THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO JOINED US FOR strong ports 2019

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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.

HOTEL MAYA

700 Queensway Dr,
Long Beach, CA 90802

PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE*  

 

8 AM   Registration and exhibits open, coffee, fruit and breakfast pastries served

8:30     Welcome from FuturePorts Chair, Susan Sifuentes-Trigueros, SoCalGas

             National Anthem, sung by Emily Scott, Long Beach Camerata Singers

Special Guest, Hon. Alan Lowenthal, Member of United States House of
Representatives

Opening Remarks, SoCal Ports Making Waves                  

David Libatique, Port of Los Angeles

              Cameron Spencer, 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 

10:15 Preparing for Innovation: Educating the Workforce of the Future

Dr. Tom O’Brien, Executive Director for Center for International Trade and
Transportation, California State University Long Beach

10:30 On the Move- Southern California Delivers the Goods

Mike Jones, Senior Regional Planner and Goods Movement Ninja, Southern California Association of Governments

11:00   Networking, Brunch Served

12:00   Panel 1: Powering the Ports of the Future

Somjita Mitra, Director for the Institute of Applied Economics, LAEDC (Moderator)

Tiffany Roberts, Director Regulatory & Legislative Policy, WSPA

Joe Ran, Director Strategic Planning, Southern California Edison

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 

            Peter Thompson, ITS Project Manager, SANDAG

            Tony Gioiello, Deputy Director of Development, Port of Los Angeles

2PM     Dessert Buffet, Networking and Adjourn

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