Seaports Magazine - Winter 2013 - (Page 22)

»AAPA EVENTS SEAPORT INDUSTRY GATHERS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FOR AAPA ANNUAL CONVENTION P   ort Canaveral served as host for the 102nd American Association of Port Authorities' Annual Convention on October 13-17. For four days, seaport executives and industry partners from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America took part in an exceptional business program, which featured presenters from both the private and government sectors who discussed topics ranging from global and economic trade recovery to perspectives on the future of public port authorities. Keynote speakers included Canadian Ambassador to the United States Gary Doer and Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz. Florida Gov. Rick Scott was also a special guest speaker. The convention also gave attendees a taste of the Sunshine State with evening receptions at SeaWorld and the Kennedy Space Center, sponsored by the 2014 Annual Convention host, the Port of Houston Authority. The convention concluded with a members-only annual meeting and election of new officers and directors for the association's upcoming activity year, including the installation of Tay Yoshitani, CEO of the Port of Seattle, as AAPA's 2014 chairman of the board. To view more photos from the AAPA Annual Convention, and to find out information about the 2014 AAPA Annual Convention, including opportunities to sponsor or exhibit, visit ● 22 AAPA SEAPORTS MAGAZINE

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Seaports Magazine - Winter 2013

AAPA Headquarters
From the President’s Desk
Securing Seaport Cyberspace
Ces Operators Work in Partnership With Port Communities
Radar Technology Opens Up for All Ports
Mccs Keep Ports Running in Case of Emergency
Seaport Industry Gathers in Central Florida for Aapa Annual Convention
Forging His Own Path
All States Depend on Maritime Trade Growth
Maritime Security: 10 Years of Partnerships
Cybersecurity a Growing Threat to Maritime Security
Port Metro Vancouver Announces Funding for Security Expansion
Jamaica-U.n. Sign Mou to Improve Port Security
Integrated Management System Addresses Security at Bahia Blanca
Coastal Trident Training Program Tests Hueneme’s Preparedness
Index of Advertisers

Seaports Magazine - Winter 2013