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May 10 & 11, 2018 | Le Méridien Philadelphia in Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA
May 10, 2018
8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast (sponsorship available) | Expo Open
8:40 AM Technology Spotlight Wärtsilä
9:00 AM Opening Remarks
9:30 AM What's Happening in Washington?
  Matthew J. Thomas, Esq., Partner, Blank Rome LLP
10:00 AM Coffee Break (sponsorship available) | Expo Open
10:30 AM Subchapter M and Its Impact on the Market
  Capt. Jeff Slesinger, Founder, Delphi Maritime, LLC; Certified Auditor, AWO Responsible Carrier Program
11:00 AM LNG Bunkering Infrastructure
  Adi Aggarwal, PE, PMP, Program Manager, Global Marine - Global Gas Solutions, ABS
11:30 AM ATB: A Global Opportunity
  Stig A. Hagen, Managing Partner, Kanfer Shipping
12:00 PM Luncheon (sponsorship available) | Expo Open  
1:30 PM Panel: LNG Bunkering for the Inland Waterways
  Shaunt Hartounian, Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Initiatives, Eagle LNG Partners
Alisa Praskovich, PMP, CPE, Manager, LNG Business Development, Crowley LNG
2:30 PM Integrated Propeller & Rudder Design for Increased Propulsive & Maneuvering Performance
  Jonas Backstrom, Sales Manager, KaMeWa Propellers, Rolls-Royce AB
3:00 PM Energy Break (sponsorship available) | Expo Open
3:30 PM Puerto Rico and The Jones Act
Charles Papavizas, Esq., Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
John D. McCown, Founder, Blue Alpha Capital
4:00 PM First in a New Series of ATBs
  Capt. Jim Demske, Port Captain/New Construction, The Vane Brothers Company
  Greg Castleman, President, Castleman Maritime
  Cory C. Wood, Vice President and Principle Naval Architect, Bristol Harbor Group
5:00 PM Cocktail Reception | Expo Open
  Screening of the Documentary "Barge" | Sponsored by NETSCo
  A film by Ben Powell, the documentary “Barge” evocatively depicts the lives of the Mississippi River’s ship workers over 28 day shifts, shuttling cargo back and forth along America’s waterway. (1 hour, 11 minutes)
6:45 PM Adjourn
May 11, 2018
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast (sponsorship available) | Expo Open  
8:40 AM Technology Spotlight
9:00 AM Hybrid Technology for a Fleet Towboat
Jan Flores, Vice President, NETSCo
9:30 AM Zero Emission Vessels
  Moderator: Richard Mueller, President, NETSCo
  Joseph W. Pratt, PhD, CEO & CTO, Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine
  Anthony Teo, Technology & LNG Business Development Director, Region North America, Maritime, DNV GL
  Ryan Sookhoo, Director New Initiatives, Hydrogenics Corp.
10:00 AM Coffee Break (sponsorship available) | Expo Open  
10:30 AM Hybrid Tug Propulsion
  Erik Larsen, Vice President, Tug and Fish, Americas, Rolls-Royce
11:00 AM The Future of ATBs
  Robert Hill, Principal, Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp.
  Mike Complita, PE, Vice President Shipyard Services, Elliott Bay Design Group
12:00 PM Luncheon (sponsorship available) | Expo Open 
1:30 PM Panel: ATB LNG Bunker Barge
  Dave Waller, President, Waller Marine
2:00 PM Port of Philadelphia
  James Walsh, Senior Director of Terminal Operations, PhilaPort
2:30 PM Adjourn
  Program subject to change.
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