APP 2018 Spring Fly-in, Fly-out Seminar

"Intermodal Infrastructure:
Connecting Future Freight
through Forward-Thinking"

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May 24, 2018
Portland, Oregon 



Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Portland Int'l Airport Conference Center

7200 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218 USA

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Parking Information:
Click here for more information on parking. If you drive, we'll validate your parking at PDX, compliments of the Port of Portland.

Early Conference Registration Rates:

APP Members: $325

APP Non-Members: $525

Cancellations are accepted and fully refunded if made on or before May 4, 2018.

Substitutions in personnel are accepted until May 25, 2018.

Please contact us with any questions.

Nearly Hotel Options:

Hilton Garden Inn: (503) 255-8600

Holiday Inn Express: (503) 251-9991
Aloft Portland Airport: (503) 200-5678
Hyatt Place: (503) 288-2808 

We suggest visiting or for more options.


Association of Pacific Ports

Lisa Pomasl, Executive Director
Brian Wright, Deputy Director
Kersten Green, Administrative Coordinator

P.O. Box 903
Clackamas, Oregon 97015 USA

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Please join us for a special seminar, "Intermodal Infrastructure: Connecting Future Freight through Forward-Thinking," on Thursday, May 24th at the Portland International Airport Conference Center. 

Learn about:

  • Efficient rail connections
  • Project feasibility
  • Trucking and industrial area improvements
  • Freight master planning
  • Disaster preparedness/safety considerations
  • How to complete these important projects that benefit ports and surrounding communities

You will also have plentiful time to learn what is new at other ports and to network with colleagues - all in beautiful Portland, Oregon!

The seminar begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 3:00 p.m. -- right in the airport terminal conference center -- so you can easily fly in and out of Portland that same day. 


Seminar Schedule:

 9:00 AM Check-In, Contential Breakfast, Networking
- Breakfast Sponsored by BNSF Railway
 9:55 AM Seminar Overview and Self Introductions
10:00 AM Plenary Sessions
11:00 AM Networking Break
11:15 AM Plenary Sessions
12:15 PM Networking Lunch
- Lunch Sponsored by HDR, Inc.
  1:00 PM Plenary Sessions
  2:30 PM Door Prizes & Announcements



Guest Speakers:

  Jeff Krug

  Director of Marine Operations
  Port of Portland

Kurt Reichelt

  Kurt Reichelt
  VP, Rail Program Manager
  HDR, Inc.


Johan Hellman

  Johan Hellman
  Regional Assistant Vice President
  BNSF Railway 



Aaron Hunt

  Aaron Hunt
  Director, Public Affairs, Oregon/Washington
  Union Pacific Railroad 

  Phil Healy
  Senior Transportation Planner
  Port of Portland





Thank you to our generous sponsors! 



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
  • Sponsorships 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.