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IRPT Annual Conference
IRPT will be holding its 2017 Annual Conference in Kansas City from April 25th – April 27th, with a golf tournament kickoff on April 24th.
Martin Hettel, Vice President of Government Affairs at American Commercial Barge Lines and Chairman (2013-2019) of the Inland Waterways User Board, will be the keynote speaker. The 3 day conference will include talks and panels on such topics as innovative technologies, impact of the river on business, a US Army Core/Coast Guard update and many more. There will be ample opportunity to network and mingle on the exhibit floor.
The week will begin with a golf tournament at Shoal Creek Golf Club on Monday, April 24. The day will begin at 11:30 with lunch and networking before the start of the tournament at noon. Drinks will be offered throughout play. Golf clubs are available for rent to accommodate light travelers. To register, please complete the application HERE.
The complete schedule of events can be found at this link (pdf).More information on the conference can be found at this link.
About IRPT: “Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) is a nationwide trade association for users of the U.S. Inland Waterway system. IRPT promotes the use of our nation’s rivers as the most cost effective, and environmentally-friendly form of transportation. Our mission is to be a resource for inland river ports, terminals and river-borne transportation services and to promote the value of the inland river transportation system to users and policy makers. With that, we also know how vital of a roll the rail and trucking industry play as well. We understand and appreciate the value of an all-inclusive transportation package that includes all modes of transportation.”