November 26, 2019 (Toronto, Canada) – The founding members of the Board of Directors of Autonomous Transportation Canada (ATC) were announced today.
“In response to the considerable demand to coordinate the diverse interests of those involved in the future of Autonomous Transportation, key advisors have led the groundwork for this new, dynamic association, and a senior level Board has been established,” says Maureen Shuell, the Founding Executive Director of Autonomous Transportation Canada. “The Founding Board Members have been central to the association’s development, and are shaping the strategic direction of the new dynamic association.”
Joining the Inaugural Board of Directors are:
An expert consultant on transportation and transit-related matters across North America with over 38 years of extensive and diverse experience as a professional engineer specializing in transportation projects.
Arif K. Rafiq, the Transportation Industry Manager for Esri Canada
Focusing on advising customers on how to use geographic information system (GIS) technology and location intelligence to improve all areas of transportation management.
Rohit Shanker, the CEO of Inovex Inc.
A cloud solutions company that enables data collection, systems integration, analytics and dashboarding for fleet management.
W. Ian Palm, partner at Gowling WLG
Whose practice focuses on corporate finance, M&A and private equity, with expertise in infrastructure, automotive, technology and energy matters.
The Founder and Executive Director of Autonomous Transportation Canada.
Autonomous Transportation Canada is the only nationally incorporated not-for-profit association bringing together thought leaders advancing the future of connected communities:
- Meeting to share information and form business collaborations to influence autonomous mobility opportunities in Canada.
- Fostering relationships between technology, transportation and infrastructure partners working on autonomous and low emission technologies
- Sharing insights with policy makers in government, regulation, and related industries.
“We’re convening the expanding community of autonomous transportation and infrastructure thought leaders from business, academia, government and related not-for-profit associations,” says Shuell.“Canada is a front runner in connected and autonomous innovation, and Autonomous Transportation Canada will help foster coordination in this sector and showcase our leadership to the world.”
Autonomous Transportation Canada is holding its inaugural conference, Ahead of the Curve, on December 2, 2019 in Toronto with a program that will feature keynote speakers, presentations, and interactive discussions that will set the course for the future of Autonomous Transportation in Canada.
Program and Conference Information may be found here: https://autonomoustransportation.ca/events/ahead-of-the-curve-conference/
For more information:
Autonomous Transportation Canada