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Bridging Border Barriers

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Join industry executives and key association leaders to discuss and learn about current and potential cross-border issues that are facing the industry during TCA’s Fifth Annual Bridging Border Barriers event set for Wednesday, November 17 at the Lionhead Golf Club & Conference Centre in Brampton, Ontario.

Registration includes:
  • Networking opportunities – breakfast, lunch, and breaks.
  • Opening remarks with KRTS Kim Richardson; TCA President John Lyboldt; and TCA First Vice Chair John Elliott.
  • Transportation Association Executive Roundtable featuring key association executives and TCA President John Lyboldt.
  • Recruiting & Retention Best Practices Panel featuring TCA Profitability Program (TPP) Retention Project Plan’s Ray Haight followed by a panel discussion featuring HR trucking executives on best practices.
  • Government Affairs Update featuring TCA’s Vice President of Government Affairs David Heller; and
  • ELD Mandate Update and Data Panel featuring truckload carrier and insurance executives.
  • Safety and Security Strategies Panel which is a must attend for keeping cargo and your business safe.



7:30 a.m.              Breakfast

8:00 a.m.             Opening Remarks and Recruiting & Retention Best Practices Panel

  • Mark Seymour, President & CEO, Kriska Transportation Group
  • Michael Zelek, Director of Human Resources, Wellington Group of Companies
  • Moderator: Ray Haight, TCA Profitability Program (TPP) Retention Coach

9:00 a.m.             Networking Break

9:15 a.m.              Government Affairs Update

  • David Heller, Vice President of Government Affairs, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)

10:15 a.m.            Networking Break

10:30 a.m.           ELD Mandate and Data Panel

  • Scott Creighton, Director, Risk Services Transportation & Logistics, Northbridge Insurance
  • Steve Newton, Director of Safety and Driver Development, Challenger Motor Freight
  • Moderator: David Heller

11:30 a.m.            Lunch

12:30 p.m.           Safety and Security Strategies Panel

  • Matt Richardson – Vice President, KRTS Transportation Specialists
  • Tom Boehler, Director of Safety and Compliance, Erb Group of Companies
  • Eugenia Churilov, Director of Safety, Compliance and Security, Kriska Transportation Group
  • Moderator: John G. Smith, VP Editorial, Newcom Media

1:30 p.m.             Networking Break

1:45 p.m.             Transportation Association Executive Roundtable

  • Mike Millian, President, Private Motor Council of Canada
  • John Lyboldt, President, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)
  • Stephen Laskowski, President, Ontario Trucking Association (OTA)
  • Moderator: John G. Smith

2:25 p.m.             Closing Remarks and Adjourn


Lionhead Golf Club & Conference Centre
8525 Mississauga Rd.
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 0C1


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