Event Details

2017 Agenda

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Conference at a glance

8:00 – 8:45

Registration, Networking, and Expo

9:00 – 9:15

Opening General Session- Welcome

9:15 – 9:45

Morning Keynote: Dr. Ray Wolfe, Executive Director, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority

9:45 – 10:45

General Session Panel: “State of Southern California Supply Chain in 2017”
Moderator: Fran Inman, Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty
Panelists:
Glenn Farren, Director of Port Operations, Port of Long Beach
Frances Keeler, Senior Counsel, Clyde & Company LLP
Robert Lapsley, President, California Business Roundtable

10:45 – 11:00

Networking Break, Exhibit Hall; Playing of Success Videos

11:00 – 12:00

General Session Panel: “Threats & Possibilities for Goods Movement”
Moderator: Fran Inman, Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty
Panelists:
LaDonna DiCamillo, Regional Assistant Vice President State Government Affairs, BNSF
Dr. John Husing, Chief Economist, Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Thomas Jelenic, Vice President, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association
B.J. Patterson, CEO/President, Pacific Mountain Logistics, LLC, Distribution Management Association
Chris Shimoda, Director of Policy, California Trucking Association

“Implications for Healthcare”
Dr. Todd Westra, Kaiser Permanente

12:00 – 1:30

Luncheon General Session
“How Exports Will Fuel Future Cities”
Keynote Speaker:  Juan Perez, Chief Information Officer, UPS
Q&A Sesion

DMA Presentation – Student Scholarships
Gabe Covarrubias, Scholarship Chairman, Distribution Management Association

Drucker School Center for Supply Chain & Logistics Award Presentation
Jenny Darroch, Dean, Drucker School of Management, Center for Supply Chain & Logistics

1:30 – 2:30

General Session Panel: “Infrastructure Investment Discussion”
Moderator: Paul Granillo, President & CEO, Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Panelists:
Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director, Southern California Association of Governments
Wayne Nastri, Executive Director, South Coast Air Quality Management District
Mark Thorpe, Chief Development Officer, Ontario International Airport Authority
Dr. Ray Wolfe, Executive Director, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority

2:30 – 3:15

General Session
“Amazon Robotics and Customer Fulfillment in the Inland Empire”
Keynote Speaker: Kelvin Downes, Regional Director of Amazon Operations

Closing Remarks
Paul Granillo & Gary L. Toebben

 

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