October 15, 2015 - 8:00 am to October 16, 2015 - 3:00 pm
The Van Horne Institute is pleased to announce that its next Digital Futures symposium will be held October 15 and 16, 2015 in Olds, Alberta. Launched in the fall of 2013, Digital Future meetings and symposia have become must-attend events in Canada for rural municipal leaders and decision makers responsible for broadband enablement in their communities.
Representatives of the Alberta government – including SuperNet, Agriculture, and Innovation and Advanced Education – are confirmed attendees. Dr. Linda Vennard, Commissioner, Alberta and Northwest Territories Region, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will be a guest speaker and a timely respondent to recent Commission rulings and undertakings regarding broadband in Canada.
Topics to be covered
Get communities up to speed – in learning about broadband opportunities and experiences, with special presentations and a guided tour of O-NET in Olds.
Assessing broadband development/deployment on a regional basis – the emerging importance of REDAs in guiding and enabling broadband development.
The evolving role of the provincial government – cross-ministry GOA supports in the areas of financial, technical and informational/leadership capacities; where broadband fits in emerging areas of strategic importance, including economic diversification, environmental sustainability, and innovation/ICT strategy
Policy issues – addressing the urban-rural divide, including strategies for overcoming limitations to regions and distant rural communities; recent CRTC hearings/rulings and their impact on and import for rural communities specifically.
Communication strategies – lessons from Olds and the United States on creating momentum and the conditions for coordinated and sustainable change at all levels of community engagement.
November 26, 2015 - 10:45 am to November 27, 2015 - 1:45 pm
Efficiency, Productivity, and Sustainability are common expressions that we use in our corporate discussions across all industries. Our conference on Sustainable Supply Chains and Transportation Conference is designed to move past the words and provide real life examples of the four pillars of productive businesses: Social, Economic, Environmental, and Culture.
Leading experts from industry and academia will present on how companies have been able to manage people, planet, and profit to improve not only their company's bottom line, but the environment around them as well. This conference will also offer a chance to participate in a site visit to an internationally acclaimed cold shortage logistics distribution centre.
Sustainable Supply Chain and Transportation Conference: Four Pillars to Sustainable Business promises to be a not-to-miss event for practitioners in all modes of supply chain, logistics, and transportation who want to expand their knowledge of sustainability, productivity, and efficiency.
December 2, 2015 - 8:15 am to December 3, 2015 - 4:15 pm
Cargo Logistics America Expo and Conference
Date of event:December 2 + 3, 2015
This is America's only multimodal show!
THE ENTIRE SUPPLY CHAIN…UNDER ONE ROOF
Cargo Logistics America Expo and Conference(CLA) connects freight owners with freight movers.Join over 2500 delegates and 100+ industry leading speakers discussing issues relevant to the entire supply chain. CLA also includes exclusive distribution center tours, networking events as well as a full-scale tradeshow featuring 50,000 square feet of products, services and technologies relevant to air, sea, rail and road cargo logistics, from source to market. We invite you to join us for two days of networking, education and discovery!
Venue: San Diego Convention Center, Address: 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, United States
February 17, 2016 - 8:30 am to February 18, 2016 - 4:30 am
Cargo Logistics Canada Expo and Conference
Date of event: February 17 + 18, 2016
This is Canada's largest supply chain event!
THE ENTIRE SUPPLY CHAIN...UNDER ONE ROOF
Join over 2500 delegates and 100+ industry leading speakers discussing issues relevant to the entire freight spectrum. The Cargo Logistics Canada Expo and Conference also includes exclusive distribution centre tours, networking events as well as Canada's only full-scale supply chain tradeshow featuring 50,000 square feet of products, services and technologies relevant to air, sea, rail and road cargo logistics, from source to market. We invite you to join us for two days of networking, education and discovery!
Venue: Palais des congrès, Address: 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QC H2Z 1H5