Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Westin Long Beach Hotel
FuturePorts Members $99
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are the economic driver of the Southern California region, and many factors are shaping the goods movement industry.
Join us at our annual conference as we look into the crystal ball of the future to determine what needs to be done to secure our place as the world leader in the implementation of technology, while holding off the competition and building the infrastructure needed to facilitate the efficient movement of goods through the Southern California.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310.982.1323.
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Kick off and Welcome
Session 1: INFRASTRUCTURE: An overview of upcoming Port CIP
projects and an I-710 update.
Moderator: LaDonna DiCamillo, The BNSF Railway Co.
Speakers: Doug Thiessen, Port of Long Beach
Mike Christensen, Port of Los Angeles
Jerry Wood, Gateway Cities Council of Governments
Session 2: TECHNOLOGY: Where the Rubber Meets the Road -
Addressing the Challenges of Implementing Technology
Moderator: Clay Sandidge, Sandidge Consulting
Speakers: John Ochs, APM Terminals Pacific, Ltd.
Josh Owen, Ability Tri-Modal Transportation Services
Cameron Smith, Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Session 3: ENERGY: Fueling the Future
Moderator: Ben Harvey, Southern California Edison
Speakers: Mike Wang, Western States Petroleum Association
Tim Carmichael, President, California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition
Jordan Smith, Southern California Edison
Session 4: COMPETITION: Keeping Southern California
Moderator: Billie Greer, Southern California Leadership Council
Speakers: Kraig Jondle, Port of Los Angeles
Don Snyder, Port of Long Beach
Peter Peyton, Beat the Canal
John McLaurin, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association
We’ll also have comments by Dr. John Husing, Economics & Politics, Fran Inman from the California Transportation Commission, and other industry leaders!
Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council
California State University Long Beach, Center for International Trade & Transportation
Coalition for America's Gateways and Trade Corridors
Foreign Trade Association
Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce
International Trade Education Program (ITEP)
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association
Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
The Valley International Trade Association
World Trade Center San Diego
Wilmington Chamber of Commerce