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Smart Freight Symposium 2020

November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 27, 2020

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This event has ended. Details and resources from the 2020 Smart Freight Symposium are posted on the Smart Freight Centre website.

The Smart Freight Centre presents its 2nd annual Smart Freight Symposium, hosted by the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University.

Building on the success of last year’s symposium, the Smart Freight Symposium 2020 will again feature speakers from government and universities as well as industry leaders and non-profits, who will share the latest about sustainable urban and regional freight innovation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. This year there will be a second session devoted to academic research presentations.


Download PDF: 2020 Smart Freight Symposium Agenda and Speaker Short Biographies

Friday, November 20, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon – Industry Session

University researchers, government officials, industry and non-profit leaders will speak about the challenges faced and the steps being taken to facilitate urban goods movement.

Friday, November 27, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon – Academic Session

Academic research on last-mile delivery with autonomous vehicles, walkers, cargo bicycles and crowd shipping; interactions between commercial vehicles and vulnerable road users; fleet platooning and greening freight movements – and more.

Symposium Chair

Dr. Peter Park, Professor, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University and Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Smart Freight Centre.

By invitation only.


November 20, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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