CTRF 46th Annual Conference

Transportation and Innovation: the Roles of Governments, Industry and Academia
Transport et innovation: le rôle des gouvernements, de l’industrie et du milieu académique

May 29 – June 1, 2011
Ramada Plaza Hotel Gatineau, Quebec

Papers & Presentations

Papers and Presentations are organized by conference session. Conference presentations are posted with the authors’ permission. Only those which are available and for which we have permission to post, are actively linked to the presentation.

Opening Plenary Session – Presentations Only : Transportation Productivity and Innovation

Moderator: Doug Johnson, President CTRF


  • Ross McKenzie, Centre for Automotive Research, University of Waterloo
  • Phil Ireland, Canadian Pacific Railway
  • Fassi Kafyeke, Bombardier Aerospace
  • Kristine Burr, Transport Canada

Session I: Freight Logistics

Session II: Trucking Industry

 Session III: Innovation-Theory and Practice

Session IV: Risk and Security

Session V: Rail Freight I

Session VI: Transportation Modeling and Data

Session VII: Port Issues

Session VIII: Infrastructure, Grain and Weather

Session IX: Economics and Innovation

Panel Session: Urban Road Congestion Issues

Moderator: Malcolm Cairns, Canadian Pacific Railway


Session X: Urban Issues

Session XI: Rail Freight II

Session XII: Maritime Issues I

Session XIII: Road Pricing and Regulation

Session XIV: Gateways

Session XV: Passenger and Rail Transportation

Panel Session: Transportation and the Environment

Moderator: Vijay Gill, Conference Board of Canada


Session XVI: Economics and Air Transport


Session XVII: Environmental Issues

Session XVIII: Maritime Issues II

Student Paper Winners