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SATURDAY

Scholarship Golf Tournament

Join this pre-conference event – a day of golf and networking with industry peers. Form a foursome and save on registration fees.

Proceeds from the Scholarship Golf Fundraiser are applied directly to the annual CPA Scholarship program. To date more than $250,000 in awards has been issued. Help to grow this fund for future awards by participating in the tournament.  The day will be filled with fun and games, prizes, refreshments and dinner. Transportation is also included.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.

For details and to register:  canadianparking.ca/golf2018/

SUNDAY

Round-Table Discussions

Meet and discuss issues specific to each sector in an informal setting.  Airports, hospitals, municipalities and universities/colleges exchange information and get acquainted.  Closed to sector members for the first portion of the meetings, and then open to all thereafter.


Official Welcome

Conference 2018 will be kicked off in style, as we present welcome keynote, Amber Mac(Arthur), and then head to the grand opening session of the Exhibition Hall. Food and drink will be plenty and friendships made or renewed as we officially launch the event.

Keynote Speaker – Amber Mac

Relentless Adaptation: Best Practices for Today’s Digital Economy

We obsess over innovation. But innovation is overrated. If you look at the smart companies that are prized for “innovation,” you will see that they are actually masters of “adaptation”—of knowing when to adjust, when to speed up, and when to capitalize. This big picture talk sheds light on how to adapt, and how to win, in our fast-forward economy.


Trade Show Grand Opening

The Opening Trade Show session is a time to visit vendors and scope out the latest in innovation, technology, and to see what’s trending.  Start the dialogue and set the pace for the sessions to follow while enjoying refreshments on the trade show floor.

MONDAY

Annual General Meeting and Breakfast


Industry Panel Discussion

Following up from the popular Autonomous Vehicle panel held in Banff, experts will discuss mobility and contributing influences that are certain to affect the parking industry in the years to come.


Awards of Excellence Luncheon

The most distinguished event of the conference where honours and awards are bestowed on deserving members of the parking industry in recognition of various achievements.

Keynote Speaker – Jennifer Keesmaat

Former Chief Planner, City of Toronto | Renowned Urbanist

Our Cities Will Define Our Future

Jennifer Keesmaat is passionate about creating places where people flourish. Named one of the “most powerful people in Canada” by Maclean’s, and one of the “most influential” by Toronto Life, she spent five years as Toronto’s Chief City Planner, where she was celebrated for her innovative and collaborative approach to city-building. Now a Distinguished Visitor in Residence at the University of Toronto, Keesmaat shares her vision for cities of the future, and her belief in inspired leadership.

Trade Show Exhibition

Exhibit hall will be open for 2 sessions:  10:30 am – 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.  Learning Lounge information sessions will be included.


Breakout Presentation Sessions

Topics and Speakers TBC


Free Evening

This is the night to take in Toronto, and all it has to offer.

TUESDAY

 Breakfast

Join us for a hearty breakfast to shake off the morning cobwebs and kick start your day.


Trade Show Exhibition

Final opportunity to meet with vendors and wrap up those deals, with lunch on the trade show floor.


Breakout Presentation Sessions

Topics and Speakers TBC


FINAL SOCIAL EVENT – Toronto, TIFF, and All That Jazz

After all the work is done, gather with friends and colleagues for cocktails, dinner and an entertaining evening featuring an amazing lineup of talent.

WEDNESDAY

Technical Tour

9 am – 1 pm

An exclusive tour of Toronto parking sites.  Tour will include bus transportation from the Sheraton Centre Hotel to parking sites, and a bagged lunch to go for all participants.

Become a member. Connect with dedicated parking professionals and access technical information specific to the parking industry.

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