Conference Planner

There are many details being fine-tuned to provide attendees the best conference and trade show experience ever. Times listed are approximate.

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Pre-conference event

Tentative TBC

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

8:30 am – 11:30 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Round Table Sector Meetings

• Airports • Hospitals/Private Operators • Municipalities • Universities/College

Delegates participate in face-to-face discussions with peers from their sector to share information and experiences. Open to Sector members only.

*New this year – Hospital meeting will be open to Private Operators

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Opening Welcome Reception

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Trade Show Grand Opening

The Opening Trade Show exhibition 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.

8:30 pm

Unscheduled Evening

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

8:30 am – 8:45 am

Annual General Meeting

8:45 am – 10:00 am

Workshop Session #1

Educational Breakout Sessions

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Session A

Use Your Parking Data to Identify Cost-saving Opportunities

Nigel Bullers, CEO EasyPark
Wen Sang, CEO Smarking

Session B

Everywhere at Once: Virtualizing the Customer Experience

Adamo Donatucci, Precise Parklink

Session C

Parking in the ‘New Normal’: A Deeper Look into Occupancy and the Evolution of Digital Permits

Rachel Lindahl, City of Tacoma
Tim Taylor, gtechna

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session A

Effective Supervision of Parking Enforcement Officers: Methods for Achieving Optimal Commitment and Performance

Paul Rinkoff, Inspector, Toronto Police Service

Session B

A Case Study: Platform Innovation Centre m& Parkade

Reachel Knight, Calgary Parking Authority

Session C

What COVID-19 Taught Us About Managing Parking

Sang Hwang, PaybyPhone

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Awards Luncheon

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Trade Show Exhibition

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Workshop Session #2
The Best Deals are Made in the Bar

6:00 pm

Unscheduled Evening

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

Educational Breakout Sessions 

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Session A

A Brave New (Convenience-driven) World: Touch-Free Parking Payments that Go Beyond the APP

Kacey Siskind, HONK

Session B

Upcoming Changes to CSA S413 – The Canadian Parking Standard

Bob Matich, Master Builders Solutions Canada
Roger Steers, RJC Engineers

Session C

Mobility and Parking – TBC

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Final Trade Show

Educational Breakout Sessions

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Session A

North America’s Largest Parking Authority is Building a Scalable Solution for the Future

Max Tremblay, Toronto Parking Authority
Conor Buckley, Passport

Session B

No More Hardware Upgrades

Nathan Armstrong, HotSpot Parking Inc.

Session C

Flattening the Curve on Indoor Pollution in Parking Garages

Kae Shummoogum, Gasonic Group Ltd.

Educational Breakout Sessions

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Session A

Precast Double Tee Parking Garage Deterioration:  Things that go “Bump-Bump”

Michael Pond, RJC Engineers

Session B

The Benefits of Migrating to a Centralized Parking Management Approach

Stephan Kaiser, Genetec Inc.

Session C


4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

General Session & Closing Remarks

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Celebrating Success Social Event

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Board of Directors Meeting

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Technical Tour

Tentative, TBC