Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)

November 19, 2015 13:30 ET

Media Advisory: CUTA Fall Conference and Trade Show in Montreal

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 19, 2015) - The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) is in Montreal for its Fall Conference and Trade Show: Integrated Mobility - Way of the Customer from November 21-25. Together with co-hosts Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) CUTA welcomes registered media to the following conference and trade show events:

Monday November 23
What: Opening Host Breakfast
Where: Westin Montréal (Montréal Ballroom) - 270 Rue Saint Antoine West
Registration: 7:15AM Registration begins in Foyer (Media must register on-site or pre-register online here)
Event time: 7:45-9:20AM
Keynote address: Robert Poëti, Quebec minister of Transportation
Integrated Mobility Panel: Phillippe Bellon, Metrolinx; Jake Sion, The Transit App; Suzanne Morin, Deloitte
Other speakers: Patrick Leclerc, CUTA President and CEO; Daniel Bergeron, CUTA Chair; Phillippe Schnobb, STM Chair; Paul CÔté, CEO - AMT.
Tuesday November 24
What: Opening Speakers and Trade Show
Where: Palais des congrès de Montréal - 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, level 200
Registration: 7:15AM Registration (Media must register on-site or pre-register online here)
Breakfast: 7:30 - 9:00AM
Trade Show: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Speakers: Mr. Aref Salem, Executive Committee Member in charge of transportation in Montréal
Highlights: CUTA's new RAILconnect pavilion featuring speakers representing major rail projects across Canada. In addition, a representative from Nova Bus and STM will be on hand for a photo opportunity with newly branded Cité-Mobilité bus.
Wednesday November 25
What: CUTA Individual Awards Ceremony
Where: Westin Montréal (Montréal Ballroom) - 270 Rue Saint Antoine West
Registration: 7:15AM Registration begins in Foyer (Media must register on-site or pre-register online here)
Keynote address: Minister Amarjeet Sohi - Infrastructure and Communities
Awards: 8:00 - 9:25AM
Highlights: Individuals from across Canada's transit industry will be presented with awards in the areas of: Excellence, Distinguished Service and Heroism.
What: Closing Lunch
Where: Westin Montréal (Montréal Ballroom) - 270 Rue Saint Antoine West
Registration: 12:00PM Registration (Media must register on-site or pre-register online here)
Event Time: 12:30PM - 2:00PM
Keynote addresses:
Sophie Mougard, Chief Executive Officer, STIF, Transport Authority for Paris Region
Alain Flausch, Secretary General, UITP

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