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  • Executive Director, Pacific Merchant Mari
    Ahoy Pacific Merchant Marine Council Members: We are proud to be a Partnering Organization with FuturePorts for their annual conference, Strong Ports = Strong
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 5, 2013


    Ahoy Pacific Merchant Marine Council Members:


    We are proud to be a Partnering Organization with FuturePorts for their annual conference, "Strong Ports = Strong California - Collaborating for Success!"  PMMC Members receive the discounted registration rate of $99 per person. Our council has been a Future Ports “Strategic Partner” for the past three but this is our first year for sponsoring the annual conference. Even at this early date, nearly 300 have signed up to attend. I'll be there and know at least three other council members will be attending as well. It preceeds our NLUS National Convention at the Hilton - about six blocks away.  


    Why you should attend:  The conference will address numerous/critical topics facing Southern California's Goods Movement industry.  A wide array of experts from across the sector will include the San Pedro Bay Ports, government, regulatory agencies, community and business leaders.  This year's summit will focus on bringing all stakeholders together to collaborate on solutions that ensure a healthy California economy and environment!


    When/Where: Wednesday, June 19 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Long Beach, CA. 


    How to register:  Visit www.futureports.org, and click on the "Register" button.  To receive the discounted rate, enter "PMMC 2013" in the "comments" box.


    As for a place to stay, let me know you are seeking accomodation and I'll tell you where Teddy and I will be.


    Heave Ho,



    (916) 739-6949


    Save the Date!


    FuturePorts' Annual Conference 2013
    Collaborating for Success

    Join us for an interesting discussion of
    important topics facing
    Southern California's Goods Movement Industry! 

    This year’s summit will address critical topics facing the Southern California Goods Movement industry and focus on bringing all stakeholders together to collaborate on solutions that ensure a healthy California economy and environment!


    Date:    Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    Time:    8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Breakfast and registration starts at 7:15 a.m.
    Place:  Renaissance Long Beach Hotel ** NEW LOCATION **
                  111 Ocean Blvd., Long Beach CA 90802

    TENTATIVE AGENDA with Confirmed Speakers:

    8:00 a.m. - Welcome, kickoff

    8:15 - 8:45 a.m. - Morning KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    8:45 - 10:00 a.m. - "Constructing a Framework for 21st Century Goods Movement"
    Moderator - Bill Mongelluzzo, West Coast Editor, Journal of Commerce
    Speaker 1 - Paul  N. "Chip" Jaenichen, Sr.; Deputy Maritime Administrator, Maritime Administration, US DOT
    Speaker 2 - Anne Landstrom, Principal Advisor, Commercial Group, Moffatt & Nichol
    Speaker 3 - Douglas A. Thiessen, P.E., Managing Director, Engineering, Port of Long Beach
    Speaker 4 - Michael R. Christensen, P.E., Deputy Executive Director, Development; Port of Los Angeles

    10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - "Technology Plan for Goods Movement"    
    Moderator - Fran Inman, Commissioner, California Transportation Commission, and Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.
    Speaker 1 - Peter Peyton, Co-Chair, Jobs First Alliance
    Speaker 2 - Michael J Johnson, Trucking Operations Manager, Port Logistics Group
    Speaker 3 - Kerry Cartwright, Director of Goods Movement, Port of Los Angeles
    Speaker 4 - Randy W. Butler PMP, Transportation Specialist, Freight Technology and Operations, Office of Freight Management and Operations, U.S. Department of Transportation
    11:30 a.m. - 12 noon Break for Lunch/ Networking

    12 noon - Luncheon Served

    12:15 p.m. - Luncheon KEYNOTE SPEAKER

    1:00 - 2:15 p.m. - Environmental & Legislative Policy Roundtable                    
    Moderator - Frances Keeler, President, Board of Directors, FuturePorts, and Attorney, Keesal, Young & Logan
    Speaker 1 - Dr. Robert Kanter, Managing Director, Environmental Affairs & Planning
    Port of Long Beach
    Speaker 2 - Dr. Joseph Lyou, President and CEO, Coalition for Clean Air and Board Member, South Coast Air Quality Management District
    Speaker 3 - Leon G. Billings, Consultant, Principal Staff Author of the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act
    Speaker 4 - Mary Silverstein, LEEP AP, Executive Director, Harbor Community Benefit Foundation

    2:15 p.m. - Wrap Up - Stacey Jones, P.E., Director Ports and Maritime West, CH2M HILL

    2:30 p.m. - Conference adjourns


    FuturePorts Members                    $   99
    Non-Members                                  $ 150 
    Gov't/Non-Profit                             $   90 

    Register and pay online:  www.futureports.org
    or download the registration form and pay by check

    Thank you to our Sponsors!
    Gold Sponsors

    BNSF RailwayButterfield Communications

    HerzogKessal Young & Logan

    Port of Long BeachPort of Los AngelesSWR CarpentersSouthern California Edison

    Silver Sponsors

    Ability Tri-ModalArellanoCH2M HILLConnolly PacificE2 ManageTechEnvironFugroJacobsen Pilot ServicesMajestic RealtyMitsubishi Cement Corp.Moffatt & NicholPacific GatewayPort HuenemeUnion PacificURSWatson Land CompanyWSPA

    Bronze Sponsors

    Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
    P2S Engineering

    Partnering Organizations

    Bay Planning Coalition
    District Export Council of Southern California
    Foreign Trade Association
    Harbor Association of Industry & Commerce
    Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce
    Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    Los Angeles County Business Federation
    Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association
    Mobility 21
    Pacific Merchant Marine Council - Navy League of the United States
    Propeller Club of Los Angeles-Long Beach

    San Pedro Chamber of Commerce
    Santa Monica Small Business Development Center
    Wilmington Chamber of Commerce


    For Sponsorship Information, contact Elizabeth Warren at ewarren@...

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