Discounted Registration to FuturePorts conference for PMMC Members
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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.
FuturePorts' Annual Conference 2013
STRONG PORTS = STRONG CALIFORNIA
Collaborating for Success
Join us for an interesting discussion of
important topics facing
Southern California's Goods Movement Industry!
This years 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
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
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
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@...
Berth 77, P7-A, Ports O' Call
San Pedro, CA 90731
P: 310.982.1323 F: 877.309.1323