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2009 Ohio Conference on Freight.

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2009 Ohio Conference on Freight Agenda

Tuesday, September 22, 2009
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast /
Dana Center Atrium
Sponsored by Toledo Trucking Association

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Plenary Session / Lucas Auditorium
“ Ohio’s 21 st Century Transportation Priorities Task Force – The Stimulus Bill and its Impact on Ohio” - Jolene Molitoris, Director, Ohio Department of Transportation
Sponsored by Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Vendor Displays and Networking / Dana Center Atrium

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Sessions

11:30 a.m. – noon Vendor Displays and Networking / Dana Center Atrium

noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Presentation / Hilton Hotel Ballroom
“ St. Lawrence Seaway System - 50 th Anniversary” – Collister (Terry) Johnson, Jr., Administrator of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Sponsored by Eastman & Smith, Ltd.

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Vendor Displays and Networking / Dana Center Atrium

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Workshop Sessions

  • “The Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2009” – Erika Young, Director of Transportation, National Association of Regional Councils / Williams/Defiance Rooms
  • “The Great Lakes Maritime Research Information Clearinghouse: University Transportation Research Benefiting the Freight Movement Industry” – Richard Martinko, Director, University of Toledo Intermodal Transportation Institute / Seneca Room
    *DataViewer and User Guide link – maritime.utoledo.edu
    Contact Samir Dhar for a username and password: (419) 530-2545 or
    samir.dhar@utoledo.edu

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Vendor Displays and Networking / Dana Center Atrium

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Workshop Sessions

  • “An Update on the Canada Border Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Efforts to Improve Border Crossing Freight Movement”– Sue Oswalt, Canada Border Security Agency / Williams/Defiance Rooms

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Session

5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Reception – Dana Center Atrium, Outside, and Lucas Auditorium
Sponsored by Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast /
Dana Center Atrium
Sponsored by Toledo Trucking Association

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Plenary Session / Lucas Auditorium
“The Road to U.S. Economic Growth – Let’s Rebuild America” – Janet Kavinoky, Director of Transportation Infrastructure, Congressional and Public Affairs Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Sponsored by Parsons Brinckerhoff

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Vendor Displays and Networking / Dana Center Atrium

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Sessions

  • “Development of the I-70 Corridor of National Significance” – Suzann Rhodes, Wilbur Smith Associates; Mark Locker, Office of Multi-Modal Planning, Ohio Department of Transportation; Keith J. Bucklew, Director of Freight Mobility, Indiana Department of Transportation; Bill Harris, Norfolk Southern Railroad / Henry/Van Wert Rooms

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Toledo Harbor Dredging Summit

Plenary Session / Lucas Auditorium

noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch Presentation / Hilton Hotel Ballroom
Toledo Harbor Dredging Summit
Sponsored by Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority

1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Toledo Harbor Dredging Summit - Workshops

 
 
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