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DR. MARIA BURNS

Program Director TLIM and Director of Education BTI
University of Houston

ADJ. PROF. (CAPT.) ANUJ CHOPRA

Co-founder & CEO
ESGPlus LLC

KEVIN M. CLEMENT

Executive
Director, 2023 Port of the Future Conference
College of Technology
University of Houston

MATTHEW COSTELLO

CEO
Voyager Portal


DAVID CUMMINS

Executive Director, President and CEO
Blue Sky Maritime Coalition

JEFFREY DECOUX

Chairman
Autonomy Institute

MARK R. DUPONT

MARSEC ADaPT Program Manager
Executive Director
National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy

PAULA S. DEWITTE, J.D., PH.D., P.E.

Associate Professor of Practice
Texas A&M University


JORGE DURAN

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

CHRIS FISHER

Port Director and CEO
Port of Beaumont

Alfred B. Henson, PhD 

Instructional Assistant Professor
University of Houston

Laurent Huenaerts

General Manager, North America
Unifly


IRFAN KHAN

Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University at Galveston

MARGARET A. KIDD

Program Director/Instructional Associate Professor, Supply Chain & Logistics
University of Houston

GINO J. LIM, PH.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Houston

BARBARA MELVIN

President & CEO
South Carolina Ports


CAPT. ABHISHEK NAIR

Director of Business Development
PortXchange

NARENDRA PAL, PHD

Director of Hydrogen Technology
Hornblower Group Inc

MARCO POISLER

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

GEORGE REEVES

Cybersecurity Advisor
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency


JIAN (JASON) SHI, PH.D.

Assistant Professor
University of Houston

DR. ALOK VERMA

Department Head and Professor
Texas A&M University – Galveston

CHRIS WATERSON

General Manager
Waterson Terminal Services, LLC