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2012 Agenda

Sunday, April 15, 2012

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 16, 2012

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Overview of the Freight System - Components, Players and Considerations

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
How  Shippers View and Use the Freight System

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

1:00-5:00 p.m.
The Development of a Major Distribution Cluster - Interchange 8A

5:00-6:00 p.m.
Capstone Meetings

6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.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 18, 2012

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

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
”The Art of the Deal” - Ocean Spray in Pennsylvania

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

1:30-4:30 p.m.
Field Visit to Multimodal Development

5:00-6:00 p.m.
Capstone Project Sessions

6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Thursday, April 19, 2012

8:30-10:00 a.m.
Maritime and Economic Development

10:15 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Emerging New Freight Services

12:15-12:45 p.m.
Lunch - Participants will be joined by the members of the morning panels

Capstone Group Status Reports

12:45-4:00 p.m.
Field Visit (TBD)

4:30-6:30 p.m.
Free Time

6:30 p.m.
Keynote Dinner

Friday, April 20, 2012

8:30-9:00 a.m.
Overview of Air Cargo and Information for Field Visit

9:15-11:30 a.m.
Field Visit to Airport and discussion with Air Cargo Carriers

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Q&A with PANYNJ and Air Cargo Carriers

12:00-1:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Closing Session of Immersion Program and Recognition of Participants


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