NIT LEAGUE SCHEDULES TRANSPACIFIC TRADE SEMINAR
The National Industrial Transportation League and the Transportation Club of San Francisco are backing a seminar on “Balancing Commerce and Security in the Pacific Rim Trade” in cooperation with the World Shipping Council.
The 2002 Monterey Seminar will be held on May 17-18 in Monterey, Calif.
Transportation officials from government and industry will talk about developments affecting U.S./Pacific Rim trade, including the congestion at U.S. ports, the potential impacts of the newly proposed shipping liner regulations from China, and the ramifications of the anticipated rules dealing with transportation security.
Speakers will include: Captain William Schubert, administrator, Maritime Administration; Mark Maleski, international logistics manager, J.C. Penney Logistics; Capt. T. F. Hau, senior vice president, OOCL (USA); Don Wylie, managing director of maritime services at the Port of Long Beach; Harold Creel, chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission; Stephen Miller, team leader, maritime and land transport team, Department of State; John Isbell, senior director of corporate logistics, Nike; Gao Weijie, vice president, COSCO; Thomas O’Brien, director of field operations with the U.S. Customs Service; Bruce Carlton, acting deputy maritime administrator; Donald O’Hare, vice president of the World Shipping Council; and Maryanna Kersten, ocean program manager, Hewlett Packard.