Greater New Orleans Harbor Safety Committee
Marine Industry Day June 22, 2023 (Update 1)

Higgins Hotel & Conference Center
1000 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Please register NLT June 20 at:

**Attendance and food courtesy of the HSC! Parking offered at a reduced rate in the WWII Museum garage.

08:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
● Mr. Matt Lagarde, Harbor Safety Committee Chairman
● Captain Kelly Denning, USCG Sector New Orleans, Sector Commander
● Director Terri Edwards, USCBP New Orleans, Area Port Director
● Mr. Joaquin Mujica, USACE Orleans District, Deputy Chief of Operations

09:00 Severe Weather & Extreme Water Conditions
● Moderated by Mr. Karl Gonzales, Cooper Marine & GNOBFA

10:30 Industry Staffing Concerns & Workforce Development Connections
● Moderated by Ms. Christine Titus, Louisiana Maritime Association

11:30 Shipping Environmental Regulations and Alternative Fuels
● Moderated by Mr. Tony Odak, John W Stone Oil

12:30 Lunch & Keynote Speaker

1:30 Sexual Misconduct in the Maritime Environment
● Moderated by Captain Phil Schifflin (USCG Ret.), Seamen’s Church Institute

2:30 USCG Response: Executing Search & Rescue, Incident Management, & Law Enforcement Ops
● Moderated by Commander Joe Hart, USCG Sector New Orleans, Chief of Prevention

3:30 Cybersecurity and the Maritime Transportation System
● Moderated by Mr. Marc Hebert, Jones Walker LLP

Closing Remarks

**For further Industry Day 2023 information, please contact: Ms. Christine Titus at

Sector New Orleans Command Center (24 hours): (504) 365-2545
Vessel Traffic Service (24 hours): (504) 365-2514, VHF-FM Ch. 05A, 12 or 67
Sector New Orleans Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280 or
Sector New Orleans Facilities Compliance Branch: (504) 365-2370 or