2009 AAPA Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference
February 3, 2009 Miami, Florida
Latin PPM® Required
Learn about the key issues relevant to port professionals in the Caribbean and Latin America at this growing hemispheric conference. Topics will address port security, privatization, updates on the Panama Canal, and port operating strategies. A significant portion of the program will focus on dredging and navigation issues.
02/03/2009 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D., Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Kurt J. Nagle, President, American Association of Port Authorities
Bill Johnson, Port Director, Port of Miami
Armando Duarte-Peláez, Member of the Board, Port Society of Santa Marta S.A.
Orlando Forbes, Port Director, Freeport Harbour Company, Freeport Grand Bahamas
02/03/2009 The Global Economic Crisis and Its Effect on Latin America and the Caribbean Moderator:
Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D.
Rafael Amiel, Managing Director for Latin America in the Country Intelligence Group, IHS Global Insight
02/03/2009 Keynote Address: Are We Prepared to Compete in a Globalized Market? Moderator:
Juan Carlos Villa, Associate Research Scientist, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University
02/03/2009 Advanced Technology in Terminal Design Moderator: