Representatives of ITSC and TAC sign an MOU regarding the 2019 Joint Conference in Halifax: (l-r) Chris Philip (ITSC), Gregg Loane (ITSC), Scott Stewart (TAC) and Sarah Wells (TAC).
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) and the Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada (ITSC) have announced they are working collaboratively to deliver a joint conference next year in Halifax September 22 to 25, 2019. The announcement was released on the final day of the ITSC 2018 Annual Conference being held in Niagara Falls.
The two groups suggest that combining efforts will deliver benefits including more presentations in key topic areas that address safety, mobility and technology; a larger exhibition of transportation suppliers and services; more opportunity to network within a broader group of leaders and decision-makers from across North America; and new attention and interest to the transportation sector as a whole.
“A joint conference between ITS Canada and TAC offers both organizations opportunities for a unique conference experience – one which will showcase the incredible advantages of integrating best practices and contemporary technologies,” says Chris Philp, chairman and CEO, ITS Canada, in a media release.
The event, the largest conference of its kind in Canada, will be held in the new Halifax Convention Centre, located in downtown Halifax.
The 2018 TAC Conference & Exhibition will take place in Saskatoon, September 30-October 3.