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Panelists to discuss the political landscape and its impact on international trade at the 2019 JAXPORT Conference

Published Wednesday, March 13, 2019



JAXPORT has announced the list of speakers for The Political Landscape and its Impact on International Trade panel at the 2019 Logistics & Intermodal Conference scheduled for April 29 – May 1 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida:

  • Ari Ashe: Associate Editor; Journal of Commerce (moderator)
  • Virginia Thompson: VP of Project Management; Integration Point, now part of Thomson Reuters
  • Jason Nichols: Director of Import Compliance; Tapestry
  • Derek McKenny: Director Business Development, Southeast Region Customs Brokerage Services; Kuehne + Nagel
  • Javier Munoz: Global Trade Compliance Manager; PriceSmart

Panelists will discuss U.S. policy on key issues affecting the transportation and logistics industries, ranging from infrastructure spending to trade reform, and explore potential impacts on trade and supply chain decisions.


The Political Landscape and its Impact on International Trade is part of a series of panel discussions and keynote presentations at the conference addressing issues common to logistics and intermodal decision-makers. Registration is open for the conference and space is limited.


The other JAXPORT 2019 Logistics & Intermodal Conference topics include:

Designed for senior-level executives, JAXPORT’s Conference offers registrants the chance to network with transportation and logistics leaders from across North America and participate in discussions about timely and relevant industry topics. Targeted sponsorships are also available for the JAXPORT Conference, allowing businesses to reach hundreds of potential logistics, intermodal and maritime customers. Multiple sponsorship levels, as well as special event and amenities packages, allow strategic product and name placement throughout the event.


For sponsorship and registration information, visit or contact Karen Crawford at CMC & Associates at (888) 320-6129 or



Northeast Florida will be a principal hub of the nation’s global logistics, trade and transportation network.



Creating jobs and opportunity by offering the most competitive environment for the movement of cargo and people.



Chelsea Kavanagh

Jacksonville Port Authority

(904) 477-9730