VENUE

Double Tree by Hilton New Orleans
300 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Discounted Room Rate: $174/night,

Breakfast Included (Tuesday - Friday Rate)

To book, please visit this link

Reservation deadline is September 1, 2019

EXTENDED! Reservation deadline is now September 20th, 2019

REGISTRATION

$ 375 per person

$100 Spousal fee

SCHEDULE

 

Wednesday, October 16

8:00 – 9:00 am - Registration

 9:00 - 9:45 am - Jack Fong, Missionary Expediters - Welcome

9:45 – 10:00 am – Attendee Introduction

10:00 - 11:00 am - Paul VicinanzoUSAID Transportation Division Chief,

New Partnership Initiative (NPI) and USAID cargo transportation

11:00 – 11:15 am - Break

11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Alex Rogers, Operation Blessing - GIK Warehousing Processes

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm - Lunch in the Rosedown room

1:15 - 1:45 pm - Peter Marks, Seed Programs International

What’s Special About Vegetable Seed? Ten Tips on Supply, Selection, & Quality

1:45 - 2:00 pm - Tyler Krengle, JAB Trading Industries

 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Robin Townley – Senior Director, Special Project Logistics, Maersk

3:00 – 3:15pm – Break

 3:15  – 4:30 pm - East Africa Q&A :  incl. Niranjan Bhat, Afriasia Logistics (Kenya), Krishna Kumar, Magellan Logistics (Tanzania)

6:00 pm - Dinner

 

Thursday, October 17

9:00 – 10:00 am - Tim Covell, World Vision - Lessons from Commercial SCM

10:00 am – 11:00 amJackson Marshall, Logisticon - Air Freight: Best Practices & Processes

 11:00 am - Networking activity

 

Friday, October 18

9:00 - 9:30 am - Andie Stagg, Missionary Expediters

9:30 - 10:00 am - Emanuel Blaj, Missionary Expediters-Procurement

10:00 – 10:15 amJulie Barrilleaux & Fatima Coyle, MX National

10:15 am - 11:00 am- Wrap up

11:15 - 12:00 pm- Shuttle to the MX warehouse for Networking and lunch