Agenda at a Glance

 
All functions will take place on the Ballroom Level
 
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
2:00-4:00 PMRegistration
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
2:00-6:00 PMLogistics Park Kansas City Facility Tour
Location: Logistics Park Kansas City
Sponsored By: 
logologo
5:00-7:00 PMRegistration
Location: Kansas City Chamber Board Room, Union Station Kansas City
6:00-8:00 PMWelcome Reception
Location: Kansas City Chamber Board Room, Union Station Kansas City

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
7:00 AM - 5PMRegistration
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Sponsored By:
8:30-9:00 AMWelcoming Remarks
Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
9:00-9:30 AMOpening Keynote Address
Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
Christopher Lofgren
, President and CEO, Schneider National Inc.
9:30-10:45 AMIntermodal and Truck Pricing: Where are rates headed? What are the key trends?
Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
10:45-11:15 AMCoffee Break
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
11:15-12:30 PMIntermodal 101: It's not your grandfather's intermodal, a primer on how times have changed and what today’s intermodal looks like
Location: New York Ballroom BallroomSponsored By:
12:30-2:00 PMLunch with Patrick Ottensmeyer, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Kansas City Southern Railway
Location: Atlanta Ballroom
2:00-3:15 PMCONCURRENT PANEL SESSION: Rising costs and the “trucking renaissance”: What they mean for supply chains
Location: New York Ballroom
 CONCURRENT PANEL SESSION: Street turns or “matchbacks”: How they work in practice and how to take advantage
Location: Chicago Ballroom
3:15-3:45 PMCoffee Break
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
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3:45-5:00 PMCONCURRENT PANEL SESSION: Chassis availability and costs at inland locations: A different story from the seaports
Location: Chicago Ballroom
 CONCURRENT PANEL SESSION: The New LTL: A transformed sector’s impact on inland distribution

Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
5:00-7:00 PMHospitality Reception
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
7:30 - 8:30 AMRegistration
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 - 8:45 AMOpening Remarks

Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
8:35 - 9:05 AMDay 2 Keynote Address

Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
9:05 - 10:20 AMThe new multimodal reality: How shippers are rapidly evolving from a static to a dynamic modal environment.
Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
10:20 - 10:40 AMCoffee Break
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:40 - 11:55 AMIndustrial real estate trends and what they mean for North American site selection

Location: New York Ballroom Ballroom
11:55 AM - 1:10 PMCONCURRENT PANEL SESSION: Inland ports, key attributes and challenges, in rapid sequence
Location: New York Ballroom BallroomSponsored By:
 CONCURRENT PANEL SESSION: Agriculture Exports: Inland Distribution in reverse
Location: Chicago Ballroom
Sponsored By:
1:10 - 2:10 PMLunch
Location: Atlanta Ballroom Ballroom
2:10 - 3:25 PMCASE STUDY: Transloading in practice: Multiple benefits for shippers
Location: New York Ballroom
Sponsored By:
 CASE STUDY: South Carolina Inland Port in Greer, S.C.: a new variety of Inland Port
Location: Chicago Ballroom
3:25 - 3:45 PMCoffee Break
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
3:45-5:00 PMCASE STUDY: Foreign Trade Zones: untapped tool for cost savings and supply chain benefit. Three case studies
Location: Chicago Ballroom
3:45-5:00 PMCASE STUDY: Near-shoring in Mexico
Location: New York Ballroom