Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium

Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium

June 28, 2016 14:02 ET

Media Advisory: A Showcase of New Transportation Technologies at Canadian Urban Transit National Research & Innovation Forum

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 28, 2016) - The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), working in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is hosting Canada's inaugural research, development and demonstration (RD&D) Forum dedicated to advancing transit and transportation solutions and technologies.

Date: Wednesday June 29, 2016
Time: 9:00am- 5:00pm
Location: National Research Council, 100 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Media Program Highlights


  • Josipa Petrunic, Executive Director & CEO, CUTRIC
  • Michel Dumoulin, General Manager, Automotive and Surface Transportation, National Research Council of Canada
  • Mario Peloquin, Vice President, Business Development, Thales Canada, Transportation Solutions, and CUTRIC Vice Chair and Board Member
  • Alexandre Beaudet, Project Manager, InnovÉÉ
  • Pam Damoff, MP, Oakville North-Burlington
  • Cristina Martins, Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament for Davenport, and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development and Growth
  • Pan-Ontario Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial Presentation (several presenters)

The Forum will deliver technology innovation project proposals by Canadian companies, universities and research partners keen to invest in and develop zero-emissions vehicles, light-weight materials, advanced transit and transportation analytics, automated and connected vehicle systems and cyber security solutions for vehicle communications.

Over 50 researchers from across Canada will present at this forum from a wide range of private sector companies, public sector companies, universities, and colleges leading advanced transit and transportation innovation projects. The goal of these technology projects is to drive down emissions, improve transportation networks, and create a greener, cleaner more mobile society across Canada.

The program listing over 50 project proposals may be found at:

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