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2007 AAPA Marine Terminal Management Training Program

October 15, 2007
Long Beach, CA

If you are involved in marine terminal operations at ports, then don’t miss this week-long intensive training course designed to give port professionals hands-on experience and the tools necessary to excel in the industry. From overviews of container handling systems to a day-long negotiation skills workshop, this seminar covers all the essentials. The seminar – hosted by AAPA, the National Association of Waterfront Employers, and the U.S. Maritime Administration – features a diverse slate of experts. Erik Stromberg, port industry veteran, and Tony Chiarello, Senior Vice President of AMB Property Corporation and former Deputy Executive Director of the Maryland Port Administration, will lead the program. They will be joined by other top-level maritime industry experts in a full program of panel discussions, training sessions, and workshops. Find out how your colleagues are managing today’s critical port issues!

Pictures from the 2007 Marine Terminal Management Training Program:

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Kurt Nagle, President and CEO, American Association of Port Authorities
  • Dick Steinke, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach

SESSION I: Critical Issues Facing the Public Port Industry—The Southern California Port Perspective

SESSION II: Introduction to Program

  • Anthony Chiarello, Senior Vice President, Customer Development, AMB Property Corporation
  • Erik Stromberg, Hatch Mott MacDonald

SESSION III – Structural Changes in the Marine Terminal Industry-Implications for Terminal Operations

  • Bill Mongelluzzo, West Coast Editor, JoC Group
  • J. Michael Zachary, PE, PPM®, Senior VP, Ports and Maritime, The Supply Chain Consortium (Managed by Tompkins Associates), Member of DHS’s 10th Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)

Lunch: Trade Growth—Fundamental Driver of Port Operations and Development Strategies

SESSION IV: Marine Terminal Design and Container Handling Systems

  • M. John Vickerman, Jr., Principal, TranSystems Corporation

SESSION V: Critical Port Security Issues – Assuring Cargo Integrity Prior to, During and Post Marine Terminal Operations

SESSION VI: Trends in Cruise Terminal Operations

SESSION VII: Green Terminal Operations: Overview

  • Steve Campbell, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions, AMB Property Corporation
  • T.L. Garrett, Vice President, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association

Lunch: “Issues in Being Green”

  • Julia T. Nagano, Director of Corporate Communications, Port of Los Angeles

SESSION VIII: The Role of Marine Terminal Operations in the Global Supply Chain

  • John Isbell, Director, Corporate Delivery Logistics, NIKE, Inc.
  • Mr. Chiarello

SESSION IX: Assuring Supply Chain Efficiency

SESSION X: Foundation Skills for Personal Interaction – The Manager as Negotiator

  • Dr. Edward C. Caprielian, Management and Negotiation Specialist

SESSION XI: Terminal Safety..Hazardous Materials Handling

  • Capt. James J. McNamara, President, National Cargo Bureau, Inc.
  • Ronald L. Signorino, President, The Blueoceana Co.

SESSION XII: IT and Terminal Operating Systems

SESSION XIII: Railroad Operations: Carload and Intermodal

Luncheon Program: — Role of ILWU

  • Chad Lindsay, V.P. Southern California, Pacific Maritime Association

SESSION XIV: Surviving the Competitive Marine Terminal Industry— Economics of Marine Terminal Operations

  • Barry Horowitz, General Manager, Container Marketing, Port of Portland
  • Alan McCorkle, Senior Vice President, A.P. Moeller Terminals, Maersk Pacific Ltd.
  • Frank N. Pisano, Regulatory  V.P. General Mgr., LA, Trans Pacific Container Service Corp., (TraPac)
  • Sal Ferrigno, General Manager, Pacific Container Terminal

SESSION XV: Future Challenges and Strategies for the Marine Terminal Industry—An Interactive Session With Workshop Teams