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    • Thursday, March 11, 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Event Via Zoom
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    Trading with the World:
    Past, Present, & Future Markets for the
    Ports of Los Angeles & Long Beach

    Thursday, March 11, 2021

    11:45 AM - 12:00 PM • Networking Session
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Keynote

    This presentation will look at significant changes in Southern California’s trade with major markets between 1919 and 2019 and review future strategic opportunities and challenges for trade through our global gateway.

    The first fifteen minutes of this meeting will be spent in a networking session breakout room.

    Registration
    Member: $20
    Non-Member: $30

    Sponsorships are available!
    Register here or contact us for more information.

    Please note: a link to register for this webinar will be included in your confirmation email

    Jim MacLellan
    Retired Director of Trade Development for the Port of Los Angeles
    As director of trade development for the Port of Los Angeles, Jim was responsible for outreach to cargo owners and their professional associations, until his retirement in 2018 after 26 years of service. He also directed trade promotion programs to encourage increased business through Southern California. This includes outreach efforts to assist small to medium size business to consider global markets. He held this position since 2007, and previously was Director of Marketing, at which time he directed marketing programs, coordinated ten international offices and worked to build the Port’s long-term clientele. Prior to joining the Port in 1992, he worked for more than 22 years in the private sector of the international shipping business, which included many years in Europe. Jim received the Stanley T. Olafson Lifetime Achievement during the LA Chamber World Trade Week in 2018.

    Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Sir George Williams University. In the past, he has taught a course on shipping and transportation for UCLA Extension and for the international MBA program at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate Business School. Since 2008 he conducted an annual intensive course on trade and shipping at the Monterey Graduate School of International Policy Studies. He was a Director of the U.S. – Mexico Chamber of Commerce (Southern California), the Foreign Trade Association and the Southern California District Export Council of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

    Cancellations must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event to receive a refund or to avoid being billed. Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

    • Thursday, March 25, 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Event Via Zoom
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    TPM 2021 Update from Bill Mongelluzzo

    Thursday, March 25, 2021

    11:45 AM - 12:00 PM • Networking Session
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Keynote

    The first fifteen minutes of this meeting will be spent in a networking session breakout room.

    Registration
    Member: $20
    Non-Member: $30

    Sponsorships are available!
    Register here or contact us for more information.

    Please note: a link to register for this webinar will be included in your confirmation email

    Bill Mongelluzzo
    A senior editor of The Journal of Commerce(JOC) from IHS Markit. A former senior editor at JOC Group, he is a 30-year veteran of covering the shipping industry. He provides leading journalistic coverage of trans-Pacific trade, intermodal rail and ports. He also frequently speaks at industry events and develops conference programs. JOC Group Inc., a premier provider of US seaborne trade intelligence through data, online content and events was acquired by IHS Markit in 2014 and JOC is now part of IHS Markit. Mr. Mongelluzzo holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia, US, and a master's degree in History from the University of New Orleans, US.

    Cancellations must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event to receive a refund or to avoid being billed. Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

    • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Event Via Zoom
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    A Discussion with FMC Chairman Khouri

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 11:45 AM (PDT)

    The FMC is the U.S. agency responsible for economic regulation of ocean borne transportation in American foreign commerce. The U.S. Congress charged the FMC with responsibility to ensure competitive and efficient ocean transportation services for the shipping public and to protect the public from unfair and deceptive practices. The Commission’s prime meridian is Competition and Integrity for America’s Ocean Supply Chain.

    Registration
    Member: $20
    Non-Member: $30

    Sponsorships are available!
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    Please note: a link to register for this webinar will be included in your confirmation email

    Chairman Khouri, Federal Maritime Commission
    Michael A. Khouri of Kentucky was designated by President Trump as Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission on March 7, 2019. He had previously served as Acting Chairman from January 23, 2017. He was first nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in December 2009, was re-nominated and confirmed for a full five year term in November, 2011, and was re-nominated and confirmed for his current term in June, 2016.

    Chairman Khouri is a forty-nine year veteran in the maritime industry from positions held in marine vessel operations, legal and executive positions. He also served on the boards of directors at the Waterways Council, Inc. and the American Waterways Operators Association.

    Mr. Khouri began his career as a deck crewman for Paducah, KY-based Crounse Corp., where he worked up in rank with service in the engine room and then into the wheelhouse as Pilot and Captain, earning his U.S. Merchant Marine Officer’s License as Master and First Class Pilot on Steam and Motor Vessels. He then served for twenty-three years with American Commercial Lines, the largest U.S. inland marine company, holding executive positions including General Counsel & Secretary, Senior Vice President for Law & Corporate Affairs, and Senior Vice President for Transportation Services-marine operations. Mr. Khouri then joined MERS/Economy Boat, serving as President & COO before moving home to Louisville to join the law firm of Pedley & Gordinier.

