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SOCAL’s PREMIER SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE
FuturePorts’ signature annual event, Strong Ports=Strong California 2019 will focus on the drivers of port development in southern California as well as explore the challenges facing our industry. Topics could include upcoming capital projects throughout the SoCal supply chain, the impacts of new regulations, balancing the costs of implementing elements of green port plans with improving air quality, how tariffs are impacting port operations and what the future of terminals looks like. This event attracts hundreds for an informative day filled with networking, presentations, and exhibit hall.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Attendees include port leadership, elected officials, transportation and air quality agency project managers and executives, environmental consultants, warehousing and logistics companies, labor, terminal operators, beneficial cargo owners, shippers, community leaders, contractors, and more.
700 Queensway Dr,
Long Beach, CA 90802
8 AM Registration and exhibits open, coffee served
8:30 Welcome from FuturePorts Chair, Susan Sifuentes-Trigueros, SoCalGas
National Anthem, sung by Emily Scott, Long Beach Camerata Singers
Opening Remarks, SoCal Ports Making Waves
David Libatique, Port of Los Angeles
Kristin Decas, Port of Hueneme
Mario Cordero, Port of Long Beach
Job Nelson, Port of San Diego
9:45 Innovations in the Sustainable Supply Chain (TED-style talks from innovators making waves)
Aparna Mehta, Global Solutions Director, Tier 1- Retail Sector, UPS
Anthony Rossi, Vice President, Global Business Development, Loop
Dr. Tom O’Brien, Executive Director for Center for International Trade and
Transportation, California State University Long Beach
10 45 Networking, Brunch Served
11:15 Keynote Speaker
Jasmine Crowe, Founder and CEO, The Goodr Co.
Special Guest, Hon. Alan Lowenthal, Member of United States House of Representatives
12:00 Panel 1: Powering the Ports of the Future
Somjita Mitra, Director for the Institute of Applied Economics, LAEDC
Tiffany Roberts, Director Regulatory & Legislative Policy, WSPA
Michelle Sim, Clean Transportation Manager, SoCalGas
1 PM Panel 2: Building the Sustainable Supply Chain, Projects to Keep SoCal Moving
Tim Byrne, Project Delivery Manager, SBCTA
Keri Robinson, Goods Movement Manager, SANDAG
Tony Gioiello, Deputy Director of Development, Port of Los Angeles
2PM Dessert Buffet, Networking and Adjourn
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*Program subject to change.
Checks should be made out to FuturePorts and mailed to P.O. Box 768 San Pedro, CA 90733-0768.