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Tuesday, May 24 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Port Facilities Running Out of Space: The Need for a Greater Operational Footprint

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Increased growth in e-commerce, supply chain challenges related to the pandemic, and the growth of the offshore wind industry require increased room for operations and warehousing at ports in our region. Pressure on port facilities to maximize efficiency and increase their footprint will become an ever-greater challenge in the years to come while aging infrastructure and land use policies threaten to limit growth. This panel defines the need for ports to expand and improve productivity, and discusses the means to realize opportunities for funding capital improvements and expansion, and the effect of limited growth on local economies, communities, and offshore wind.

Available for CEUs from APA, AIA & ASLA
Panel sponsored by Red Hook Terminals

Speakers
avatar for Beth Rooney

Beth Rooney

Director, Port Department, Port Authority of NY & NJ
Bethann Rooney is the director of the port department of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; the nation’s third largest port. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative and operations functions of the port, including facility management, infrastructure... Read More →
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Mike Stamatis

President, Red Hook Container Terminal
Michael Stamatis, president and CEO of Red Hook Terminals, began his career in the early 80s as a dock laborer handling break-bulk bananas for the global corporation Noboa. Working his way up through the company, he engaged in international trade, farming, commercial ocean transportation... Read More →
avatar for Anne Strauss-Wieder

Anne Strauss-Wieder

Director, Freight Planning, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
Anne Strauss-Wieder is a nationally respected senior executive and expert who currently serves as the director of freight planning for the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. She has over 40 years of public and private sector experience involving supply chains, industrial... Read More →



Tuesday May 24, 2022 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
Room 118 (1st Floor)