MONTREAL, Nov. 8 /CNW/ - Transit professionals will meet in Montreal from November 7 to 11 for the Canadian Urban Transit Association's (CUTA) Fall Conference and Trans-Expo 2009, Canada's bus and transit exhibition. More than 500 delegates and over 120 exhibitors will be attending the meetings and events under the theme: "Public Transit: Towards Sustainable Solutions." The conference is being hosted by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM).
Meetings and educational sessions will take place at the Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel and Trans-Expo 2009 will take place at Place Bonaventure 400 Level East on Tuesday, November 12, 2009 only, from 8:30am to 3:30pm.
Monday November 9
8:00am Opening breakfast hosted by the STM
(Remarks by STM Vice Chair Marvin Rotrand and STM
Director General Yves Devin begin at 8:30 am in the
Salle de Bal, Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel)
Tuesday November 10
8:30am. - 3:30pm Trans-Expo 2009 Canada's bus and transit exhibition
Vehicles and displays on the industry's latest
innovations, products and services
Remarks and ribbon cutting at 8:20 am at the entrance
of Trans-Expo at Place Bonaventure on the 400 level.
8:30am Media Tour at the entrance of the trade show
10:00am Media Tour at the entrance of the trade show (Repeat)
Wednesday November 11
8:00am- 9:30am Awards Breakfast - National Transit Employee
Recognition Awards and Centennial Scholarship
(Ceremony begins at 8:30 am)
CUTA is the voice for enhancing the public transit industry in Canada. Association members include public transit systems, suppliers to the industry, government agencies, individuals and related organizations in Canada. The Fall Conference program is online at: http://www.cutaactu.ca
SOURCE Canadian Urban Transit Association
For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, CUTA, (416) 365-9800 ext. 105 (office/voice mail), Cell: (416) 898-5600 (on site in Montreal)