VMA22 Program

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

8:00 AM
Opening and Welcoming Remarks
8:20 AM
Opening Keynote
General Steve Lyons, USA (Ret.)
Special Port and Supply Chain Envoy
White House Supply Chain Task Force
9:00 AM
Networking Break
9:20 AM
Inland Transportation Solutions – Building Resiliency from the Ports to Inland Operations
The supply chain crisis led to creative operational approaches to keep cargo moving to and from ports and inland operations. Shippers collaborated with supply chain providers to develop unique solutions to combat disruptions and create resiliency with inland logistics. Come listen to experts from trucking, rail, forwarding, and cargo owners share their experiences and best practices for inland transportation resiliency.
Marc DiNapoli
Director, National Accounts, International and 3PL Intermodal Services
Matson Logistics, Inc.
Sundra Glennon
Director of International Logistics
Ferguson Enterprises
Ken Kellaway
President & CEO
RoadOne Intermodal Logistics
Donna Lemm
Chief Commercial officer
Frank Perez
Vice President
Integrated Industries/C&C Maintenance
10:20 AM
Networking Break
10:45 AM
Fireside Chat
National Supply Chain Challenge: The intersection of technology, infrastructure, and labor
As the nation continues to grapple with post-pandemic supply chain challenges, the transportation sector must look for a new solution – or a combination of several solutions – to restore the reliability, predictability, and optimized flow of freight within the United States. Could new infrastructure funding, emerging technologies, and reimagined labor strategies help turn the tide?
Hon. Rebecca Dye
Federal Maritime Commission
Stephen Edwards
CEO & Executive Director
The Port of Virginia
Anthony Fullbrook
OEC Group
11:45 PM
Explore Downtown Norfolk’s fantastic local eateries!
1:15 PM
If These Walls Could Talk: Rethinking Warehousing & Distribution Centers in 2022
This panel seeks to understand the influence that warehousing and inland distribution centers have upon supply chain pipelines. Join us for a discussion with retail DC operators and 3PL service providers to hear their experiences, unpack the current factors impacting labor concerns, space constraints, overall congestion, and hear tips for visibility, forecasting, and retention.
Timothy Malone
Senior Supply Chain Manager
Ace Hardware
Jason North
Logistics Manager
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA
Femi Popoola
Project Manager
C+D Technologies, Inc.
Troy Tibbetts
Senior Vice President, Operations
STG Logistics
2:15 PM
Networking Break
2:40 PM
Current Geopolitical Impacts to the Supply Chain
Trade wars, a global pandemic, and trade route disruptions have taken a heavy toll on the global supply chain over the last several years, and ongoing geopolitical turmoil further strains delicate trade balances. Could things get worse? Is there any relief in sight?
Brett Bruen
Global Situation Room
3:40 PM
Closing Remarks
4:30 PM
“Maritime Mixer” Premiere Networking Event

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