Agenda at a glance

Agenda at a glance

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SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013
2:00 – 8:00 pm

REGISTRATION
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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Lobby
5:00 – 7:00 pm

HOSPITALITY RECEPTION
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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Seaview Ballroom/Rotunda/Foyer, Lower Level

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013
7:30 am – 5:00 pm

REGISTRATION
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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Lobby
7:30 – 8:30 am

NETWORKING BREAKFAST
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Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

8:30 – 9:00 am
WELCOMING REMARKS
Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

9:00 – 9:30 am
OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

9:30 – 10:45 am
CONTAINER MARKET OUTLOOK IN 2013: WILL CARRIERS SURPRISE THE MARKET AGAIN?
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Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

10:45 – 11:15 am
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

11:15 am – 12:30 pm
MEGA SHIPS: WHO GETS THE BENEFIT?
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Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

12:30 – 2:00 pm
LUNCHEON WITH ADDRESS
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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom, 3rd Level

2:00 – 3:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: REDUCING SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS – WHY THE ROLE OF NVOS AND SHIPPER ASSOCIATIONS CONTINUE TO GROW IN THE TRANS-PACIFIC
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Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

2:00 – 3:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: SLOWING EXPORTS – BIG OPPORTUNITIES
Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

3:15 – 3:45 pm
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
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Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

3:45 – 5:00 PM
CONCURRENT SESSION: INDEX-LINKED CONTRACTS – A REALITY CHECK? Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

3:45 – 5:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: QUANTIFYING VESSEL EMISSIONS TO GAIN VISIBILITY INTO SUPPLY-CHAIN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

5:00 – 7:00 pm
WELCOME RECEPTION
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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom, 3rd Level


TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013

7:30 am – 5:00 pm
REGISTRATION

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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Lobby

7:30 – 8:30 am
NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor


8:20 - 8:30am
LOG-NET E-Commerce Excellence Award
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Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

8:30-10:30 am
TURMOIL ON THE WATERFRONT: WHAT LESSONS CAN BE LEARNED FROM THE DIVISIVE ILA CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS ON THE EAST COAST, AND WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE 2014 ILWO NEGOTIATIONS ON THE WEST COAST?
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10:30 – 11:00 am
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
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Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

11:00 am – 12:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: MEXICO: THE NEXT LARGEST U.S. TRADING PARTNER?
Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

11:00 am – 12:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: HOW WASHINGTON D.C. WILL IMPACT YOUR BOTTOM LINE IN 2013
Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

12:15 – 2:00 pm
NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom, 3rd Level

2:00 – 3:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: MARINE TERMINAL PRODUCTIVITY IN THE NEW ERA OF AUTOMATION
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Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

2:00 – 3:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: BUNKER FUEL – A NEW ERA FOR VESSEL OPERATORS
Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

2:00 – 2:35 pm
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CONCURRENT SESSION: REEFER MARKET OVERVIEW: THE GLOBAL OUTLOOK
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Seaview Ballroom, Lower Level

2:35 – 3:15 pm

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CONCURRENT SESSION: U.S. REEFER TRADE OVERVIEW
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Seaview Ballroom, Lower Level

3:15 – 3:45 pm
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom, 1st Floor Foyer

3:45 – 5:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: CHASSIS – THE FUTURE IS NOW
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Long Beach Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

3:45 – 5:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSION: INTERMODAL RAIL – MOTHER LODE OF COST SAVINGS
Long Beach Convention Center, Promenade Ballroom Foyer, 1st Floor

3:45 – 4:15 pm
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CONCURRENT SESSION: THE REEFER MARKET IN FLUX: A KEY CARRIER'S PERSPECTIVE
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Seaview Ballroom, Lower Level

4:15 – 4:45 pm
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CONCURRENT SESSION: THE REEFER MARKET IN FLUX: A KEY SHIPPER'S PERSPECTIVE
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Seaview Ballroom, Lower Level

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013

8:00 – 11:00 am
REGISTRATION
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Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Lobby

8:30 – 9:00 am
NETWORKING COFFEE
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Foyer, Third Level

9:00 – 10:15 am
CONCURRENT SESSION: UNDERSTANDING FORWARD FREIGHT AGREEMENTS (FFA'S) IN THE CONTAINER INDUSTRY: A WORKSHOP
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom D-H, Third Level

9:30 – 10:15 am
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CONCURRENT SESSION: REGULATIONS— AN OVERVIEW OF THE LATEST GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS AFFECTING US REEFER IMPORTS AND EXPORTS
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom A-C, Third Level

10:15 – 10:45 am
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Foyer, Third Level

10:45 – 12:00 PM
US-CHINA AGRICULTURAL TRADE, COMMODITIES AND POLICIES, U.S. REEFER EXPORTS
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom D-H, Third Level

10:45 am – 12:00 pm
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US-China Agricultural Trade, Commodities and Policies, U.S. Reefer Exports

10:45 – 12:00 PM
WORKSHOP - TO BE CONFIRMED
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Regency Ballroom A-C, Third Level