|The Pacific Current||November 18, 2010|
|Please join us for APP's Mid-Year Conference on January 13-14, 2011 in Oahu, Hawaii
-- a central location convenient for all ports throughout the Pacific. The beautiful setting will amaze you.
speakers will inform you on timely port topics and better equip you as
you return to provide leadership for your own port. Read
below for further details.Click here to register now for the January 13-14, 2011 Conference!
|REGISTER TODAY FOR MID-YEAR CONFERENCE|
Join your colleagues from throughout the Pacific for APP's Mid-Year Conference in Hawaii.
Network, learn, and take home valuable information regarding key port
industry issues and trends that will benefit your port or port-related
business. Outstanding speakers, plentiful networking time with
new and current APP members, and a beautiful setting await you:
Thursday & Friday, January 13-14, 2011
Hosted by Hawaii Harbors Division
Marriott Ihilani Resort
Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii
Our Conference venue, the Marriott Ihilani Resort,
is a secluded retreat, located 20 miles from the Honolulu International
Airport. It offers a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere and excellent
conference and golf facilities. Our discounted hotel room rates for this year's Conference are very affordable, starting at just $129 per night! Click here to make your sleeping room reservation.
Your companion is welcome to join you in Hawaii and participate in special tours we have set up especially for companions.
Stay tuned to our website for updated information.
Click here for more information and to register online!
|WRAPPING UP MASTER PLANNING SEMINAR|
We recently completed our November 5th APP Fly-In, Fly-Out Seminar: "Strategic Master Planning for Ports"
at Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington USA. A
special thanks to our guest speakers for providing such informative
presentations on these timely topics:
- MASTER PLANNING THE FUTURE WEST COAST OF THE AMERICAS: Bob Johansen, Ports & Marine Planning Director, AECOM
- PLANNING BELLINGHAM'S WATERFRONT DISTRICT: Mike Hogan, Environmental Analyst, Port of Bellingham, Washington
- DEVELOPING MIXED USES AT NORTHWEST PORTS: Shannon Kinsella, Waterfront Group Director, Reid Middleton
- CREATING A SUSTAINABLE LONG-RANGE PLAN FOR PDX AIRPORT: Sean Loughran, Senior Aviation Planner, Port of Portland, Oregon
- RETAINING & REPAIRING INFRASTRUCTURE: Brian Jones, Partner, Schrader Company
- REVITALIZATING OLYMPIA'S EAST BAY: Kari Qvigstad, Marketing & Business Development Director, Port of Olympia, Washington
- STRATEGIC ASSET MANAGEMENT FOR PORTS: Jim Reed, Program Manager & Rich Tremaglio, Seattle Office Manager, TEC Inc.
- MASTER PLANNING IS SMART PLANNING FOR SMALL PORTS TOO: Tim Schauer, President, MacKay & Sposito Inc.
seminar speakers educated attendees about effective strategic port
master planning. Port officials described successful master
planning work they have completed. Private sector leaders shared
their success stories of how ports of all sizes can forecast future
cargoes, plan for change, prioritize infrastructure investments, and
accommodate future growth.
Click here for PowerPoint presentations and photos from the November 5th Seminar.
|APP PEOPLE: HUENEME COMMISSIONERS ELECTED|
Two new candidates and
one current commissioner were elected as Port of
Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District (California USA) Commissioners on
Commissioner-elect Jason Hodge is
a Firefighter trained in fire protection, water rescue, terrorism
emergencies, hazardous materials emergencies, and major disaster
management. His specialization has been in emergency
logistics working throughout California as part of an emergency
response team. He has helped manage disasters with
costs exceeding 100 million dollars. He plans to focus
on increasing the port's economic output while decreasing the
environmental footprint, transitioning to shoreside power to help
reduce pollution and noise, create a plan that addresses local
street traffic without reducing the port's capacity, and
expand job opportunities for local residents by identifying
underutilized resources like the World Trade center and the free trade
Commissioner-elect Mary Anne Rooney
brings a strong and diverse business background. Currently,
she is a consultant for the Economic Development Collaborative
of Ventura County as a Program Director for the Global
Entrepreneur Training in Trade Program. She was
elected as a Trustee for the Ventura County Community College District
from 2002-2006 and was elected by her peers to the statewide California
Community College Trustee board. During this time, she was
an active advocate to increase funding and protect students' rights and
access to education, and provided local oversight for a $200
million budget operating budget and $356 million bond
project. Having more than 15 years of business
experience in public, private, and non-profit industries, she brings a
unique background and expertise in strategic planning, project
development, and marketing.
Current Commissioner Jess Herrera was also re-elected to a new term.
Congratulations to all three commissioners on your election -- and thank you to retiring Commissioners Ray Fosse and Michael Plinskey for your many years of dedicated service!
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|CALENDAR: UPCOMING APP EVENTS|
|Please save these dates and plan to attend these upcoming APP conferences and seminars:
JANUARY 13-14, 2011APP Mid-Year ConferenceHosted by Hawaii Harbors Division
Ihilani Resort & Spa
Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii
APP 98th Annual Conference
Hosted by Port of Long Beach
Hilton Long Beach Hotel
Long Beach, California USA
|Please feel free to contact your APP staff with your questions, concerns, or requests: |
Dave Hunt, Executive Director:
Lisa Pomasl, Deputy Director:
Brian Wright, Operations Manager: