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Esri Canada’s Arif K. Rafiq Joins Autonomous Transportation Canada’s Board

Transportation industry manager will moderate a panel at ATC’s inaugural conference

TORONTO—November 28, 2019—The Board of Directors of Autonomous Transportation Canada (ATC) has announced that Arif K. Rafiq, Esri Canada’s transportation industry manager, is joining other transportation thought leaders on ATC’s board.

As a global transportation management systems specialist, Mr. Rafiq has significant experience in managing highway infrastructure, road assets and intelligent transportation systems. His extensive experience in the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology and location intelligence to improve all areas of transportation management will be invaluable to ATC, the only nationally incorporated not-for-profit association advancing the future of connected communities.

“I’m excited about this opportunity,” says Mr. Rafiq. “ATC is not just focused on the automated vehicle’s technology but also its impact on legal and insurance issues and of course on infrastructure for the current Canadian transportation systems.”

Mr. Rafiq will be moderating a panel discussion on “Data, Governance & Policy: Legalities of Privacy, Usage, Sharing, Ownership” at ATC’s inaugural conference, Ahead of the Curve, on Monday, December 2 in Toronto.

Learn more and register for Ahead of the Curve.

About Autonomous Transportation Canada
Autonomous Transportation Canada is the only nationally incorporated not-for-profit association bringing together thought leaders advancing the future of connected communities, meeting to share information and form business collaborations to influence autonomous mobility opportunities in Canada, fostering relationships between technology, transportation and infrastructure partners working on autonomous and low emission technologies and sharing insights with policy makers in government, regulation, and related industries.

About Esri Canada  
Founded in 1984, Esri Canada provides geographic information system (GIS) solutions that empower people in business, government and education to make informed and timely decisions by leveraging the power of mapping and spatial analytics. These solutions enable organizations to better manage their resources, plan their future and collaborate within and beyond their organization. Esri Canada’s products and services help advance successful digital transformation. The company serves 12,000 organizations from 16 offices across Canada and is based in Toronto. In 2019, Esri Canada achieved Platinum Club status with the Canada's Best Managed Companies program by retaining its Best Managed designation for seven consecutive years or more and in 2016 was named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. More information can be found at Follow Esri Canada on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.


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