OTA Convention session will focus on future of border

by Canadian Shipper

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA), is broadening the focus of one its most popular sessions at its annual convention to examine the future of the Canada-US border in the post-September 11th world.

The session, entitled ‘The Death of Just-In-Time?’, and moderated by TV Ontario host, Steve Paikin, takes place on Thursday, November 15 from 10:45 am to 12:00 noon at the Regal Constellation Hotel (900 Dixon Road). Panelists for the session will be:

 Allan Cocksedge, former Deputy Minister at Revenue Canada and now a consultant with Global Public Affairs in Ottawa;
 Dennis Gartman, internationally renowned investment analyst based near Washington, DC and author of a recent investment letter entitled, the ‘Death of Just-In-Time’;
 Jim Phillips, Executive Director, Canadian-American Border Trade Alliance, Lewiston, NY;
 Lisa MacGillivray, President, Canadian Industrial Transportation Association;
 David Bradley, OTA president and CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance.

Also speaking at the conference will be Sherry Cooper, executive vice president of the Bank of Montreal and the most widely quoted economist in the country , Ontario Minister of Transportation, Brad Clark. Canada’s federal Transport Minister, David Collenette, will provide the federal government’s response and vision for the industry.

The OTA Convention takes place from November 14 16 at the Regal Constellation Hotel. To find out more, and to register please visit www.ontruck.org/info/convention or call (416) 249-7401.

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