Innovations in Procurement (Double Meaning Intended)
Delta Marriott: Mississauga
Sponsored by Arcadis IBI Group

Sponsored by:

  • Moderator:
    • Doug Parker P.Eng. -Director – Sr. Practice Lead, Transit Technology, Arcadis IBI Group
  • Panellists:
    • Igor Zaslavsky, Manager, Transit Management Systems, York Region Transit
    • Renata Wojteczko, Director of Capital Procurement, Toronto Transit Commission
    • Kaj Huddart, Partnerships, Transit

“When all you have is a hammer”: How agencies can make public procurement work better for technology solutions
Public procurement at transit agencies is constantly evolving, with ongoing efforts to keep up with the rapidly-evolving technology solutions available to transit agencies. Transit agencies need to ensure that the procurement process doesn’t limit positive impacts for the rider experience. This panel will share insights on the key issues and challenges for ongoing efforts to tweak procurement processes, to make it easier for agencies to procure best-in-class technology while ensuring the bidding process remains open, competitive, and fair.