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Looking Through the Crystal Ball

Date:      Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Time:      8:00am - 2:00pm
                7:30am registration

Where:   Westin Long Beach Hotel
RSVP:    RSVP@futureports.org

FuturePorts Members $99
Non-Members $120
Govt/Non-Profit $70

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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 ewarren@futureports.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!

Gold Sponsors

BNSFButterfield CommunicationsHerzog Contracting CorporationJacobsen Pilot ServiceKatten Muchin RosenmanKeesal Young & Logan
Port of Long BeachPort of LASouthern California Edison

Silver Sponsors

Connolly-Pacific Co.The Dutra GroupMajestic Realty
P2S EngineeringUnion PacificWatson Land Company Western States Petroleum Association

Bronze Sponsors

Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Media Sponsors

VX2012The Planning Report

Partnering Organizations

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
Mobility 21
The Valley International Trade Association
World Trade Center San Diego
Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Sponsorships are available!
Download the form
or contact Elizabeth Warren at ewarren@futureports.org or call 310.982.1323


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