunić

CEO and Executive Director
Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

Kevin Pringle

Portfolio Construction Manager, LRT Expansion & Renewal Branch
City of Edmonton
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Manuel Rivaya

Senior Vice President, Urban Transportation Solutions
Aecon

Michael Roschlau

Strategic Adviser
Public Transit and Urban Mobility
Former President & CEO (retired)
Canadian Urban Transit Association
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Mark Salsberg

Co-Principal
WGD Consulting Inc.

Alyssa Shivji

Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Matti Siemiatycki

Professor, Geography & Planning
University of Toronto

Brad Smid

Director, Valley Line LRT, LRT Expansion & Renewal
City of Edmonton
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Jeff Spruston

Project Co Representative
Broadway Subway Project Corporation (Acciona-Ghella Partnership)

Julia Stefanishina

Senior Associate, Strategy & Transactions
Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc.
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Thijs Teunissen

Senior Associate, Strategy & Transactions
Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc.

Yann Tisserand

Vice President, Transactions & Investments
CDPQ Infra

Charles Todd

Managing Director, Investments
Canada Infrastructure Bank

Johnny Ton

Transit, Senior Project Manager
Enbridge

Stephen Wickens

Transportation Researcher, Journalist and Author
Station to Station, Why Subway-building Costs Have Soared in the Toronto Region

Sylvain Yelle

Director General
exo
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Senior Representative

Kiewit