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6th annual

Inland Port Symposium


The 6th Annual Dallas County Inland Port Symposium was held on April 21, 2023. Over 100 people attended to hear about the growth and opportunities of the
Southern Dallas Inland Port.


Topics and speakers included: 

Inland Port Update

Laura Freeland, Executive Director, IPTMA
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North Central Texas Council of Governments Update

Panelists: NCTCOG Staff: Michael Morris, Director of Transportation; Tom Bamonte, Sr Program Manager Transportation Technology & Innovation; Chris Klaus, Sr Program Manager Air Quality Management; Jeff Neal, Sr Program Manager Streamlined Project Delivery and Data Management
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Value of the Dallas County Inland Port Panel

Panelists: Sandy Sanders, CEO Sanders & Associates; Dan Baer, SVP WSP; Chris Fetters, CEO Louisiana 23 Development Corp; Eric Potts, Account Director Freese & Nichols

Meeting the Needs of the Community – Employers & Employees

Panelists: Dr. Seabrooks. President Dallas College Cedar Valley; Erv Goad, Sr Director Distribution Operations Walmart; Rosa Medina-Cristobal, VP HR DART; Dan Norris, Director of Operations Consumer Durables Kenco; Lynn Hoffman, Sr. Innovation Strategist Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas

Thank you to UNT Dallas for hosting the event.