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2017 course listings coming in Spring 2017

Course information and slides from the 2016 Fall Meeting are still available below:

 ted for spacing purposes

 Schedule:

Monday, October 31st

A1). Analytics – Benefits and dangers | By USTRANSCOM (TCAC) | 8:00 – 9:30 AM | Regency Ballroom A

Discusses benefits when applying analytics within the organization, tools developed to support others (RCAT, CBDS, etc.), and the danger of getting it wrong (blue ribbon type discussion) and when to seek after the pros. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

A2). Using the Cargo Movement Operation System (CMOS) to improve unit move execution and In Transit Visibility (ITV) By USTRANSCOM TC4J-L | 8:00 – 9:30 AM | Illinois Central

Provides both a live demonstration and a case study on using CMOS to manifest cargo and passengers to increase ITV across DoD and the benefits to transportation execution. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here and here.

A3). Cyber security in transportation: Connected, automated and vulnerable | By Department of Transportation Volpe Center | 8:00 – 9:30 AM | Grand Ballroom

This course will highlight the risks in connected and automated transportation systems, and outline the key elements of a comprehensive cyber security and resilience strategy.  Examples of successful cyber-attacks in transportation will be described. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

A4). Domestic Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E) and Transportation Protective Service (TPS) motor shipments By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command | 8:00 – 9:30 AM | Regency Ballroom B

Focuses TPS shipments moving within Defense Transportation System (DTS); reviews Transportation Officer (TO) roles and responsibilities, accessorial, TPS requirements, shipping tips and exceptions covered in the Defense Transportation Regulation (DTR); and provides Defense Transportation Tracking System (DTTS) operations overview. See additional information here. View course presentation notes here.

A6). DOD logistics, Part A | By Center for Joint and Strategic Logistics | 8:00 – 9:30 AM | Regency Ballroom C

Globally Integrated Operations (GIO) both enable and are premised upon Global Agility. To achieve this, smarter positioning of forces, as well as greater use of prepositioned stocks and rapid expeditionary basing, will increase overall operational reach of Joint Forces. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

B1). Methods for achieving In-transit Visibility (ITV) for the DoD | By USTRANSCOM TC4J-L | 10 – 11:30 AM | Illinois Central

Provides overview of the role automatic identification technology (AIT) along with the quality processes and data that enables ITV; includes overview and live demonstration of the Coalition Mobility System (CMS) operations/enhancements. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here and here.

B2). Motor/Rail large volume movements | By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command | 10 – 11:30 AM | Regency Ballroom B

Provides SDDC large volume movement process and negotiated tenders overview; explains volume movement request (DD 1085)—“who, what, why and how;” details motor and rail movements solicitation process. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

B3). DoD Freight Payment Systems | By US Bank | 10 – 11:30 AM | Frisco

DoD Freight Payments are managed by US Bank. The system, called Syncada, seeks to optimize freight payments along with big data collection. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

B4). Transportation services acquisition under BBP 3.0 and the recent issue of DoD 5000.74 By Defense Acquisition University |  10 – 11:30 AM | Regency Ballroom A

Understanding BBP 3.0 and broad changes in services acquisition under DoD 5000.74 and in particular how this is or will affect the transportation functional domain. See additional information here.

B5). DoD logistics, Part B | By Center for Joint and Strategic Logistics |  10 – 11:30 AM | Regency Ballroom C

 The DoD logistician – Capabilities today and requirements tomorrow. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

B6). Challenges and complexities in the movement of Hazardous Materials| By GISTNET |  10 – 11:30 AM | New York Central

 How do Department of Transportation regulations intersect DoD needs in the movement of hazardous materials? This session will update attendees on HazMat today.See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S16). Information Technology in transit – challenges in cyber security  | Wapack Labs | 10 – 11:30 AM | Grand Ballroom

Keeping your business secure is more than a firewall, more than a data feed, more than a box. Consider the potential of a private social environment for exchanging cyber security information, advice and defensive strategies. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

C1). The seven steps to service acquisition (AQ102) | By USTRANSCOM (TCAQ) | 12:30 – 2 PM | Illinois Central

Discusses the seven step acquisition process to include: forming the acquisition team, requirements definition, contract award, performance management, as well as stakeholder involvement and engagement. See additional information here.