    Mr. Khouri received his BA in Economics in 1971 from Tulane University, and his JD from the Brandeis School of Law-University of Louisville in 1980. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

    Cancellations must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event to receive a refund or to avoid being billed. Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

    • Thursday, May 06, 2021
    • 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Event Via Zoom
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    Government Affairs Trucking Update

    Chris Shimoda
    Vice President, Government Affairs/California Trucking Association

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

    1:15 PM - 1:30 PM • Networking Session
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM • Keynote

    The first fifteen minutes of this meeting will be spent in a networking session breakout room.

    Registration
    Member: $20
    Non-Member: $30

    Sponsorships are available!
    Register here or contact us for more information.

    Please note: a link to register for this webinar will be included in your confirmation email

    Cancellations must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event to receive a refund or to avoid being billed. Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

    • Thursday, May 20, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
    • San Pedro Fish Market

    ILWU / Propeller Club World Trade Week
    33rd Annual Seafood Feast

    Thursday | May 20, 2021
    Food Served 5:30 to 7:00 PM

    San Pedro Fish Market (Ports O' Call)
    Berth 78, San Pedro

    Tickets are $60 per person in advance
    Ticket prices will go up to $70 after early bird deadline

    NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 ADMITTED TO THIS EVENT
    The ILWU/Propeller Club Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor the memory of longshore workers who have lost their lives working on the waterfront and to assist local high school seniors entering college.

    Contact the Propeller Club LA/LB with questions for sponsorship information at info@propellerclublalb.org or 714-316-5269

    Platinum $5,000

    • Top billing on all promotional emails
    • and print materials
    • Logo on apron and cups
    • Banner at event – (9’ x 5’ maximum)
    • 60 tickets

    Gold $2,500

    • Logo on apron and event emails
    • Banner at event (3’ x 6’ maximum)
    • 20 tickets

    Silver $1,250

    • Logo on apron
    • Banner at event (3’ x 6’ maximum)
    • 10 tickets

    Bronze $750

    • Banner at event (3’ x 6’ maximum)
    • 5 tickets

    No refunds once tickets have been purchased. Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

Past events

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Port of Oakland Director of Maritime Bryan Brandes
Thursday, February 18, 2021 State of the Industry, A Year Like No Other, and What is Ahead for 2021
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 A Discussion with Assemblymember O’Donnell
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Annual General Meeting and Virtual Holiday Get Together
Thursday, December 03, 2020 Chassis Markets in a Season of Change with Bill Shea
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 A Fireside Chat with Mike DiBernardo and Noel Hacegaba
Thursday, October 22, 2020 A Discussion with USCG LA Sector Commander Ore
Wednesday, October 07, 2020 The Current and Projected Climate of Retail Sales and its Effects on the Ports of LA and LB
Monday, September 28, 2020 A Discussion with Executive Project Engineer Duane Kenagy on the Completion of The Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project
Thursday, September 17, 2020 PMSA's John McLaurin
Thursday, September 03, 2020 Looking Through a Changing Economic Environment with Walter Kemmsies
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 A Discussion on Current Affairs with POLA Executive Director Gene Seroka
Friday, May 22, 2020 National Maritime Day 2020
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Year in Review and Industry Trends
Friday, March 13, 2020 USCG IMO2020 Enforcement Program
Thursday, February 13, 2020 2020 Future Trends in the Port of Long Beach with POLB Director Mario Cordero - February 13, 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 A Discussion with USCG Lt. Beal, Commanding Officer of the CGC Terrell Horne
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Annual Holiday Lunch
Monday, November 18, 2019 Peter Lindsey Presents The New IMO 2020 Rule for Low-Sulfur Fuel Ship Standards
Friday, November 15, 2019 A Fireside Chat with Mike DiBernardo and Noel Hacegaba
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Politics, Competitiveness, and Regulations in the Maritime Industry
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Industry Event: Smart Port of the Future - Economy, Environment, Technology, and Workforce - Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Port Governmental Update and Legislative Climate
Thursday, August 22, 2019 2019 Harbor Cruise
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 Update on the Port of Los Angeles with Gene Seroka, Executive Director - Port of Los Angeles
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Seafood Feast
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 FBI Special Agent Boeing Shih Presenting on Cyber Security Threats
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Pier Pass 2.0 Workshop with John Cushing
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 A Discussion with Ed De Nike, President SSA Containers - March 6, 2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Peter Lindsey Presents How The New IMO 2020 Fuel Requirements Will Significantly Impact All Industry Stakeholders
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 State of the Industry
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Annual Holiday Lunch
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 A Discussion on Politics, Competitiveness, and Regulations in the Maritime Industry
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Changing Trade Policy Impacts on the Economic and Trade Outlook
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Toyota Project PORTAL
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Port Update on Tariffs and Peak Season
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Harbor Cruise
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Joint Port Legislative Update
Thursday, May 17, 2018 31st Annual Seafood Feast
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Meet the New Captain of the Port
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Conversation with Gene Seroka Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Jones Act Presentation
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 State of the Industry
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Annual Holiday Lunch
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Economic and Trade Outlook, the World, the US and San Pedro Bay Ports
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Enhancing End-to-End Container Visibility Through Technology
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 CAAP 2017 and Its Impact on the Trade Community
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Lunch & Learn: Challenges Facing the Shipping Industry - A World Shipping Council Perspective

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