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.

This event is hosted by the

Link to Greater Moncton Internation Airport Site


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To receive updates about the schedule and speakers, please contact Sara Robinson at HOST Event and Association Management (506.857.4255).

September 14

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.

September 15

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. Keynote Session

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

Panelists :

  • Michael Wolthers, Regional Manager Quebec and Atlantic Canada, Kintetsu World Express (KWE)
  • Jean-Marc Picard, ‎Executive Director, Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association
  • Robert LeBlanc, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management & Logistics Operations, Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC)
  • 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. Keynote Session

    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

    Panelists :
    • Adam Kennedy, Director of Sales, Cooke Aquaculture
    • Stewart Lamont, Managing Director, Tangier Lobster Company
    • Nat Richard, Director Corporate Affairs, Westmorland Fisheries
    3:30 p.m – 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break
    4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Keynote Session


    Presenter : Gord Johnston, Senior Vice-President, Sales, Cargojet


    Registration is now closed for the 2016 Air Cargo Logistics Symposium. Thank you to all our presenters, sponsors, and participants. The next event will be scheduled in 2018.


    A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate for Air Cargo Symposium attendees at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel in Moncton. When booking, please refer to Air Cargo Logistics Symposium. Please note that registration to our Symposium does not result in a hotel room reservation, as well, the reservation of a hotel room does not result in registration to the Symposium.

    Delta Beauséjour Hotel
    750 Main Street
    Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada E1C 1E6
    For reservations, call: 1-844-496-8551 or
    Special Air Cargo Symposium Rate
    Starting at $149 CAD/night

    Hotel reservations must be made by August 14, 2016, in order to guarantee reduced rates.

    For further information, please contact Sara Robinson Sara Robinson at HOST Event and Association Management (506.857.4255).

    Contact us

    Conference Management and Registration

    Sara Robinson
    HOST Event and Association Management
    T: 506.857.4254
    C: 506.866.1524
    F: 506.857.4257

    Cargo Development
    Greater Moncton International Airport
    777 Aviation Ave, Unit #12
    Dieppe, NB E1A 7Z5
    T: 506.856.5466
    F: 506.856.5431