Monday, September 9, 2019
10:30 am - 04:30 pm Golf Tournament at Club de Golf de Chicoutimi (Optional)
03:00 pm - 06:00 pm Event Registration opens at OTL Gouverneur Saguenay
05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Welcome Reception at OTL Gouverneur Saguenay
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
07:00 am - 07:00 pm Event Registration open at OTL Gouverneur Saguenay
07:30 am - 09:30 am Breakfast
09:15 am - 11:15 am ACPA Annual General Meeting
11:45 am - 01:00 pm Buffet Lunch
01:00 pm - 01:45 pm Opening Ceremony
01:45 pm - 02:15 pm Keynote address
The Hon. Francois Bonnardel, Minister of Transport, Quebec (invited)
02:15 pm - 03:00 pm Presentation
The Trust Tipping Point : Who Trusts? Who Doesn't? And Why it Matters.
As Canada prepares for a federal election and the ongoing impact of global political and economic unrest, matters of trust continue to demand our attention. The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer examines how well Canadian institutions are navigating turbulence, change and confidence for the future. The 19th annual Edelman Trust Barometer, the world’s most robust exploration of trust in business, government, NGOs and media, surveys more than 33,000 respondents in 27 markets.
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm Nutrition / Tradeshow Break
03:30 pm - 04:15 pm Panel Discussion
Charting a Course Through a Shifting Geopolitical and Trade landscape
The global economy continues to undergo tectonic shifts, the result of changing geopolitics, trade wars, and growth in emerging economies. Get this year’s update on what’s happening in the world, and how it will affect global supply chains and – by extension – ports and shipping in Canada.
Stephen Tapp, Deputy Chief Economist, Export Development Corporation
Tim Power, Managing Director, Drewry, U.K.
04:15 pm - 04:45 pm Presentation
The “New” Canadian Coast Guard
With the injection of funds under the Government’s Oceans Protection Plan, a revitalized Canadian Coast Guard is charting a new course for the future. At issue is everything from floating assets, to Arctic presence, to how to manage autonomous vessels. Learn about the Coast Guard’s expanded vision and plans for the coming years.
Jeffery Hutchinson, Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard
05:30 pm - 07:30 pm Networking Cocktail at Hangar du Vieux Port de Chicoutimi
07:30 pm Free Evening - dinning suggestions availble
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
07:00 am - 02:30 pm Event Registration open at OTL Gouverneur Saguenay
07:30 am - 08:30 am Breakfast
08:30 am - 12:30 pm Presentation
Rio Tinto and the Port of Saguenay
Mrs. Nathalie Lessard, Director Port Facilities & Rail Services and Regional Security, Rio Tinto
09:00 am - 10:00 am Panel Discussion
Digitization and the Changing Role of Port Authorities
“Digitization” is on everyone’s lips – and social media feeds – these days. But what does it mean for CPAs? This panel discussion will explore a few of the many faces of the digital revolution, and how port authorities and government are using data to address issues as diverse as supply chain optimization, CO2 reduction and improved community relations.
Christian Dea, Chief Economist and Director General, Transportation and Economic Analysis, Transport Canada
*Speaker to be announced
10:00 am - 10:30 am Nutrition / Tradeshow break
10:30 am - 11:30 am Panel Discussion
Doing Business and Collaborating with a Port Authority – A Partner’s Perspective
Infrastructure and partnership are key to industrial port zones. Hear from port partners on how they work with the Port of Saguenay to build trusting and efficient partnerships for collective success.
Mr. Jean Rainville, Président, Métaux Black Rock
Mr. Jean-Sébastien David, Chef des opérations, Arianne Phosphate
Mr. Pat Fiore, Président, Énergie Saguenay
11:30 am - 12:00 am Presentation
Continuous Learning in the RCAF
Take advantage of the unique proximity of Canadian Forces Base CFB Bagotville to learn about how the Royal Canadian Air Force optimizes performance through a culture of continuous learning.
Lieutenant-Colonel Annie Malouin, 3Wing Deputy Commander, RCAF Bagotville
12:00 pm - 01:30 pm Buffet Lunch
01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Presentation
Title to come
Mr. Robert Michaud, Scientific Director and President, Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM)
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Panel Discussion
Ensuring Port Cyber Security and Protecting Critical Infrastructure
In the world of cybersecurity, there are seemingly two kinds of companies now: those who have been hacked, and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked. Whichever camp you think you might fall into, the reality is that the cyber world continues to demand constant vigilance and preparedness. Join our panellists as they discuss the evolving threat landscape, and what others are doing to protect themselves.
Christy Coffey, Executive Vice President of Operations, Maritime & Port Security Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (MPS-ISAO), Global Institute for Cyber Security Resilience NASA/Kennedy Space Center
S. Craig Oldham, Director General, Critical Infrastructure Directorate, National and Cyber Security Branch, Public Safety Canada
Chris Toomey, Vice President, Capital Projects and Infrastructure Practice, McKinsey Company
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm Nutrition / Tradeshow break
03:30 pm - 04:15 pm Panel Discussion
Whither Politics in Canada and the US?
John Delacourt, Vice President and Group Leader, Hill & Knowlton Strategies
Maryscott (Scotty) Greenwood, Crestview Strategies
04:15 pm - 14:45 pm Presentation
Beyond the game: the multisectoral collaboration in the service of innovation!
Quebec's Ubisoft is one of the world’s premiere gaming technology companies, known for blockbuster hits such as Assassin’s Creed. Who better to help us end the conference on a creative note with, as we consider how multisectoral collaboration drives innovation. In their words: “What do a video game, opthalmology and the science of neurology have in common? What about museums and Assassin’s Creed? What about a toothbrush and virtual economy? In a word : innovation! At Ubisoft, we believe that it is possible to create innovative projects and help various industrial sectors evolve through cross-cutting collaboration. For us, innovation occurs through the improbable collision of ideas and varied expertise.”
04:45 pm - 05:00 pm Closing Ceremony
07:00p m - 11:00 pm Gala Dinner and Show at La Pulperie de Chicoutimi
(Dress : Business casual)
Thursday, September 12, 2019
08:30 am - 12:30 am Technical Tour of Port of Saguenay
(Dress: casual. As most of the tour will be done by boat, flat shoes and a light jacket are recommended.)