The Government of Manitoba is issuing this news release on behalf of North America's Corridor Coalition.
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WINNIPEG TO HOST NORTH AMERICAN TRADE AND TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
Winnipeg will be hosting the 2012 North America's Corridor Coalition (NASCO) Conference from September 25 27 at the Fairmont Hotel. The event will bring together a cross-section of representatives of government, industry and academia from across North America who are gathering to present and share ideas related to NASCO's three pillars: transportation innovation and security, energy efficiency and logistics workforce training.
"The world is changing at a rapid pace, but one thing doesn't change -- the future belongs to those leaders who see it, plan it and execute it," said Marina James, President & CEO of Economic Development Winnipeg.
"Manitoba has been a leader and a partner in this organization since 1997 and continues to support NASCO's efforts which include partnering with universities, colleges and institutions on research initiatives that are developing our workforce and greening our corridor," said Manitoba Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation Steve Ashton.
NASCO's primary focus is the continued development and evolution of all the economies located along the mid continent corridor in North America. The theme of this year's event is "Innovations in Security."
There will be an excellent range of speakers from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico including Colin Robertson, former Canadian diplomat and Senior Strategic Advisor for McKenna, Long and Aldridge LLP, and John Ibbitson, Ottawa Bureau Chief for The Globe and Mail. There will also be a special presentation by David Moloney, Senior Advisor to the Privy Council and one of the chief architects of the Beyond the Border Action Plan.
As the mid-continent corridor is an integral part of the Manitoba International Gateway Strategy (MIGS), events such as NASCO are critically important to continue to promote the many strategic advantages of Manitoba.
As a special price, NASCO is offering a $100 discounted rate of $375 to all Manitobans.
To access the special rate go to: www.nascocorridor.com/conference
or register by phone with Rachel Connell at (214) 744-1006 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference details are also available on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/ManitobaGovernment