WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Networking Coffee

9:00 am – 9:10 am
Welcoming Remarks
Elizabeth Wetzel, Program Manager, Breakbulk Events & Media

9:10 am – 9:45 am
Session 1: Opening Keynote: The World of Breakbulk

Breakbulk includes a great array of businesses from shippers, freight forwarders, ports and terminal operators and EPCs among them. Our experienced executive will discuss the types and movement of breakbulk cargo from his perspective.

Frank Schroder, Global Logistics Manager, CB&I Fabrication Services

9:45 am – 10:45 am
Session 2: Case Study: Large Scale US Energy Project

Large project equipment from worldwide origins delivered to site mainly via barge and heavy haul. Presenters will discuss challenges, obstacles, strategies and solutions for executing the logistics for this unique milestone

Matt Fielder, Vice President, Specialized Transport, deugro
Franklin Alvarez, Regional Head Transport Engineering Americas, deugro
Addison Albin, Lead Logistics Specialist, Kiewit Procurement

10:45 am – 11:00 am
Networking Coffee Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Session 3: The Role of Ocean Shipping in the Supply Chain

Where does ocean shipping fit into the supply chain? Why is this important to understand? Our shipping executive will provide the insights on the value of the ocean transportation segment of the project supply chain.

Thomas Damsgaard, Vice President Marine Services North America, Inchcape Shipping Services

11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Session 4: Insights on Education and a Look to the Future

An experienced industry practitioner will recall important learnings from his student years and pass on insights to students as they begin their careers.

Todd Arnold, Global Category Manager, International, Inbound & Project Logistics, Shell

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
ECMC Exhibition Floor Tours