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A Day of Maritime Issues Front and Center

August 22 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

Free

August 22, 2018
1130 – 1800
WGMA Offices
Houston, TX

 

Developing Agenda:

1130:  WGMA Monthly Membership Meeting & Luncheon

Keynote: Cadet Training Ships- Our National Security at Stake
RADM Mike Rodriguez- USMS, Superintendent, Texas A&M Maritime Academy Galveston

 

1300-1630:  Afternoon Seminar– sponsored by NAMEPA, West Gulf Maritime Association, Samunder Club, & The Nautical Institute

 

Emission Strategies for 2020 and beyond- This seminar will explore the impending emission regulations, their importance, and impact on the maritime industry in Houston

Topics & Featured Speakers:

  • Regulatory Sea of Change– Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder & Executive Director, NAMEPA
  • Emissions and Community Health Along the Houston Ship Channel– Grace Tee Lewis, Postdoctoral Science Fellow, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
  • Fuel Supply Impacts of Change– TBA
  • Fuel Quality Management– Jack Grogan, Account Manager, Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS)
  • Scrubbers:  A Cost-Efficient Solution– Dr. Ram Vis, Founder & Director, Viswa Group
  • Enforcing Emission Regulations– Mark Bottiglieri; Chief, Port State Control, USCG Sector Houston-Galveston
  • Protecting the Public– Ken Gathright, Environmental Compliance Coordinator, Port Houston
  • Roundtable Discussion

 

1630-1800:  Reception

 

Advance RSVP is requested for all attendees.  

There is no cost for WGMA members, NAMEPA members, or invited guests.  Non-members and/or those interested in attending, please email Citlalli@wgma.org for more information. 

 

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

WGMA Offices
1717 Turning Basin Dr, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77029 United States
Phone:
713-678-7655
Website:
http://www.wgma.org/

Organizer

NAMEPA
Website:
http://namepa.net
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