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 are organized by conference session.

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