Canadian Transport Lawyers Association welcomes all transport professionals
to its 2010 annual conference

VANCOUVER, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - The Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (CTLA) is hosting its annual conference from September 23-25, 2010 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel and Resort in Vancouver, British Columbia. The conference is open to both lawyers and non-lawyers. All professionals in the transportation industry are invited to attend.

The 2010 CTLA Annual Conference offers transport professionals, their clients, external advisors and government representatives the opportunity to hear from leading legal experts in transportation law. This year's conference, entitled "All Modes Lead Here", will present a number of topics framed around Vancouver's unique position as vibrant and leading hub for transportation and port traffic in Canada and the West Coast of North America.

Planned speakers at CTLA 2010 include prominent Canadian and U.S. transport lawyers, as well as representatives from the transportation industry and non-government agencies.

    Key topics include:
    -   Legal issues associated with Climate Change that may affect the
        transportation industry
    -   A groundbreaking constitutional law case involving inter-provincial
        trucking and transportation
    -   Key developments and issues affecting West Coast Port and Marine
    -   Legal issues and challenges in transportation arising from the 2010
        Winter Olympic games

The keynote speaker for the conference is Chris Badger, Chief Operating Officer, Port Metro Vancouver.

CTLA conferences offer a unique opportunity to meet and network with leading transportation professionals from across North America. This year, this opportunity will take place in Vancouver, a world renowned city which is second to none for beauty and a natural setting.

For more information and to register for CTLA 2010, please click here.

About Canadian Transport Lawyers Association

The Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (CTLA) provides a professional and social forum for lawyers engaged in the practice of transportation law, regulatory policy, procedure and related legal interests, whether before the courts, administrative tribunals, or on a commercial or academic basis. For more than 30 years, the CTLA has kept its members current on new developments in provincial, federal and international law that affect Canadian, U.S. and cross-border shippers, carriers and freight intermediaries, and all modes of transportation including air, truck, bus, rail and marine.


For further information: For further information: Douglas Evanchuk, CTLA President at 1-780-482-9106, or by email at

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