ACPA Conference 2015 Nears

The Port of Montreal will be the host for this year’s Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) annual conference.

Speakers slated to make presentations to delegates next week include Georgia Tech professor Benoit Montreuil, Port Ambassador Frank Geerkens from the Port of Antwerp, Danielle Goldfarb from the Conference Board of Canada and Michel Juneau-Katsuya, a security and intelligence specialist.

With our own extensive network of infrastructure, the Port of Montreal is a great example of ports driving economic development and spurring investment and job creation,” says Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Port of Montreal and host of the ACPA 2015 Conference.

Staged over two-and-a-half days, the ACPA Conference 2015 will examine the port industry, with in-depth panel discussions on a variety of topics, including:

  • The forces driving tomorrow’s logistics landscape;
  • Adding value to Canada’s ports;
  • The energy challenge;
  • Innovation in the maritime industry;
  • Expanding maritime trade; and
  • The importance of social media.