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Bridging Border Barriers

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Join industry executives and key association leaders to discuss and learn about current and potential cross-border issues that are facing the industry at TCA’s Third Annual Bridging Border Barriers event set for November 20 in Brampton, Ontario.

Online registration is now closed.

You can still register on-site beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. 


7:00 a.m. – Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Opening Remarks
Kim Richardson
, President, KRTS Transportation Specialists
Josh Kaburick, Chairman, Truckload Carriers Association
Brad Thiessen, Vice President and General Manager, Daimler Trucks Canada Ltd

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. – Regulatory Presentation
David Heller, Vice President Government Affairs, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)

Presentation on the latest happenings in the regulatory and legislative environments and how TCA is poised to address them.

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Leadership Panel “View from the Top” Discussion
John Lyboldt, President, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)
Stephen Laskowski, President of OTA and Chairman of the CTA
Dan Einwechter, Chairman & CEO, Challenger Motor Freight, Inc.
Moderated By: David Heller, Vice President Government Affairs, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)

Topics to be covered include current and potential cross-border issues, the USA/Canada/Mexico Trade Agreement, marijuana transportation, sleeper berth flexibility, ELD’s, truck size & truck weight, and more.

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Kerri Wirachowsky, Director of Roadside Inspection Program, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Data & Profitability Panel Discussion
Chris Henry, Program Manager, TCA Profitability Program (TPP)
Dean Croke, Chief Analytics Officer, FreightWaves
Damiano Coniglio, CFO, Bison Transport
Trevor Kurtz, General Manager, Brian Kurtz Trucking, Ltd.

12:15 p.m. – Closing Remarks
John Lyboldt, President, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)

Lionhead Golf Club & Conference Centre

Nearby Hotels:
Please note TCA does not have a room block at these hotels and there are many more in the area!

Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale
6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3, Canada
Phone: 905-821-1981

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Mississauga West – Meadowvale
2565 Argentia Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 5V4, Canada
Phone: 905-542-2121

Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga/Meadowvale
7015 Century Ave, Mississauga, ON L5N 7K2, Canada
Phone: 905-567-5566

Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto-Mississauga
6430 Edwards Blvd, Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y3, Canada
Phone: 905-564-5529

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Special thanks to KRTS Transportation Specialists, Inc. for helping to coordinate the event!