CITT State of the Trade and Transportation Town Hall Meeting

Event Date

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA


Kristin Decas (Moderator) – CEO/Port Director, Port of Hueneme
Jon Slangerup – Chief Executive, Port of Long Beach
Peter Friedmann – Washington DC, on behalf of Pacific Coast Council — Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Associations, Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT), and Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC)
Bobby Olvera Jr. – President, ILWU Local 13

Event Overview

Global Trends, Local Impacts, Big Decisions

Bigger ships. E-commerce. 3-D Manufacturing.
Rising energy costs. Emerging markets.
The way the world trades is changing.
And changes halfway around the world have impacts
on the ground here in Southern California.

Are we prepared?

Attendees to the Trade and Transportation Town Hall Meeting discussed what changing trends mean for the economy, the environment, and the future of their region as a trade gateway.


METRANS Associated Partners — Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach, Majestic Realty Co., Metro, Southern California Association of Governments, ILWU; APM Terminals; Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority; Ability/Tri-Modal Transportation Services; Long Beach City College Media Sponsor: Long Beach Business Journal

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