Convention Agenda

October 18-20, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 17

6:00 pm                       Early arrivals mixer

Wednesday, Oct. 18

11:30 am                      Luncheon Meeting of International Propeller Club Board 

1:15 pm                        Welcome and opening remarks, first Port Presidents' meeting

2:45 pm                        Port Roundtable Session; Women’s Propeller Club meeting

6:30 pm                        Dinner at the Space Shuttle Atlantis Pavilion, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center
(Buses depart 5:30 pm)
The Hon. Rick Scott, Governor of Florida, speaker

Thursday, Oct. 19

8:30 am                        Regional Meetings and Student Port Meeting

10:00 am                      Maritime Conference Session I –
Keynote Speaker Adm Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, 
followed by panel on cyber security

12:00 noon                   Luncheon – U.S. Maritime Administrator RADM Mark Buzby USN (Ret.), luncheon speaker 

2:00 pm                        Maritime Conference Session II –
Panel on LNG, chaired by FMC Commissioner William Doyle

6:00 pm                        President’s Reception and Dinner at the Port Canaveral Exploration Tower and Harbor Tour
(Buses depart 5:30 pm)

Friday, Oct. 20

8:30 am                        Second Port Presidents' meeting, followed by International Board of Directors meeting

9:30 am                        Maritime Conference Session III –
Panel on Port Infrastructure – waterside, navigation channel improvements

10:45 am                      Maritime Conference Session IV –
Panel on Port Infrastructure – terminals, logistics and port security

12:45 pm                      Luncheon – Capt. John Murray, CEO Port Canaveral, luncheon speaker
(Buses depart 12:30 for Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 5)

2:30 pm                        Bus Tour – Canaveral Port Authority

6:30 pm                        Cocktail Reception & Dinner Gala