1998 Air Freight Management Conference. March 1-4. La Jolla, Calif. Seminar for air freight truckers, forwarders, airline cargo executives, vendors and suppliers. Contact: (703) 838-7978Hazardous Materials Training. March 2-3. Long Beach, Calif. Sponsored by NIT League and Regulations Training Inc. Contact: NIT League, (703) 524-5011.
Audits and Compliance Seminar. March 2-3, Philadelphia. Workshops offered by Global Training Center. Contact: Jennie (800) 860-5030 or fax (937) 454-5099.
Export Documentation and Letters of Credit Seminars. March 3-4, Atlanta; March 5-6, Nashville; March 17-18, San Jose, Calif.; March 19-20, Dallas; March 24-25, Boston. Workshops offered by Global Training Center. Contact: Jennie (800) 860-5030 or fax (937) 454-5099.
Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention. March 3-7. Miami Beach. Contact: Miller Freeman, (609) 452-2800, or fax (609) 452-9374.
Marine Transport of Hazardous Goods. March 4-5. Washington. U.S. Department of Transportation's chemical advisory committee discusses issues relating to marine transport of hazardous materials in bulk. Contact: Cmdr. Kevin S. Cook (202) 267-1217 or fax (202) 267-4570.
Transporte International '98. March 4-6. San Antonio. Kingsley Group and Canac sponsor eighth annual conference on the Americas. Contact: (210) 545-0103.
American Association of Port Authorities. March 4-6. Savannah, Ga. Port legal-issues program for port managers and legal counsel. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
VISA and MSP. Washington. March 5. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association (Kings Point Club) hosts discussion of current status and plans for the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement and the Maritime Security Program at its monthly luncheon. James E. Caponiti, associate administrator for national security at the Maritime Administration, will speak. Contact: Tom Harrelson, (202) 366-5515.
Transportation Research Forum. March 5. New York. Walter A. Kristligas, E-Z Pass program director at port authority, is speaker at this month's New York chapter meeting. Contact: Paul Gessner, (212) 435-4086.
National Grain and Feed Association. March 8-10. Orlando, Fla. 102nd annual convention. Contact: (202) 289-0873.
National Association of Maritime Organizations. March 9-10. Washington. Spring meeting. Contact: (757) 622-2639.
Westconn International Trade Association. March 10. Darien, Conn. Raymond R. Miles, president of CP Ships, is guest speaker. Contact: Vinny Calandra, (203) 791-8800, or fax (203) 743-6618.
World Trade Association of New Jersey. March 11. West Orange, N.J. John Kilby of Deloitte & Touche LLP discusses European monetary union and European currency at monthly luncheon. Contact: (973) 258-9151 or fax (973) 258-9158.
International Maritime Exhibition Japan '98. March 11-13. Yokohama, Japan. Contact: Michael Kazakoff, (609) 452-9414, or fax: (609) 452-9374.
New England Railroad Club. March 12. Boston. Pete Carpenter, president, CSX Transportation, is guest speaker. Contact: Dennis Coffey, (617) 973-7027.
National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America. March 15-19. San Antonio. Annual conference and exhibit. Contact: (202) 466-0222 or fax: (202) 466-0226.
Baltic and International Maritime Council. March 16-18. Copenhagen. Course on new bulk carrier regulations. Contact: +45 44 44 45 00 or fax: +45 44 44 44 50 or e-mail: mailbox(AT)bimco.dk.
International Trade Club of Southern California. March 17. San Pedro, Calif. ''Maritime Regulation: What are the Congress and FMC up to?'' Speaker, David Street of Gallant, Kharasch & Garfinkle, general counsel to the International Association of NVOCCs. Contact: (562) 438-2355.
National Transportation Safety Board. March 18. Springfield, Va. Public hearing at 9 a.m. on safety oversight of Union Pacific Railroad. Contact: James P. Dunn, NTSM office of Railroad Safety, (202) 314-6430; or Shelly Hazle, NTSB office of Public Affairs, (202) 314-6100.
