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5th annual

Inland Port Virtual Symposium & Employer Forum

The 5th Annual Inland Port Symposium and Employer Forum was held on March 31st. Over 100 people attended to hear about the growth and opportunities of the Southern Dallas Inland Port. Topics and speakers included: 

What Makes the Inland Port the Fastest Growing Industrial Market in the US

Panelists: J.H. Cullum Clark, Director Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative and Adjunct Professor of Economics at SMU; Dr. Joe Seabrooks, President Dallas College Cedar Valley Campus; Mike Rader, President Prime45 Development

How Will Transportation and Infrastructure Keep Pace with Inland Port Growth

Panelists: Nadine Lee, President & CEO DART; Michael Morris, Director of Transportation North Central Texas Council of Governments

How Will Plaquemines Port Impact the Supply Chain issues in Dallas

Panelists: Chris Fetters, CEO Louisiana 23 Development Company; Denson White, APM Terminals, Eric Casey EVP Ports Cold Summit Development

Hosts: Commissioner John Wiley Price and Council Member Tennell Atkins

Thank you to Dallas College Cedar Valley Campus for hosting the event.