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Preliminary Program Schedule

All events take place at the Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
As of 7/27/2017

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open/Exhibitor Move-in
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open/Exhibitor Move-in
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles Water Tour
(Must be a full attendee/exhibitor registrant to attend)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Union Pacific’s Intermodal Container Transfer Facility Tour
(Must be a full attendee/exhibitor registrant to attend)
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EXPO’s Academic Challenge: Annual Student Competition
(at Hyatt Regency Long Beach)
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Intermodal 101, Getting Started in Intermodal
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. IANA Committee Task Force Meetings (closed)
(at Hyatt Regency Long Beach)
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Information Services Advisory Group Meeting (closed)
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Temporary Registration Open
(at Hyatt Regency Long Beach; please note that only temporary sticky badges will be given at this time)
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception (at Hyatt Regency Long Beach)
Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres as we kick off Intermodal EXPO with the annual Welcome Reception, co-sponsored by BNSF Railway and C.H. Robinson!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast (Continental)
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Silver Kingpin Award Presentation
Opening General Session
Intermodal FreightCast
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Educational Sessions:
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Exhibitor Service Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Educational Sessions:
12:40 p.m. Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall
12:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
(lunch provided 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.)
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Dialogue Box Sessions
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Surf’s Up! Happy Hour
Let’s hang ten during happy hour in the exhibit hall! Catch a wave, grab a drink with friends and enjoy a beach-themed photo-op or two! Surf’s up, dude!
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Party on the Promenade
Party outside in the warm California sun and help us welcome EXPO first-timers and new IANA members, as well as celebrate our long-time attendees and members — sponsored by CIMC Intermodal Equipment!
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast (Continental)
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Opening General Session
“A Conversation with Uber Freight”
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Educational Sessions:
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Networking Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Educational Sessions:
12:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
(lunch provided 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)
1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Dialogue Box Sessions
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Food Truck Rally
Enjoy one last drink with your colleagues and customers and grab a bite from one of the highly-rated Long Beach food trucks!
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CII’s West Coast Connie Award Reception/Dinner
Join the Containerization and Intermodal Institute as they recognize the 2017 West Coast Connie Award co-recipients, John Wolfe and Amy Grat, at the Renaissance Long Beach! Tickets are $225. View more information here.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Operations Committee Meeting (open to all)
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Terminal Automation Learning Lab
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Maintenance and Repair Committee Meeting (open to all)
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