Business Advisory Council - Spring 2013 Meeting

Business Advisory Council Meeting - April 24-25, 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013: BAC Workshop & Patterson Lecture



2:00 - 5:00 pm

BAC Workshop - "Smarter Cities / Smarter Mobility"

View Workshop Program Booklet (PDF)

Cocktails & Dinner

Location: James L. Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive

5:00 PM

Reception and Cocktails - Atrium Dining Room

6:00 PM

Dinner - Atrium Dining Room

Patterson Lecture

Location: OLC Forum, Donald P. Jacobs Center, 2001 Sherdian Rd.

7:30 PM

32nd Annual William A. Patterson Transportation Lecture

Dr. Irwin M. Jacobs
Founding Chairman & CEO Emeritus
Qualcomm Inc.

Thursday, April 25, 2013: BAC Meeting

Location: The Transportation Center, Chambers Hall, 600 Foster St. - Ruan Conference Center (Lower Level)
Attendance List (PDF)



7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

Call to Order & Opening Comments - BAC Chair Justin Zubrod presiding

8:10 AM

Director’s Report: Hani Mahmassani - followed by discussion

View Report (PDF)

8:30 AM

BAC Membership: New Member Introductions

8:45 AM

Panel: Global Logistics Strategies: Integrating Port and Rail Development

Panel Moderator: TBD
Thanasis Ziliaskopoulos, President and CEO, TRAINOSE
     View Presentation (PDF)
James Hertwig, President and CEO, Florida East Coast Railway
     View Presentation (PDF)
     View South Florida Logistics Center Video (YouTube)

10:00 AM


10:30 AM

Battery Storage Technology: The 787 Dreamliner Case and a Roadmap for Next
Generation Technologies through the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR)

George Hamlin, President, Hamlin Transportation Consulting
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Kenneth Poeppelmeier, Charles E. & Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry
Northwestern University

11:00 AM

Panel: The Changing Role of Private Equity in Transportation

Panel Moderator: Justin Zubrod
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John Anderson, Managing Partner, Greenbriar Equity Group LLC
Price Blackford, Senior Advisor, Sagent Advisors Inc.
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Ed Feeley, Managing Director, Littlejohn & Co. LLC
Heidi Hornung-Scherr, Partner, Scudder Law Firm
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Kathleen Ross, SVP, Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

12:15 PM

Closing Comments and Meeting Adjournment

12:25 PM

Introduction of the Transportation Students

12:30 PM

Buffet Luncheon with Transportation Students