C2). Transportation programs overview for GOCARE, DTR and more By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command | 12:30 – 2 PM | Frisco

Provides variety of transportation programs overview: e.g., Government Cargo Recovery Effort (GOCARE), Transportation Discrepancy Reports (DTR’s), and other items of interest for Transportation Officer to include cost disputes (documentation requirements/carrier appeal process). See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

C3). Integrated booking system and GATES | By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command |  12:30 – 2 PM | New York Central

Provides system demo and discussion of user/shipper requirements and compliance issues. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here and here.

C4). Transportation Policy 101 – an overview of transportation policy By Office of the Secretary of Defense -Transportation Policy | 12:30 – 2 PM | Regency Ballroom C

Listen to the senior executive on Transportation Policy offer a strategic overview on  Department of Defense (DoD) Transportation Policies  that are generated and coordinated with the DoD components, federal agencies and the transportation Industry. See additional information here.

C5). Leveraging enterprise architecture for supply chain transformation | By The Boeing Company | 12:30 – 2 PM | Regency Ballroom A

 This presentation will provide an overview of how The Boeing Company is leveraging Enterprise Architecture to transform their Supply Chain by translating business strategy into business capability requirements that support the strategic intentions of the business. See additional information here.

S1). KC-46: Capabilities & impact on the warfighter | By Air Mobility Command | 12:30 – 2 PM | Regency Ballroom B

SEMINAR: Air Mobility Command provides an overview of the capabilities of the KC-46 tanker/airlifter and its impact on the warfighter. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

D1). Acquisition at USTC – the Organization (AQ101) | By USTRANSCOM (TCAQ) |  2:30 – 4 PM | Regency Ballroom A

Describes USTRANSCOM acquisition organization, provides an understanding what services USTRANSCOM acquires through Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) based contracts, and identifies points of contact. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

D2). Global Freight Management (GFM) Overview | By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command |  2:30 – 4 PM Regency Ballroom B

Highlights GFM capabilities, recent or planned enhancements, and open Q&A with GFM experts. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

D3). Documentation for CSS/ESS, TCMD, Syncada, CAB and DODAACs | By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command | 2:30 – 4 PM | New York Central

Addresses Pipeline Asset Tool Updates CSS/ESS (Shipping Instructions), TCMD processing, Syncada/CAB Invoicing (Verify/Certify process), and Transportation Account Codes (DODAAC). See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here and here.

D4). Transportation Policy 101 – an overview of transportation policy By Office of the Secretary of Defense -Transportation Policy |  2:30 – 4 PM | Regency Ballroom C

Listen to the senior executive on Transportation Policy offer a strategic overview on  Department of Defense (DoD) Transportation Policies  that are generated and coordinated with the DoD components, federal agencies and the transportation Industry. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

D5). Saving money and lives with big data — an air perspective | By Air Mobility Command | 2:30 – 4 PM | Frisco

Applies cost/lifesaving lessons learned in Afghanistan in how to better measure aircraft fuel efficiency and how to calculate the cost of carrying extra fuel or cargo on aircraft sorties. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

D6). Third party logistics: How and why the industry still thrives | By St. Louis University Center for Supply Chain Management | 2:30 – 4 PM | Illinois Central

This presentation discusses the typical elements of logistics, why commercial industry uses third party logistics (3PL) companies, and information about the different types of 3PLs. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S2). Cyber in a disruptive world | By USTRANSCOM (TCJ6) | 2:30 – 4 PM | Grand Ballroom

SEMINAR: Nearly 90% of USTRANSCOM’s traffic flows on unclassified networks to and from commercial providers. This panel will discuss President Obama’s whole-of-nation approach that emphasizes public and private sector cooperation to protect networks, data, and infrastructure.

Tuesday, November 1st

E1). In-Depth Look at the DoD Integrated Lodging Program for DoD and Federal Government Personnel | By Defense Travel Management Office | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Burlington Route

This session provides an overview of the program pilot, answers supporting travel policy questions, and explains how Duty of Care is incorporated and savings are realized. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

E2). Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Overview | By Defense Logistics Agency | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Illinois Central

Provides an introduction to the defense logistics operations in support of DoD’s global commitments. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here and here.

E3). Certification Standards in Supply Chain Management | By APICS, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Wabash Cannonball

Professional credentials increase your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement, and physical logistics consulting. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

E4). How does the rail industry operate? | By BNSF | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Frisco

The rail industry has operated for more than 150 years. Learn how a leading carrier operates in today’s marketplace. View the course presentation notes here, here, here and here.

