Agenda

 

World Trade & Transport Conference
MVTTC / The Coal Institute
Program Agenda – February 20, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome Remarks
Mark Czarnecki – VP of Sales–M/G Transport and Chairman of MVTTC
8:15 – 9:30 USCG River Operations & Infrastructure Update
Moderator – Sean Duffy – Executive Director – Big River Coalition
Captain Will Watson – Deputy Captain of the Port – United States Coast Guard
Michelle Kornick- Operations Manager – US Army Corps of Engineers
Tim Osborn – Regional Navigation Manager – NOAA Office of Coast Survey
Dr. Suzanne Van Cooten – Hydrologist – NWS Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center
Captain Michael T. D. Miller – President – Associated Branch Pilots
9:30 – 9:45 Break
9:45 – 10:30
Economic Outlook
Patrick Ryan
Justine Fisher – VP of Commodities Research – Goldman Sachs
10:30 – 10:35 UNO Masters of Transportation Scholarship Recipient announcement
10:35 – 12:00 Trade & Transport Panel Discussion
Moderator – Ken Eriksen – Senior VP – IHS Markit
Container on Barge Movements – Sal Latrico – CEO – American Patriot Holdings LLC
Grain – Mike Steenhoek – Executive Director – Soy Transportation
Fertilizer – Alexis Maxwell – Research Director – Green Markets
Rail- Carl Warren – Director Port Development – CSX Transportation, Inc.
Illinois River closure – Paul Rohde – VP Midwest Region – Waterways Council, Inc.
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15- 2:15 Coal Panel Discussion
Moderator – Brian Miles – VP of Sales, Biehl
Kevin Karazsia – Senior VP- Coal Marketing -Ramaco
Jeff Wozek -VP- Coal Logistics and Procurement – SunCoke Energy
Ben Rankin – VP-Director-Hickman, Williams & Company
2:15 – 2:30 Closing Remarks