Planning for Shifting Trade

Planning for Shifting Trade
This popular AAPA program traditionally addresses global economic trends with key industry leaders providing their insights on shifting trade routes and the resulting impact on infrastructure needs. The program also examines the political challenges facing free trade policies. There will be significant changes in worldwide trade lanes in the next few years.

Don't miss this one-of-a kind program geared toward meeting the needs of ports confronting these changes. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Transportation Research Board, and presented in cooperation with the U.S. Maritime Administration. It will be hosted by Port Tampa Bay.

Click here for a copy of the draft agenda.

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Hotel Information:
Westin Tampa Waterside
725 S Harbour Island Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 229-5000 or (800) 937-8461 or online.
Room Rate: $219.00 single/double
Room Block Cut-Off Date: ***EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2019***

***A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved, so please make your hotel arrangements early.***

$725 Member
$895 Non-Member

1/30/2019 - 1/31/2019
Westin Tampa Waterside 725 S Harbour Island Blvd Tampa, FL 33602

Event Pricing

ItemReg. ClassPrice
Seminar RegistrationMember725.00
Seminar RegistrationNon Member895.00



Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Sponsored by: CSX  (Oasis 1 foyer)
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
8:00 AM

Kurt J. Nagle, President & CEO, AAPA;  A. Paul Anderson, President & CEO, Port of Tampa Bay;  William D. Friedman, President & CEO, Port of Cleveland, AAPA Chairman of the Board. (Oasis 1)
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
8:30 AM

Learn about the impacts of rapidly changing global economic factors on international trade, financial forecasts, customer demographics and demand, together with the effects these impacts have on vessel sizes, carrier alliances and supply chain shifts. Speaker:  Josh Hurwitz, Senior Consultant, Moffatt & Nichol, Walnut Creek, CA. (Oasis 1)
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
8:45 AM

Speaker: Howard S. Finkel, Executive Vice President Trade, Cosco Container Lines Americas, Inc. (Oasis 1)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
9:30 AM

What will scheduled railroading mean for international business and ports?  The speaker is  Arthur L. Adams, Jr., Head of Marketing Services, CSX, Jacksonville, FL. (Oasis 1)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM

Sponsored by: Weeks Marine (Oasis 1 foyer)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:30 AM

Trade and industry experts will rapidly changing trade policy and the potential economic impact on cargo and industries. What can ports expect? Speakers:  Edward L. Mortimer, Exec. Dir., Transp. Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Scott Sigman, Transport & Export Infrastructure Lead, Illinois Soybean Association, and Stephen Lamar, Executive Vice President, American Apparel & Footwear Association. (Oasis 1)
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
10:45 AM

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
12:00 PM

This session will examine the changing supply/demand balance for carriers, greater carrier consolidation and alliances, and an uncertain trade policy environment. Ocean carriers, ports and marine terminal operators will provide their insights on these trends and other developments, as well as their impacts on the industry.  Speakers will include Kevin Bourbonnais, President & CEO of Gulf Stream Marine; Jim J. Pelliccio, Executive VP Operations, Ports America; Karen Oldfield, President & CEO, Halifax Port Authority; Yael Bernholz-D'Angeli, Global Head of Strategic Accounts, Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.; and Juan Kuryla, PPM, Port Director, PortMiami. (Oasis 1)
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
1:15 PM

Sponsored by Jacobs (Oasis 1 foyer)
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
3:00 PM

Freight industry representatives will weigh in on the state of infrastructure investment and national freight policies in the Western Hemisphere. Speakers will include Brian T. Pallasch, CAE, Managing Director, Government Relations & Infrastructure Initiatives, American Society of Civil Engineers, Washington, DC; Bill Sullivan, Executive Vice President of Advocacy, American Trucking Associations, Arlington, VA; and Jim Tymon, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Washington, DC. (Oasis 1)
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
3:15 PM

Co-Sponsored by Port Tampa Bay and Ports America

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Speaker:  Esteban G. Sáenz, Vice President for Transit Business, Panama Canal Authority. (Oasis 1)
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
8:30 AM

This session will discuss government grant opportunities as well as emerging trends in the acquisition and P3/concession markets for port assets. Moderator:  Kevin M. Sheys, Esq., Partner, Nossaman, LLP, Washington, DC Speakers: John Elliott, Senior Vice President, Strategic Rail Finance, Philadelphia, PA; Brian Papernik, Esq., Partner, Nossaman, LLP, Los Angeles, CA; and Stephen Fry, Vice President of Finance, Port Tampa Bay. (Oasis 1)
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
9:00 AM

