IAC Spring 2013 Agenda

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Spring 2013 Industry Advisory Council (IAC) Summit
Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT)
 March 1st, 2013
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Southern Miss – Long Beach Campus – Gulf Coast Library – 3rd Floor

  • 10:00 am Check-In and Networking
  • 10:15 am Call to Order, IAC Welcome Self Introduction
    1. Robert Burt (Chair – CLTT IAC)
  • 10:20 am Gulf Coast USM - Welcome
    1. Dr. Frances Lucas (Gulf Coast Vice President - USM)
    2. Dr. Gordon Cannon (Vice Provost for Research – USM)
    3. Dr. Chad Driskell (Exec. Asst. to President - USM)
  • 10:40 am  Surface Transportation Bill and its Impact to Mississippi Economic Development
    1. Congressman Steven Palazzo 
  • 11:20 am CLTT Endowment
    1. Gary Lagrange (President and Chief Executive Officer of the Port of New Orleans)
  • 11:30 am CLTT IAC Committee's Report
  • 11:50 am Strategic Plan & Accomplishments– Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation
    1. Dr. Tulio Sulbaran (Director – CLTT)
  • 12:10 pm IAC – Officers Election (Chair and Vice-Chair)
    1. Robert Burt (Chair – CLTT IAC)
  • 12:20 pm Elected Officers Address
  • 12:30 pm Lunch and Individual Discussions
  • 1:30 pm Short Lines and Rail Connectivity / South Mississippi Warehouse Studies
    1.  Dr. Chad Miller (Assistant Director – CLTT)
  • 1:40 pm Realigning Multimodal Freight Network and Hazards Models
    1. Dr. MD. Sarder (Assistant Director - CLTT)
  • 1:50 pm Adjourn