ILTA’s 38th Annual International Operating Conference and Trade Show opens this morning (June 11) at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas.

As the 2020 deadline for the IMO’s 0.5 percent sulfur cap in bunker fuel approaches and discussions surrounding LNG and how much demand will be generated by shipping are rife, this year’s conference promises to be thought-provoking for the numerous delegates gathering in Houston.

This year’s conference features 50-plus speakers sharing their expertise and provide strategies for improving terminal operations, enhancing business performance, addressing labor issues, and achieving regulatory compliance. With a variety of sessions to choose from, there’s something for everyone. From tomorrow, this year’s trade show features more than 330 companies from around the world. You can hear directly from the vendors about the latest equipment, products and services and find the best solutions at the best price.

Kicking off the event is the Opening Plenary Session with American philosopher, Tom Morris. Following opening remarks from the new ILTA President Kathryn Clay and ILTA Board Chairman John Roller, the conference looks ahead to the current state of the terminals market.

The conference then resumes in its traditional format of breakout sessions: Terminal Operations; Business Issues; Regulatory Compliance; y Sesiones en Español. These breakouts run through the day.

ILTA’s trade show opens its doors tomorrow (June 12 – 13) following the conclusion of the first day of the Annual Operating Conference. Offering virtually unlimited opportunities to learn about the products and services that terminals need to stay competitive, attendees can evaluate vendors and find the best solutions at the best price. Attendees can evaluate the vendors and find the best solutions at the best price. More than 330 companies will exhibit this year. 

There is no charge to attend the trade show, however registration is required. Conference and training attendees will automatically be registered for the trade show and related events.

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11th June 2018

11th June 2018