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April 30 - May 5, 2017

Nomination forms are no longer being accepted for the 2017 Freight Academy Program.

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2010 agenda

Sunday, April 18, 2010

1:00-2:00 p.m.
Registration and Check-In

2:00-3:00 p.m.
Orientation to the Freight Academy and Introduction to the Capstone Projects

3:00-5:00 p.m.
Capstone - Initial Team Meetings

5:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception and Dinner

Monday, April 19, 2010

8:30-10:00 a.m.
Overview of the Freight System - Components, Players and Considerations

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
How  Shippers View and Use the Freight System

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00-4:00 p.m.
Shipper Field Visit to Major Retail Distribution Center

4:00-6:00 p.m.
Capstone Meetings

6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

9:00-10:30 a.m.
Ports - Role in the Freight System, Inland movements by Rail and Truck

10:45-11:45 a.m.
Field Visit to Port Terminal, Express Rail and Corbin Street Yard

12:00-2:00 p.m.
Lunch at the Port
Topic: International Trade, Transportation and Economic Development

2:00-4:00 p.m.
International to Domestic
Field Visit to Cross Dock Operation

4:00-6:00 p.m.
Capstone Meetings

6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

8:30-10:30 a.m.
Modal Choice, Customers and Considerations

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Freight and the Public - Issues, Approaches, Solutions

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Lunch - Participants will be joined by the members of the morning panels

2:00-4:00 p.m.
Freight Security and Resiliency - Public and Private Sector Initiatives

4:00-6:00 p.m.
Capstone Project Sessions

6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Thursday, April 22, 2010

8:30-10:30 a.m.
Distribution Centers, Economic Development and Site Selection - Private Sector Panel

10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Greening of the Freight System

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Lunch - Participants will be joined by the members of the morning panels

1:30-4:00 p.m.
Field Visit to DC with green technologies

4:00-5:30 p.m.
Capstone Project Sessions

6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Friday, April 23, 2010

8:30-10:00 a.m.
Airports - Role in the Freight System, Related Movements by Truck, and Information for Field Visit

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Field Visit to Airport and discussion with Air Cargo Carriers

12:00-2:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Closing Session of Immersion Program and Recognition of Participants


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