(Oasis 1 foyer)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:30 AM

The session will include an overview of the industrial real estate market capacity, demand drivers, and logistics and supply chain trends, including implications of the growth in e-commerce. It will also discuss what ports or regions can do in order to attract new DC activity, including the role of FTZs.  The speaker is Jason Tolliver, Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield. (Oasis 1)
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM

(Oasis 1)
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
11:45 AM

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 CSX (904)359-3200  19SHIFTING
 Port Tampa Bay (813) 905-7678  19SHIFTING
 Ports America (732) 19SHIFTING
 Weeks Marine, Inc. (908) 19SHIFTING
Mr. Paul Scott Abbott Freelance Writer(706) 865-9796paulscottabbott@windstream.netABBOTT, PAUL SCOTT19SHIFTING
Mr. Arthur L. Adams, Jr.CSXHead of Marketing Services arthur_adams@csx.comADAMS, ARTHUR19SHIFTING
Mr. Raul AlfonsoPort Tampa BayExecutive VP and CCO(813) 905-5106ralfonso@tampaport.comALFONSO, RAUL19SHIFTING
Mr. A. Paul AndersonPort Tampa BayPresident & CEO(813) 905-5101panderson@tampaport.comANDERSON, A. PAUL19SHIFTING
Mr. Joseph AndersonPort of Palm BeachCommissioner, Vice-Chairperson(561) 842-4201janderson@portofpalmbeach.comANDERSON, JOSEPH19SHIFTING
Mr. Matthew AppicePort ManateeChief Commercial Officer(941) 722-6621mappice@portmanatee.comAPPICE, MATTHEW19SHIFTING
Mr. Vincent BartholomewPort of Port Arthur Navigation DistrictFSO and Terminal Superintendent(409) 983-2029Vince@portpa.comBARTHOLOMEW, VINCENT19SHIFTING
Ms. Yael Bernholz-D'AngeliZim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.Global Head of Strategic Accounts dangeli.yael@zim.comBERNHOLZ-D'ANGELI, YAEL19SHIFTING
Mr. Basil A. Binns, IIPortMiamiAssistant Port Director, Business Development and Administration(305) 347-5503Basil.Binns@miamidade.govBINNS, BASIL19SHIFTING
Mr. Kevin BourbonnaisGulf Stream MarinePresident & CEO kevinb@gulfstreammarine.comBOURBONNAIS, KEVIN19SHIFTING
Ms. Lauren BrandNational Association of Waterfront Employers (NAWE)  LBrand@nawe.usBRAND, LAUREN19SHIFTING
Mr. Scott BrotemarkleThe National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicineMarine Board Program Director/Senior Program Officer, TRB(202) 334-2167SBrotemarkle@nas.eduBROTEMARKLE, SCOTT19SHIFTING
Mr. Torrey ChamblissPort Tampa BayDirector, FTZ & Cargo Business Dev.(813) 905-7678tchambliss@tampaport.comCHAMBLISS, TORREY19SHIFTING
Mr. Brian DiehlPennoniSenior Engineer(727) 325-1256bdiehl@pennoni.comDIEHL, BRIAN19SHIFTING
Mr. Andrew DixonPort Saint JohnSenior V.P., Trade & Business Dev.(506) 651-3722adixon@sjport.comDIXON, ANDREW19SHIFTING
Mr. Idris DobbsU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville DistrictEconomist(904), IDRIS19SHIFTING
Mr. Paul DuvoisinHalifax Port AuthorityCommercial Vice President(902) 426-8222wwilson@portofhalifax.caDUVOISIN, PAUL19SHIFTING
Mr. John ElliottStrategic Rail FinanceSenior Vice President jelliott@strategicrail.comELLIOTT, JOHN19SHIFTING
Mr. Wade ElliottPort Tampa BayVice President of Business Development(813) 905-5150welliott@tampaport.comELLIOTT, WADE19SHIFTING
