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Maryland State of the Ports October 10 2017 WTCI

WTCI Annual State of the Ports Event – 10/4/2017

One of the region’s must attend events

Maryland State of the Ports October 10 2017 WTCIJoin WTCI, Ports America Chesapeake, and the Maryland Department of Transportation for the Maryland State of the Ports and Embassy Wine Tasting. At this event you will be able to:

  • Hear Maryland Secretary of Transportation Pete Rhan highlight the latest developments at thePortof Baltimore and BWI Airport
  • Participate in an educational breakout session where you will hear directly from IBM and Maersk as they introduce the first industry-wide, cross-border supply chain solution blockchain
  • Sample Wines from around the world at the Embassy Wine Tasting

Network with major exporters and companies providing services through the Port of Baltimore and BWI Airport. To register or gain more information click here.

This year’s event features additional interest and “need to know” information with informative breakout sesssions

Introducing Blockchain Technology to Global Supply Chain

Hear directly from IBM and Maersk as they introduce the first industry-wide cross-border supply chain solution on blockchain. Global trade digitization through blockchain technology is estimated to benefit the shipping process through efficiency and productivity gains, ultimately decreasing fraud and reducing waste and cost.

The Impact of the Offshore Wind Industry on Maryland’s Ports

Earlier this year, Maryland’s PSC approved two offshore wind projects. These projects, valued at more than $2 billion will be the largest offshore wind farms in the country and will put Maryland into the center of the domestic offshore wind industry. At this session attendees will learn about the many opportunities surrounding this program – which in addition to saving thousands of pounds of CO2 emissions, is estimated to create more than 5,000 jobs and countless business opportunities.

The event’s schedule:


3:30 Breakout Session
4:30 Embassy Wine Tasting
5:30 WTCI Highlights
5:45 State of the Ports Address
6:00 International Reception and Embassy Wine Tasting Continues
6:45 Raffle

To register for the event, or get more information click here.

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