15th Annual Waterways Symposium presentations, November 15-16, 2018

November 15, 2018:

Political Recap: Roger Bernard, Policy Analyst, Informa Economics IEG


What’s Moving on the Waterways? Panel

Ken Eriksen, Senior Vice President, Informa Economics IEG

Grain/Fertilizer: Ben Doane, Barge Freight Merchandiser, CHS, Inc.

Coal: Betsy Monseu, CEO, American Coal Council

Large Cargoes: Mike Little, Vice President of Business Development, Canal Barge Company


November 16, 2018:

Address by MG Scott Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Panel Discussion

Illinois Waterway Closures in 2020: Tom Heinold, Chief of Operations, Rock Island District

The Opening of Olmsted and the Removal of Locks 52 & 53:  William Chapman, Chief, Operations and Regulatory Division, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

Emergency Supplemental Funding in the Gulf with Pat Chambers, Deputy Chief, Operations Division, Mississippi Valley Division

America’s Ports Are Rivers’ Partners:  Kurt Nagle, President & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities