ASSOCIATION OF PACIFIC PORTS
JOIN US IN SAN DIEGO FOR APP'S LABOR AND TRADE SEMINAR
Fly-In, Fly-Out Seminar:
“Fair Labor & Trade: Ensuring the Needs of
Port Business, Workers, and the Community”
Friday, May 2, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Marriott Courtyard Old Town Hotel
San Diego, California USA
Don't miss this opportunity to learn from experts about ways to effectively balance labor needs with efficiency issues facing modern ports such as logistics automation, terminal privatization, and cargo handling issues. Be informed of future economic policies and trade modernization that will affect wages, occupational health and safety, foreign labor competition, and much more. Learn about labor and trade issues at other ports and network with colleagues — all in sunny San Diego, California!
There will be plentiful information for ports of all sizes. The seminar begins at 10:00 a.m. and concludes at 4:00 p.m., so you can easily fly in and out of San Diego that same day. The nearby Marriott Courtyard San Diego Old Town, offering complimentary shuttle service, is only a 10-minute shuttle ride away! The hotel is offering a discounted rate of $129 per night for those wishing to stay longer.
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APP's Winter Conference in Kauai
APP's 2014 Winter Conference, held at the Kauai Marriott Resort on January 16-17, 2014 was a tremendous success. A special thanks to our Conference sponsors, attendees, and guest speakers. Attendees heard informative presentations from numerous expert speakers on key port industry topics such as port security, Pacific Rim economic trends, disaster recovery, port modernization plans, and much more.
Wrapping Up APP's Security Seminar
APP's Fly-in Fly-out Seminar -- "Inside and Outside Threats: Keeping Ports Safe and Secure" -- hosted by the Port of Portland and sponsored by the Port of Portland and ALX Technology -- took place at the Portland International Airport (PDX) Conference Center on October 25th was packed with informative presentations on a variety of security topics from numerous expert speakers.
Attendees discovered how ports of all sizes can better protect ships, cargo, cranes, trucks, marinas, and rail from external and internal threats. Guest speakers discussed how port staff, tenants, and customers can work together to prevent terrorism, theft, internal sabotage from labor disputes, and much more. There was also plentiful time to learn what's new at other ports and network with colleagues.
Wrapping Up the 100th Annual Conference
Delegates from ports and port-related businesses throughout the Pacific joined together in Redwood City on August 4-7th and were informed and inspired by a diverse lineup of informative expert speakers at APP's 100th Annual Conference, graciously hosted by the Port of Redwood City.
Under the conference theme "Embarking on our Next 100 Years," delegates discussed recent successes and challenges at ports and built stronger partnerships with port leaders throughout the Pacific. The event was filled with valuable port-industry briefings, excellent networking opportunities, entertaining events, an informative tour of the Bay Area's commercial harbors, a look at the America's Cup Village, and a special 100th anniversary dinner gala to celebrate APP's first century.
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A special thanks to our host and sponsor Port of Redwood City, our outstanding guest speakers, and to the 100th Annual Conference Sponsors: Port of Redwood City, Langan Engineering, Ben C. Gerwick Inc., Moffatt & Nichol, Klein Systems Group, Port of Longview, Eagle Rock Aggregates, Liftech Consultants, Metro Ports, Port of Hueneme, Port of Long Beach, Manson Construction, RMI Ports Authority, ALX Technology, Environmental Science Associates, Port of St. Helens, Hugh Wood Insurance, WKG, Aanko Technologies, and Journal of Commerce.
101st Annual Conference Preview
Mark your calendars to join us for APP's 101st Annual Conference on July 20-23, 2014, hosted by the Port of Longview, Washington USA. Click the video below for a special sneak preview!
Experience the Benefits of APP Membership
If you are a port-related business and haven't yet joined APP as an Associate Member, the time to do so is now! An action that will strengthen your company’s marketing, business development and future business success with ports and port-related businesses in North America, Asia, and the Pacific Islands, APP membership offers major discounts on event registrations so you may directly network with Pacific port leaders at events such as our upcoming Winter Conference in Hawaii. Member details are promoted on our website, member directory, and newsletters. These opportunities will enable you to better connect with Pacific ports and inform them about your firm’s expertise and services.
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