The Intersection of Connected Transportation & Electrified Vehicles

Future of Transportation and Mobility Series

Date: November 3, 2022

Location: Virtual Conference + In Person Networking

The Intersection of Connected Transportation & Electrified Vehicles

Watch CITM and Durham RTDS at The Intersection of Connected Transportation and Electrified Vehicles for an exploration of the acceleration, adoption and opportunities for electrified vehicles and connected transportation.

With insightful virtual keynotes and engaging panel discussions with industry leaders like Toyota, Geotab, and more! The fifth installment of the FTMS series was a deep dive into how we can advance smart and sustainable transportation.

And that’s not all.  The virtual conference wrapped up with an in-person networking reception in two locations in Ontario!  

About the Future of Transportation and Mobility Series

Held annually, The Future of Transportation and Mobility Event Series (FTMS) explores and promotes a variety of topics and solutions to accelerate the future of the connected and autonomous technology sector. The series — featuring a new theme each year — is designed to engage decision-makers, industry, government, innovators and academia in exploring opportunities for critical sectors of the economy and prepare for disruption in the transportation and mobility industries.

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  • Expand your network and connect with innovators, influencers and decision-makers.
  • Get a first-hand look at the latest ventures, sector headwinds, technology milestones, and key challenges facing the future of the goods movement and the supply chain sector.
  • Gain access to key stakeholders within the electrified technology and smart transportation sectors.


Thursday, November 3, 2022 (EST)

Stephen Beatty – Vice President, Corporate Toyota Canada Inc.

Dr. Ismail Zohdy -Innovative Mobility Expert, Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai

Join Cara Clairman, President and CEO of Plug’n Drive, as she discusses transitions in the transportation sector with Tanya Skilton, Director of Procurement and Supply Chain at BrightDrop,  Mike Branch, VP of Data and Analytics with Geotab and Ivano Labricciosa, Utility Industry Expert, From the changes in powertrains and new supply chains to how we’re increasing connectivity and data in the management of vehicle fleets and how our current power generation and electricity grid are adapting to the changes in vehicle powertrains, this engaging panel will explore what’s powering advancements in the transportation sector.

Mike Branch – Vice President of Data and Analytics, Geotab

Ivano Labricciosa – Utility Industry Expert

Tanya Skilton – Director, Electric Vehicle Critical Materials, General Motors

Cara Clairman (Moderator) – Founder and CEO, Plug’n Drive

Panel: Building a company – an Entrepreneur’s Perspective

Join CITM with an exclusive panel centering around Hamilton’s top entrepreneurs! Hear from Moderator Mallory McKewen from BDC, as she discusses the entrepreneur’s perspective in building a company, with three rising entrepreneurs.

Presentation: Accelerating Adoption for Success

Before we can fully transition to an EV-centered world, there is still work to be done and the willingness to test and adopt EV technology plays a big part. Join the Durham RTDS as we discuss how Durham Region is moving the adoption of electric, connected and automated technology forward by identifying municipal challenges and putting out a call to innovators for solutions—not only from across Ontario but from around the world as well. Discover how these challenges help transition municipalities into smart communities all while taking these innovative solutions to market! You will also meet the innovators behind the winning solutions in our latest “Safe and Accessible Transportation Challenge” 

Hamilton, ON:

Networking 4-6pm: CITM, 175 Longwood Rd. S., Hamilton, Ont. 

Oshawa, ON: 

Networking 4-6pm: Spark Centre, 2 Simcoe St. S. – Suite 300, Oshawa, Ont.

More details below!


 Learn more about the 2022 FTMS speakers below.

Virtual Conference

Virtual Venue

The FTMS virtual conference featured a thought-provoking keynote presentation from Toyota Canada, a presentation from Smart Mobility Dubai, and several engaging panel discussions featuring industry leaders and innovators!

In-person Networking Venues

The 5th installment of the FTMS virtual conference was followed by two onsite In-person networking locations!

Check back for photos from each networking location!


McMaster Innovation Park

The Hamilton in-person networking reception was held at CITM’s offices and welcomed leading industry partners, Linamar, Fyelabs, and Nokia, as well as a diverse group of clients including Gatik, Ecosystem Informatics, Eecomobility, Mesomat, Auper, Arcpoint Connect, Aposys Technologies, and Cyberwork Robotics.

Attendees were able to get a first-hand look into the technologies of CITM innovators and Partners, including Gatik’s driverless delivery vehicle that are currently utilized by grocery giant Loblaws.


Spark Center

The Oshawa in-person networking recpetion was held at Spark Center and welcomed Durhman RTDS industry Partners! Attendees met face to face with Durham RTDS Partners and Clients! 

Are you ready to accelerate your business?

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