Agenda

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

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    April 29, 2019

    1:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Conference Registration Open
    1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Optional Port Tour – Registration required
    6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
    Opening Conference Reception
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    April 30, 2019

    8:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    General Session
    Call to Order - JAXPORT Welcome and Port Update
    8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Panel: The Political Landscape and its Impact on International Trade
    Panelists will discuss U.S. policy on key issues affecting the transportation and logistics industries, ranging from infrastructure spending to trade reform, and potential impacts on international trade.
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Break
    10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
    Panel: Where is Finished Vehicle Logistics Headed?
    Industry experts will look at how and where global auto production has shifted, and will explore changes to global demand for consumer passenger use and the cumulative impact on ocean carriers, inland transportation providers and ports.
    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Panel: After the Storm: Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico and the Path to Recovery
    Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017, and the island is still recovering. Panelists will provide an update on the island’s infrastructure and business recovery as well as challenges impacting trade with the U.S. mainland.
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch and Networking
    1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM
    Keynote Address (speaker TBD)
    2:15 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Panel: Business Disruptors and Global Innovation Trends
    Companies must anticipate and prepare for change associated with emerging technologies that are rapidly becoming part of an increasingly complex supply chain. Panelists will discuss the emergence of innovative disruptors such as artificial intelligence, cognitive analytics and blockchain technology, and their effect on consumer expectations, business models and logistics.
    3:15 PM  -  3:45 PM
    Break
    3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM
    Panel: Update on Ocean Carrier Alliances
    Major ocean carrier realignments have settled, at least for now. Panelists will reflect on the recent realignments and how they are impacting shippers, ports and transportation providers – and will discuss potential changes to come.
    4:45 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Closing Remarks and Adjourn
    5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Cocktail Reception
    6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
    Conference Dinner - Casino Night & ‘70s Bash!
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    May 1, 2019

    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Golf tournament at Dye’s Valley Course – Check In and Breakfast
    TPC Clubhouse (110 Championship Way)
    9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
    Golf tournament – Shotgun Start
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Golf tournament – Players’ Lunch and Awards
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