Speakers

Ahmed El-Geneidy

Professor
McGill University

Alice Grenon

Manager of Community Support Services
Carefor
(Prescott and Russell)

Allan Smith

Manager,
Road User Safety Modernization Branch,

Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO)

Andy Byford

CEO
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

Andy Pushalik

Partner
Dentons Canada LLP

Angela Splinter

CEO
Trucking HR Canada

Barry Stock

Founding Principal,
Landmark Bus Lines;
Past President,
National School Transportation Association (NSTA)

Bern Grush

Co-Founder,
Grush Niles Strategic and EndOfDriving.org

Beverley Fretz

Manager,
Program Development

University of Guelph, OpenEd

Blair Allen

Supervisor Transit Development
Region of Waterloo
(Waterloo Region)

Brian DePratto

Senior Economist
TD Economics

Brian Swan

Manager,
Carrier Safety and Enforcement Branch,

Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO)

Calvin Chia

Data Analyst
Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

Catherine Carroll

CEO
Sober Steering

Chris Henry

President
StakUp Inc.

Cynthia Albright

Principal,
Urban Planning and Design

Stantec Consulting

Dan De Palma

Streamline Transportation Technologies

Dan Mathieson

Mayor of Stratford
City of Stratford

Dave Colley

General Manager,
Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services

Dennis Kar

Associate
Dillon Consulting Limited

Dianne Kuipers

Capacity Developer
Community Support Coalition - Eastern Counties & Area

Doug Switzer

President and CEO Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA)

Dr. Josipa Petrunic

Executive Director and CEO,
Canadian Urban Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

Dr. Linda F. Bluth, Ed.D.

Special Initiatives Program Specialist Consultant
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services

Erin Straughan

Transit Policy and Accessible Services Planner
York Region Transit
(York Region)

Eve Wiggins

Head of TTC Wheel-Trans,
TTC Wheel-Trans

Farham Ker Boroomand

Founder and CEO
P3-MATIC

Gianoula Korinis

Team Leader – Policy Office, Safety Policy and Education Branch,
Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Greg Sones

Director of the Sector Compliance Branch
Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC)

Jennifer Diaz

Transportation Resource Coordinator
Region of Peel - TransHelp
(Peel Region)

Jordan Potter-Davey, P.Eng

Senior Manager
KPMG Canada

Kim Heathcote

York Region Transit Mobility Plus

Kirsten Watson

Deputy Service Officer
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

Lancia Choisilme

Manager,
Client Services

Canes Community Care

Lauren Rudko

Manager of Research and Technical Services
Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

Leslie Williamson

Manager,
Purchasing and Risk Services

Town of Milton

Lori Powell

Executive Director
Niagara Student Transportation Services

Luke Mellor

Sales and Marketing Coordinator
Pantonium Inc.

Mark Begg

General Manager
Delaney Bus Lines;
President
Ontario School Bus Association (OSBA)

Mark Butler

Director of Communications
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

Megan MacRae

Director-Employee Relations
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

Michael Smith

Operations Manager
Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition (NITTEC)

Mike Olds

Regional Account Manager
Zonar Systems

Nicole Seixeiro

Social Media Coordinator
Brampton Transit

Omar Khan

Partner,
Marketing Strategy

BLVD Agency

Paul Schabas

Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Perry Ferguson

President
Voyageur Transportation Services;
Past President
Ontario School Bus Association (OSBA)

Peter Paz

Manager of Regional Partnerships,
Regional Planning

Metrolinx

Renée Boucher

Executive Director
Sudbury Student Services Consortium;
Past Chair
Ontario Association Of School Business Officials (OASBO)

Rod Schebesch

Vice President,
Regional Business Leader,
Transportation - Canada West

Stantec

Ryan Strang

HSR’s Social Media Co-ordinator
City of Hamilton

Scott Christie

Partner,
Creative

BLVD Agency

Scott Gillner

Senior Policy Advisor
Brampton Transit

Scott Nobles

Information Technology Supervisor
Tri-Board Student Transportation Services Inc.

Shelley Ayres

Supervisor,
Scheduling/Dispatch

York Region Transit, Transportation Services

Stephen Speers

M. Ed.;
Chair, Trades and Apprenticeship

Conestoga College - Guelph Campus

Sue Motahedin

Head of Customer Service Centre
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

Tasneem Essaji

Manager,
Municipal Transit Policy Office

Ministry of Transportation (MTO)

Ted Zlotnik

Head of Materials & Procurement
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

The Hon. Mitzie Hunter

Minister of Education

Timothy Grimley

Safety Investigator,
NY Division

USDOT/FMCSA

Todd Kealey

Principal,
Business and Marketing

The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited

Wendy Reuter

Vice President,
Member Value

Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

Will Lipson

Partner
KPMG Canada