DRAFT Preliminary Program

  Monday September 18
5:30pm - 7:00pm  Welcome Reception - Princess Louisa Room, Fairmont Waterfront
   Tuesday September 19
7:30am - 8:45am  Breakfast
9:15am - 11:15am  Annual Genergal Meeting (Port Officials Only)
11:15am - 11:45am  Nutrition Break/Trade Show
12:00pm - 1:30pm  Opening Ceremony & Luncheon
1:30pm - 2:00pm  Business Session – Keynote Speaker - Global Affairs- Overview
 Topic: The global economy and its impact on Canadian ports
2:00pm - 3:00pm  Session 1 - Economic Prosperity through Trade
 Topic: Financing port infrastructure projects
3:00pm - 3:30pm  Nutrition Break/Trade Show
3:30pm - 4:30pm  Session 2 - Thriving Communities
 Topic: Effective supply chain management to east to impact on local communities 
6:00pm - 8:00pm  Networking Cocktail Reception (Terminal City Club)
 Evening free for private dinners
 Wednesday September 20
7:30am - 8:45am  Breakfast
9:00am - 10:00am  Session 3 - Thriving Communities
 Topic: Building community trust: Globally-inspired best practices in port-community collaboration
10:00am - 10:30am  Nutrition Break/Trade Show
10:30am - 11:15am  Session 4 - Healthy Ecosystems
 Topic: Innovation and collaborationn for environmental protection
11:45am - 1:45pm  Lunch & Medal of Merit Award Presentation
 Harbour Tour
2:30pm - 3:00pm  Business Session - Keynote Speaker
3:00pm - 3:15pm  Nutrition Break/Trade Show
3:15pm - 4:15pm  Session 5 - Economic Prosperity Through Trade
 Topic: Cybersecurity and automation
4:15pm - 5:00pm  Closing Ceremony
6:00pm - 11:30pm  West Coast Gala (Vancouver Convention Centre West)

  ACPA ACPA Port of Vancouver Venue West