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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Port update and panel discussion featuring Port of Long Beach and Port of Hueneme

05:30 PM - 08:30 PM Central Standard Time

Port update and panel discussion featuring Jon W. Slangerup, Port of Long Beach and Kristin Decas, Port of Hueneme



WTS-LA Ports Panel featuring POLA, POLB and Port of Hueneme 


Tony Gioiello is the Deputy Executive Director of Development at the Port of Los Angeles, the nation's leading container port. Appointed in January 2015, Gioiello joined the Port's leadership team after serving as Chief Harbor Engineer for the past 12 years. As the Deputy Executive Director of Development he oversees approximately 450 employees in the Engineering, Construction, Construction and Maintenance, and Goods Movement Divisions.








Jon W. Slangerup, Chief Executive for the Port of Long Beach, leads the Port's Harbor Department staff of 490 people, with an annual budget of nearly $900 million.

A native Californian residing in the greater Los Angeles area, Mr. Slangerup is on the Governing Boards of the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority and the International Container Transfer Facility.




Kristin Decas began her tenure as Chief Executive Officer and Port Director at the Port of Hueneme in February 2012.  Port of Hueneme related activities generate $1.1 billion in annual economic impact and create more than 10,200 direct, indirect, induced and influenced jobs.Prior to serving for the Port of Hueneme, Ms. Decas served as CEO and Port Director for the Port of New Bedford, MA, the nation's number one value fishing port.








Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm


The Westin Long Beach

333 East Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90802


Cash bar will be available.

Valet parking is $10, self-parking is $8. 

The Westin is located approximately 25 miles south of Union Station on the Blue Line in Downtown Long Beach.

The Downtown Long Beach Station is located two blocks west of the Westin Hotel.

The 1st Street Station on the Blue Line is located one block north of the Westin.



Register today, April 24, 2015 by 5pm


WTS-LA Chapter Members: $70

Non-Members: $100

Student and Public Sector: $55


Table of Eight: $630

Public Sector Table of Eight: $440

Walk-Ins: Additional $15 


Not a member? JOIN NOW! 

We are no longer accepting cash or mail-in checks. The preferred payment method is through Paypal upon registration. Alternatively, on the day of the event, we accept most major credit cards andchecks at the door. Payment must be received before entry to the event. 


Point of contact for the event:

Silvia Robles-Aldrete, Parsons Brinckerhoff

(213) 270-7813




You may register and make payment online atwww.wtsevents.org/chapter/la-area.


Reservations must be received by 5pm, April 24, 2015. Cancellations must be made by 5pm on April 24th in order to receive a refund. For more information about this event or WTS-LA, visit www.wtsinternational.org/losangeles.


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