Ontario Transportation Expo Schedule

Ontario Transportation Expo Conference Schedule

Below is the detailed schedule of the OTE conference.
All sessions and times are subject to change without notice.

Sunday, July 17th

2:00 pm - 4:00 pmSchool Bus Ontario (SBO) Annual General Meeting
Delta Marriott: South Basement Large
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmOMCA Board of Directors Meeting - By Invitation Only
Delta Marriott: South Basement Medium
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmSBO Board of Directors Meeting - By Invitation Only
Delta Marriott: South Basement Large

Monday, July 18th

7:30 am - 5:30 pmConference Registration Desk Open
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
8:30 am - 9:30 am Breakfast and Opening Plenary – Toronto Region Council of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)
Delta Marriott: International C
Partially Sponsored by Delos Canada
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9:30 am - 1:30 pmOMCA Tour Operator/Student Tour Operators General Meeting - Invite Only
Delta Marriott: Paris
9:45 am - 10:45 amModernized Transit: Delivering Measurable Performance & Quantifiable Value
Delta Marriott: International B
Sponsored by: TransPro Consulting
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9:45 am - 10:45 amRural Transit is Back - Two Years of Progress in Community Transportation
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
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9:45 am - 10:45 amHR Issues and Driver Recruitment
Delta Marriott: International A
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10:45 am - 11:00 amBREAK
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
11:00 am - 12:00 pmTransporting Students with Special Needs<
Delta Marriott: International A
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11:00 am - 12:00 pmOnline Marketing, Social Media, Web Presence and Online Services
Delta Marriott: New York
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11:00 am - 12:00 pmGender Equity in Transit Planning
Delta Marriott: International B
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11:00 am - 12:00 pmImproving Operations and the Customer Experience with Technology
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
Sponsored by: IBI Group
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH
Delta Marriott: International C
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmMaking the most of the data collected from Operational Systems
Delta Marriott: New York
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1:15 pm - 2:15 pmWho’s Your Customer?
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
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1:15 pm - 2:15 pmZEB Leadership – Ontario's Road Ahead
Delta Marriott: International B
Sponsored by: PSI Transcom | USA
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1:15 pm - 2:15 pmTransport Canada Task Force on School Bus Safety
Delta Marriott: International A
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1:30 pm - 3:30 pmOMCA Tour Operator Council Meeting - Invite Only
Delta Marriott: Paris
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmBREAK
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmFinancial Management - Managing Cash, Equity, Credit and Fleet Assets; Pricing, Costing, Regaining Revenues
Delta Marriott: New York
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2:30 pm - 3:15 pmOPTA and our Provincial Partners
Delta Marriott: International B
Sponsored by: United Safety
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2:30 pm - 3:15 pmOn Demand Lessons from COVID – Integrating Conventional, Specialized, and On Demand
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
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2:30 pm - 3:15 pmStop Human Trafficking
Delta Marriott: International A
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3:15 pm - 3:30 pmBREAK
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmCyber Security
Delta Marriott: International A
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm The Next Generation of Leaders
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
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3:30 pm - 5:00 pmLocal Solutions - Different Approaches to On-Demand Implementation
Delta Marriott: International B
Sponsored by Blaise Transit, Pantonium, PWTransit, Rideco, Spare Labs, Via Transportation & Voyago
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Reception
Delta Marriott: International Foyer

Tuesday, July 19th

7:00 am - 8:00 amBusiness Members Committee
Mississauga ABC
7:30 am - 6:30 pmConference Registration Desk Open
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
8:00 am - 9:00 amOPTA Board of Directors Meeting - By Invitation Only
Delta Marriott: Paris
9:00 am - 10:00 amCUTA Ontario Regional Committee
Delta Marriott: International B
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9:00 am - 3:00 pmOTE TRADE SHOW
Toronto Congress Centre: Hall D
10:00 am - 12:30 pmOPTA Marketing Committee
Delta Marriott: International B
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10:00 am - 12:30 pmPlanning and Scheduling Committee
Delta Marriott: Mississauga A/B/C
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11:30 am - 12:30 pmLUNCH
For Purchase on the Trade Show Floor
Toronto Congress Centre: Hall D
12:45 pm - 3:15 pmHR/Ops Committee – Labour Relations, ZEB Planning and Operations, Claim Mitigation and More
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
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3:15 pm - 4:15 pmD250: The Revised 2022 Standard is Here - Find Out What's New
Delta Marriott: International A
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3:30 pm - 5:00 pmSmall System Round Tables – Transit System Members Only
Delta Marriott: International B
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmLarge System Round Table – Transit System Members Only
Delta Marriott: New York
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmThe Art & Science Behind Modern Transit Branding – Presented by Traci Jones, Principal & Creative Director, Studio Six
Delta Marriott: Paris Room
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5:00 pm - 7:00 pmTuesday Evening Networking Reception - Members Only
Delta Marriott: International C

Wednesday, July 20th

8:00 am - 8:30 amContinental Breakfast and Networking
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
8:00 am - 12:00 pmConference Registration Desk Open
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
8:30 am - 9:30 amCrisis Communications
Delta Marriot: International A
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8:30 am - 9:30 amOPTA ZEB Committee Report
Delta Marriott: International B
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8:30 am - 9:30 amMaintenance Committee Meeting (Transit and Business Members Welcomed)
Delta Marriott: Mississauga A/B/C
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8:30 am - 10:45 amSpecialized Transit Committee
Delta Marriott: New York
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9:30 am - 9:45 amBREAK
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
9:45 am - 10:45 amIntegrated Emissions and Safety Inspection: Are you ready for the big switch
Delta Marriott: International A
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9:45 am - 10:45 amZEB Funding and Financing – The Experience of the Early Adopters
Delta Marriott: International B
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10:45 am - 11:00 amBREAK
Delta Marriott: International Foyer
11:00 am - 3:00 pmEbus Field Trip to TTC and Brampton
Offsite - Sign-up Required. Sponsored by PowerOn Energy and TTC
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11:00 am - 12:30 pmQ’Straint Mobility Device Securement Training
Delta Marriott: New York
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11:00 am - 12:30 pmRegulators Round Table with MTO
Delta Marriott: International A
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