TTW Conference Agenda

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Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Conference
August 10 – 12, 2022
Grand Hotel Marriott, Point Clear, Alabama
Golf tournament will be held on Wednesday, August 10

Note: This agenda is tentative and may be subject to change.

Wednesday, August 10th

10:00 AM                          4-Man Golf Scramble – Lakewood Golf Club, Dogwood Course
                                              Mr. Will Sanders, Tournament Coordinator

 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM        Registration Opens – Grand Ballroom Foyer

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM         Chairman’s Reception – Grand Ballroom Patio
                                              Host – the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Council
                                              (Shorts and polo shirts acceptable)

Dinner on your Own

 

Thursday, August 11th

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM         Bayside Breakfast Buffet
                                              Azalea Ballroom

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM        Welcome – Mr. Mitch Mays, Administrator TTWDA and Mr. Josh Tubbs, Chairman, TTWDC

8:40 AM – 9:00 AM        The Honorable Tate Reeves – Opening Comments
                                             Governor, State of Mississippi
                                             Chairman, Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM      Dr. Loren Scott – Southeast Economy Update
                                             Professor, Louisiana State University – Retired

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM    Break

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM     Congressional Panel
                                             The Honorable Robert Aderholt – Alabama, US House of Representatives
                                             The Honorable Jerry Carl – Alabama, US House of Representatives

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Steel Dynamics, Inc. – User of the TTW
                                             Mr. Dan Keown – General Manager, Steel Dynamics, Inc., Columbus MS

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM       Lunch on Your Own

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM     Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Council Business Meeting

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM         Asian Carp on the Tenn-Tom Waterway
                                             Ms. Angie Rodgers – US Fish & Wildlife
                                             Mr. Clinton Jones – Tennessee Valley Authority

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM         Break

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM        Port of Aberdeen (Mississippi) – Leveraging Grants for Port Infrastructure
                                            The Honorable Charles Scott – Mayor of Aberdeen
                                            Mr. Kevin Stafford – Neel Schaffer Engineering
                                            Mr. Bruce Lambert – MARAD, US Dept. of Transportation
                                            Mr. Tim Pickering – MARAD, US Dept. of Transportation

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM        TOURISM PANEL

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM        Reception and Silent Auction – Grand Ballroom

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM        Dinner – Grand Ballroom

 

Friday, August 12th

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM        Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM        Cybersecurity Threats to Inland Waterway User’s
                                             Mr. Jason Burt – Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM      US Army Corps of Engineers Update
                                             Col. Jeremy Chapman – Commander USACE Mobile District
                                             Mr. Nelson Sanchez – Chief of Operations Division, Mobile District
                                             Mr. Justin Murphree – Operations Manager, Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
                                             Mr. Anthony Perkins – Operations Manager, Black Warrior Tombigbee
                                             Lt. Col. Joe Sahl – Commander USACE Nashville District

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM    Break

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM      Capt. Ulysses Mullins – Commander, USCG Mobile Sector
                                             USCG Update

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM      TBD

12:00 PM                           40th Annual Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Conference Adjourned