E5). How does the maritime industry operate? | By American Roll-on Roll-Off Carrier (ARC) | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | New York Central

The original transportation mode connecting the continents is now made up of giant firms and mega ships. How does the industry conduct business today? See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

E6). Disaster Management Logistics, part 1 | By DHL | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Missouri Pacific

Following  the devastating natural disasters of the past few years, the international community has increased efforts to improve disaster management to establish a global system of disaster preparedness, response, and reconstruction. The United Nations, national governments, NGOs, and the private sector are working together to achieve this goal, as this session will show. See additional information here.

S4). Developing future DOD logistics civilian leaders so they can successfully lead during times of uncertainty | By U.S. Central Command | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Regency Ballroom A

SEMINAR: Learn how logisticians must be trained and groomed to operate in this new environment. As the enemy and threats change, logistics practices must adapt to support the warfighter’s new roles and requirements. See additional information here.

S5). Recognize like a leader…from Millennials to Baby Boomers, create meaning in your organization | By Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Regency Ballroom C

SEMINAR: Learn how recognition and celebration can enhance innovation and promote the organizational values you want to see emulated throughout your organization. Insights, anecdotes and hands-on tactics learned throughout Barry Wehmiller’s expansion into a global firm comprising 80 acquired companies. See additional information here.

S6). How the federal government’s Category Management will affect you | By OSD & OMB | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Regency Ballroom B

SEMINAR: The federal government is in the process of instituting Category Management as part of its acquisition strategy. Hear representatives from the Office of Management and Budget, and the Transportation Category Manager – Ms. Lisa Roberts – about this new program and how the process could impact your business. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

F1). Review of military transportation assets/research | By TRB – Military Committee | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Frisco

The TRB Military Transportation Committee assembles research on the state of military transportation. This session will offer insight on these assets. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

F2). Government ethics and interaction with industry | By USTRANSCOM (TCJA) | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Illinois Central

Outlines ethics umbrella and procurement rules applying to government employees in their day-to-day duties, especially those affecting interaction with contractors, including contractor employees within the federal workplace, and industry representatives. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

F3). Railcar top loading | By BNSF | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Wabash Cannonball

Learn the challenges and procedures for railcar top loading. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

F4). Customs, an imported perspective | By FedEx | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | New York Central

This session updates the 2015 session – Customs Cleared, not caged – and the continued challenges faced by DoD. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here, here and here.

F5). How does the trucking industry work? | By American Trucking Associations | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Regency Ballroom A

Listen to representatives from the American Trucking Associations discuss trucking sector fundamentals and the DoD. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here, here and here.

F6). Transportation Modeling in DOD  | By TRB – SDDC JDPAC | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Regency Ballroom B

The Transportation Research Board Military Transportation Committee focuses on developing research leading to process improvement in military transportation. This session will offer analysis of TRANSCOM resources and assets. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

F7). Supply Chain Employers Focusing on Veterans | Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Missouri Pacific

The LINCS Supply Chain Management program provides education and industry certifications in eight key areas of Supply Chain Management.  The program, funded by a $25 million grant from the Department of Labor, seeks to educate veterans and others with a desire to enter or advance their supply chain careers. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S2). [Repeat] Cyber in a disruptive world | By USTRANSCOM (TCJ6) | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Grand Ballroom

SEMINAR: Nearly 90% of USTRANSCOM’s traffic flows on unclassified networks to and from commercial providers. This panel will discuss President Obama’s whole-of-nation approach that emphasizes public and private sector cooperation to protect networks, data, and infrastructure.

S7). Everybody matters: The only business case with truly unlimited potential | By Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Regency Ballroom C

SEMINAR: See how it is possible to unleash the potential within your team members and ultimately your organization by creating a culture in which everyone can thrive. Passion & commitment; autonomy; love and not fear – creating those conditions is essential for success in today’s world. See additional information here.

Wednesday, November 2nd

G1). How does the express industry work? Hub and Spoke – driving efficiencies | By UPS | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Regency Ballroom A

The youngest transportation mode, this industry now connects all ends of the earth in a matter of hours. How does this industry make this happen? See additional information here.

