3:30 Breakout Sessions (choose one)
Introducing Blockchain Technology to Global Supply Chain -Hear directly from IBM and Maersk as they introduce the first industry-wide cross-border supply chain solution on blockchain. Global trade digitization through blockchain technology is estimated to benefit the shipping process through efficiency and productivity gains, ultimately decreasing fraud and reducing waste and cost. Featuring
- Don Fenhagen, Partner & Senior Location Executive, IBM
- Annette Mueller, Key Client Manager, Maersk
- Tom Regnante, Senior VP, Chase
The Impact of the Offshore Wind Industry on Maryland’s Ports – Earlier this year, Maryland Public Service Commission approved two offshore wind projects. These projects, valued at more than $2 billion will be the largest offshore wind farms in the country and will put Maryland into the center of the domestic offshore wind industry. At this session attendees will learn about the many opportunities surrounding this program – which in addition to saving thousands of pounds of CO2 emissions, is estimated to create more than 5,000 jobs and countless business opportunities. Featuring:
- Jeff Keever, Business Development, Host Terminals
- Marissa Gillett, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Maryland Public Service Commission
- Sam Beirne, Wind and Water Program Manager, Maryland Energy Administration
- Paul Murphy, VP of Operations and Engineering, Deepwater Wind
4:30 Embassy Wine Tasting
5:30 WTCI Highlights and Tribute-Toast to Helen Bentley
Deb Kielty, President, World Trade Center Institute
Harold Adams, Chairman Emeritus, RTKL; President, HLA, LLC
5:45 State of the Ports Address
Jim Ports, Deputy Secretary of Transportation
6:00 Embassy Wine Tasting
Featuring Wines From
Companies in Attendance
Absolute Worldwide Logistics, Inc
Alliance Engineering, Inc.
America-Georgia Business Council
American Roll On Roll Off Carrier
Anne Arundel Community College
Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corporation
Association of Maryland Pilots
Ausley Associates, Inc.
Ayers Saint Gross
Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Bank of America Corporation
Brand Marketing Organization World Wines
BWI Business Partnership, Inc.
Central Japan Railway Company
Chase Brexton Health Services
Commodity Services and Solutions
Community College of Baltimore County
Computer Frontiers, inc.
Constellation Energy Group, inc.
Corman Marine Construction, inc.
COSCO Container Lines
Cuba Life Travels, LLC
Direct Chassis Link Inc.
Ellicott Dredges, LLC
Embassy of Argentina
Embassy of Brazil
Embassy of Georgia
Embassy of Hungary
Embassy of Japan
Embassy of Peru
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria
Evergreen Shipping Agency Corporation
First National Bank
Fogo de Chao
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
Greenfield Law, LLC
Guarachi Wine Partners
Harbor Designs and Manufacturing
Inscite Consulting LLC
Integrity Commercial Funding
International SOS Assistance, Inc.
John S. Connor, Inc.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
JP Morgan Chase Bank
KCI Technologies, inc.
Kelly & Associates
Knorr Brake Corporation
Lang Strategies LLC
Lanterna Distributors, inc.
Lord Baltimore Hotel
Marcus & Millichap
Maryland Aviation Administration
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Maryland Chambers of Commerce
Maryland Department of Commerce
Maryland Department of Transportation
Maryland Energy Administration
Maryland Environmental Service
Maryland New Directions
Maryland Port Administration
Maryland Public Service Commission
MidAtlantic Farm Credit
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Mind Over Machines, Inc
Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP
Flanigan & Sons Inc
Pasha Distribution Services
Picorp, Inc. Baltimore
Pompeian Olive Oil
Ports America Chesapeake
Redgate Real Estate Advisors, LLC
Regional Manufacturing Institute
Royal Rabbit Vineyards
RSM US, LLP
Ruxton Services, LLC
Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
Taylor Northeast, Inc.
The Classic Catering People
The Cordish Companies
The Urban Winery
Thunderbolt Global Logistics, LLC
Trade River USA
U.S. Export Assistance Center Baltimore
University of Maryland College Park
University of Maryland University College
Volvo Group Trucks
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
ZBest Limousine Services
Zephyr Environmental Corporation