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Preliminary Program

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Monday, October 30
Registration 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet 7:30 to 8:45 am
Session 1 : 8:45 - 10:00 am - Welcome Session
Welcome: Lorenzo Mele, ACT Canada Board Chair
Welcome: Janette Smith, Commissioner of Public Works, Region of Peel
Morning Keynote: Jerry Boyer, CEO, One Million Acts of Innovation
Break 10:00 - 10:30 am
Session 2 : 10:30 - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
2A - TDM Development Approaches 2B - Station Area/First&Last Mile
Pierre Sainte-Marie, La Transformation de l'autoroute Bonaventure Kevan Marshall, Bring Active Transportation and Station Area Plans to Life
Erin Rennie, Building Transit-Supportive Complete Communities: Marine-Main Frequent Transit Corridor Study Steve Durrant, First Last Mile Assessments
Geoff Noxon, Integrating TDM Into Development Approvals: Ottawa's New Approach Dewan Masud Karim & Andrew Au, Redesigning Cities and Public Spaces for Innovative Mobility Systems
Lunch 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Keynote : Pat Neville, Vice President, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Session 3 : 1:30 - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
3A - Corporate TDM 3B - AT, Corporate, Equity
Aline Berthe, Teaming up with Local Economic Development Organizations to Promote Sustainable Mobility within the Business Community Karl Saidla, Eight Ideas for Active Transportation Advocacy
Beth McKechnie, GoManitoba: A Collaborative Approach to Ridematching Luis Patricio, Corporate Mobility: 10 years of a bike-to-work program
Erica Warsh, TDM and What's Stopping Us Peter Topalovic & Rachel Johnson, Creating Equity in Bike: The Everyone Rides Initiative
Break 3:00 - 3:30 pm
Session 4 : 3:30 - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
4A - Regional to Municipal Perspectives 4B - Snap Session
JoAnn Woodhall, TDM at TransLink – A Snapshot of Change Véronique Samson, Les Ateliers de la mobilité: developing a sustainable mobility culture in Québec Metropolitan Area businesses
Anthony Smith, Geospatial Analytics & Visualization for Regional Transportation Planning
Doug Spooner & Judy Yack, Smart Commute and the Direction of Change Sanathan Kassiedass & Jessica Stronghill, Construction TDM and Future Proofing
Arthur Lo, Bikes and Bugs: Adventures in Monitoring Active Transportation in a Suburban Context
James Skuza, Canadian Tire Rishi Lukka, Multimodal Access to Pearson Airport
Julie Belanger, Getting from Flipcharts to Funding: Taking Action on Community Recommendations for Improving Local Cycling Culture
Evening Dinner Event
6:30 to 11:00 pm

Tuesday, October 31
Registration 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Breakfast Buffet 7:30 to 8:45 am
Session 5 : 8:45 - 10:00 am - Climate change - Why TDM is Critical
Quentin Chiotti, Metrolinx
Louise Aubin, Region of Peel
Gideon Forman, David Suzuki Foundation
Break 10 - 10:30 am
Session 6 : 10:30 - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
6A - Residential TDM 6B - Data Analytics
Judy Yack & Roxane MacInnis, Residential TDM Social Marketing Stephanie Gower, Avoiding the TRAP: Traffic-Related Air Pollution in Toronto and Options for Reducing Exposure
Jessica Lang, Creating Connections Doug Spooner & Robert Proctor, I would walk 1000 meters… Using Triplinx for Integrated First and Last Mile Planning
Marie-Hélène Coll, Health! I need somebody Health!: How transportation management associations in Quebec help businesses and communities promote health through TDM programs and projects. Sophie Lanctôt & Martine Laurin, Design for All Walkability Audit PPAS AU: providing cities and community organizations with accurate data on active transportation and accessibility, on a pedestrian scale, from a universal design perspective.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:30 pm (Ballroom)
Keynote : Clifford Maynes, Executive Director of Green Communities Canada
Session 7 : 1:30 - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
7A - School Travel Planning 7B - SNAP
Laura Zeglen, School Travel Planning in Active Construction Zones: A Pilot Project Hans Moor, From Pedal to Medal
Erica Duque, Tripling Cycling to School: It takes the Village Sonya De Vellis & Calvin Cheung, Getting on Board with Transit: Lesson from Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill’s 2016
Emily Van Kesteren, School Travel Planning: Walking in Partnership for Supportive Environments Gabriella De Nino, Power UP Your Commute!
Arthur Orsini, #BeSeenInDarkCoats: Fashion Step-Up for Pedestrian Visibility
Sherry Biscope, Opportunities and Costs: Health, Active Transportation & Seniors in Toronto
Louise Aubin, Using Air Quality Modeling to Understand Transportation-Related Effects
Break 3:00 - 3:30 pm
Session 8 : 3:30 - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
8A - Climate Change 8B - Walking TDM
Arash Olia, Sustainable Transportation Initiatives and Plans in Caledon Arthur Orsini, Stages of Changes Behaviour Change - We walk at Lions Gate Hospital
Michelle Berquist, Not your Grandpa's TMP David Simor, The Power of Pop-Up: How low-cost, high impact urban interventions can lead to healthier, happier, more connected cities
Marisa Talarico, Transportation Demand Management in Greater Sudbury: A Northern Ontario Approach Laura Zeglen, Be Smart, Walk Safe: A case study in influencing pedestrian behaviour at the community level
Evening Dinner Event
6:30 to 11:00 pm


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