OTTAWA, May 16 /CNW/ - Transit professionals from across Canada will meet in Ottawa for the Canadian Urban Transit Association's Annual Conference. More than 370 transit professionals will be attending the meetings and events under the theme "Transit Vision 2040." The conference is hosted locally by OC Transpo.
Date: May 15 - 19, 2010
Place: Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel, Ottawa
Events open to the media:
Monday, May 17
8:00am - 9:30am Host Breakfast with an address by Ottawa Councillor
- Remarks begin at 8:40am
Tuesday, May 18
8:00am - 10:15am Breakfast with speakers Minister of Transport,
Infrastructure and Communities John Baird, Chief
Executive Officer of the National Capital Commission
(NCC) Marie Lemay, and International Transportation
Expert George Hazel.
- Minister Baird's Remarks at 8:10am; Others at 9:00am
12:30pm - 2:00pm CUTA's Corporate Recognition Awards Lunch.
National Public Transit Awards for Safety, Innovation
and Exceptional Performance or Outstanding Achievement
will be presented
- Ceremony begins at 1:20pm
Wednesday, May 19
12:30pm - 2:15pm Lunch with an address by Ontario Minister of
Transportation Kathleen Wynne
- Minister's remarks begin at 12:45 pm
For full program details and association information, visit
CUTA is the national association representing public transit systems, suppliers to the industry, government agencies, individuals and related organizations in Canada.
SOURCE Canadian Urban Transit Association
For further information: For further information: Maureen Shuell, CUTA Director of Communications, Cell: (416) 898-5600 (on site in Ottawa), Tel. (416) 365-9800 ext. 105 (office/voice mail)