Graphic

Productivity in Changing Times

Conference Program (pdf)

Note: Presentations are available in PowerPoint Show (pps) or Acrobat (pdf) formats while additional material is only available in Acrobat format.

Speakers' Contact Information (pdf)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2008

8:45 - 9:00
Opening Remarks
Rick Taylor, Chairman, Canadian Association of Movers

09:00 - 10:30
Keynote Address
Change Gears or Get Shifted - Effectively Managing in Changing Times
Joe Sherren, Ethos Enterprises Inc.
( Handout - pdf)

11:00 - Noon
MPG Etcetera
Ralph Stockmayer, Penske Truck Leasing LP
( pps , pdf )

1:15 - 2:15
Technology for Moving Professionals - Improving the Bottom Line
Kreynin Maxim, Voxme Software Inc.
( pps - pdf + sample survey , sample inventory )

2:15 - 3:15
Immigration for Movers
Nan Berezowski, Berezowski Business Immigration Law
( pps - pdf + immigration notes , Saskatchewan guide )

3:45 - 4:45
Intermodal - A
Tony Bianco Moving Option , CN Rail - Intermodal
( pps - pdf )

5:30
Chairman's Reception

6:30
Awards Dinner

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008

9:00 - 10:00
Take Your Company to the Next Level
Bill Dawson, Scotiabank
( ips - pdf )

10:15 - 11:15
Warehouse Design for the Modern Mover
Warren Webster, Giffels Design-Build Inc.
( pps - pdf )

11:15 - Noon
Specialties - The Skills That Make Movers Unique Among Professional Drivers
Jeff Griffiths, Griffith Sheppard Consulting Group Inc.
Canadian Trucking Human Resource Council
( pps - pdf + survey , survey )

Noon - 1:30
2008 Annual Meeting and Open Discussion