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Upcoming Events

The Chamber of Marine Commerce is holding a complimentary virtual Marine Club Luncheon Speaking series in January and February delving into the topics top of mind for the U.S / Canada Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping industry. 

Thanks to our series sponsor Port Windsor.

Bi-national Economic Outlook

January 20th, 2022 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

BMO Financial Group Chief Economist Douglas Porter presents and participates in a moderated Q&A on the 2022 Economic Outlook for Canada and the United States, and more specifically, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region.

What now? Canada's Post-Election Landscape

January 27th, 2022 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

As Canada’s new government settles in, our speakers delve into the issues at the top of the political agenda for 2022. 

Speakers: National Affairs Writer Chantal Hébert and Bruce Anderson, Chairman of Summa Communications and Abacus Data, and partner with Sparks Advocacy. 

Decarbonizing Canadian Shipping

February 3rd, 2022 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Top executives from Canadian ship operators present actions, technologies and alternative fuels reducing their carbon emissions right now and discuss the investment, research and policy development required to meet future reduction goals. 

Speakers: Allister Paterson, Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer of CSL Group, Gregg Ruhl, President and CEO of Algoma Central Corporation, and Serge Le Guellec, President and General Manager of Transport Desgagnés Inc. 

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Relief Valve for Supply Chain Disruption

February 10th, 2022 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

While the world has seen continuing supply chain disruptions, the bi-national Great Lakes-St. Lawrence trade corridor has bounced back without interruption, congestion or long waiting times. In this session, our speakers discuss how the world’s longest inland shipping corridor already acts as a relief valve in times of crisis and is part of the solution for transportation problems plaguing North America. 

Speakers: Deb DeLuca, Executive Director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, Dave Gutheil Cheif Commercial Officer for the Port of Cleveland, and Ian Hamilton, CEO of HOPA Ports. 

Sponsored by HOPA Ports.

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