Facing the Future 2014

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Each year ACEC British Columbia, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Translink co-host a one day transportation conference showcasing the future direction and trends surrounding the province's transportation plans.  The focus of Facing the Future 2014 was on Future Trends and Topics in the BC Transportation Industry.
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Conference Presentations

Morning Presentations

Pre-tour presentation by Tony Nardi, Vice President, Neptune Bulk Terminals.

Pre-tour presentation by Justin Pedley, P.Eng., Director, Trade Areas, Port Metro Vancouver.

Afternoon Plenary Presentations

Garth Thoroughgood, Executive Director,
Tenure and Geoscience Branch, BC Ministry of Natural Gas Development

Kevin Richter, P.Eng., ADM, Infrastructure Department,
BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Bob Paddon, Executive Vice-President, Strategic Planning and Public Affairs, TransLink

Afternoon Stream Presentations

Stream A - Future Trends


Stream B - Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Climate Change Adaptation

Dirk Nyland, P.Eng., Chief Engineer,
BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure 

Trevor Murdock, Lead, Regional Climate Impacts, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium


LNG Infrastructure – Roads and Ports

Art Kanzaki, P.Eng., Project Director, FortisBC

Edmond Leung, P.Eng., Manager,Resource 
Development & Technical Assessment, FortisBC

Electric Vehicles – Charging Stations and Infrastructure

Alec Tsang, P.Eng., Chief Technology Strategist, BC Hydro


Shipping of LNG – Safety, Environmental 
Protection and the TERMPOL Review Process

Ron Byres, P.Eng., Moffatt & Nichol

Regional Transportation Management Centre – ITS for the Lower Mainland

Patrick Livolsi, P.Eng., Regional Director,
South Coast Regional Office, BCMOTI


BC Ferries – Transition to Liquefied Natural Gas

Mark Wilson, Vice-President, Engineering
BC Ferries

Freight Movement – GPS tracking

Matthew May, Vice President, 
BST Management Ltd.


Environmental Aspects of Liquefied Natural Gas

James Mack, Head, Climate Action Secretariat,
Ministry of Environment

Previous Transportation Conferences

Program information and Presentations from past Transportation Conferences: