A couple of times per year, generally in the Spring and Fall, Women in Logistics sponsors a networking / membership event with a guest speaker. We aim to keep these events interesting by bringing in speakers to present ideas, discuss current events, or share relevant experiences. Some past topics include ILWU labor negotiations, the Port of Oakland plans for development and clean air,a UC Berkeley economist on the financial collapse, a “speed climber’s” view of logistics, the current state of the transportation network, etc. In addition to thought-provoking speakers, these events provide an opportunity for industry professionals to network, gather and share knowledge. In addition, they are also serve as important fundraisers for WIL’s scholarship program.
State of the Industry Luncheon
Join the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) and Women in Logistics (WIL) for a State of the Industry luncheon.
Our guest speakers will be Dave Arsenault, President & CEO, Hyundai Merchant Marine America, who will discuss the ocean carrier market where we are, how we got here and where we are going in the next 5-10 years.
Additionally, Fred Castonguay, Vice President of Operations, Ports America, will review how marine terminals are adjusting to the changing environment…bigger ships, automation, changing consortiums, and chassis divestment.
WHEN: Thursday November 6th, 2014 11 AM Reception 12 PM Luncheon
WHERE: Scott’s, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA
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