Fifth Smart Freight Symposium held at U of T

CivMin’s Prof. Matt Roorda addresses the 2023 Smart Freight Symposium at the Faculty Club on November 10, 2023.

U of T recently hosted the fifth Smart Freight Symposium with over 100 attendees from industry, the public sector, industry partners and universities. This year’s symposium theme of “Transformation in Urban Freight Transportation” saw three sessions, several high-profile speakers and multiple student presentations.

The symposium, held Friday, November 10 at the Faculty Club, involved collaborators from McMaster University, Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), U of T, York University, with government as well as private sector stakeholders in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

The event began with welcoming remarks from Professor Stark Draper, Vice-Dean of Research at U of T, and with CivMin’s Professor Matt Roorda, Chair of Scientific Advisory Committee for the Smart Freight Centre and the symposium chair.

For a full list of speakers and presenters, please see the posting by the Smart Freight Centre.