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The 1st Canadian Low-Carbon Smart Mobility Technology Conference is Proudly Sponsored by:

And supported by:



Where

When

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown 288 Portage Ave, Winnipeg

September 16 -18, 2019

About

CUTRIC is announcing the 1st Canadian Low-Carbon Smart Mobility Technology Conference: Battery Electric Transit & First-Mile/Last-Mile Smart Solutions to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba! This conference is a first of its kind in Canada.

The conference will focus on battery electric transit technologies -- including battery electric buses (BEBs), coaches, and shuttles -- as well as smart mobility solutions such as low-speed electric autonomous shuttles for first-mile/last-mile and “Mobility as a Service” (MaaS) options. 

The conference will help Canadian innovators, cities, transit systems and manufacturers gain insight into the most cutting edge technologies in Canada and worldwide.


Conference Streams:

  • Stream A: Electrification of Transit

  • Stream B: Smart Mobility


Agenda

September 16, 2019

1:00 - 5:00PM

  • Site visits:

    • New Flyer facilities with a presentation by MCI Coach

    • Winnipeg Airport for the autonomous snowplow

5:30 - 8:30PM

  • Dinner Reception


September 17, 2019

8:00 - 8:40AM

  • Opening Address

8:40 - 9:00AM

  • Keynote: Leading the Way & Creating Jobs in Canada in Zero Emissions Mobility with NFI Group Inc. President & CEO, Paul Soubry

9:00 - 10:30AM

  • Panel 1: Where We've Come, Where We're Going: from 2010 to 2020 in Cutting Edge Electric Bus & Charging Systems (Invited: New Flyer, Nova Bus, Proterra, ABB)

10:30 - 10:45AM

  • Health Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Breakout Session #1

  • Session A: Energy Systems and Utility Integration: Smart Charging, Demand Management & Energy Efficiency for Electric Buses (Invited: BC Hydro, OPG, Fortis BC, Newmarket Tay Power Distribution, Manitoba Hydro)

  • Session B: DSRC vs. 5G: Which Connected Vehicle Technology will Prove Victorious in the Communication Systems Face-Off? (Invited: Edmonton Transit, Brampton Transit, Burlington Transit, Halifax Transit, STL, Winnipeg Transit)

12:00 - 1:00PM

  • Lunch with keynote speaker

1:00 - 1:20PM

  • Keynote: A Global Landscape for Volvo's E-Bus and E-Truck Strategies (Invited: Nova Bus)

1:20 - 2:50PM

  • Panel 2: Transit Strategies for Full Fleet Electrification: The Good, the Bad, the Lessons Learned (Invited: Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), TransLink, Société de transport de Montréal (STM), Edmonton Transit, York Region Transit)

2:50 - 3:05PM

  • Health Break

3:05 - 4:20PM

Breakout Session #2

  • Session A: Going Forward by Looking Back: Field Data from Transit Electrification in Canada & the US

  • Session B: When Cities Run Automated Vehicles, Who is Liable? (Invited: SAAQ, Keolis, Candiac TransDev, PWT, ICBC)

4:20 - 4:30PM

  • Health Break

4:30 - 4:50PM

  • Keynote: Finding the Money: Proterra's Financial Innovation to Spur North American Electric Bus Innovation

5:05 - 8:00PM

  • Dinner Reception


September 18, 2019

8:00 - 8:20AM

  • Opening Address

8:20 - 9:25AM

  • Panel 3: Who Owns the Roads? Allocation of Roadways in the Automated Vehicles Future (Invited: Sidewalk Labs, City of Vancouver, City of Surrey, City of Montreal, City of Toronto)

9:25 - 10:30AM

  • Panel 4: Where We've come, Where We're Going: From 2010 to 2020 in Low-Speed Electric Automated Shuttles (Invited: 2getthere, EasyMile, NAVYA)

10:30 - 10:45AM

  • Health Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Breakout Session #3

  • Session A: Electrifying Long-Distance Coach Systems: Cross-Country on Electrons? (Invited: MCI Coach, Prevo/Volvo Bus, Alexander Dennis, Coach Atlantic, PWT, Tok Transit)

  • Session B: View from the Street: Shuttle Pilots and Beyond (Invited: Candiac, Montreal Olympic Park, City of Vancouver/Surrey)

12:00 - 1:00PM

  • Lunch with Keynote Speaker

1:00 - 1:30PM

  • Keynote

1:30 - 3:00PM

  • Panel 5: MaaS Hysteria: Cities Vs. TNCs (Invited: Moovit, Belleville, Pantonium, Uber, Innisfil)

3:00 - 3:15PM

  • Health Break

3:15 - 4:30PM

  • Panel 6: Innovation P3s: Innovative Financing and DBFOM for Full Fleet Transit Electrification

4:30 - 4:45PM

  • Health Break

5:00 - 8:00PM

  • Dinner


Support for the conference

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“The CUTRIC 1st Canadian Low-Carbon Smart Mobility Technology Conference is an amazing opportunity to come together with other professionals to discuss the advancements and challenges in your field, and enjoy valuable networking opportunities.”

  • Brian Bowman, Mayor of Winnipeg

 
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“This event is the first of its kind in Canada, bringing delegates and stakeholders together to discuss innovations aimed at advancing battery-powered public transportation. It represents a tremendous opportunity for those attending to exchange information, build relationships and work together to respond to the pressing need for forms of public transportation that are more energy efficient and less harmful to our environment.”

  • The Honourable Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba


Sponsorship Packages

Package 1

Package 2

  • Guaranteed speaking slot in core Conference Panel or Keynote position

  • Booth for the trade show

  • 1 ticket included

  • “Proudly sponsored by” logo on conference website, conference mobile app, and video footage

  • Logo on all marketing materials before, during and after the event

  • Guaranteed speaking slot in core Conference Panel or Keynote position

  • Vehicles on site

  • Booth for the trade show

  • 2 tickets included

  • “Proudly sponsored by” logo on conference website, conference mobile app, and video footage

  • Logo on all marketing materials before, during and after the event

Package 3: Booth for the Trade Show