Conference Agenda Day Three

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April 6, 2023

7:30 – 8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 1:15
Technologies and Solutions Exhibits
3:00-5:00
Port Houston Tour

TRACK 7 – PORT SECURITY

8:30-9:00
Case Study:  Maritime Domain Awareness

  

Colin Nelson
Senior Sales Executive, Certified Port Executive
WAV Systems, Innovative Signal Analysis Inc.

  

Panelists TBA

9:00 – 10:00
PANEL: MAKING AMERICA’S PORTS SMARTER THROUGH ACCREDITATION AND DIGITIZATION – MARSEC ADaPT Program

Moderator – Mark R. DuPont
MARSEC ADaPT Program Manager
Executive Director
International/National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy

Mark Dubina
Vice President, Security
Port Tampa Bay

10:00- 10:30
Networking Break
10:30-11:30
Case Study:  Security at Port of Kribi, Cameroon

  

Jonathan Sawicki
Associate Managing Director
Witt O’Brien

  

CAPT Mustapha (Garbati) Mohamed
Port Kribi
Cameroon

11:30 – 12:30
FEMA Port Security Grants

Duane Davis
Section Chief, Port Security Grant Program
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, FEMA

Brian P. Hill
Director, Western Gulf Gateway
U.S. Maritime Administration
Department of Transportation

TRACK 8 – Relevant Topics

8:30-9:00
Land Use – Port of Hamburg

  

Speaker TBA

9:00-10:00
PANEL:  EPA Pilot Program:  Community and Port Collaboration

Moderator TBA

Chris Waterson
General Manager
Waterson Terminal Services, LLC

 

Emily A. Federer
Sustainability Manager
Port of New Orleans

 

Christina R. Billingsley, MSc
Senior Program Manager, Community Engagement
Port of Seattle

10:00- 10:30
Networking Break
10:30-11:30
PANEL:  Ports – Offshore Wind Energy

Moderator – Marco Poisler
Chief Operating Officer – Global Energy & Capital Projects
UTC Overseas, Inc.

Melanie Kenderdine
Managing Principal, Energy Futures Initiative
EJM Associates

Stephen Kelly
President of Sales & Business Development
Carver Companies

Joshua Singer
Offshore Wind Port Lead
Moffatt Nichol

11:30-12:30
PANEL:  Shoreside Charging and Fueling

  

Moderator – Alfred B. Henson, PhD
Instructional Assistant Professor
University of Houston

  

Narendra Pal, PhD
Director of Hydrogen Technology
Hornblower Group Inc

Michael Complita, P.E.
Principal in Charge | VP Strategic Expansion
Elliott Bay Design Group

12:30-1:15
U.S. Coast Guard Research Portfolio

Joseph DiRenzo, Ph.D.
Director
U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center

1:15
Conference Closing

Kevin M. Clement
Executive Director, 2023 Port of the Future Conference
College of Technology
University of Houston