Federal Maritime Commission

FMC Events

The following is a list of events and speaking engagements attended by FMC Commissioners and FMC Staff

Upcoming Events

October 2018

Date and Location Description

10/8/18

Rome, Italy

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

International Bar Association Conference

Commissioner Dye is speaking at the International Bar Association Conference on Monday, October 8, 2018 in Rome, Italy. Commissioner Dye will be participating in a panel discussing antitrust in shipping, and how legal challenges are impacted by different jurisdictions.

10/12/2018

Alexandria, VA

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Coalition of Federal Ombudsman Annual Conference

Jennifer Gartlan will provide training to and facilitate discussion between newly emerging ombuds programs in a program entitled "Speed Mentoring/Networking."

10/26/18

London, England

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

European Maritime Law Organization

Commissioner Dye is participating in the European Maritime Law Organization Annual Conference on October 26, 2018.

November 2018

Date and Location Description

11/1/2018

Washington, DC

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Interagency ADR Working Group Training Day

Jennifer Gartlan will be speaking on two panels that address the use of alternative dispute resolution to resolve regulatory disputes.

Past Events

January 2018

Date and Location Description

1/29-30/2018

Dallas, TX

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

The National Industrial Transportation League Transportation Summit

Commissioner Maffei will speak on the ocean transportation panel at the annual transportation summit for the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) in Dallas, addressing both current issues and developing trends in the ocean transportation industry.

March 2018

Date and Location Description

3/4-8/2018

Long Beach, CA

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

18th TPM Annual Conference

Commissioner Dye will speak at the TPM conference addressing topics of current interest in the U.S. liner shipping trades.

3/7/2018

Brussels, Belgium

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Competition Law Challenges in the Shipping Sector

The Commission’s General Counsel, Tyler Wood, will speak on a panel during the Competition Law Challenges in the Shipping Sector conference in Brussels, Belgium, March 7, 2018. The panel, and Mr. Wood’s presentation, will address enforcement trends and current issues in the ocean transportation industry.

3/15/2018

Washington, D.C.

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Joint Agency Women Executives Mentoring Panel

Commissioner Dye will participate on a panel on leadership and mentoring.

3/20/2018

Washington, D.C.

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Women’s History Month

Commissioner Dye will be the featured guest speaker for CFTC’s program honoring Women’s History Month.

April 2018

Date and Location Description

4/19/2018

New York, NY

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Gemini Shippers Association Annual Meeting

Commissioner Dye will address the GSA’s annual membership meeting on topics of current interest to the shipping public.

4/26/18

Norfolk, VA

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Customs Brokers and International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia

Benjamin Nashed, Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the General Counsel will address a luncheon meeting of the Customs Brokers and International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia regarding the work of the Federal Maritime Commission and current hot topics in the industry.

May 2018

Date and Location Description

5/2/2018

Palm Springs, CA

Commissioner & Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

NCBFAA Annual Conference

Commissioner Dye will address the NCBFAA membership on Fact Finding Investigation 28 and other issues of interest. CADRS Director Rebecca Fenneman will speak on the services provided by CADRS.

5/10/2018

Melbourne, Australia

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Global Shippers Forum Annual Meeting

Commissioner Dye, as principal speaker at the GSF annual meeting, will discuss the Commission’s Supply Chain Innovation Teams project and the background and future direction of the Fact Finding 28 Investigation.

5/16/2018

Hamburg, Germany

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Global Liner Shipping Conference

Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei will speak at the Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg, Germany on May 16, 2018. Commissioner Maffei will address how the technological developments in ship-size, automation and data (along with fewer alliances and increased consolidation) are leading toward greater commoditization and more regulatory challenges.

5/16/2018

Miami, FL

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association – FMC Seminar

Gary Kardian, Director of the Office of Service Contracts and Tariffs and Andrew Margolis, Area Representative, will present at the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association – FMC Seminar. Aline Hull, Director of the Office of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries will present via skype. https://www.fcbf.com/calendar/event/fmc-seminar-BfOgGt/

June 2018

Date and Location Description

6/12/2018

Washington, DC

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Association of Transportation Law Professionals Conference

The Commission’s General Counsel, Tyler Wood, will speak on a panel during the Association of Transportation Law Professionals Conference in Washington, DC on June 12, 2018. The panel will address legal and policy issues facing the transportation industry.

6/14/2018

Tacoma, WA

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Agriculture Transportation Coalition

Commissioner Dye will address the AgTC membership on Fact Finding Investigation 28.

6/19/2018

Washington, DC

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Fifth Biennial Marine Transportation System Research and Development Conference

Commissioner Dye is delivering an address for the Fifth Biennial Marine Transportation System Research and Development Conference: Transforming the Marine Transportation system through Multimodal Freight Analytics on Tuesday, June 19. She will speak about the potential value of more integrated multimodal freight data and analytic capabilities.

July 2018

Date and Location Description

7/11/2018

Washington, DC

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Maritime Administrative Bar Association Networking Luncheon

Commissioner Rebecca Dye is the keynote speaker at the MABA luncheon.

August 2018

Date and Location Description

8/16/2018

Washington, DC

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

International Moving Tips - Web Briefing by CADRS

Thursday, August 16, 3:00 p.m. To join the meeting: https://fmccadrs.adobeconnect.com/intlmoving/

September 2018

Date and Location Description

9/5/2018

Houston, TX

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

International Transportation Management Association (ITMA) Luncheon

Gary Kardian of the Office of Service Contracts & Tariffs will be speaking on the Revised Regulations for NVOCC Negotiated Rate Arrangements (NRAs) and NVOCC Service Arrangements (NSAs).

ITMA’s website: https://www.itmahouston.org/transportation/events/event-registration/?ee=152

9/24/2018

Jersey City, NJ

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

Port of New York-New Jersey Port Industry Day

Commissioner Dye is providing the keynote address and will speak on improving the freight delivery system.

9/25/2018

Washington, DC

Commissioner Speaking Engagement

NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference

Commissioner Dye will be addressing the participants at NCBFAA’s conference

9/27/2018

Houston, TX

Commission Staff Speaking Engagement

Foreign Trade Association Trade and Compliance Seminar

Adam Sinko, Tanga FitzGibbon, Clifford Johnson, and Rebecca Fenneman will be speaking about ocean freight forwarder and non-vessel operating common carrier registration and licensing, tariff publication, service contracts, NVOCC negotiated rate arrangements and NVOCC service arrangements and enforcement of the Shipping Act

Event Page: https://foreigntradeassociation.com/upcomingevents


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