Jerry Nagel Education Day Agenda

October 18, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center

Houston, Texas, USA

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Networking Coffee

9:00 am – 9:10 am
Welcoming Remarks
Elizabeth Wetzel, Program Manager, Breakbulk Events & Media

9:10 am – 9:45 am
Opening Keynote: The World of Breakbulk

Breakbulk includes a great array of businesses from shippers, freight forwarders, ports and terminal operators and EPCs among them. Our experienced executive will discuss the types and movement of breakbulk cargo from his perspective.

Frank Schroder, Global Logistics Manager, CB&I Fabrication Services

9:45 am – 10:45 am
Case Study: Large Scale US Energy Project

Large project equipment from worldwide origins delivered to site mainly via barge and heavy haul. Presenters will discuss challenges, obstacles, strategies and solutions for executing the logistics for this unique milestone

Matt Fielder, Vice President, Specialized Transport, deugro
Franklin Alvarez, Regional Head Transport Engineering Americas, deugro
Addison Albin, Lead Logistics Specialist, Kiewit Procurement

10:45 am – 11:00 am
Networking Coffee Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am
The Resin Boom:  Supply Chain Constraints

The introduction of substantial manufacturing capacity for resins throughout the Houston Ship Channel and industrial area is generating a classic case of supply and demand. How will all of this product be moved? Is there enough transport capability? Our experienced transport executive will discuss this new opportunity.

Thomas Damsgaard, Vice President Marine Services North America, Inchcape Shipping Services

11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Insights on Education and a Look to the Future

An experienced industry practitioner will recall important learnings from his student years and pass on insights to students as they begin their careers.

Todd Arnold, Global Category Manager, International, Inbound & Project Logistics, Shell

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
ECMC Exhibition Floor Tours

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