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Certified Superload Escort Program - An OGRA Webinar

Webinar Q&A

MANAGING WINTER OPERATIONS: doing more with less.
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Negotiating for More Funding
Calvin Barrett CPA, CA - AMP it Up Program Manager, MFOA

Join the Conversation: Recruiting Staff
Claudette Hutchinson CPLP, CTDP

Getting them Road Ready - Snowfighters Training
Emil Marion - Region of Waterloo

Optimizing Winter Operations - Route Optimization
Warren Nicholishen CRS, CST - Senior Roadway Management Consultant, True North Safety Group

Equipment and Materials Optimization
Bruce Hilborn - Civil Engineering Technologist/Transportation Operations, Region of Waterloo

Snapshot: Weather 2019/2020
Ron Bianchi - Senior Associate, Director of Strategic Development Weather and Climate, Wood

Ministry of Labour Ergonomics Initiative and its effect on Public Works
Kirsti MacAulay B.Sc.H.K., CCPE - Principal Ergonomist, Options Incorporated

Road Safety
Russell Brownlee - Director & Transportation Safety Engineer, True North Safety Group

Snapshot: MMS, a Year Later
MMS Committee

Future Legal Claims against Municipalities, the Loop-holes Lawyers are using in the MMS and Municipal Act
Brian McEnhill CIP, CRM - Risk Manager, City of Kitchener

MANAGING WINTER OPERATIONS: Challenge of Change - Winter Edition
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Succession Planning
Leona Wilson, CHRP, CHRL, CEBS, CMS - President, Armillary Business Group Corp

Bill C45 - Cannabis Act, Implications and Impacts
Dr. Daniel Bear, Ph.D. - Social Policy Professor Humber College, School of Social and Community Services

Law Enforcement Perspective
Staff Sergeant Mike Hinsperger - Traffic Services Unit Waterloo Regional Police Service

Zero Tolerance for Commercial Truck Drivers (Ontario Trucking Association)
Jonathan Blackham - Director, Policy and Public Affairs Ontario Trucking Association

Ministry of Transportation Update
Paula Grcevic - Program Manager, Maintenance Management Office, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

Good Practices in Salt Vulnerable Areas (Conservation Ontario)
Chitra Gowda, B.Eng., M.A.Sc - Source Water Protection Lead, Conservation Ontario

Climate Change
Heather Auld, Ms.C. (Meteorology) - Principal Climate Scientist Risk Sciences International

2018/19 Winter Prediction
Ron Bianchi, Meteorologist - Senior Associate, Meteorologist Director of Strategic Development, Climate and Terrestrial Weather - Met-Ocean Services, Wood

MMS Discussions: Part I | Bikeways and Sidewalks (how to prepare)
Rob Burlie, P.Eng. - Manager, Public Works, City of Pickering, Past President OGRA
Warren Nicholishen - Supervisor Roads and Sidewalks, City of Toronto
Chris Traini, President of OGRA - County Engineer, County of Middlesex

MMS Discussions: Part II | Framework for Levels of Service
John Tarantino - Vice President, Marmak Information Technologies
Dr. James Smith, Ph.D. - Manager, Member/Technical Services Ontario Good Roads Association

MMS Legal Perspective
Charles Painter - Partner, Paterson MacDougall LLP

MANAGING WINTER OPERATIONS: Current Roads. New Standards. New Users
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Road Weather Information System (RWIS)
Heather McClintock - Head, Maintenance and Operations, Ministry of Transportation Ontario 

Weather Monitoring in Peel
Eleanor Gillon - Specialist, Road Operations and Maintenance, Region of Peel 

Service Response to Sidewalks in City of Toronto
Rob Burlie, P.Eng - Manager of Road Operations, Etobicoke/York District, OGRA Past President

Shape your Reality, Efficiently
Fahad Shuja, P.Eng - Member Services Coordinator, OGRA

Providing Winter Maintenance to Active Transportation Facilities​
Mr. Brian Malone, P.Eng., PTOE - Senior Director, Partner, CIMA Canada Inc.

Cycling Infrastructure/ Multi-Modal in Rural Areas​
Craig Morton - Manager of Roads, Stormwater and Rail Operations, City of Barrie

Multiple Users on the Highway Network​
Heather McClintock - Head, Maintenance and Operations, Ministry of Transportation Ontario

Active Transportation​
Matt Ropp, C.E.T. - Supervisor of Technical Operations in the Transportation Department, Region of Waterloo 

Update on the Code of Practice for the Environmental Management of Road Salts​
Céline Tessier - Environmental Program Coordinator, Industrial Sectors, Waste, and Chemicals Directorate – Environment and Climate Change Canada 

Getting New Drivers Plow Ready
Lesley de Repentigny, CTDP - Co-Founder, President & CEO, DriveWise 

Choride in Tributaries​
David Lembcke - Manager, Environmental Science & Monitoring, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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