The summit of the year given for leaders by leaders.
You don’t want to miss it!

2 ELD regulations, 1 Cannabis law and a 48,000 driver shortage by 2024

The transportation industry is changing fast. There is always new information surfacing that organizational leaders need to know and master. This summit will bring together, in a single day, experts in driver recruitment and retention, cannabis regulations specialists, and leaders in change management. You will gain the knowledge and tools you need to navigate these challenges and capitalize on the growth opportunities that lie ahead.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 9:00p.m.

The Broadview Hotel
106 Broadview Ave,
Toronto, ON

On the Menu

Igniting Bold Leadership, by Libby Gill

Most experts focus only on what companies want from their leaders, but Libby shares the data on what followers want – and deserve – from their leadership. Libby Gill is an executive coach and leadership consultant who guides companies to reframe change – no matter how fear-provoking – as an opportunity for massive growth, re-energize your best performers to reach their full potential and experience a rousing call-to-action that will have you taking risks that very same day.

Practical Presentations by Leaders for Leaders

Presentation takeaways will help you take immediate actions to respond to current challenges.

Jean-Sebastien will present how telematics can contribute to fostering a positive driver experience in order to overcome driver shortage.

Shelley will provide practical information in developing and implementing new or existing drug and alcohol policies for your workplaces. In addition, a D&A policy template will be shared and explained, which will cover topics such as legal guidelines, obligations for workers in safety-sensitive positions, disciplinary measures, cross-border drivers, and sign-offs on the policy.

From recruitment and retention, to the impact of new technological advancements in the industry, to legislative reforms–changes abound and now is the time to put these best practices in place and stay competitive. Angela, CEO of Trucking HR, will share her insights on current trends and topics and offer practical approaches for those looking to confront these challenges strategically.

Expert Panel: Leading Change

Three leaders from Kriska Transportation Group, Tandet and Group TYT will sit on a panel to discuss how they lead organizational change and are tackling some of the biggest challenges in the industry such as driver retention and the adoption of ELDs.

Moderated by Lou Smyrlis, Editor at Newcom Media

Gourmet dinner at the Civic Restaurant

The Civic offers an unexpected refresh of our culinary past, embracing the growing regions of Ontario with a focus on hyper – seasonality, showcasing the local terroir through the simplicity of traditional cooking techniques.

Cash Cab Comedy Night with Adam Growe

After dinner, we will welcome Adam Growe to the stage for a unique comedy show with a trivia twist where you can win cash. You may know Adam as the host of Discovery Chanel’s Cash Cab or from his accomplished career as a stand-up comedian starring in Just for Laughs, Comedy Now! and Comics!


Registration to the ISAAC Leadership Summit will grant you access to all the fantastic presentations, all meals including breakfast, lunch and a VIP evening including dinner and entertainment. Parking will also be included for those who request it during registration.

We have planned the event with you in mind. There are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options on all menus. Please communicate all allergies and other dietary restrictions with us.

The summit will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. however, we recommend arriving between 9:00 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. to get settled, have some breakfast and coffee prior to the start of the summit.

The Broadview hotel has a reserved room block with competitive rates and a discount for attendees of the event. You can book a room on their website or by phone at (416) 362-8439.

Use Code 26939 for the group rate

The Broadview hotel is located in the City of Toronto and most accessible via Billy Bishop- Toronto Island Airport (YTZ). From there it is a quick 10-15 minute taxi to the venue.

If you are driving, valet parking will be offered by ISAAC. Once you have registered, you may request a parking voucher free of charge.

Consider not printing your ticket, once you have registered, we have your information and you will not need a ticket.

See you at the Summit!

For all other questions concerning the event, feel free to contact us.