PRELIMINARY AGENDA

SUNDAY, MARCH 13 – AWARDS RECEPTION, DINNER AND CELEBRATION

Attire: Gentlemen should wear suits and ladies suitable evening attire.

6:00 – 7:00p

RECEPTION – BEACHSIDE ROOM – CONFERENCE CENTER
Sponsored by: TBA

 

7:00p

AWARD BANQUET – GRAND BALLROOM NORTH – CONFERENCE CENTER
Guest of Honor/Emcee: Todd Rives, Vice President Commercial for Port of New Orleans
Sponsored by: Port of New Orleans
A Toast to our Award Recipients Sponsored by:

Award of Excellence – Dupuy Group – Mr. Allan Colley
Introduction by: Ex-Officio, Janet Colley-Morse, Dupuy Group

Honorary Life Member – Merlin Hymel, Customs & Border Protection (retired)
Introduction by: President, Keith Guidroz, Jr., Gilscot Guidroz, International

8:00 – 11:00p

AFTER PARTY – GRAND BALLROOM NORTH – CONFERENCE CENTER
REFRESHMENTS SPONSORED BY: IFFCBANO

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

Sponsors:

MONDAY, MARCH 14 – GENERAL SESSIONS

Business Casual Attire Suggested

9:00a

REGISTRATION – AZALEA FOYER – CONFERENCE CENTER
REGISTRATION GIFT SPONSORED BY: Dupuy Group
ROOM KEYS SPONSORED BY: Hancock Whitney Bank

 

11:00a

WELCOMING REMARKS & HOUSEKEEPING – AZALEA FOYER
Keith Guidroz, Jr., President IFFCBANO

11:15a – 12:15p

Keynote Luncheon – AZALEA C-F – CONFERENCE CENTER

Sponsored by: Louisiana Maritime International Chamber of Commerce

STATE OF TRADE IN 2022: COVID19, CONGESTION, SKY HIGH RATES, POLICY
Introduction by: Kristi App, J. W. Allen & Co.
Todd Rives, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer-Port of New Orleans

12:15 – 12:30p

Break – Azalea Foyer
Sponsored by: Red River Waterway Commission

12:30 – 1:15p

CYBERSECURITY: PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS FROM AN INVISIBLE YET CRIPPLING THREAT – Azalea C-F
Moderator: TBA
Speaker: Christie Brush, Regional Vice President, Avalon Risk Management (Insurance)
Speaker: Cyber Liability – Andrew R. Lee, Partner Litigation Practice –Jones Walker

1:15 – 2:15p

U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Introduction by: Merlin Hymel, CBP (retired)
Terri Edwards, New Orleans Area Port Director, Customs and Border Protection
And Mark Choina, Assistant Area Port Director – Tactical and Trade

2:15 –2:45p

Attitude Adjustment Break – Azalea Foyer
Sponsored by: Kean Miller, LLP

2:45 – 3:30p

Michael Aitken, Intralox

3:30 – 4:00p

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

6:00 – 8:00p

NETWORKING RECEPTION – Sundial Patio & Pool
SPONSORED BY: ROANOKE TRADE SERVICES, INC.
WEATHER BACKUP – AZALEA SALON A-B

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

Business Casual Attire suggested

8:30a – 9:00a

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

9:00a – 9:15a

WELCOMING REMARKS & HOUSEKEEPING – AZALEA BALLROOM – CONFERENCE CENTER
Keith Guidroz, Jr., President IFFCBANO

9:15a – 10:15a

HOW DO WE EFFECTIVELY MANAGE AN INCREASINGLY CONGESTED AND ACCIDENT PRONE SUPPLY CHAIN? AZALEA C-F
Moderator: Lori Louviere, Port of New Orleans
Suggested Speakers:

Triple G Express, Inc. – Randy Guillot, President (invited)
Roanoke Trade – Jennifer Armstrong, Marine Manager
Seacor AMH, LLC – Richard Teubner, Vice President

Prior to Break

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

10:15a – 11:00a

Incoterms 2020
Introduction by: Kristi App, Vice President, J. W. Allen & Co.
Speaker: Stephen Hanemann, Partner – Kean Miller, LLP.

10:00a – 11:30a

BREAK –AZALEA FOYER – CONFERENCE CENTER
Sponsored by: IFFCBANO

11:00a – 1:00p

NETWORKING LUNCH – AZALEA BALLROOM
SPONSORED BY: Avalon Risk Management

STATE OF THE REGION: WHERE DOES THE GULF REGION STAND TO BENEFIT FROM THE CATACLYSMIC SHIFTS OF 2021-2022
Introduction by: Janet Colley-Morse, Vice President, Dupuy Group
Speaker: Michael Hecht, President & CEO, GNO, Inc.

1:00p

CLOSING REMARKS – Keith Guidroz, Jr., President IFFCBANO

AUDIO VISUAL SPONSORED & WI-FI SPONSORED BY: IFFCBANO

SPONSORS
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