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2nd Annual Right of Way Management Conference

Right Of Way Management logoIf you are a Municipal or Utility Company worker, Contractor or Consultant this conference will be of interest to you!

Now in its second year, the ROW Management Conference attracts over 200 attendees from across Ontario.

If you're involved with rights- of- way work, including utility and infrastructure installations or relocations, locates, street lighting, permits for municipal access, road occupancy or road cuts, or capital projects – you should attend this Conference.

Hosted by the Regional Municipality of York and the City of Markham, it offers information sessions presented by Municipalities, Regulators and Industry Partners.

Date: November 23, 2016
Location: Le Parc Dining & Banquet Hall, 8432 Leslie Street, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 7M6 [Map]


Online registration is now open.


Conference rate: $139 plus tax at Courtyard Marriott Markham, 65 Minthorn Boulevard, Ontario, L3T 7Y9, Phone: 1-866-449-7369. To guarantee this rate reservations should be made prior to October 21, 2016.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Explore the very affordable sponsorship opportunities associated with this conference. Your name and brand can be highlighted in a number of conference features for as little as $250.

For more information view our sponsorship form [PDF] or contact Tracey Anastacio at the City of Markham at or call 905-477-7000, extension 2150.

Conference Agenda

7:00 am – 8:00 am



7:00 am – 8:00 am

Exhibitor Displays Open

8:00 am –8:15 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Mayor Frank Scarpitti,City of Markham

LeParc 2

8:15 am – 8:45 am

Ontario One Call

Ben Hamilton, Executive Director

LeParc 2

8:45 am – 9:00am


Ian Munro, President & CEO 

LeParc 2

9:00 am – 10:00 am

T2 Utility Coordination Case Study & Workshop

Mark Cavanaugh, T2 Utility Engineers

LeParc 1

Permits Discussion Workshop

Nelson Costa, York Region

LeParc 3

LED Conversion

Michael Pringle, Honeywell

LeParc 4

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Networking Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm


CRTC Panel Discussion

  • Janis Ingram – York Region
  • Mike Piaskoski – Rogers
  • Gord McGuire – City of Hamilton
  • Philippe Gauvin, Bell

LeParc 1

Cross Bores

  • Tanya Stephens, TDS Consulting
  • Tyler Boyes, Union Gas

LeParc 3

Lighting Standards

Bill Smelser, Laurilliam Lighting Technologies Inc.

LeParc 4

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch & Entertainment

Robert Muir, City of Markham

Nancy Letman, City of Markham

LeParc 2

1:00pm – 2:00pm


Locate Discussion

  • Tracey Teed-Martin, Enbridge
  • Eric Boere, Region of Halton

LeParc 1

Construction, Restoration within the Public Right of Way

Prem Hall, City of Markham

LeParc 3

LED Street Light Conversion – an Upper Tear Perspective

Doug Mackay, York Region

LeParc 4

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Small Cell Technology

  • Lew Sears, CommSiteWorks Inc.
  • Kevin Hickey, CommSiteWorks Inc.

LeParc 1

MAA/MC Permit Workshop

Linda Carkner, City of Ottawa

LeParc 3

TransCanada Presentation

Mitch Gregoire, TransCanada

LeParc 4