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Join TCA and transportation executives to discuss current and potential cross-border issues that are facing the truckload industry.

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Meeting Agenda

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.


8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

8:15 - 9:15 a.m.

All Things Workforce Development & Human Capital

moderator: Pete Stefanovich, President, Left Lane Associates

Linda Young, VP, HR & People Development, Bison Transport

Heather Mewhinney, Director Human Resources, Kriska Transportation Group

Geoff Topping, Chief People Officer, Challenger Motor Freight

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.


9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Economic Update

Bob Costello, Chief Economist & SVP, International Trade Policy & Cross-Border Operations,
American Trucking Associations

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.


10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

The Current State of Trucking Insurance Costs

moderator: Brian Topping, Director of Safety, Rosedale Transport

Matthew Yeshin, Managing Director, Marsh Canada

Linda DesouzaVP Auto and Transportation, Zurich Canada

Luis CostaAccount Manager, Programs, claimspro

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Fireside Chat - Managing Through a Recession

David Tumber, Chief Operating Officer, Kriska Transportation Group

Ruby Williams, Partner, Deloitte

Andreea Crisan, President & CEO, Andy Transport

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.


2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Talking Trucking

moderator: John G. SmithVP - Editorial, Newcom Media, Inc.

Mark SeymourPresident & CEO, Kriska Transportation Group

Stephen Laskowski, President, Ontario Trucking Association

Bob Costello, Chief Economist & SVP, International Trade Policy & Cross-Border Operations, American Trucking Associations

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks


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Registration for the event is $99 CAD and includes attendance at all sessions, breakfast, and lunch

For questions about the event, contact TCA’s Director of Meetings Kristen Bouchard

at (571) 444-0305 or email


Mississauga Convention Centre

75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3, Canada 


Parking onsite is complimentary for attendees


Truckload Carriers Association

Located in Alexandria, Virginia, TCA is the only trade association whose sole focus is the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry. The association represents dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, tanker, and intermodal container carriers operating throughout North America. Founded in 1938, the TCA represents operators of over 220,000 trucks, which collectively produce revenue of more than $40 billion in annual truckload revenue.

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