Conference Agenda Day One

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April 4, 2023

7:00 – 8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:00 – 6:30
Technologies and Solutions Exhibits
8:30 – 8:40
Welcome Remarks and Administrative Announcements

Kevin Clement
Conference Director
College of Technology
University of Houston

8:40 – 9:00
Welcome Remarks:  Port Houston

Speaker TBA

9:00-9:30
Latin American And The Caribbean: Port Development Challenges

Jorge Duran
Chief of the Secretariat

Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), Organization of American States (OAS)

9:30-10:00
Keynote:  U.S. Maritime Administration – Beyond The Horizon  

Speaker TBA

10:00 – 10:30
Networking Break
10:30-11:00
Port Director’s Vision Of The Future

Speaker TBA

11:00-12:00
Panel:  U.S. Strategic Ports – The Imperative To Modernizing Infrastructure

Panelists TBA

12:00 – 1:00
Networking Lunch
Track 1: Intermodal Connectivity
1:00-1:30
Port Congestion

Speaker TBA

1:30-3:00
Panel – Collaboration To Enhance Intermodal Connectivity

Panelists TBA

3:00 – 3:30
Networking Break
4:15-5:00
Panel – TBA

Panelists TBA

Track 2 – Artificial Intelligence and the Automated Port of the Future
1:00-1:30
THE VISION – WHAT COULD BE…

Jeffrey DeCoux
Chairman

Autonomy Institute

1:30-3:00
Panel: Autonomous Vessels

Panelists TBA

3:00 – 3:30
Networking Break
3:30-4:15
Case Study: Port Gothenburg Automation Initiative

Panelists TBA

4:15-5:00
Panel:   Automated Sensors And Systems

Laurent Huenaerts
General Manager, North America

Unifly

Additional Panelists TBA

5:00
Closing of Day One
5:00-6:30
Networking reception in Exhibit Hall
5:15-6:30
Student Research Poster Contest Awards Ceremony

 

Presented by the International Propeller Club