FSC 31st Annual Conference Agenda

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Day 1: Thursday October 26th, 2023

Annual FSC Bowling &
Networking Event

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Planet Bowl (5555 Eglinton Ave W, Etobicoke, ON, M9C 5M1)

Description: Join your fellow delegates, sponsors and speakers for an afternoon or bowling and appetizers at Planet Bowl. The annual FSC bowling and networking event is included at no-cost to all conference attendees. Don’t miss your chance to be crowned this year’s FSC bowling champion.

Note: The bowling and appetizers are provided as part of your conference registration however, pre-registration is required.

Annual FSC Networking
Party and Reception

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location: Millennium Gardens Banquet Centre – FSC Conference Trade Show Room (20 Polonia Avenue, Unit #100, Brampton, ON L6Y 0K9)

Description: Join your fellow delegates for an evening of networking and industry awards sponsored by TruckRight. Serving as the annual kick-off reception the event includes industry awards and live music.

Note: The networking party and reception is included as part of the conference registration however, pre-registration is required.

Day 2: Friday October 27th, 2023

8:00 – 8:50 a.m.

Conference opening remarks and FSC Annual General Meeting

8:50 – 9:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Session 1: Transportation Industry Update: The Changing Face of Transportation  
Steve Lawn: Chairperson, Private Motor Truck Council of Canada

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Session 2: Is It Time To Cull The Herd? Setting Priorities in a Tough Economy

Dirk Kupar: President TruckRight

10:00- 10:30 a.m.

Session 3: The Gamification of Training

Phil Speed: SVP Business Development and Client Services, The Learning Network

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Trade Show Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Session 4: Mental Health Panel: Requirements, Responsibilities, Resources and Innovation

Moderator: John G. Smith, Vice President – Editorial, Newcom Media


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Trade Show Break

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Session 5 – Keynote Speaker: From Mount Everest to the Sahara: Thriving in Change to Win the Long Game

Sébastien Sasseville: Motivation Speaker, Athlete and Author

2:15 – 2:40 p.m.

Trade Show Break

2:40 – 3:40 p.m.

3:40 – 4:00 p.m.

Session 6: Best Practices Presentations – Building Your Line of Defense

Presented by: The Chapters of the Fleet Safety Council

Closing Remarks: FSC Conference Committee