National Railway Day Conference 2017
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To commemorate the day that the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in 1885, CARS will be hosting the 4th Annual National Railway Day Conference on Tuesday November 7th in our Nation’s Capital at the Westin Hotel. This event will bring suppliers, railways and government together to celebrate our exciting industry.
This year’s theme will be “Canada - A Leader in the Global Rail Revolution”.
Confirmed speakers to date:
Scott Macdonald - Senior Vice President Operations (System) CP - Biography click here
Paul Harridine - VP Procurement and Supply Management CN - Biography click here
Jean-Marc Arbaud - Deputy Managing Director of CDPQ Infra - Biography click here
Mary Proc : Vice President, Customer Service Delivery, Metrolinx - Biography click here
Scott Streiner:Chair and CEO, Canadian Transportation Agency - Biography click here
Bruce McCuaig: Executive Advisor, Canada Infrastructure Bank - Biography click here
Ryan Ratledge: President & CEO Central Maine & Quebec Railway - Biography click here
Louis Gravel: President Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc. - Biography click here
Kathy Fox: Chair Transportation Safety Board - Biography click here
P3 PANELISTS INCLUDE:
Charl Van Niekerk: Senior Vice President, Rail Implementation Team, Infrastructure Ontario - Biography click here
Mathew Kattpuram: Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development-Aecon Group Inc.-Biography click here
Chris Swail: Director of O Train Planning- City of Ottawa
Shariq Alvi: Managing Director, Global Infrastructure & Power - CIBC Capital Markets - Global Investment Banking - Biography click here
Olivia MacAngus-Vice-President Corporate Development - Plenary Group - Biography click here
Moderator: Sarah Clark: President and CEO at Fraser River Pile and Dredge (GP) Inc. and Director Translink, Canadian Council P3 - Biography click here
MORE SPEAKERS TO COME.
The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
Confederation II - Level 4
SOLD OUT-To book your room at the Westin at our special room rate click here: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/RailwayDay2017
To book a room at the Novotel Hotel- 33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Call: 613-230-3033 or toll free 855-677-3033 and refer to the booking code 547950 or online:
To book a room at The Sheraton Ottawa- 150 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G2 refer to Booking for Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers until October 10th. Call: 1-800-325-3535 or online
Continental Breakfast & Registration: 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Conference 9:00am-5:00pm, a buffet lunch will be served.
We will close the conference with a networking reception from the 22nd floor of the Westin Hotel in their new reception room "Twenty-Two" which is surrounded by windows, overlooking our beautiful City. This will be from 5:00pm -7:00pm, where you will have the opportunity to meet Members of Parliament, suppliers and railway representatives. There will be cocktails and hors d'oeurves served.
Sponsorship opportunities SOLD OUT
$550 for Members
$650 for Non-Members
If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact Taisha Poulin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Member Services and Events Coordinator
Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers