Monday, February 5, 2018

 

6:30 to 9:00 AM

Breakfast

7:30 to 2:00 PM

GFTC Registration + Delegate Assistance

7:45 to 8:00 AM

Opening of the 50th Annual GFTC
Dress is business casual

Opening Remarks: GRIFF LYNCH
Executive Director
Georgia Ports Authority

Master of Ceremony, CLIFF PYRON
Chief Commercial Officer
Georgia Ports Authority

Invocation: TBA

Presentation of the Colors: TBA

National Anthem: TBA

8:00 to 8:25 AM

Updates from the State of Georgia

JAMES L. ALLGOOD, JR.
Chairman, Georgia Ports Authority Board
2018 GFTC General Chairman

TBA

8:25 to 9:05 AM

Industry Labor/Management Discussion

PETER TIRSHWELL
Senior Director for Editorial Content
IHS Maritime & Trade 

ALAN ROBB
President
I.L.A. South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District

DAVID ADAM
Chairman/CEO
USMX

9:05 to 9:45 AM

Georgia Ports Authority Outlook

Griff Lynch
Executive Director
Georgia Ports Authority

9:45 to 10:15 AM

Logistics Perspective

BILL ROONEY
Vice President Strategic Development
Kuehne & Nagel

10:15 to 11:15 AM

Featured Speaker: COMMANDER MARK KELLY
American astronaut, retired United States Navy Captain, #1 New York Times best-selling author

11:15 to 11:30 AM

Q & A with COMMANDER MARK KELLY

11:30 AM to Noon

Autographs/Photos/Book Signing with COMMANDER MARK KELLY

12:30 PM

Golf (Shotgun Start) - SEASIDE COURSE

1:00 to 5:00 PM

Networking Breakout Meetings and Tennis (Optional)
Various locations

6:30 to 7:15 PM

Pre-Networking Evening Reception

7:15 to 10:30 PM

Evening Event

The Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC) sessions and events are for registered attendees and spouse/guests (21 and older) only. Delegate Badges must be worn at all times. Times are subject to change.