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Executive Management Conference

May 8, 2006
San Diego, California

AAPA’s Executive Management Conference, offered since 1969, is designed to address timely port leadership issues and trends. Byron Hanke, PPM®, retired Executive Director of the Port of Vancouver, USA, has brought together a host of experienced port executive directors, senior line department managers, and other maritime industry professionals to share the essentials of port leadership and management.

Strategic Port Authority Leadership


Leadership – How to Influence and Build Personal Effectiveness

Action Learning Activity

Port Management

Trends in Facilities Engineering

  • Tony Gioiello, Chief Harbor Engineer, Port of Los Angeles, Vice Chair, AAPA Facilities Engineering Committee

Marketing a Niche Port

  • J. Ron Popham, PPM®, Senior Director of Maritime, Port of San Diego

Navigation and Environmental Challenges

  • Paul Carangelo, REM, CESM, PWS, Coastal Environmental Planner, Port of Corpus Christi Authority, Chair, AAPA Harbors Navigation & Environment Committee

Crisis Communications Drill

Balancing Competing Priorities and Community Interests

Port Operational Considerations

  • William J. Cotter, Director of Operations, Port of Corpus Christi Authority, Chair, AAPA Operations Committee