2014 Summit

Thank you for attending the NAFTANEXT 2014 Summit!

Agenda

Wednesday

NAFTA and North American Competitiveness

Brian Searles – NAFTA and North American Competitiveness

Opportunities in the New Arctic

John Higginbotham – North American Arctic Corridors and Gateways

Cross-border Transportation and Nearshoring Trends

Antonio de la Cuesta – Reshoring Mexico 2014

Salvador Behar – NAFTA at 20 Years

Thomas Klier – Automotive Linkages between the US and Mexico

Breakout 2: Ports, Inland Ports & Trade Corridors

Eric Olafson – Ports, Inland Ports & Trade Corridors

Kerry Cartwright – NAFTA Related Issues North Americas Global Gateway Ports of Long BeachLos Angeles

Breakout 3: Powering New Freight Systems

Ezra Finkin – Powering New Freight Systems in NAFTA Trade Lanes

Dr. Donald Stanton – Advanced Engine Technology to Meet the Needs of NAFTA Markets

Marti Lenz – Powertrains and Fuels for Locomotives

Breakout 4 – Borders of the Future: Challenges of Today

Kathryn Bryk Friedman – Greening the Border – The Binational Buffalo Niagra Region as a Case Study

Melissa Fanucci – Greening the Border – WA & BC Initiatives to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Cascade Gateway

Thursday

Investment Climate in Mexico

Dr. Jose Zozaya – Investment Climate in Mexico

The Future of North American Logistics

Ann Drake – DSC Logistics

David Stevenson – Johnson Controls

Gene Seroka – APL

North American Infrastructure Development

Donald James – North American Infrastructure Development

David Narefsky – North America Infrastructure Development – Innovative Financing Solutions

New Energy: The Game-Changer in North America

Graham Brisben and Taylor Robinson – New Energy the Game-changer in North America

Breakout 1: The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Utilizing Existing and Emerging Clean Freight Technologies

Dawn Fenton – Environmental and Economic Benefits of Utilizing Existing and Emerging Clean Freight Tech

Dr. Matt Miyasato – The Need for Zero and Near-Zero Emission Goods Movement Technologies

James Jack – Environmental and Economic Benefits of Utilizing Existing and Emerging Clean Freight Tech

Robert Filosa – UPS Green Fleet

Breakout 2: Trade and North American Metropolitan Economies

Joe Parilla – Trade and North American Metropolitan Economies

Gary Gallegos – Trade and North American Metropolitan Economies

Breakout 3: Big Data & Technology

Kevin Kruke – Welcome to Big Data

Dan Filby – BIG Opportunities for Carrier Performance Enhancement

David Ladner – Everyone is Talking About Big Data

James Roberts – Big Data and Marketing

Taso Zografos – Big D

North America’s Environmental Responsibility

Alejandro Sosa – North America’s Environmental Responsibility

 

Friday

Boots on the Ground: A real-world perspective of how freight is moved across the NAFTA surface borders

Alan Russell – Boots on the Ground

Jim Phillips – Coordinated Clearance Point of Departure Determination

Erik Markeset – Mexico: Logistics Overview

Tri-National Transport Panel

Bruce Agnew – Tri-National Transport Panel

Federico Dominguez – Tri-National Transport Panel

North American Energy Challenges

Erica Bowman – Natural Gas Opportunities

Matt Koch – Energy Works for Us