Business Advisory Committee - Spring 2009 Meeting

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Wednesday, April 22 2009: Patterson Lecture

Time Event

7:30 PM

28th Annual William A. Patterson Lecture:
"Focus Transportation: Humanitarian Relief Through Better Technology"
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Governor Scott McCallum
President and CEO of Aidmatrix Foundation

Video with Slides

Thursday, April 23 2009: BAC Meeting

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Time Event

7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

Call to Order

BAC Chair Justin Zubrod presiding

8:10 AM

Welcome by the University Provost

8:15 AM

Transportation Center Director's Report

Hani Mahmassani, Director of the Transportation Center

Director's Report Slides (PDF)

8:30 AM

Initiative for Sustainability & Energy

Mark Ratner, ISEN Co-Director

Mark Ratner Presentation - Initiative for Sustainability & Energy (PDF)

9:00 AM

The Carbon Tax vs. Cap and Trade Debate

James Burnley, Partner, Venable LLP

James Burnley Presentation - The Carbon Tax vs. Cap and Trade Debate (PDF)

9:30 AM

New Members Forum

Introduction of New Members

10:00 AM


10:30 AM

Implications of the Stimulus Package on the Transportation Industry

Will Ris, SVP, Government Affairs, American Airlines, Inc.

Will Ris Presentation - Implications of the Stimulus Package on the Transportation Industry (PDF)

11:00 AM

Panel: Managing in an Uncertain Environment

Moderator: Justin Zubrod
Justin Zubrod Presentation (PDF)



12:30 PM

Closing Comments - Meeting Adjournment & Introduction of Transportation Students

Informal Buffet Luncheon with Transportation Students