AAPA Anywhere: Energy & Environment Seminar & Expo

AAPA Anywhere: Energy & Environment Seminar & Expo

AAPA Anywhere: Energy & Environment Seminar & Expo will explore the opportunities surrounding both energy products as a port cargo and alternative fuels as a means to improve environmental performance. Ports throughout the Hemisphere are charting new courses regarding energy and are blazing trails as environmental leaders in their communities. Other topics may include energy planning, LNG, resiliency, climate planning and sea level rise, and MTMT environmental compliance. This virtual event will also feature separate tracks for those who plan, monitor and administer energy and environment activities, and for those responsible for marketing and communicating information about energy and environment activities.

AAPA Anywhere: Energy & Environment Seminar & Expo will deliver timely, relevant content from experts, exclusive networking and interaction with colleagues and educational opportunities from industry solution providers. From October 26-30, registered participants will be able to access pre-recorded content, participate in live Q&A sessions with presenters, exchange private messages with colleagues through an event app and meet with exhibitors in virtual, informal small groups. 
The event will offer companies heightened visibility through sponsorship opportunities and give exhibitors the opportunity to connect with potential customers.

Click here for a copy of the agenda

 AAPA's Fleet Premier Sponsor 

Elective Program   

Your registration includes the following:

Seminar Attendee Registration Seminar Exhibitor Package Seminar Sponsorship
  • Timely, relevant content from the experts
  • Exclusive networking and interaction with colleagues
  • Education opportunities from industry solution providers
  • Access to pre-recorded presentations
  • Participate in live Q&A with speakers
  • Exchange private messages with colleagues through the event app
  • Meet with exhibitors in virtual, informal small groups
  • Company logo and description listed on event app
  • Link to company website on event app
  • 2-3 minute video or presentation preceding speaker pre-recorded presentation
  • Dedicated breakout room for exhibitor hosted coffee breaks, lunch bunches, and virtual happy hour
  • Meet with attendees in virtual, informal small groups
  • Connect with potential customers
  • Exchange private messages with colleagues through the event app
  • Banner ad on event app
  • Two (2) push notifications on event app
  • Opportunity to serve as a session moderator for one of the live Q&A sessions with presenters
  • Opportunity to create custom virtual background for participants
Early Bird Member Rate: $250 (deadline September 15)
Regular Member Rate: $350
Early Bird PPM Member Rate: $240 (deadline September 15)
Regular PPM Member Rate: $320

Early Bird Non-Member Rate: $300 (deadline September 15)
Regular Non-Member Rate: $400

No Refund/Cancellation Policy for Registrations
Once paid, registration fees for seminars and other events are non-refundable. If a registrant desires to cancel his or her attendance at a seminar or event, the registration fee associated with the cancellation is transferable in the form of a credit in the dollar amount of the registration fee. This credit may be used by any staff person of the registrant’s organization and may be applied to the registration fee associated with another seminar or event hosted by AAPA, including the AAPA Annual Convention. The credit associated with the cancellation must be used at a seminar or event within one (1) year from the original seminar or event date.

To use a credit to pay for your registration fee, please select Pay Later when you register and type "use credit" without the quotes into the PO field.  Your credit will be processed and an updated email confirmation will be sent from Katie Miller by email at kmiller@aapa-ports.org.  Please contact Katie if you have any questions about your remaining credit.  Credits do not work as a payment method online.
10/26/2020 - 10/30/2020

Event Pricing

ItemReg. ClassPrice
Seminar Exhibitor PackageMember400.00
Seminar Exhibitor PackageNon Member500.00
Seminar Attendee RegistrationMember350.00
Seminar Attendee RegistrationNon Member400.00
Seminar SponsorshipMember750.00
Seminar SponsorshipNon Member750.00



Monday, 26 October 2020

Many ports operate in regions that fail to meet federal health-based air quality standards. Many also operate near communities that face significant air quality challenges. Consequently, port authorities and marine terminal operators have engaged in efforts to reduce emissions from freight transportation activities. Implementing best practices and communicating with port stakeholders the success of those efforts, will drive innovation, build partnerships, enhance community relations, and ultimately improve the economic and environmental performance of port authorities and marine terminal operators. 

On-Demand Session Topics:
Benchmarking Greenhouse Gases and Air Pollutants at Ports
Speaker: Manon Lanthier, Communications Manager, Green Marine

How to Showcase and Promote Port Emissions Reductions
Speaker: Erik Neugaard, Environmental Program Manager, Seaport Engineering and Construction Division, Port Everglades

Leading Community Communications for Port of Oakland's Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:00 PM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Among the top priorities of Western Hemisphere ports is protecting the habitat and water quality of the oceans, rivers, creeks and wetlands surrounding their properties from the potentially damaging effects of erosion and contaminant-laden stormwater runoff, which may include metals, oil residues and nutrients from port operations. Seaports strive to be good neighbors by employing and communicating about activities, initiatives and innovative tools designed to avoid, reduce and/or mitigate any impacts from their operations.

