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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4

FAST LANE TO SMART TRANSPORTATION

 

From insightful virtual keynotes and engaging panel discussions to networking with industry, entrepreneurs, government and academia, these discussions around how we can bolster progress for the future of connected and autonomous goods movement is one you won’t want to miss.

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Keynote: Smart Goods Mobility - Enablers and Opportunities

A future with Smart Mobility is on the horizon.  Smart Mobility involves the movement of people and goods through the application of technology, data and data analytics in a manner that balances safety, efficiency, comfort, sustainability, ability, inclusion, equity and cost-effectiveness.  Machine learning, data analytics, digital twins and the Canadian ITS architecture are a few of the enablers for this future vision that includes automated and connected vehicles.  There are opportunities at all stages of the supply chain from inbound transportation to last mile delivery that will be explored.

Mara Bullock, Smart Mobility Manager, WSP

Presentation: Bruno Henriques, Vice President of Growth AND AI, iFood 

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Panel: Path to the Marketplace - You Don't Have to do it Alone

Hear from a smart mobility innovator, as they share lessons they learned, resources they leveraged, and the key support, connections and domain expertise that has helped them throughout their commercialization journey.

 

This panel discussion explores the facilitated collaborations and investment opportunities in Ontario’s automotive and mobility ecosystem and how a growing a footprint of emerging technologies with multiple stakeholders is changing the future of mobility.

Moderator:

Hanna Haponenko, Axcessiom Technologies Product Design, Operations

Panelists:

  • Richard Dunda, Director, Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility

  • Sherry Colbourne, President & CEO Spark Centre

  • Edward Dawson, Senior Manager, Automobility and Innovation, Simulation Team, Invest WindsorEssex

Panel: Dismantling Go-To-Market Barriers

The connected/autonomous goods movement sector is accelerating rapidly with the adoption of new and disruptive innovations. With so many innovators fighting to be first-to-market, where does one begin in understanding the evolving regulations and barriers to market-entry. 

 

This panel of experts will discuss these barriers and will help you gain a better understanding in how to overcome hurdles like insurance, regulations and technology adoption as you make your way towards commercialization.

Moderator:

Saiedeh Razavi, Associate Professor, Chair in Heavy Construction, Department of Civil Engineering; Director, McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics, McMaster University

Panelists:

  • Mike Branch, Vice President of Data & Analytics, Geotab

  • Scott Cober - National Practice Leader, Transportation at BFL Canada

  • Susan Boot, Head, ITS Innovation and Planning, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Ontario Ministry of Transportation

MISSED THE LAST FTMS?

The third installment of FTMS:

  • explored the future of goods movement and the supply chain;

  • addressed the state of autonomous vehicle technologies from the first mile to the last;

  • explored the role of data, analytics, and AI in connected/autonomous goods movement;

  • and disucssed municipal readiness for connected/autonomous technologies

WHY WAIT UNTIL NOVEMBER?

Let us help you grow your business!  If you are a start-up or small- and medium-sized enterprise that is developing the next generation of connected and autonomous vehicle, smart mobility, and smart transportation technology get in touch and we can help your business focus, develop, and grow.

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