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2008 AAPA Spring Conference

March 31, 2008
Washington, D.C.

Travel to the U.S. Capital and the historic Willard Inter-Continential Hotel for AAPA's second-largest meeting of the year. This gathering of port professionals from throughout the hemisphere is held each year in Washington, DC, and features general sessions and workshop as well as committee and board meetings.

Briefing on Government Relations Issues

Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)

  • Ryan C. Seiger, Staff Director/Senior Counsel, House Transportation & Infrastructure Comm., Subcommittee on Water Resources & Environment
Corps Appropriations Bill
  • Roger Cockrell, Professional Staff Member, Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water
  • Jerry Clifford, Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of International Affairs
Port Security Grant Update
  • Tracey Trautman, Director, Grant Development & Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FEMA
Port Security - TWIC Update

Trade Agreements in the Western Hemisphere

  • Ambassador John K. Veroneau, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

North American Competitiveness in the Global Market

Making Freight Mobility a Priority for Our National Governments

Annual “Washington People” Luncheon

AAPA Board of Directors Meeting