PRELIMINARY AGENDA

THURSDAY, MAY 16TH

Business Casual Attire suggested

9:00a

Registration – Azalea Foyer – Conference Center

11:30a

WELCOMING REMARKS & HOUSEKEEPING – AZALEA SALON
Cole Trosclair, President IFFCBANO

12:00p

Keynote Luncheon – In Sync with International & Domestic Supply Chains to Ensure Your Fresh Brew
Introduction by: Janet Colley-Morse, Vice President, Dupuy Group
Speaker: Matt Saurage, President, Community Coffee
Sponsored by: LMICC

1:15p – 2:00p

Supply Chain – Connecting the Dots
Moderator: Janet Colley-Morse, Dupuy Group
Bob Goldenberg, Global Procurement Manager for ECU Worldwide
Importer/Exporter TBA

2:00p

Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Red River Waterway Commission

2:15p – 3:15p

Government Agency Panel – Keeping Trade Moving Despite Challenges
Moderator: Mark Choina, Acting Area Port Director, U. S. Customs & Border Protection
Adrienne Slack, Vice President & Regional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of
Atlanta – New Orleans Branch
U.S. Customs & Border Protection: Merlin Hymel, Assistant Center Director, U. S. Customs & Border Protection – The Effects of Tariffs 232-301

3:30p – 4:00p

IFFCBANO GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING – AZALEA SALON
Regular & Associate Members please plan to attend this important meeting.

7:00p – 9:00p

REGISTRATION AND WELCOME RECEPTION
Sponsored by: Roanoke Trade Services, Inc.
The Experience Networking Event (shuttle service provided by the Grand)
Shuttle service will begin at 6:45 – Meet at bell stand.
Sponsored by: New Orleans Terminal
WEATHER BACKUP – AZALEA SALON C-F

(Grand’s Golf Course)

REGISTRATION GIFT SPONSORED BY: New Orleans Public Belt 
ROOM KEYS SPONSORED BY: Hancock Whitney Bank
AUDIO VISUAL SPONSORED BY: Port of South Louisiana
WI-FI SPONSORED BY: Boasso Global
 Refreshments sponsored by: LongueVue Capital

Sponsors:

FRIDAY, MAY 17TH

Business Casual Attire suggested

8:15a – 9:00a

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST – AZALEA FOYER
Continental Breakfast Sponsored by: IFFCBANO  

9:00a – 9:15a

WELCOMING REMARKS & HOUSEKEEPING – AZALEA SALON
Cole Trosclair, President IFFCBANO

9:15a – 10:15a

Keynote Speaker – Moving Cargo A – Z
Introduction by: Christie Brush, Regional Vice President, Avalon Risk Management
Cameron Roberts, Managing Partner, Roberts & Kehagiaras

Prior to Break

Triumph Over Kid Cancer Update – Norman Romagosa, Vice President, Diversified Foods, Inc.

10:15a – 10:45a

BREAK –AZALEA FOYER
Sponsored by: Port of South Louisiana

10:45a – 11:45a

Protecting your Business: Cyber Security Awareness
Introduction by: Norman Romagosa, Vice President, Diversified Foods, Inc.
Jerry Brodnax, Senior Vice President – Treasury Sales Manager
Hancock -Whitney Bank

12:00p – 1:30p

NETWORKING LUNCH
SPONSORED BY: Avalon Risk Management

1:30p – 2:30p

Navigating Rough Waters: Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Growth on Louisiana Waterways
Moderator: Kristi App, Vice President Business Development, J. W. Allen & Co.
Captain Brett Palmer, President, Lake Charles Pilots, Inc.
Captain Michael T.D. Miller, President, Associated Branch Pilots & President, Big River Coalition

3:00 – 4:15p

CLOSING REMARKS – Cole Trosclair, President IFFCBANO

AUDIO VISUAL SPONSORED BY: MSC
WI-FI SPONSORED BY: World Trade Center of New Orleans

6:00p – 7:00p

COCKTAIL RECEPTION – Read Ballroom South (Conference Center)

Sponsored by: Associated Branch Pilots

 


2019 Honorary Life Member Award
Robert Landry, Port of New Orleans

7:00p

AWARD AND INSTALLATION BANQUET – Ballroom North (Conference Center)
After Party

Remarks by Brandy Christian, President & CEO, Port of New Orleans & CEO – New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corp.
Individual Tickets can be purchased at the Registration Table.

Sponsored by: Port of New Orleans

A Toast to our Award Recipient
Sponsored by: Dupuy Group

8:00p – 11:00p

AFTER PARTY – CONFERENCE CENTER BALLROOM
(Grand’s Ballroom North)

REFRESHMENTS SPONSORED BY:

ENTERTAINMENT provided by The Witness Band
Sponsored by: Dole Ocean Cargo Express
“DRAW DOWN” GIVEAWAY – Sponsored by: TCI Trucking & Warehousing

Reception/Banquet Attire: Gentlemen should wear suits and ladies suitable evening attire

NCBFAA Members: 10 CCS/CES total points have been approved for the 2018 Symposium. Points will be credited to your account after the event. Remember to provide your account code for credit.

SPONSORS
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