Ottawa, Ontario. Devoted to Canadian industry networking and trends, the PTDA Canadian Conference is an event for distributors and manufacturers in the power transmission/motion control industry. The focus at this conference is on issues particular to the Canadian marketplace. Attendees can meet with existing channel partners, begin conversations with potential suppliers and compare issues and solutions with non-competing distributors. Representatives from the Canadian railway industry and Canadian government will provide an overview of their markets; trends affecting their segment, including economic drivers, tariffs and equipment technology; as well as outsourcing and purchasing trends within their organization. Presenters will also discuss supplier expectations, vendor selection and evaluation and threats and opportunities for power transmission and motion control suppliers.