2019 Ottawa Parliament Hill Day

Apr 01, 2019 08:00am -
Apr 02, 2019 06:00pm

Event Description

Be sure to join us on April 1-2 for AED’s 2019 Ottawa Parliament Hill Day. The event provides AED’s Canadian members the opportunity to learn about how federal policy effects equipment markets and your bottomline while gaining valuable political intelligence to help plan your business. It also allows industry leaders to influence the policymaking process and build relationships with leading lawmakers and government officials. You won’t want to miss the equipment industry’s premiere Canadian public policy event!



Monday, April 1  
3:30 pm -
4:30 pm

Political Climate Update and Advocacy Training

Members will learn about the current Canadian political climate and will be given key points for meetings happening the following day. Schedules and pertinent information will be distributed.

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Evening Reception

The group will meet in the lobby of the Chateau Laurier at 5pm.

Tuesday, April 2  
7:30 am -
8:30 am

Breakfast Roundtable Discussion

Members will hear from a senior member of government. Breakfast will be provided.

9:00 am -
1:30 pm

Meetings with Officials

Members will meet with Members of Parliament, Senators, leading public servants and political staff to discuss AED priorities for 2019.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Drop-in Lunch

Lunch will be provided for members to stop-in when they can between meetings.

1:30 pm -
2:30 pm

Information Panel: Construction Business in Election 2019

Introductory remarks will be given by an elected official, followed by a panel of construction and infrastructure association leaders.

2:30 pm -
3:30 pm

Informal Panel: Environment and Development

Members will hear from a panel made up of an elected official, public servants and natural resource sector leaders to discuss the balancing act between the environment and development.

3:30 pm -
4:30 pm

Roundtable Discussion

Members will have a roundtable discussion with a senior member of the government to discuss AED priorities and on-the-ground developments in the communities they work in.

4:30 pm -
5:00 pm

Parliament Hill Day Wrap Up


Attendees (as of 3/26/2019)

First Name Last Name Company City Province/State
Bernie Howorth AMI Attachments Inc. Waterloo ON
Steve Frey AMI Attachments Inc. Waterloo ON
Cameron Tyhurst Arrow Material Handling Products Ashton ON
Alex Russ Association of Equipment Manufacturers Milwaukee WI
Michael Brennan Brandeis Machinery & Supply Co. Louisville KY
Heath Alexander Craig Manufacturing Ltd. Hartland NB
Greg Helfrich ELRUS Aggregate Systems Calgary AB
Morgan Cronin Equipment Sales & Service Limited Toronto ON
Darren Riley Finning Canada Edmonton AB
Michael Paric Joe Johnson Equipment Inc. Innisfil ON
Nancy Malone John Deere Construction and Forestry Dealer Association Calgary AB
Shane Kroeker K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. Rosenort MB
Michael Rugeroni Nortrax Canada Inc. Mississauga ON
Chris Taylor Nortrax Canada Inc. Ottawa ON
Anna Sgro Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Bolton ON
Brad Beebe SMS Equipment Acheson AB
Dave McClure Toromont Cat-A Div. of Toromont Ind. Ltd. Kanata ON
Eric Rennie Toromont Industries Ltd. Concord ON
Rick Van Exan Toromont Industries Ltd. Concord ON
Craig Drury Vermeer Canada Inc Brampton ON
Todd Hystad Vimar Equipment Ltd. Burnaby BC
David Reid WAJAX Toronto ON
Roman Inderbitzin WAJAX Ottawa ON


AED Cancelation Policy:  
Refunds are not permitted within 14 business of the event unless a note is received detailing a medical emergency or other similar event. 

Event Type:Annual Conference
Early registration ends on Mar 06, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Mar 07, 2019 and ends on Mar 26, 2019.
Late registration starts on Mar 27, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Member Rate
Member Fee: $395.00$395.00$450.00
Non-Member Fee: $700.00$790.00$900.00