Transportation Logistics & Distribution Summit by NJMEP

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Middlesex County College

2600 Woodbridge Ave

Parking Lot#1 West Hall

Edison, NJ 08817

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This has been a great year for Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Industry. Join us as as discuss the future of the workforce, trends in the industry and what progress has been made through out our engagements with Transportation, Logistics & Distribution business leaders.

Your opinion and expertise as a recognized leader in business is highly valued. Businesses and community partners will be brought together to share, present, and define workforce solutions ensuring sustainable career paths for all levels of talent.

Agenda (Tentative)

8:00-9:00 Open Registration, Breakfast & Networking

9:00-9:30 Welcome and Introduction

John Kennedy, CEO New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP)

Assistant Commissioner, Hugh Bailey, NJ Department of Labor Workforce Development (LWD)

Talent Network Introduction – Constantina Meis & Ray Martinelli

9:35-10:35 Workshop - CertiPay: Attract, Develop, and Retain your workforce: addressing workforce and training shortages in TLD

11:05-11:20 Awards

- Guest Speaker/Premier Sponsor -

11:30-12:00 Keynote Address: Lora Cecere – NJ the Supply Chain State: Present and Future Challenges

--- 45 minute lunch and networking break ---

12:45-1:45 (Consortium) Panel: Executives snapshot upcoming industry trends and challenges.

Panel Group 1:

Port Authority of NY and NJ, Amanda Valdes – The gateway to the Supply Chain State

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., Eric Probst – Liability in the TLD business community

Panel Group 2:

Hy-Tek Material Handling, Ron Baptista – Distribution automation shaping the TLD landscape

Unconfirmed, Contact Name – Cybersecurity and designing a secure network platform

Panel Group 3:

Essex County Schools Of Technology, Dicxiana Carbonell – How technical schools are supporting the TLD businesses

NJMEP, Patricia Moran – Movement towards apprenticeship in NJ

1:45-2:00 Adjourn

For more information contact:

Constantina Meis, Program Manager 973-998-9801 •

Ray Martinelli, Program Manager 973-998-9801 •

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Middlesex County College

2600 Woodbridge Ave

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Edison, NJ 08817

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