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Tuesday | The Estuary at The Water Institute, 1110 River Road S., Baton Rouge, LA
Registration & Continental Breakfast | 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Opening Remarks | 9:30 - 9:45 AM
Transporting Louisiana into the Future | 9:45 - 10:45 AM
Whether by land, by air, or by sea, freight transportation plays a vital role in Louisiana’s economy, and our trade community remains vigilant in an increasingly competitive market. Listen to industry experts discuss changes in the local, national, and global marketplace that are affecting the movement of freight in and out of Louisiana. Learn how companies who provide transportation services, and industries that use them, are evolving to remain relevant and retain a competitive edge in this dynamic global environment.
MODERATOR: Kristiann App
PANELISTS: Armelle Honkou of PGS USA, Richard Tuebner of CKOR, Drew Tessier of Union Pacific, and Shawn Wilson of Louisiana Department of Transportation
Louisiana’s Energy Exports – Diverse & Impactful | 11 AM - 12 PM
Only fifteen years ago, Louisiana was building infrastructure to import energy into the state. Today, we are a major exporter of diverse types of energy with important growth potential, including LNG, biomass, and petrochemicals. Distinguished energy leaders in Louisiana will discuss the development of our various energy export sectors as well as their economic impact and future prospects.
MODERATOR: Jason French of Tellurian, Inc.
PANELISTS: Maury Hudson of Louisiana Energy Export Association, Don Pierson of Louisiana Economic Development, Tyler Gray of Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, and Greg Bowser of Louisiana Chemical Association
Louisiana as an Emerging Superpower in the Global LNG Market | 12 - 1:15 PM
Amid predictions that the bourgeoning global LNG trade will more than double by 2040, Louisiana is well-positioned to become a major player. Given the considerable investment in LNG export projects, the second wave of growth is poised to make Louisiana an epicenter of global LNG trade. The Chief Executive Officer of Tellurian, Inc., Ms. Meg Gentle, will discuss Louisiana’s history and our developing role in the LNG export industry.
SPEAKER: MEG GENTLE
Sponsorship and Speaking Opportunities
Would you like to place your brand at the center of it all? Sponsor one of our major events to be highlighted in the check-in area, at a corporate table with your guests, or even as a speaker on your area of expertise. Raise the bar – build awareness among Louisiana’s international business community.
Contact Meaghan McCormack to discuss upcoming sponsorship opportunities.