1460"Strong Ports=Strong CA" Early Registration EXTENDED til 5/30!
- May 29, 2014
Ahoy Members and Friends,
Once again the Pacific Merchant Marine Council is proud to be a Partnering Organization sponsor of FuturePort’s Annual Conference, STRONG PORTS = STRONG CALIFORNIA, Monday, June 23. Take advantage of the FuturePorts, www.futureports.org, members rate to register and save even more if you register promptly. This special event dovetails nicely with the Navy League’s National Convention in San Diego starting June 24, www.navyleagueconvention.org.
Nearby is the wonderful Los Angeles Maritime Museum, www.lamaritimemuseum.org; we’re equally proud to be a member of the museum’s foundation.
FuturePorts' Annual Conference 2014
STRONG PORTS = STRONG CALIFORNIA
The Future is Now
Join us for an interesting discussion of important topics facing
Southern California's Goods Movement Industry!
We'll have experts from the Ports, government and regulatory agencies, community,
and business finding ways to reach common ground on issues affecting us all.
We'll discuss how we can work together to ensure California's success for a healthy economy and environment!
Monday, June 23, 2014
8:00am - 2:30pm
Breakfast and registration starts at 7:30am
The DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro
2800 Via Cabrillo Marina, San Pedro, CA 90731
For detailed information, please visit our website!
Councilmember Joe Buscaino,
City of Los Angeles, Council District 15
MORNING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Hon. Mickey Kantor, Former U.S. Commerce Secretary,
Former U.S. Trade Secretary, and Co-Chair of the Los Angeles 2020 Commission
A Time For Action: Overview and Status Update of the
LA 2020 Commission Findings
Who, What and Where Are California's Biggest Threats?
Moderator: Dan Gardner, Trade Facilitators, Inc.
Darin Chidsey, Southern California Association of Governments
Leslie Blakey, Coalition for America's Gateways and Trade Corridors
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S STRENGTHS:
Protecting our Assets to Retain our Market Share
and Our Competitive Advantage
Moderator: Gill Hicks, Cambridge Systematics
Al Moro, Interim Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
Gary Lee Moore, Interim Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Iddo Benzeevi, President, Highland Fairview
Scott Moore, Union Pacific Railroad
Moderator: Frances Keeler, Keesal Young & Logan
Rick Cameron, Port of Long Beach
Michael Christensen, Port of Los Angeles
Bill Mongelluzzo, Journal of Commerce
FuturePorts Members: $99
Non-Members: $125 ($150 after May 30)
Gov't/Non-Profit: $75 ($90 after May 30)
Register Today! Space is Limited!
FuturePorts | PO Box 768 | San Pedro | CA | 90733