On-Demand Session Topics:

Showcasing Port of San Diego’s #ThatsMyBay Water Quality Campaign
Speaker:  Jen Barsell, Director, Marketing & Communications, Port of San Diego

Communicating the Handling of Water Runoff, Water Usage and Mitigation Projects
Speaker:  Mike Rickman, Deputy Director, Operations and Maintenance, North Texas Municipal Water District

Rain Garden Projects to Help Filter Stormwater Runoff

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
6:00 PM

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Ports face unique challenges for long-term resilience planning due to both market forces as well as exposure to hazards both natural and man-made.  Responding to these challenges remains difficult, with issues related to  electric grid sustainability ,the ability to access energy in times of an emergency (terrorist, man-made or natural disasters), the ability of port infrastructure to withstand these events, and more. In preparing for and reducing damage from these hazards, the challenges for ports include problems with communication, personnel, and coordination with local, state, and federal stakeholders. While ports are taking steps to become more resilient, challenges still exist for ports and the maritime industry 

On-Demand Session Topics:
Fomenting Stakeholder Engagement and Management in Port Sustainability
Speaker:  Prof. dr. Michaël Dooms Associate Professor, Management and Strategy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of Business – Unit Management and Strategy

Goals for Sustainable Port Cities

Business Continuity Planning for Emergency Preparedness

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM

Thursday, 29 October 2020

While ports are the cornerstone of international trade and commerce, they are also increasingly at risk of climate change threats such as rising sea levels, intense storms (including high winds, drenching rain and wave surges from hurricanes), and higher temperatures.  Adapting to water level is constrained both by a lack of appropriate or endorsed engineering standards for maritime infrastructure and in the rate of sea level rise, which may require replacing or updating port infrastructure.  Damage to infrastructure from erosion and storm surge inundation is costly to replace and maintain, particularly where existing coastal defense structures are outdated or in poor repair. More and longer delays to shipping caused by more frequent and larger storm events may also gradually have an impact on the reliability of marine shipping.  

On-Demand Session Topic:
Communicating Social Responsibility on Climate Change and Understanding the Climate Change Emergency

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
5:30 PM

Friday, 30 October 2020

While fossil fuels continue to be the foundation of most energy-dependent nations, businesses worldwide are also investing in virtually every alternative technology.... from wind, water, geothermal and solar power to lithium batteries and even fuels made from algae. Transportation of these myriad energy commodities, as well development of landside assets for production and storage, will continue to provide new and exciting economic development opportunities for ports. In this session, we’ll look at marine terminal development and operations relating to handling different energy commodities, with a particular focus on the policy, permitting and funding challenges. Presenters will also identify community perceptions and misperceptions about handling various energy commodities at ports, and discuss opportunities for cargo growth, taxable investment and/or job creation.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM

Sign In

Please use the search below to identify if you have an existing record in our database.

Please enter your search criteria to view results

No account found? Click the button below to create a new account.


Attendee Roster

Ms. Guiselle AldreteStarcrest Consulting Group, LLCEnvironmental Consultant(409) 790-0571guiselle@starcrestllc.comALDRETE, GUISELLE20ENERGY
Mr. Brandon BergeronPort of BeaumontDirector of Engineering(409) 835-5367bmb@pobtx.comBERGERON, BRANDON20ENERGY
Mr. Richard D. CameronPort of Long BeachDeputy Executive Director of Planning and Development(562) 283-7050rick.cameron@polb.comCAMERON, RICHARD20ENERGY
Mrs. Sadé ChickPort of BeaumontManager of Corporate Affairs(409) 835-5367sc@pobtx.comCHICK, SADE20ENERGY
Ms. Paula Copeland, BA, MA, PPMPort Saint JohnDirector, Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility(506) 650-5288pcopeland@sjport.comCOPELAND, PAULA20ENERGY
Ms. Lisa HendriksenPort of LongviewDirector of Planning and Environmental Services(360) 703-0207lhendriksen@portoflongview.comHENDRIKSEN, LISA20ENERGY
Ms. Sandra KilroyPort of SeattleDirector Maritime Environment & Sustainability(206) 787-3000Kilroy.S@portseattle.orgKILROY, SANDRA20ENERGY
Ms. Eleanor Kirtley, PhD, LEED AP, PEGreen MarineSenior Program Manager(206) 409-3943Eleanor.Kirtley@green-marine.orgKIRTLEY, ELEANOR20ENERGY
Mrs. Lisa LefeberPort of EverettCEO/Executive Director(360) 739-2505lisam@portofeverett.comLEFEBER, LISA20ENERGY
Mr. Clay SandidgeP2S Inc.Senior Project Manager(562) 497-2999clay.sandidge@p2sinc.comSANDIDGE, CLAY20ENERGY
Mr. Jeff StollenwerkDuluth Seaway Port AuthorityDirector of Government & Environmental Affairs(218) 740-5425jstollenwerk@duluthport.comSTOLLENWERK, JEFF20ENERGY
Chris WillsPort of LongviewEnvironmental Manager(360) 425-3305cwills@portoflongview.comWILLS, CHRIS20ENERGY