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Regional Airports

Toronto Region Board of Trade to host 2nd Annual Aviation Summit

Chris Wood, General Manager of the Region of Waterloo International Airport will take part in a panel discussion titled “Fueling Ontario's Economy: the Vital Role of Regional Airports

Toronto — On Monday, February 29, Toronto Region Board of Trade will host its 2nd Annual Aviation Summit: Airports as Economic Hubs, a full-day of insights and knowledge-sharing examining the often under-recognized role of airports in regional economic growth and in the development of a much-needed multi-modal transportation network. The conference will feature a keynote by Susan Baer, Global Aviation Leader at Arup, and former Aviation Director for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Panel discussions:

Fueling Ontario's Economy: the Vital Role of Regional Airports – a discussion on current challenges and future growth plans for the region’s airports moderated by Joe Berridge, Partner, Urban Strategies and featuring:

· Trent Gervais, Airport Manager, Peterborough Airport
· Frank Scremin, President & CEO, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
· Michael Seabrook, President & CEO, London International Airport
· Geoff Wilson, CEO, Ports Toronto
· Chris Wood, Airport General Manager, Region of Waterloo International Airport

Air to Ground and Beyond: Connecting Airports with Regional Transportation – a discussion on the vital role of airports in the development of regional, multi-modal transportation moderated by Blaine Woodcock, Senior Manager, Deloitte and featuring:
· Her Worship Bonnie Crombie, Mayor, City of Mississauga
· Howard Eng, President & CEO, GTAA
· Peter Milczyn, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure
· Leslie Woo, Chief Planning Officer, Metrolinx
Joe Berridge will be available to speak to Urban Strategies’ white paper, Pearson Connects: A Multi-Modal Platform for Prosperity, that will be available on Monday at the conference.

Date: Monday, February 29, 2016

Schedule: 9:30 a.m. – Remarks - Jan De Silva, President & CEO, Toronto Region Board of Trade
9:40 a.m. – Panel - Fueling Ontario's Economy
10:40 a.m. – Break
10:50 a.m. – Panel - Air to Ground and Beyond
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
12:45 p.m. – Keynote – Susan Baer

Where: Toronto Region Board of Trade — Downtown Centre
1 First Canadian Place, 4th Floor

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