Tuesday, February 7, 2017

6:30 to 9:00 AM

Breakfast

7:30 to 2:00 PM

GFTC Registration + Delegate Assistance

7:50 to 8:00 AM

Day Two Business Sessions

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

JAMES L. ALLGOOD, JR.
Chairman, Georgia Ports Authority Board
2017 GFTC General Chairman

8:00 to 8:30 AM

UPDATES FROM THE STATE OF GEORGIA

GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL
State of Georgia

COMMISSIONER RUSSELL McMURRAY, P.E.
Georgia Department of Transportation

COMMISSIONER PAT WILSON
Georgia Department of Economic Development

8:30 to 9:00 AM

Keynote Address: Automotive Industry Outlook

KEVIN ROBERTS
Senior Analyst Autofacts, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLC

9:00 to 9:30 AM

Keynote Address: Carrier Industry Update - Who's in, who's out and what it will take to survive.

TAN HUA JOO 
Executive Consultant, Alphaliner

9:30 to 10:15 AM

Round Table: Three Big Stories About Georgia

WILLIAM L. RALPH
Maritime Economist, R. K. Johns & Associates

BRIAN K. ROBBINS
Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Floor and Decor

JOHN CHEATHAM
Vice President Logistics, Graphic Packaging

CLINT McFARLAND
Associate Executive Director, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-Field Operations

10:15 to 11:15 AM

Featured Speaker: HERSCHEL WALKER 
Former Professional American Football Player, Heisman Trophy Winner, College Football Hall of Fame, Mixed Martial Artist

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Lunch in various locations

12:15 PM

Golf (Shotgun Start)

1:00 to 5:00 PM

Networking Breakout Meetings and Tennis (Optional)
Various locations

6:30 to 7:15 PM

Pre-Networking Evening Reception + Oyster Roast

7:15 to 10:30 PM

Evening Event
Dress is casual and weather-appropriate.

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.