Thursday, November 6, 2008

DC Area Maritime Industry Professionals - Hold The Date: 11/13

On November 13th, the Kings Point Club of Washington DC (the local USMMA Alumni) and the Propeller Club of Washington DC will co-host a luncheon featuring a panel of four distinguished speakers on the topic: "The Impact of Oil Price Volitility on the Maritime Industry". The event will be from 11:30AM until 1:30PM at the Tivoli Restaurant in Rosslyn, VA. The location is conveniently located directly above the Rosslyn Metro stop. This will be a great event for local Maritime Professionals and USMMA, Kings Point Alumni to gather, reconnect, network and hear some great thoughts on a very timely topic. The cost is $30.00 for current KPWDC members and $35.00 for non-members. Space is limited so RSVP is strongly recommended as walk-ins will be handled on a space available basis.

Please RSVP by Monday November 10th to Mr. Tom Gough, of the KPWDC at
The confirmed speakers are:

Mark Mills: Co-founding Partner, Digital Power Capital; Author, Forbes Energy Intelligence column. Mark P. Mills is a Cofounder of ICx Technologies Inc as well as a co-founding partner in the tech venture fund Digital Power Capital, a Wexford Capital fund. He has been published in various professional and popular publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the New York Times. He is co-author of The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy. Before founding Digital Power Capital, Mark was a technology advisor to Banc of America Securities, and co-author of the Huber-Mills Digital Power Report, published by Forbes. Earlier, Mark founded and ran an energy technology consulting business for 17 years. Previously, he served as a staff consultant to The White House Science Office (under President Reagan). Mark holds a degree in physics from Queen’s University, Canada, holds several patents and is a member of numerous professional societies

Stephen M. Carmel: is currently Senior Vice President, Maritime Services, Maersk Line, Limited. Previously, he has held various positions in operations and finance for U.S. Marine Management, Inc. and Maersk Line, Limited. Steve began his career sailing as a deck officer and Master primarily on tankers for Maritime Overseas Corporation and Military Sealift Command. His first command was a 40,000 ton clean product tanker, which he attained at age 26. Steve graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1979. He also holds an M.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in International Finance from Old Dominion University and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is certified in Financial Management (CFM).

Thomas Rasmussen, Chief, Market Research Division, Defense Energy Support Center, Defense Logistics Agency

Janice G. Weaver: currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, and as the Director of the Agency’s Office of Policy and Plans.Ms. Weaver is responsible for the conduct of the Agency’s economic and policy analyses. A key function of her role is the development and assessment of broad, long-range United States policies and programs impacting the maritime sector and the national and global transportation system. Ms. Weaver also leads the Agency’s statistical and economic development programs, and spearheads strategic planning in the Maritime Administration. Ms. Weaver has acquired over twenty-five years experience in maritime policy development. Ms. Weaver holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Illinois, and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington, the District of Columbia.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great job on organizing the luncheon!

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