APP FLY-IN, FLY-OUT SEMINAR
"Port Politics: Finding Common Ground Between
Ports and Surrounding Communities"
Thursday, May 28, 2015
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Portland International Airport (PDX) Conference Center
Portland, Oregon USA
Please join us for
a timely seminar on political issues facing Pacific ports. Find common
ground with surrounding communities on vital economic growth as well as
safety. Learn how to effectively communicate your port's benefits to
communities during times of controversial projects. Find out the most
effective avenues for your constituents' voices to be heard.
There will also
be plentiful time to learn what's new at other ports and network with
colleagues - all in beautiful Portland, Oregon!
- Pat McCormick, Partner, AM:PM PR
- John Horvick, Vice President & Political Director, DHM Research
- Dave Van Rensburg, Ports & Harbors Practice Leader,
Hatch Mott MacDonald
- Molly Harbarger, Reporter, the Oregonian
- Brooke Berglund, Community Affairs Tour & Outreach Manager,
Port of Portland
- Todd Chase, Principal and Economist, FCS Group
- Lise Glancy, Regional Government Relations Manager,
Port of Portland (invited)
Additional speakers to be announced!
The seminar takes place right inside the PDX Airport Conference Center -
so you can fly in and out the same day.
Continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and networking opportunities with Pacific port colleagues are included.
Located on PDX's main terminal
mezzanine level above the Oregon Market, the Conference Center is
easily accessible from all airline gates. Look for the stairs by the
clock tower.Parking Information:Click here
for more information on parking.
Public Transportation Information:
Much of Portland, including downtown, is accessible from the airport via the MAX light rail network. Please visit www.TriMet.org
Who Should Attend:
Port Community/Public/Government Relations, Planning,
and Administrative Staff
Early Registration Rates:
APP Member: $225, Non-Member: $325
Early registration ends May 7, 2015!
After May 7, registration rates increase by $50.
- $250 Bronze
- $500 Silver
- $1000 Gold
Our valued sponsors receive recognition with:
- Logos on the Seminar Poster & in the Seminar Program
- Recognition in all newsletters and Seminar mailings prior to and after the Seminar
- Option to include information or promotional items in Seminar bags and verbal recognition at the specific event being sponsored
of $1,000 and higher also receive podium time to speak to the attendees
at the event being sponsored, if so desired.
Sponsorships can be confirmed during online registration or by calling us at (503) 653-5868.
Special Thanks to our Seminar Sponsors:
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|Your APP 2014-15 Executive Committee: |
President: Tai-Hsin Lee, Taiwan International Ports Corp., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
First Vice President: Mary Anne Rooney, Port of Hueneme, California USA
Second Vice President: Elizabeth Blanchard, Port of Stockton, California USA
Third Vice President: Claire Poumele, American Samoa Dept. of Port Administration, American Samoa
Past President: Bob Bagaason, Port of Longview, Washington USA
Kuo-Ming Chang, Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Taiwan
Dick Dodge, Port of Redwood City, California USA
Tracy Egoscue, Port of Long Beach, California USA
Timothy Kernaghan, Port Authority of Guam, Guam
Robert Larson, Port of Benton, Washington USA
Kim B. Puzey, Port of Umatilla, Oregon USA
At Large Representative:
Patrick Trapp, Port of St. Helens, Oregon USA
Please feel free to contact your APP staff with any questions, concerns, or requests:
Lisa Pomasl, Executive Director:
Brian Wright, Operations Manager:
Kersten Green, Administrative Assistant