OTA Presents: The 2015 Symposium Series

OTA is launching the 2015 Symposium Series – a succession of lively, one-day conferences over the spring and summer, each focusing on a specific area of your operations. There’s something for everybody no matter what sector you’re in and what company department you work with. Join us for informative updates on regulatory and policy issues; expert insights and analysis on evolving trends; and absorb innovative strategies to prepare your business for change so you can help take it to the next level:

April 29 – Building Bridges: The 21st Century Can-Am Border

Join OTA for an exclusive opportunity to explore the impact recent cross-border initiatives have had on the highway sector and learn what else awaits trucking. (Moderated by CTA & OTA Vice President of Customs & Security Jennifer Fox).

May 20 – What’s Op With That?  A Roadmap for Regulatory and Safety Compliance  

Simply put, this event will make you run your business safely and more efficiently. All the key (and ever-changing) regulatory, safety and operational policy issues that impact the Ontario trucking industry, both domestically and internationally, will be covered. Areas of focus will be related to existing and future vehicle weights and dimensions, transportation of dangerous goods, hours of service compliance, carrier profiles/safety ratings, roadside enforcement and much more. (Moderated by CTA & OTA Vice President of Regulatory Compliance, Safety & Operations, Geoffrey Wood)

June 24 – Inducing Labour:  A Business Case for HR  

With the shortage of truck drivers and other staff in the transportation industry approaching its peak, recruitment and retention issues are as top of mind as ever for carriers. This exclusive symposium will focus on improving human resources management within your fleet. (Moderated by Angela Splinter, President, Trucking HR Canada).

September 23 – Truck Talk 3.0: Economic Conditions & Trends in Trucking 

OTA’s business conditions symposium is where the trucking industry’s pulse is taken and ideas take shape. Back by popular demand, a fully interactive format will be led by a panel of North American freight market experts who will digitally engage audience member participation.

For registration and additional information, visit www.ontruck.org