Virtual Event

Transportation Forum 2020 presented by Deloitte (Session 2)

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
3:30 PM
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Schedule:Online Program 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. PT

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Transportation Forum 2020 presented by Deloitte is moving to a virtual platform as we feel it is vital to continue these important conversations.

The forum, divided into three sessions over three days, will focus on the forces shaping the future of our transportation systems.Each session will also look at how COVID-19 has impacted transportation and what businesses can do to successfully navigate these changes.

The sessions will feature speakers from industry and government focusing on the following topics:


You can choose to purchase a bundle package and attend all three sessions or simply attend the session that is most relevant to you.

Session 2

The Road to Recovery for the Gateway Sector

COVID-19 has significantly impacted transportation networks across the world. This panel will explore how international transportation leaders are navigating these challenges, what does recovery look like, and how do they plan to rebound?

This session will cover themes such as:

  • The resiliency of supply chains and their ability to rebound after COVID-19
  • The importance of border fluidity as restrictions ease
  • Finding innovative ways to address old bottlenecks while planning for new challenges


Honourable Marc Garneau

Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport
Government of Canada

Jane Bird

Jane Bird
Senior Business Advisor
Bennett Jones LLP

Panel Discussion

Robyn McVicker Robin Silvester Tim StraussBridgitte Anderson

Robyn McVicker, Vice President, Operations and Maintenance, Vancouver Airport Authority
Robin Silvester, President and CEO, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Tim Strauss, Vice President, Cargo, Air Canada
Moderator: Bridgitte Anderson, President and CEO, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

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