Sustainable Transportation Perspectives

Calgary, Alberta, Canada: The Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) 47th Annual Conference in Calgary brings together leaders from the private sector, government, and academia to present and debate industry leading research in the transportation and logistics sectors, with a focus on approaches to sustainability that balance environmental, economic and social needs.

The conference will be held on June 3-6, 2012 at the Roderick Mah Centre, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada.

The June 4th opening plenary will feature executives from Canadian Pacific Railway, Canadian Freightways and Westjet discussing topics related to sustainability in the transportation industry. The June 5 plenary will explore market access and sustainability issues related to pipeline and maritime transportation of Canadian energy products, with representatives from Alberta Energy, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and The Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia providing insights and analysis.

In addition to the plenary sessions, the conference will feature over 40 different speakers on a wide range of topics related to current transportation issues. Attendees may also participate in technical tours and a variety of social events which will provide opportunities for networking with members of the transportation community.

The Canadian Transportation Research Forum is a non-profit association of more than 300 transportation professionals from a variety of private sector and government organizations and academic institutions. For additional information on the conference program and registration details, please visit the CTRF website: