The Second Annual Conference

“Fitting the Pieces Together”

The Great Lakes / St. Lawrence Marine Highway

-featuring

Keynote Speaker:

Collister “Terry” Johnson Jr.,

Administrator, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

Special Guest from the Netherlands:

Ger van Langen,

Managing Director, Wagenborg Ferry Services

Monday, August 30

8:30 a.m.-4p.m.

 

Dolan Center for Science and Technology / Donahue Auditorium

WHAT:             “Fitting the Pieces Together” is a networking forum aimed at discovering how the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway give Northeast Ohio manufacturers and shippers a competitive advantage in our global economy. Integrated efforts can ultimately lead to job creation in the region! This event is sponsored by John Carroll University’s Standard Products Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management.

The Standard Products Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management emphasizes quality issues and innovative business practices to prepare students for leadership roles in business.

 

WHO:               KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Collister “Terry” Johnson Jr., Administrator, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

 

SPECIAL GUEST from the Netherlands

Ger van Langen, Managing Director, Wagenborg Ferry Services

(Ger was involved in the original Cleveland/Port Stanley Project) Speakers will also discuss how to integrate efforts:

                   Speakers and Panelists:

  • John D. Baker, President of the Great Lakes District Council, Atlantic Coast District, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO
  • William D. Friedman, President & CEO, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority
  • Roy Knapp, President, Consultech
  • Mark Locker AICP, Administrator, Office of Maritime & Freight Mobility, Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Tom McKenna, Sr. Vice President, Logistics Engineering & Technology, Penske
  • Gordon McNeil, Director Business Development, McKeil Marine
  • Rear Admiral Michael N. Parks, USCG Commander Ninth Coast Guard District
  • Arnie de la Porte, Honorary Consul, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Ray Schreckengost, Executive Director, Port of Erie
  • Stan Shumway, Managing Partner at Great Lakes Feeder Lines, LLC

 

 

WHEN:             Monday, August 30, 2010       

                        8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

                       

WHERE:           John Carroll University

                        20700 N. Park Blvd.

                        University Heights, OH

                        Dolan Center for Science and Technology / Donahue Auditorium

CONTACT:      Ann Buda

Department of Management, Marketing and Logistics

                        216.397.4665 or abuda@jcu.edu                    

                       

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Posted on August 25, 2010
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