TRB is pleased to announce that Admiral Karl L. Schultz, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, has confirmed as our closing keynote speaker for the 17th Biennial National Harbor Safety Committee Conference! The conference is being held June 25 -27, 2019 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel – Houston Galleria, Houston, Texas. The advance program is available now! Visit the conference website this week to take advantage of Advance Registration discounts which end on May 27.
Other featured speakers include Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas, Eighth District Commander (D8), U.S. Coast Guard, Major General Scott Spellmon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rear Admiral Shepard M. Smith, NOAA, and Morgan Turrell, National Transportation Safety Board.
Panel topics to be addressed include: Future of Navigation and Shipping; Disaster Preparedness – Incident Management, Preparation, and Response; Harbor Safety Committee Management; Best Practices in Federal, Regional, and Local Level Collaboration and Community Outreach; Influences on Shipping Traffic and Waterways Safety; The Role of Waterways Stakeholders in Vessel Traffic Safety and Security; and Continuous Improvement – Innovations in Training, Education, and Exercises.
We look forward to seeing you in June!
Transportation Research Board