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Agenda Announced for PMTC 2018 Conference and AGM

January 26, 2018 [Milton, ON] – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has announced the full agenda and schedule for its 2018 Conference.

“Each year those who attend the PMTC Annual Conference tell us it is one of the best educational and networking values they receive in the transportation industry. We believe this year’s line up of speakers continues to build on that reputation”, says PMTC President, Mike Millian. 

The conference will kick off the afternoon of June 13th with the Annual General Meeting for the membership.

On the evening of the 13th, Volvo Trucks Canada will host the PMTC Young Leaders Group Pre-Conference Cocktail Reception for conference sponsors, speakers, the PMTC Board of Directors and all PMTC Young Leaders Group members. Last year the pre-conference reception was attended in record numbers. This year the reception will be held in the Sponsors Exhibitors’ Showcase area to provide more value to our conference partners and those who attend the pre-conference cocktail reception.

On June 14th, starting at 8 am, the educational portion of the conference will begin and continue into the 15th.  Mixed in with this will be the PMTC awards program as well as several networking opportunities.

A schedule of topics and events is listed below, and the full brochure with details and registration is up on the PMTC website at www.pmtc.ca.

This year’s conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza-Fallsview, in Niagara Falls, ON.

Registration opened on January 2nd. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, you may also email Hinna Shaukat at info@pmtc.ca, or call the office at 905-827-0587.

June 14th

Seminar I – A Legal Update

Seminar IICMV ON-ROAD SAFETY, AN OFFICERS PERSEPCTIVE  

Seminar IIIYLG PANEL & DRIVEN TO LEAD PROGRAM OVERVIEW

PMTC Young Leaders Education Bursary
Up to two PMTC Young Leaders will be awarded with the PMTC Young Leaders Education Bursary, which provides funds to cover two of the four courses offered from CITT that comprise the “PMTC Logistics Management Graduate Program”.  

Exhibitors’ Showcase
Visit with our conference exhibitors and network with fellow registrants.  Meet old friends, make some new ones, and see products and services that can make your fleet more effective.

PMTC – CPC Logistics Canada Driver Hall of Fame Luncheon
Every year we induct up to four professional drivers who have compiled outstanding safety records over the course of their career.   Recognizing their individual achievements is always a conference highlight.

Seminar IVINTRODUCTION TO THE 2018 PMTC BENCHMARKING SURVEY & A USA REGULATORY UPDATE

Seminar VACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS: PRESERVING EVIDENCE & PREPARING FOR LITIGATION USING FORENSIC EXPERTS

Exhibitors’ Showcase
An opportunity to network with your peers, continue conversations, and visit with exhibitors during our reception before the Chairman’s Dinner.

Chairman’s Dinner: PMTC-AVIVA Private Fleet Safety Awards
Recognizing private fleets with exceptional safety records is an important part of the conference.  Join us for the presentation of the 2018 awards and dine with the private fleet community.

PMTC-KRTS Driver Training Scholarship

Fleets can’t achieve amazing safety records without qualified and trained drivers. After the Fleet Safety awards conclude, we will award one lucky PMTC member with the PMTC-KRTS Driver Training Scholarship. The recipient will receive the funds to cover a 200-hour TTSAO or PTDI Certified Professional Truck Driver course.

June 15th

Breakfast: PMTC-3M VEHICLE GRAPHICS AWARDS
Following breakfast you’ll be treated to a video display of some of the best truck graphics to be found anywhere. These fleets are proud of their image, as they should be. Always a highlight of the conference!

 RICK AUSTIN MEMORIAL DISPATCHER OF THE YEAR AWARD- SPONSORED BY CPC LOGISTICS CANADA

Right after the conclusion of the Graphics awards we will present our inaugural Rick Austin Dispatcher of the year recipient. Dispatchers are an integral part of any fleet, and one that is often overlooked.

Seminar VI – CARGO THEFT- HIGHWAY ROBBERY- AN ORGANIZED CRIME PERSPECTIVE

Seminar VII – SOCIAL MEDIA INVESTIGATIONS