Bauer Supply Chain Forum

Supply Chain Fall 2016 Symposium

Friday, November 4, 2016
Discussion Topic:
Port of Houston: Preparing for the New Panama Canal

University of Houston - Main Campus
C. T. Bauer College of Business
Melcher Hall, Room 150 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Get directions

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NOTE: Student attendance will be by special invitation only.



Agenda

Time Topic and Presenters
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Registration/Check-In and Networking (Melcher Hall Room 150 and Atrium)

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Panama Canal Expansion

Presenter:

Ricardo Arias, Trade Development Manager, Port of Houston Authority

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break – Meet and Greet Bauer Supply Chain Students
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Expansion of POHA Terminals for Growing Market

Presenters:

Ryan Mariacher, Bayport Container Terminal Director, Port of Houston Authority

Will Whitehouse, Sr. Trade Development Manager, Port of Houston Authority

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch courtesy of Bauer Supply Chain Forum and SCM Department Mix and mingle between guests, SCM students, and faculty

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

What Houston is Doing to Grow Exports

Presenters:

Josh Davis, Director, International Trade, Greater Houston Partnership

John Heimsath - President & CEO, ACM Logistics & Consulting, Inc.

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

What the Resin Expansion means to Houston

Presenter:

Jordan Frisby, Economic Analyst, Port of Houston

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Break – Meet and Greet Bauer Supply Chain Students

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Intermodal Logistics in Houston

Presenters:

Kristin Hansen, Sales Manager, Consumer Products, Intermodal Solutions from BNSF Railway

Rich Byrnes, Chief Infrastructure Officer, Port of Houston Authority

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

C. T. Bauer College of Business Supply Chain Updates

Presenters:

Dr. Powell Robinson, Professor and Supply Chain Management Coordinator, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Dr. Dale Tibodeau, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Bauer Supply Chain Forum, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Past Symposia: Spring 2014 | Spring 2015 | Fall 2015 |