The 2016 Air Cargo Logistics Symposium, hosted by The Greater Moncton International Airport, is scheduled for September 15th, 2016. The event will take place at the Delta Beauséjour in Moncton, New Brunswick.
The extensive forces of globalization have radically transformed world trade and opened up economies and fueled consumer demand in an unparalleled scale. New advancements have resulted in the investments and development of all sorts of infrastructure to support the explosion in global trade. Better infrastructure and supporting services, in turn have become catalyst to even a greater demands for more goods to be delivered even faster at cheaper costs between trading partners.
The 2016 Air Cargo Logistics Symposium promises to deliver new trends in the Air Cargo Logistics industry from prominent speakers and will provide networking opportunities with existing and potential partners.
To receive updates about the schedule and speakers, please contact Sara Robinson at HOST Event and Association Management (506.857.4255).
|6:30 pm – 9:00 pm||
Reception and Lobster Dinner|
The Old Triangle – An Irish Alehouse will be the location for a traditional lobster dinner with toe-tapping maritime music.
|8:00 a.m.||Delegate registration|
|8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.||Continental breakfast Coffee / Networking|
|9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||
Welcome and Opening Remarks|
MC: Joel Richardson, Vice President NB and PEI division, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)
Welcome from Bernard LeBlanc, President and CEO, Greater Moncton International Airport Authority Inc.
|9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||
The Future of Air Cargo Security
Presenter: Paul Power, Transport Canada
|10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||
Panel Session One|
Air Freight - The Freight Forwarder and Broker Perception
Moderator: Jacques Fournier, Director of Commercial Development, Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport
|12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Buffet Lunch|
|1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.||
Guest Speaker - Rod Black, Canadian Sportscaster for TSN and CTV Sports|
|1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||
The Future of CETA and the Implications for Atlantic Canada Shippers
Presenter: Charles Gaudet – Trade Commissioner, ICT and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors
|2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||
Panel Session Two|
Air Freight - The Shippers Perception
Moderator : Pascal Belanger, CCO, Winnipeg International Airport
|3:30 p.m – 4:00 p.m.||Refreshment Break|
|4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.||
Presenter : Gord Johnston, Senior Vice-President, Sales, Cargojet