Ms. Kate FergusonDuluth Seaway Port AuthorityDirector of Trade & Business Development(218) 727-8525kferguson@duluthport.comFERGUSON, KATE19SHIFTING
Mr. Howard S. FinkelCosco Container Lines Americas, Inc.Executive Vice President Trade howardf@cosco-usa.comFINKEL, HOWARD19SHIFTING
Mr. Daniel FitzPatrickFlorida Department of Transportation - Seaport OfficeManager, Seaport Office(850) 414-4551Daniel.FitzPatrick@dot.state.fl.usFITZPATRICK, DANIEL19SHIFTING
Mr. Juan J. FloresJacobs (401) 595-9870Juan.Flores@jacobs.comFLORES, JUAN19SHIFTING
Mr. William D. FriedmanPort of ClevelandPresident & Chief Exec. Officer(216) 377-1339William.Friedman@portofcleveland.comFRIEDMAN, WILLIAM19SHIFTING
Mr. Stephen Fry Vice President of Finance  FRY, STEPHEN19SHIFTING
Mr. Ming GaoFlorida Department of TransportationIntermodal Systems Development Manager(813) 975-6454Ming.gao@dot.state.fl.usGAO, MING19SHIFTING
Ms. Jean GodwinAmerican Association of Port Authorities (703) 684-5700 GODWIN, JEAN19SHIFTING
Mr. David GutheilPort of ClevelandChief Commercial Officer(216) 241-8004david.gutheil@portofcleveland.comGUTHEIL, DAVID19SHIFTING
Mr. Doug HansenNYK Ports LLCChief Commercial Officer(201) 974-3810dhansen@ceresglobal.comHANSEN, DOUG19SHIFTING
Ms. Aimee L. HeimPort of San DiegoGrants and Policy Manager(619) 686-6390aheim@portofsandiego.orgHEIM, AIMEE19SHIFTING
Mr. Ryan HigginsCSX (904) 359-3200Ryan_Higgins@csx.comHIGGINS, RYAN19SHIFTING
Mr. Josh HurwitzMoffatt & NicholSenior Consultant(510) 788-8963jhurwitz@moffattnichol.comHURWITZ, JOSH19SHIFTING
Courtney JacksonU.S. Army Corps of Engineers  Cgjack203@hotmail.comJACKSON, COURTNEY19SHIFTING
Mr. Hector JacquesHalifax Port AuthorityChair(902) 426-3503wwilson@portofhalifax.caJACQUES, HECTOR19SHIFTING
Mr. Jay R. Jahangiri, REM, REA, CESM, REEWTRE Consulting, Inc.Principal Managing Director(209) 601-7048treconsulting@comcast.netJAHANGIRI, JAY19SHIFTING
Mr. Jason Kerkezi, CPSMCSXDirector of International Sales(904)359-3200jason_kerkezi@csx.comKERKEZI, JASON19SHIFTING
Mr. Charles E. Klug, Jr.Port Tampa BayPrincipal Council(813) 905-5140cklug@tampaport.comKLUG, CHARLES19SHIFTING
Mr. Kevin P. Knight Economist(703) 428-7250kevinpknight@hotmail.comKNIGHT, KEVIN19SHIFTING
Mr. Juan Kuryla, PPMPortMiamiPort Director and CEO(305) 347-4844juk@miamidade.govKURYLA, JUAN19SHIFTING
Mr. Kevin LaffeyMassachusetts Port AuthorityDirector, Cargo Business Development(617) 946-4430klaffey@massport.comLAFFEY, KEVIN19SHIFTING
Mr. Stephen LamarAmerican Apparel & Footwear AssociationExecutive Vice President slamar@aafaglobal.orgLAMAR, STEPHEN19SHIFTING
Ms. Marie-Sophie LeblancQuebec Port AuthorityAnalyst, Business Development nancy.tremblay@portquebec.caLEBLANC, MARIE-SOPHIE19SHIFTING
Mrs. Lisa LefeberPort of EverettCEO/Executive Director(360) 739-2505lisal@portofeverett.comLEFEBER, LISA19SHIFTING
Mr. David J. LibatiquePort of Los AngelesDeputy Executive Director of Stakeholder Engagement(310) 732-3905dlibatique@portla.orgLIBATIQUE, DAVID19SHIFTING
Ms. Mary Beth LongAmerican Association of Port AuthoritiesVice President of Marketing & Workforce Development(703) 706-4707mlong@aapa-ports.orgLONG, MARY BETH19SHIFTING
Mr. Greg LovelacePort Tampa BaySenior Director of Business Development, Cargo & Cruise(813) 905-5123glovelace@tampaport.comLOVELACE, GREG19SHIFTING