Day 1, January 17th
Promises and Technological Developments

7:30am - 8:30am   

Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:30am - 8:45am   

Welcome and Introductions:
Peter Philips, Publisher, Pacific Maritime Magazine
Susan Wise, President, Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission

8:45am - 9:15am

Keynote Address
Sean Connaughton, Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of

9:15am - 10:30am

Zero Emissions Technology: Promises and Challenges
Moderator: Edward Thicksten, Sr. Consultant, Center for Commercial Deployment of Transportation Technology, California State University at Long Beach

  • Rick Cameron, Director of Environmental Planning, Port of Long Beach
  • Douglas Failing, Executive Director, Highway Project Delivery, Metro Transportation Authority
  • Tom Kelly, President & CEO, Visionary Products
    and Solutions, LLC
  • Matt Miyasato, Assistant Deputy Executive Officer, South Coast Air Quality Management District
10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break. Exhibits Open
11:00am - 12:00pm

Zero Emissions Technology: On-Road

Moderator: Frances Keeler, Keesal, Young and Logan

12:00pm - 1:30pm Luncheon Speaker
Michael Shaw, Vice President, California Trucking Association
1:30pm - 3:00pm   

Zero Emissions Technology: Fixed Rail Applications

Moderator: Edward Thicksten, Sr. Consultant Center for Commercial Deployment of Transportation Technology, California State University at Long Beach

3:00pm - 3:30pm   

Coffee Break. Exhibits open

3:30pm - 4:30pm   

The Promise of Zero Emission Technologies: Magic or Myth
TL Garrett, Vice President, Pacific Merchant Shipping Associations
Panel Discussion with the day’s speakers

4:30pm - 6:00pm  




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Day 2, January 18th
Applications and the Regulatory Environment

7:30am - 8:30am   

Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:30am - 8:45am  

Opening Remarks

Cindy Miscikowski, President, Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission

8:45am - 10:00am

Panel Discussion: Operators

A panel of terminal operators and their subcontractors will discuss existing and pending Zero Emission Container Handling projects and shore power projects at Southern California Container Terminals.

Moderator: Thomas Jelenić, Assistant Director of Environmental Affairs and Planning, Port of Long Beach


10:00am - 10:30am

Coffee Break. Exhibits Open

10:30am - 12:00pm

Zero Emission Technology: Legal and Regulatory Implications

A panel of regulators and legal subject matter experts will discuss the regulatory and legal landscape surrounding the application of Zero Emission Technology

Moderator: Cynthia Burch, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP





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