Agenda

*The following is a current draft agenda and is subject to change. Please continue to check back for updates!

 MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Registration Open - St. Augustine Ballroom Foyer
1:00pm - 4:30pm Optional Port Tour - Registration required. Meet at hotel front desk at 1:00 p.m.
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Opening Conference Reception ​sponsored by ​TOTE Maritime - World of Golf Hall of Fame


 TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
7:00am - 6:00pm
Conference Registration Open - St. Augustine Ballroom Foyer
7:00am - 8:00am
Continental Breakfast - St. Augustine Ballroom Foyer
8:00am - 8:45am
General Session - St. Augustine Ballroom C
   Call to Order
    Roy Schleicher; Executive VP and CCO, JAXPORT

   JAXPORT Welcome
   Jim Citrano; JAXPORT Chairman of the Board
8:45am - 10:00am

Panel Session #1: The New Political Landscape and its Impact on the Maritime Industry - St. Augustine Ballroom C
How will the new U.S. President and new faces in Congress, along with the evolution of the EU and other political forces, influence the world of cargo transportation in the next few years?

 

Panel:
- Tim McNamara, Managing Partner; Boyden (moderator)
- Kurt Nagle, AAPA CEO
- Tom Feeney; President & CEO; Associated Industries of Florida
- Reynolds Hutchins; Associate Editor for JOC.com
- Darrell Wilson; Assistant Vice President Government Relations, Norfolk Southern Corp

10:00am - 10:30am Break - ​sponsored by ​TOTE Maritime - St. Augustine Ballroom Foyer
10:30am - 11:45am

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (choose one)
Breakout #1: Complexity in the Finished Vehicle Supply Chain - St. Augustine Ballroom E & F
The panel will share thoughts on how automakers and their transportation partners continuously work to reduce or eliminate disruptions in the auto supply chain – and why these challenges persist.

 

Panel:
- Steve Rand, Executive Vice President Sales HUB Group, (moderator)
- Scott Cornell, Vice President - Ocean Carrier; Hyundai Glovis
- David Sellers, AVP Automotive; TTX
- Charles Franklin, National Manager - Export Logistics, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
- Heather Gilhuly, Senior Manager of Port Operations & Metrics; Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

 Breakout #2: Outlook on Caribbean Trade - St. Augustine Ballroom C
This panel will discuss Caribbean trade with the United States with a focus on Puerto Rico and Cuba.
 
Panel:

- Rick Schiappacasse; Director of Latin America; JAXPORT (moderator)
- Mitch Luciano; President & CEO, Trailer Bridge
- Thomas B. Crowley, Jr., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer; Crowley
- Craig Mygatt, CEO, Sealand
- Anthony Chiarello; President & CEO, TOTE
- Sergio Sandrin; President, Aqua Gulf
- Anthony McAuley; Director of Global Logistics; WalMart
11:45am - 1:15pm
Lunch - St. Augustine Ballroom D
1:15pm - 1:45pm Keynote Address - St. Augustine Ballroom C
 Shannon Miller - Our keynoter is the most decorated Olympic gymnast in history with seven Olympic medals, and she is the only female athlete to be inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame twice (individual and team). In 2011, Shannon was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer - but after surgery and chemotherapy is now cancer free. Shannon will share her inspirational story of how a gold medal mindset can lead to victory in the marketplace and the boardroom, as well as in life.
1:45pm - 3:00pm

Panel Session #2: Big Data and Emerging Technologies in Transportation & Logistics - St. Augustine Ballroom C
Join our panelists for a review of advances in supply chain technology and practical application for shippers, ocean carriers, rail, trucking and logistics providers.

 

Panel:
- Eric Johnson; Research Director and IT Editor, American Shipper (moderator)
- Matt Tillman, Founder/ CEO; Haven
- Wayne Varnadore, SVP/Chief Logistics Officer; Bealls
- Rick Schart, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Ecommerce; Stein Mart

3:00pm - 3:30pm Break - sponsored by AMPORTS - St. Augustine Ballroom Foyer
3:30pm - 4:45pm

Panel Session #3: The Shake Out from Shifting Ocean Carrier Alliances - St. Augustine Ballroom C
Panelists will reflect on the recent ocean carrier realignments and how the new alliances will impact U.S. ports, shippers and cargo transportation providers.

 

Panel:
- Jim Prior, Divisional Vice President, Transportation; Coach (moderator)
- Fabio Santucci; President, Mediterranean Shipping Co. (USA), Inc.
- Dick Craig; President and CEO MOL (America)
- Charlie Cunnion, Director, Global Transportation; International Forest Products
- Carter Noland; Director - Supply Chain; GP Cellulose, LLC
- Mike Wilson; Senior Vice President, Business Operations; Hamburg Süd North America, Inc.

5:00pm - 6:00pm Cocktail Reception - St. Augustine Ballroom Foyer
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Dinner - St. Augustine Ballrooms C-G
Join us as we roll the dice during our 50’s era casino night! This upbeat networking dinner will feature great food, drinks, a live band and casino themed entertainment.


  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
7:00am
Registration and Breakfast for Golfers at Slammer & Squire Clubhouse
8:30am Golf Tournament at Slammer & Squire Clubhouse​sponsored by ​Marine Service Repair/Container Maintenance Corporation
(shotgun start)
 9:00am
 Optional Port Tour - Registration required. Meet at hotel front desk at 8:30 a.m
1:30pm Tournament Lunch Buffet and Awards at Slammer & Squire Clubhouse

 

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