CBMU Fall Conference 2018
November 27, 2018
12:30 PM - 08:00 PM (Daily)
FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK HOTEL - 100 FRONT STREET WEST, TORONTO, ON
PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAM
RIBO CONTINUING EDUCATION ACCREDITATION
The CBMU Fall Conference Program has been accredited for 1.5 hours in the management category & 2 hours in the technical category.
|1:00 - 1:10 PM||President's Report|
|EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS (Tudor 7&8, Mezzanine Level)|
|1:10 - 2:00 PM||
2017 Worldwide and Canadian Marine Figures. Highlights of the 2018 IUMI Conference
• Isabelle Therrien, CBMU President, Falvey Cargo Underwriting
• Matthew Lewis, CBMU Vice President, CNA
• Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary General
• Danielle Jackson, 2018 IUMI Bursary Recipient, Intact Insurance
|2:00 - 2:30 PM||
Transport Canada Update on Bill C-64 and Passenger Insurance Regulations
• François Marier, Manage/ Senior Policy Advisor - International Marine Policy,
Transport Canada Update Presentation:
The presentation will provide with update on various Transport Canada initiatives of interest to the CBMU, namely Bill C-64, the Wrecked, Abandonned and Hazardous Vessels Act; Regulations Respecting Compulsory Insurance for Ships Carrying Passengers; the 2010 Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention; among others.
François Marier is a Manager and Senior Policy Advisor in the International Marine Policy Division at Transport Canada where he has served for 18 years.
|2:30 - 3:15 PM||
Legal update and USMCA: Insurance Implications
• Rui Fernandes and Gordon Hearn, Fernandes Hearn LLP
Rui and Gordon will provide an Update on Developments in Marine Law, and on United States law affecting the Cross-Border Carriage of Cargo by Road. This discussion will involve a review of the relevant principles of the Carmack Amendment and when it will apply, and an Update concerning Electronic Logging Devices and the Rules concerning the safe carriage of Food and consumable Products.
Mr. Fernandes practices in all aspects of transportation law (aviation, marine, trucking, rail, freight forwarding, logistics and warehousing). He advises clients on international trade and cross border issues in the transportation field.
He conducts numerous mediations and arbitrations for clients and also acts as a mediator and arbitrator for other parties.
He is the author of numerous articles and seven texts on transportation and insurance law, including the three-volume “Transportation Law” published by Aerospark Press. Lexis Nexis has published three volumes by Mr. Fernandes, on Railway Law, Carriage of Goods and Maritime Law, in their Halsbury’s Laws of Canada.
Gordon Hearn is a Partner with Fernandes Hearn LLP in Toronto, Canada.
|3:15 - 3:30 PM||COFFEE BREAK|
|3:30 - 4:15 PM||
Cannabis: The New Reality of Supply Chain Management
• Caroline Lalonde, Vice President Pharmacy and Business Development, Neighborhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
Canada is poised to lead on the world stage by pioneering a new formal economy of medical and recreational cannabis. How will companies respond to the opportunities and challenges of supply chain, in a fast-evolving and fluid regulatory and competitive environment? We examine the new reality of cannabis supply chain, by delving a bit deeper into the current picture of this industry and what is required for the industry to mature successfully.
|4:15 - 5:00 PM||
Misdeclaration of Cargo, General Average and the "Maersk Honam"
• Tony Brain, Braden Marine Inc.
An average adjuster’s view on causes, the principles of General Average and Salvage, and special practical problems of container ship disasters:
Tony began his average adjusting career in 1967 at William Richards & Son (subsequently renamed Richards, Hogg International), in London, England and in 1975 he transferred with them to Montreal. In 1985 Tony joined Finnamore & Partners Ltd., a general adjusting company, and opened an average adjusting office for them in Montreal. In 1994 he and the late Neil Dennis founded Braden Marine Inc., Montreal, an average adjusting and marine claims consultancy company where Tony continues to work and serve as the president of this company.
From 1999 to 2000 Tony was Chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters of Canada. He is a full member of the Association Mondiale de Dispacheurs, formally the International Association of European Adjusters, and was President of this Association from 2011 to 2013. Tony is also a full member of The Association of Average Adjusters of the United States and Canada and is currently the Chairman of this Association.
|5:30 PM||COCKTAIL RECEPTION (Imperial Room Foyer)|
|6:30 PM||DINNER (Imperial Room)|
How to Register
Online registration is now closed. Please contact the CBMU office for any inquiries.