Transportation Forum 2021 Presented by Deloitte Day 2

Thursday, May 20, 2021
8:45 AM
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Schedule:Online Program 8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. PT

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Businesses in Vancouver and all over Canada, large and small, rely on everyone at the Port of Vancouver to keep their goods moving. From ensuring food and essential household products get to communities across the country, to making Canada's natural resources and local business products accessible to markets around the world, activities at our port support local jobs and businesses across the country. Learn more

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CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. We offer integrated shipping solutions, including rail, intermodal, trucking, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout its 19,500-mile rail network throughout North America every year. Learn more about the steps CN is taking to deliver responsibly at


The pandemic brought the world to a standstill, but while people stopped moving, goods continued to flow and new technologies and trends were adopted at an accelerated rate. This forum will explore how Greater Vancouver's transportation sector is remaining resilient, building long term competitiveness and how the region is preparing and adapting to emerging mobility trends.

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

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Session 2

Mobility trends: Harnessing mobility trends to better serve Greater Vancouver

COVID-19 and the shift to work from home have impacted the way we move today and are changing our mobility needs of tomorrow. Mobility-as-a-service, innovative technologies and new modes are helping to tackle deep rooted issues such as congestion, emissions and first and last mile connectivity. However, as our region rebuilds post-pandemic, how will new trends and technologies respond, evolve and come together to provide the integrated mobility network that best serves our region, while addressing broader transportation and climate change goals, supporting livable communities and servicing the growth of Greater Vancouver?


The Honourable Rob Fleming

The Honourable Rob Fleming
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
Province of British Columbia

Ministers Q&A:

The Honourable Rob Fleming The Honourable George Heyman The Honourable Bowinn Ma

The Honourable Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Province of British Columbia
The Honourable George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Province of British Columbia
The Honourable Bowinn Ma, Minister of State for Infrastructure, Province of British Columbia


Linda Buchanan Niklas Kviselius Peter Lukomskyj Sandra Phillips Sarah West

Linda Buchanan, Mayor, City of North Vancouver
Niklas Kviselius, Manager, New Mobility Strategic Planning and Policy, TransLink
Peter Lukomskyj, General Manager, Lyft
Sandra Phillips, CEO & Founder, movmi
Moderator: Sarah West, Leader, Customer & Marketing, Deloitte

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