WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017
8:30 am – 9:00 am
9:00 am – 9:10 am
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
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