2011 AAPA Port Operations, Safety and Information Technology Seminar
June 7, 2011 Long Beach, CA
This biennial seminar focused on the integration and cooperation required among these three disciplines to meet increasing demands in a highly competitive port world. Various supply chain partners and port experts shared their experiences and discuss innovative approaches to addressing these demands: Freight mobility policy updates; Yard management best practices; Latest gate technologies; Building and maintaining a positive safety culture; Implementing operational efficiencies; Maximizing terminal throughput; and Ports' role in the supply chain.
06/07/2011 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Kurt Nagle, President & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities
Richard Steinke, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
06/07/2011 Trade Trends and Economic Outlook: Implications for Port Operations
Paul Bingham, Economics Practice Leader, Wilbur Smith Associates