4th Annual ECR Conference. March 18-20. Atlanta. Confab on efficient consumer response. Contact: (800) 611-2720, ext. 806.
Maritime Industry Museum. March 21. SUNY Maritime College, Fort Schuyler, N.Y. Annual meeting and fund-raiser. Contact: Allen Lonschein, (718) 409-7218.
American Association of Port Authorities. March 23-24. Washington. Spring conference. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
Shipping '98. March 23-25. Stamford, Conn. Connecticut Maritime Association conference and exhibition. Contact: (203) 406-0109.
12th Annual Speednews Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference. March 24-25. Los Angeles. Contact: (310) 203-9603, or fax (310) 203-9352.
Pacific Transportation Association. March 25. San Francisco. Ports and terminals luncheon. Guest speaker, Brian McWilliams, president of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union. Contact: Jill Simpson, (415) 274-0517.
Northeast Association of Rail Shippers. March 25-27. Brewster, Mass. ''Mergers: success from the past . . . into the future.'' Contact: Bill Donovan, (508) 428-1224.
Society of Maritime Arbitrators. March 26. New York. Gala dinner dance marks 35th anniversary. Contact: (212) 587-0033 or fax (212) 480-3320.
Railroad Finance. March 30-31. New York. Annual forum. Sponsored by Information Management Network and Progressive Railroading. Contact: IMN, phone (212) 768-2800, ext. 1; or fax (212) 768-2484.
Export Documentation and Procedures. April 1, Atlanta and Columbus, Ohio; April 7, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Los Angeles; April 14, Miami; April 23, Cleveland; May 20, Minneapolis; June 2, Chicago; June 4, Milwaukee. Seminars sponsored by Star International Training Center. Contact: Chris (800) 230-5554.
Surface Transportation Board. April 2. Washington. Hearing on rail access and competition issues. Written notices of intent to speak or be parties of record due March 3. Contact: Joseph H. Dettmar, (202) 565-1600.
Hazardous Materials Training. April 6-7. Wilmington, Del. Sponsored by NIT League and Regulations Training Inc. Contact: NIT League, (703) 524-5011.
American Association of Port Authorities. April 8-10. Palm Beach, Fla. Port finance seminar for port managers and chief financial officers. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
Council of Logistics Management. April 14. King of Prussia, Pa. Job fair and technology adaptability panel. Contact: (610) 280-9440.
Intermodal South America '98. April 14-16. Sao Paulo, Brazil. International exhibition and conference on transport and cargo handling. Contact: Monique Funke, phone 011-55-11-815-9900 or fax 011-55-11-816-7446.
American Association of Port Authorities. April 15-17. Baton Rouge, La. Seminar on bulk and breakbulk operations. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
National Private Truck Council. April 19-22. Chicago. 1998 Education Management Conference. Contact: NPTC, (703) 683-1300.
Marine Society of the City of New York. April 20. New York. Conrad H.C. Everhard, former chairman of Cho Yang Shipping Ltd., is honored at 228th annual dance. Contact: (212) 425-0448.
Hazardous Materials Training. April 27-28. Chicago. Sponsored by NIT League and Regulations Training Inc. Contact: NIT League, (703) 524-5011.
American Association of Port Authorities. April 27-May 1. Baltimore. Joint terminal management training program offered in conjunction with National Association of Waterfront Employers and U.S. Maritime Administration. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
Keystone State Railroad Association and Pennsylvania Rail Freight Advisory Committee. Joint Annual Rail Freight Conference. April 28-30. Hershey, Pa. A variety of panels discussing issues of the Pennsylvania rail industry. Contact: Keystone State Railroad Association, (717) 233-8070.
International Air Cargo Association. May 3-6. Paris. Forum and exposition. Contact: (305) 858-5100, or fax (305) 443-9698, or http://www.tiaca.org, or e-mail: secgen(AT)tiaca.org.