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  • Transport execs explore latest security and safety regs at Air & Sea Cargo Americas Nov. 1-3, Miami.

Oct. 23-25 and Nov. 13-15

Transportation & Logistics Council Seminars

Gerard F. Smith presents Seminar No. 1 on “Freight Claims in Plain English.” Raymond A. Selvaggio covers “Contracting for Transportation & Logistics Services” in Seminar No. 2. Seminar No. 3 has Brent Wm. Primus examining “Transportation, Logistics and the Law.”

AFN, LLC in Niles, Illinois: Seminar No. 1, Oct. 23; Seminar No. 2, Oct. 24; Seminar No. 3, Oct. 25.

Lennox International in Richardson, Texas: Seminar No. 1, Nov. 13; Seminar No. 2, Nov. 14; Seminar No. 3, Nov. 15.

Nov. 1-3

Air & Sea Cargo Americas

Executives from the aviation, maritime and logistics sectors explore enhancing the growth of the cargo industry, the latest security and safety regulations to secure cargo as well as manufacturer and shipper needs in high-growth cargo.

Miami, Fla. World Trade Center, Miami, Florida

Nov. 6-8

Journal of Commerce (JOC) Inland Distribution Conference

More than 400 domestic shippers and transportation providers examine the North American market outlook, pricing trends and technology and innovation. Think tank round tables focus on NAFTA trade, ELDs and other regulatory challenges.

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference & Expo

More than 500 attendees participate in dynamic, informative sessions that address building your brand with women. Reach key decision makers from motor carriers, 3PLs, OEMs and tech companies.

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Nov. 7-8

North American Logistics CIO Forum

The only IT logistics specific conference in North America is dedicated to analyzing how CIOs can continue adapting information and technology to radically improve their logistics operations. Meet more than 150 CIOs and senior IT executives. Confirmed speakers include: Sanjib Sahoo, CIO Transport, XPO Logistics; Gary Dowdy, head of Innovation and Disruptive Technology, J.B Hunt; and Sally Miller, CIO, DHL Supply Chain.

Austin Marriott South, Austin, Texas

Nov. 7-10

Adina Ingredients Show

It’s a unique chance to meet decision makers in the food, pharma and cosmetics industries—all in one place! The format is a show within a show.

Adina Pack, Bogotá, Colombia

Nov. 9-10

IWLA Warehouse Legal Practice Symposium

The International Warehouse Logistics Association conference covers trends in transportation law, warehouse law and emerging issues in human resource law (and much more).

Location TBA, Chicago, Illinois

Nov. 12

Survival Tools in Challenging Times

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Sunday Workshop is a one-day, action-packed session for busy 3PL professionals. Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida), an influential member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and TIA’s advocacy team highlight Washington’s current regulatory and legislative landscape.

Turnberry Isle Resort, Aventura, Florida

Nov. 12-16

Dubai Air Show

New to this year’s show is a dedicated Cargo Zone. Expect 1,200 exhibitors, 72,500 visitors and 160 aircraft at the award-winning gathering of industry experts who discuss the vision of the air cargo industry and the UAE as a strategic hub.

Dubai World Central, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

+971 4 603 3300

Nov. 13-15

ET Exchange Summit

The conference, which was formerly known as M|Enterprise Summit, covers enterprise mobility and digital transformation. Strategy, policy, solutions and security to advance business objectives and capitalize on the rise of digital technologies are discussed.

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Dec. 12-13

Journal of Commerce (JOC) Port Performance North America Conference

Shippers, carriers, port officials, 3PLs, freight forwarders, government officials and more hear the latest port productivity data and accompanying analysis by industry experts.

Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, Newark, New Jersey