2017 PNWA Summer Conference

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Date(s) - 06/19/2017 - 06/21/2017
All Day

Seattle Marriott Waterfront

Thank you for joining us at the 2017 PNWA Summer Conference

To view our brochure from the meeting, click here.


Columbia Snake River Extended Lock Closure Study – Erika Briscoe, Graduate Research Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

Snake River Salmon  – Successes and Challenges – Steve Martin, Executive Director, Snake River Salmon River Recovery Board

Trends Affecting the Maritime Industry – Anne Landstrom, Principal Advisor, Commercial Group, Moffat & Nichol

Challenges of a Deep Water Port in a Small Town – Dan Worra, Executive Director, Port of Anacortes

Beneficial Use and Sustainable Sediment Management in the Pacific Northwest – Dan Berlin, Senior Managing Scientist, Anchor QEA, LLC

Panel: Navigating the Changing World of Corps of Engineers’  33 USC 408 Approvals

  • David Miller, President, David Miller and Associates, Inc.
  • Marci Johnson, Planning and Outreach Specialist/Section 408 Program Manager, Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The Ballard Locks: Keystone of Puget Sound’s Maritime Economy – Charles Constanzo, Vice President, American Waterways Operators and Heather Haugland, Senior Project Manager, McDowell Group

Panel: Cruise Ships & Tourism in the Northwest

  • Rock Peck, Director, Tourism Development, Port of Seattle
  • Gary Frommelt, Vice President of Marine Operations, American Queen Steamboat Company
  • Wanda Keefer, Port Manager, Port of Clarkston 

Washington State Freight System Plan – Jason Beloso, Strategic Planning Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation

NOAA’s Charting Plan for Today and the Future – Crescent Moegling, Northwest Navigation Manager, NOAA

Refund and cancellation policy:

Full refund for registration until May 31st, less $50 processing fee

50% refund by June 12th

No refund after June 12th

Substitutions are welcomed


Thank You to Our Summer Conference Sponsors!














Moffatt & Nichol

The Northwest Seaport Alliance

OBEC Consulting Engineers

Port of Portland

Shaver Transportation

Vancouver Energy

Westwood Shipping Lines


Columbia River Pilots

Ecological Land Services

Millennium Bulk Terminals

Port of Grays Harbor

Port of Hood River

Port of Lewiston

Port of St. Helens

Tidewater Transportation & Terminals