PortTechEXPO 2016 Agenda

Thursday, March 10

CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles | Warehouse No 10
112 East 22nd Street | San Pedro, CA 90731

Morning | 8 am - 11:30 am

  • 8:00 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - Welcome and Morning Speakers
    • Stan Tomsic, Executive Director, PortTech Los Angeles
    • John Wentworth, Chairman of the Board, PortTech Los Angeles
    • Eric Shen, Director, Southern California Gateway Office, MARAD
    • Betty Young, Business Development Officer, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
    • Mary Margaret Behncke, President, CSCMP Southern California Roundtable
  • 9:30 am - Exhibits Open
  • 9:30 am - Panel I: Technology Startups Impacting the Supply Chain
    Hear from a panel of leaders from the logistics technology space that have developed fast-growing businesses that are rapidly changing how we think of technology in the supply chain.
    • Moderator: Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor, Journal of Commerce
    • Chris Helton, Chief Operating Officer, Project 44
    • Brett Parker, President / Co-Founder, Cargomatic
    • Ryan Peterson, CEO, Flexport
    • Karl Siebrecht, CEO / Co-Founder, Flexe

Luncheon | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

  • 11:30 am - Buffet Luncheon and Presentations
  • Luncheon Speakers
    • Stan Tomsic, Executive Director, PortTech Los Angeles
    • Councilman Joe Buscaino, 15th District of California
    • Congresswoman Janice Hahn, 44th District of California
    • Travis Schmidt, Vice President, Cheetah Software Systems, Inc.
  • 12:30pm - Panel II: Delivering the Goods: Zero Emission Transportation from Port to Customer
    Learn from transportation experts who are implementing zero emission technology to bring goods from ports to stores. TransPower and partners IKEA, National Retail Systems and area trucking companies are using electric drayage trucks and yard tractors to move goods today.
    • Moderator: Lauren Dunlap, Consultant, Starcrest Consulting Group
    • Rhetta deMesa, Advisor to Commissioner Janea A. Scott, California Energy Commission
    • Assemblymember Patrick O'Donnell, 70th California Assembly District
    • Mike Simon, CEO, TransPower

Afternoon | 1:30 - 5 pm

  • 1:30 pm - Demos & Dessert, Exhibits Open
  • 2:00 pm - Panel III: Investment Trends in Transportation Technology
    Hear from experts about the challenges and opportunities in funding transportation tech and supply chain startups. This dynamic panel features insight and perspectives from investors who have financed logistics-related startups and entrepreneurs who have received funding.
    • Moderator: Jonathan Kessler, CEO / Co-Founder, Cargomatic
    • Scott Boyd, Co-Founder / VP External Affairs, Peleton Technology
    • Shamin Rostami, Partner, TYLT Ventures
    • Hrach Simonian, General Partner, Canaan Partners
  • 3:00 pm - Networking at Brouwerij West