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12/02/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/02/2021 15:41

Commissioner Bentzel’s Data Initiative & National Shipper Advisory Committee Holding Meetings

Commissioner Bentzel's Data Initiative & National Shipper Advisory Committee Holding Meetings

Posted December 2, 2021

The public is invited to attend two meetings taking place online from the Federal Maritime Commission the week of December 6, 2021.

Commissioner Bentzel's Data Initiative

The first meeting of the maritime data initiative being led by Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel will take place on December 7, 2021, from 1:00-3:00 PM (Eastern). Topics scheduled to be discussed include the need for data standards and transparency to improve supply chain efficiency. Chairman Daniel B. Maffei and other Commissioners will make comments at this event. Presenters for this event include:

John Porcari - Port Envoy, Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force
Lars Jensen - CEO, Vespucci Maritime
Brian Bumpass - Chair, National Shipper Advisory Committee
Kristen Monaco - Chief Economist, FMC

The meeting can be viewed at this link.

National Shipper Advisory Committee Holding Meetings

The National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC/Committee) will hold a meeting on December 8, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern). The Committee will continue to discuss the initial issues and priorities identified in its first meeting as well as establish working subcommittees. To watch the session, submit a request to [email protected] and include "REGISTER FOR NSAC MEETING" in the subject line. Registration requests must be received by 5:00 PM (Eastern) Friday, December 3, 2021.