G2). The new normal to secure transportation and manage risk in the supply chain | By Supply Chain Operations Preparedness Education (SCOPE) | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | New York Central

Globalization, Mother Nature and political conflict have created conditions that require organizations to understand the vulnerability of transportation and tools such as Supply Chain Risk Management to mitigate security threats. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

G3). USTRANSCOM Acquisition Tips | By USTRANSCOM (TCAQ) | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Illinois Central

Describes how and where to look for opportunities to do business with USTRANSCOM. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

G4). Leveraging the Defense Transportation System (DTS) for DoD and non-DoD cargo movements – why it matters | By USTRANSCOM (TCERC) | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Regency Ballroom C

Describes USTRANSCOM efforts to enhance DoD transportation support with non-DoD agencies, foreign partners, and international organizations; outlines how DTS cargo movement ensures military and civilian sea and airlift asset viability and readiness. View the course presentation notes here.

G5). Military Sealift Command (MSC) 101: A command overview  | By Military Sealift Command | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Missouri Pacific

Highlights Military Sealift Command’s structure, unique mission areas and the ships associated with each mission set, application of working capital funds, as well as the use of contract and civilian mariners to operate MSC Government-owned and contracted ships. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

G6). 3PL Conflict Logistics | Global Logistics Providers | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Frisco

The majority of the military cargo delivered into and around conflict areas are coordinated by Contracted capability.  Deliveries in these areas have certain encumbrances like cultural differences, need for local knowledge and more. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S8). Women in leadership: Then, now & in the future | By USTRANSCOM | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Grand Ballroom

SEMINAR: Encouraged for both women and men. A mixed-gender panel of DOD and industry logisticians will offer thoughts on how women have, are and should lean in and be leaders. See additional information here.

S10). Federal Budget 101: Appropriations, authorizations and the government budget process | By The Honorable Paul Jaenichen, Maritime Administrator | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Regency Ballroom B

SEMINAR: Learn the ins and outs of how the federal government’s planning and budgeting system works, and how Congress appropriates and authorizes the execution of a federal budget. Beneficial for all who do business with the government – all experience levels. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S14). The evolution of modern passenger travel | By Travelport | 1:15 – 2:45 PM | Wabash Cannonball

Learn how passenger travel has developed over time into the modern processes of today. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here and here.

H2). The Performance Work Statement (AQ201) | By USTRANSCOM (TCAQ) | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Illinois Central

Explains Performance Work Statement (PWS) format, how to write performance objectives and performance standards, and how it is used by the Contracting Officer Representative, the Contracting Officer and the Contractor. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

H3). Doing business with Military Sealift Command (MSC)  | By Military Sealift Command | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | New York Central

Provides tips on where and how to look for opportunities with Military Sealift Command, to include acquisition proposal preparation. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

H4). Planning and booking for export traffic release requests | By Surface Deployment and Distribution Command | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Frisco

Discusses shipment planning, Export Traffic Release Request (ETRR) as well as preferred methods within booking, shipping, tracking, and billing processes. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

H5). Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and what it can do for you | By DoD CIO | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Regency Ballroom A

In this session, learn about DC3’s mission. DC3 is a national cyber center and Department of Defense center of excellence that delivers superior digital forensics and multimedia lab services, cyber technical training, technical solutions development and cyber analytics for the various DOD mission areas. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S11). Disaster management logistics, part 2 | DHL | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Regency C

Getting Airports Ready for Disasters –  a training program for airport managers to be better prepared for the logistical consequences of natural disasters at airports. See additional information here.

S13). Global low volume / low frequency distribution challenges | By SOCOM, USTRANSCOM, CENTCOM, AFRICOM| 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Regency Ballroom B

SEMINAR: Panelists from various Combatant Commands, including  USTRANSCOM and USAFRICOM, will discuss the challenges and future considerations for low volume logistics requirements in distribution challenged ares of the world, including Africa and South America. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

S15). Travel technology rapid-fire | By Travelport | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Burlington Route

In this session, panelists discuss travel technology and answer audience questions in rapid-fire format. See additional information here.

S17). Professional development: Establishing trust | LTG(ret) Kathy Gainey, Cypress International | 3:15 – 4:45 PM | Grand Ballroom

To succeed today in any field, you need to establish trust with those you work with and work for. Stop and think about some of your past efforts that fell flat. Was it due to a lack of trust? Come and take a moment to learn about establishing trust. See additional information here. View the course presentation notes here.

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