On the road to freight excellenceCollaborating on sustainable urban goods movement

Nov. 16, 2017  - Mississauga, ON
conference - Invitation only

The Pembina Institute is convening leaders to envision a path towards excellence and efficiency in urban goods transportation. As a leader in advancing the transition to a clean energy future, we are committed to helping move people and goods in clean, smart and efficient ways.

This invitation-only freight Thought Leader Forum will convene industry and business leaders, local, regional, provincial and federal policymakers and planners, academics and non-governmental experts.

Together we will work to:

  1. Understand the current state and emerging trends in urban sustainable goods movement
  2. Identify key areas for additional research
  3. Identify opportunities to collaborate on this research to achieve excellence in a carbon constrained environment

A rough agenda includes:

  • Breakfast and registration
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Panel discussion: Current state and emerging trends in freight efficiency and innovation
  • Lunch
  • Workshop sessions focused on urban freight solutions
  • Closing remarks
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation recognition event and reception (starting at 5 p.m., and optional)

This work has been generously funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation:

An agency of the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is one of Canada’s largest granting foundations. With a budget of over $136 million, OTF awards grants to some 1,000 projects every year to build healthy and vibrant Ontario communities.


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