Technical Program

Preliminary Program available!

The conference will open with two high level keynotes, including: 

The U.S. Perspective on Environmental Issues at Ports
Karl J. Simon, Director, Transportation and Climate Division, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. EPA

International Perspectives on the Science and Policy of Port Emissions
Dr. Peter Louie, Senior Environmental Protection Officer, Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department

Panels will offer insight and discussion on these current issues: 

  • Mitigating Community Impacts from Ports 
  • Elements of Freight Sustainability:  A Multi-State Perspective 
  • Climate Change and Risk Assessments 

Sessions include over 30 platform presentations on the following topics: 

  • Strategies for Reducing Freight Emissions 
  • Emission Measurements 
  • Noise Issues at Ports
  • Sustainable Practices—Clean Air Near Ports of Entry 
  • Models and Data Collection 
  • Freight Truck Emissions