Inaugural Multimodal Americas show to feature debates on fifth industrial revolution and the power of blockchain
Registration has opened and seminar line-up announced for the first-ever Multimodal Americas, taking place in Toronto, Canada this October
Toronto, Canada, Tuesday, 5th June 2018 – The fifth industrial revolution, in which humans and machines are increasingly collaborating in manufacturing, and the growing power of blockchain in the supply chain, are just two of the debates taking place at the inaugural Multimodal Americas exhibition and conference this autumn in Toronto, Canada.
Panel discussions exploring the development of unmanned freight aircraft, as well as the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence in the warehouse, also feature in the free-to-attend show, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from 16 to 18 October – now open for registration at multimodalamericas.com
“Our new Multimodal Americas event builds on the legacy established by its counterpart show in the UK, bringing together supply chain experts from across the entire worldwide logistics industry for opportunities to network and learn from the experts,” said Robert Jervis, Logistics Portfolio Director, Clarion Events.
”The seminar content at our inaugural event focuses on new technologies that are transforming the way industry does business, helping logistics specialists prepare for a rapidly evolving supply chain landscape, as well as learn about new ways of working together.”
Other debates taking place during the event include the rapid growth of the rail freight market in North America, digital transformation in the supply chain, and the development of inland ports in the USA and Canada.
The debates at the three-day event will be led by logistics leaders and top business experts including Canada’s Dragon’s Den host Nicole Verkindt, Founder of OMX, and Robert Bigler, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Product at eBay Canada.
Other keynote speakers include Yuree Hong, Founder of SHE Blockchainers, Asia; Dheeraj Kohli, Vice President & Global Head, Unisys; and Keith Reardon, Vice President, Intermodal, CN Rail.
More than 300 exhibitors are expected to attend the show, with companies including Air Canada Cargo, Agility, DP World, DSV, Rubb Buildings, and Canadian National Railway already signed up.
The show has teamed up with The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum and the Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association (CIFFA)’s 70th anniversary conference and exhibition, bringing together key stakeholders from across the entire global transport and logistics industry.
Multimodal Americas is also being backed by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the Freight Management Association of Canada (FMA), the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF), and the Canadian Association of Importers & Exporters (I.E.Canada).
To find out more about visiting, exhibiting, sponsoring, or speaking, visit multimodalamericas.com or contact:
Logistics Portfolio Director
T: +44 (0) 20 7384 7760
Images – click on each picture to download a hi-res version
About Multimodal Americas
Multimodal Americas is a new event for the North American supply chain, logistics, and transportation industries.
The event is run by Clarion Events and Urban Expositions, who run an additional seven annual events worldwide, including the flagship Multimodal UK – the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics and transport exhibition.
The inaugural Multimodal Americas is being staged from 16 to 18 October 2018 in the city of Toronto, Canada, and is co-located with The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Air Cargo Forum, and the Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association (CIFFA)’s 70th anniversary conference, bringing together thousands of experts from across the entire global logistics and transport industry.
The three-day, free-to-attend event also features a series of topical seminars and masterclasses led by logistics leaders and top business experts, as well as numerous networking opportunities with leading logistics companies and suppliers.
More than 300 exhibitors from across the supply chain are expected at the show.
More at multimodalamericas.org.uk