Keynotes & Plenary Sessions


Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Hon. Steve Clark have declined our invitation to address the delegates.

The following program changes have been made:

Monday, February 25th – 10:10 AM
Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities,
Government of Canada

Tuesday, February 26th – 3:50 PM
Jennifer French, MPP (Oshawa) – NDP Transportation and Highways/Infrastructure Critic
Tuesday, February 26th – 4:10 PM

Jean-Francois Barsoum, Senior Management Consultant, Smarter Cities – The Future of Cars: How Will
Communities Change

We apologize for the last minute changes.

All Keynote and Plenary Sessions wills be held in the Grand Ballroom East & Central, Lower Concourse

Tom Nichols – Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters

So Your Partner was Elected to Council Monday, February 25 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Hon. Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure Monday, February 25 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Andrew Parkin, Director, Mowat Centre – A Different Ontario Monday, February 25 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Ontario and Vision Zero Monday, February 25 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Mike Schreiner – Leader, Green Party of Ontario  Monday, February 25 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM

Hon. Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation Monday, February 25 4:30 PM – 4:50 PM

John Fraser – Interim Leader, Liberal Party of Ontario  Tuesday, February 26 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Andrea Horwath – Leader, Ontario NDP  Tuesday, February 26 9:35 AM – 9:55 AM

Joint & Several Liability – Evidence and Solutions Wednesday, February 27 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM