Speaker Change

Richard Wainio

When: Tuesday March 27 - Sarasota

Speaker: Richard Wainio

Topic: Global Trade, Containerization and the Panama Canal

The Container Revolution and the use of a metal box to transport trade on a massive scale has fundamentally altered global trade and international relations. Mr. Wainio will describe the developments focusing on the recent expansion of the Panama Canal, changes in transportation patterns and the impact on US ports, the Port of Tampa and Florida trade.

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He replaces Amberin Zaman in Sarasota. Ms Zaman will speak as scheduled in Venice