Jacksonville Defense Logistics Expo

July 30, 2013
University of North Florida Conference Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Colonel John Thomas 


Colonel John D. Thomas 
U.S. Air Force (Retired)
 Chairman, Jacksonville Logistics Exposition


Tuesday, July 30, 2013
7:30am - 4:00 pm

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University of North Florida Conference Center 
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonvile, FL 32224

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Jacksonville Logistics Exposition
Jacksonville Logistics Exposition




Logistics Business Development Presentations 
-  Distinguished corporate, military, and political leaders presentations

    -  Technology demonstrations for logistics, supply chain management, and transportation 

    -  Current logistics operations and preview of updates to Jacksonville's growing logistics
         support infrastructure

     -  New logistics support technologies to increase business productivity

     -  Overview of current and future logistics projects at Naval Station Mayport,
        Naval Air Station Jacksonville, and with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

     -  Attracting and introducing new businesses to the Jacksonville area

     -  Growing jobs within the Jacksonville logistics community

     -  Overview of current and future Northeast Florida's transportation infrastructure
        projects and logistics systems

     -  Providing an opportunity for senior military, political, and business leaders in
        Jacksonville area to talk with and meet with logistics professionals from across
        the United States

     -  Giving visiting companies a chance to explore the Jacksonville logistics community

     -  Hundreds of opportunities to form new business relationships within Northeast Florida
        and across the United States

Conference Presentations & Activities Include: 

      -  "Jacksonville - Leading the Way in Logistics Business Growth"
          Honorable Alvin Brown, Mayor City of Jacksonville (Awaiting Confirmation)

    -  "Future Plans for Naval Station Mayport"
         Captain Douglas Cochrane, USN - Commanding Officer Naval Station Mayport

     -  "Overview of the Jacksonville Logistics Business Community"
          Mike Breen, Senior Director for Logistics - JAXUSA Partnership

     -  "Overview of NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Support Center - Jacksonville"
          Ccommander Tom Dailey, USN - Executive Officer NAVSUP Jacksonville
          (Awaiting Confirmation)

     -  "Jacksonville Port Authority Current Operations and New Business Growth"
          Chris Kauffmann, Chief Operating Officer, Jacksonville Port Authority

     -  "Northeast Florida Highway System Projects and Improvements"
         James Bennett, Senior Programs Director, Florida Department of Transportation

     -  "Logistics Business Process Modeling and Simulation Technologies"
         Lt General Thomas Baptiste, U.S. Air Force Retired, President National Center for

     -  "Army Corps of Engineers Current and Future Projects in Northeast Florida"
          U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District

     -  "Airport & Naval Air Station Airfield Projects and New Business Development"
          Matthew Kondrot, Director Military Air Field Designs, Delta Airport Consultants

     -  "Logistics Business Development in Jacksonville - New Projects
         and Opportunities
         Colonel John Thomas, U.S. Air Force Retired, Chairman Jacksonville Logistics 

     -  "Jacksonville Aviation Authority - Logistics Support and
          Business Development
"    Awaiting for Speaker Confirmation

     -  "Cecil Commerce Center Business Opportunities and Logistics Growth"
          Edward Randolph, Cecil Commerce Center, City of Jacksonville


 Logistics Business Resource Kits: 
All event attendees will receive an Logistics Business Resource Kit that provides thousands of points of contact and new business opportunity details for the logistics industry in Jacksonville.  The kit comes in a rugged carrying case.  (Limit one kit per attendee.)

 Point of Contact:
Colonel John Thomas, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Chairman Jacksonville Logistics Exposition
JThomas@JaxExpo.com    -    (904) 524-8505.

 Attendee Fee:
$135 per attendee.  This fee includes admission to conference, breakfast, lunch, conference materials, and a Logistics Business Resource Kit.   
(Early Registration ends on 1 June 2013)

Seating is Limited.  Early Registration is Suggested.
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Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations are accepted prior to June 1, 2013.  A $50 cancellation fee will be applied to offset administration costs associated with the cancellation.  No cancellation refunds can be offered on or after June 1, 2013.

Presentation Changes:  Presentation order and a topic may be changed if a guest speaker's schedule or availability should unavoidably change.