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Global Trade and Transportation Logistics

Date: 
January 15, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST
Location: 
U.S. Department of Transportation Conference Center, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE; Washington, DC 20590

The seminar will consist of three presentations and discussion on the theme of global trade and transportation logistics. The presentations will be:

  1. Using Global Trade and Transport Data as a Lead Indicator.
    Dr. Jari Kauppila, Economist and Manager
    International Transport Forum
    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  2. World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index.
    Dr. Lauri Ojala, Professor and Chair
    Turku School of Economics, Finland
  3. Monitoring Supply Chain Performance.
    Dr. Richard Thivierge, Director General
    Centre of Excellence in Economics, Statistics, Analysis and Research Transport Canada, Canada