Inland Waterways Conference Set for Cincinnati

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

February 22, 2017

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft conducts an all-hands meeting at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 14, 2014. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft conducts an all-hands meeting at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 14, 2014. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

The 2017 Inland Waterways Conference is set to be held in scenic Cincinnati, Ohio, from March 6-8, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

The event will feature full days of hot topics and VIP speakers to address emerging inland waterways topics and trends, highlighted by Lunch Keynote Speaker United States Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, speaking on March 7 from noon to 1:15.
 
"We are honored that Admiral Zukunft will take part in our conference" said Alan Bernstein, Conference Director.  "His perspective is important to us who operate on the inland rivers as he is responsible for setting policy concerning all segments of this extremely important national transportation resource." 
Tom Allegretti, President & CEO, American Waterways Operators, will also be in town to delivery introductory remarks.
 
Other highlights of the event include:
-- The Merchant Mariner Licensing Panel: Monday, March 6
-- A new Subchapter M Forum, with a series of information and topics from government and towing vessel owners and operators perspectives. 
-- A new Environmental Track 
-- And a Coast Guard Sector Commander Panel 
 
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