THANK YOU TO OUR SPEAKERS, SPONSORS, AND ATTENDEES FOR MAKING THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE A SUCCESS!
FuturePorts' Annual Conference 2014
STRONG PORTS = STRONG CALIFORNIA
Did you miss this interesting discussion of important topics facing
Southern California's Goods Movement Industry? Links to presentations can be found below next to the speakers' names.
Date: Monday, June 23, 2014
Time: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Breakfast and registration starts at 7:15 a.m.
Place: The DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro
2800 Via Cabrillo Marina – San Pedro, CA 90731
8:00 a.m. Kickoff
Jesse Urquidi, President, Board of Directors, FuturePorts
Hon. Joe Buscaino, City of Los Angeles, Councilmember, District 15
Mario Cordero, Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission
8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Morning Keynote Speaker
Hon. Mickey Kantor, Former U.S. Trade Representative and Secretary of Commerce
A Time For Action: Overview and Status Update of the LA 2020 Commission Findings
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Session One
GLOBAL COMPETITION: Who, What and Where are California's Biggest Threats?
Panama Canal may not be the threat it was once presumed to be; however Canadian and Mexican ports continue to be a threat, as well as competition from the Suez Canal direct to the East Coast, and also the Arctic route. How is global competition affecting the goods movement industry in Southern California and the jobs it creates?
Moderator: Dan Gardner, Protekto USA
Speaker 1: Stefan Minder, Kuehne + Nagel Inc Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 2: Elaine Nessle, Coalition for America's Gateways and Trade Corridors Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 3: Darin Chidsey, Southern California Association of Governments Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 4: Bill Mongelluzzo, Journal of Commerce Download the PDF file here.
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Session Two
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S STRENGTHS: Protecting our Assets to Retain our Market Share and Our Competitive Advantage Views from developers, labor, ports, and more.
Moderator: Gill Hicks, Cambridge Systematics Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 1: Joel Szabat, US DOT, Maritime Administration Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 2: Al Moro, Port of Long Beach Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 3: Eric Caris, Port of Los Angeles Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 4: Iddo Benzeevi, Highland Fairview Watch the presentation here (YouTube) or Download the PDF file here.
Speaker 5: Scott Moore, Union Pacific Railroad Download the PDF file here.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Break for Lunch/Networking
12:00 p.m. Luncheon Served
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Speaker
Benjamin De Alba, California State Transportation Agency
California Freight Mobility Plan: Interagency Coordination and Update
Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Mayor Elect Robert Garcia, City of Long Beach
Long Beach: The International City
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Session Three
ENERGY: Implementing Technology
How is business going to actively implement technology to meet regulations?
Moderator: Frances Keeler, Clyde & Co
Speaker 1: Richard Cameron, Port of Long Beach
Speaker 2: Michael Christensen, Port of Los Angeles
Speaker 3: Braxton Craghill, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals
Speaker 4: Matt Wartian, PhD., Burns & McDonnell
2:15 p.m. Wrap Up
Bill Mongelluzzo, Journal of Commerce
2:30 p.m. Conference Adjourns
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Walk-Ins are welcome - $150. Cash or check only. Sorry, but no credit cards will be accepted.
Thanks to our sponsors!
Events - 2013
FuturePorts Annual Conference
STRONG PORTS = STRONG CALIFORNIA
Collaborating for Success
Thank you to all the attendees, our sponsors and volunteers for making the 2013 FuturePorts "Strong Ports = Strong California: Collaborating for Success" conference at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel on June 19 a huge success! Click here for a complete list of speakers and links to their PowerPoint presentations.
FuturePorts General Membership Meeting - Monday, August 12, 2013
Download the LAEDC presentation..
Events - 2012
FUTUREPORTS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:
MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
Click on the links below to download the Guest Speaker presentations in PDF format:
Donald R Spivack, AICP, FRSA
Planning and Urban Development Consultant
Clean Up Green Up: Pilot Initiative reToxic Hot Spots in Los Angeles
Director of Planning & Economic Development
Port of Los Angeles
Update on the Port of Los Angeles Master Plan
Strong Ports = Strong California: Keeping Our Freight Here
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Thank you to all of our sponsors, speakers and attendees for making the FuturePorts conference, "Strong Ports = Strong California" such a success!
Presentations from the conference are available by clicking on the links in the agenda. Click HERE for the agenda.
Read the Journal of Commerce article:
Regional Planning Expert Calls for CREATE Program for Southern California
Events - 2011
Events - 2010
FuturePorts' 5 Year Anniversary
Where we've been, Where we are,
and Where we're going
Monday, November 15
Majestic Realty Co.
P2S Engineering, Inc.
Watson Land Company
Date: Tue, June 22, 2010
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Doubletree Hotel San Pedro
Find out about advancements being made at the Ports regarding reductions in emissions, the value of the Ports to the local and regional economy, and what the future growth at the Ports will be.
April 12, 2010 FuturePorts General Membership meeting
Click to download presentation by Steve Faichney, Director of Public and Government Affairs for Valero, on AB 32 and the Federal Cap and Trade Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009: "Challenges and Risks to Providing Adequate, Reliable, Affordable Energy and the unintended consequences of Climate Change regulation."
Click on the links below for information and downloads from previous events: