The 4-day long Annual Convention is AAPA's largest membership meeting of the year. It includes technical and policy committee meetings, business sessions and social networking opportunities for port professionals and others in the marine transportation industry.
To see and hear the AAPA 99th Annual Convention video about the city of Halifax, its seaport and its rich maritime heritage, click here.
09/21/2010 Opening Ceremonies
Karen Oldfield, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority
The Honourable Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia
Councillor Dawn Sloan, Halifax Regional Municipality
Kurt Nagle, President & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities
Michael A. Leone, AAPA Chairman of the Board
Canadian Delegation: Sean Hanrahan, LL.B., President & CEO, St. John's Port Authority Caribbean Delegation: V. Victor O'Neal, Managing Director, British Virgin Islands Ports Authority Latin American Delegation: Agustín Díaz, Managing Director, Curaçao Ports Authority United States Delegation: J. Stanley Payne, Chief Executive Officer, Canaveral Port Authority
09/21/2010 International Economic Outlook and Global Trade Patterns
Tay Yoshitani, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Seattle
Michael Leone, Port Director, Massachusetts Port Authority, AAPA Chairman of the Board (To listen to Mr. Leone's recorded presentation, click here and fast forward about 1 minute, 20 seconds into the recording.)
09/23/2010 Luncheon Program: Keynote Address "Trends and Innovations in the Cruise Industry"
Agustín Diaz, Managing Director, Curaçao Ports Authority, Chairman, AAPA Latin American Delegation