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Event Date: 6/18/20

WIT-LA presents


Direct Dialogue with the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach:

Cyber-security, COVID-19, U.S./China Trade

WIT-LA Members and Friends,

Join us for our next Virtual Event coming up next week Thursday, June 18. WIT-LA will be presenting an update from our Ports, Long Beach and Los Angeles. Continuing with our series of virtual Direct Dialogues that will hopefully provide you with resources and tools to manage your businesses and successfully navigate in this new environment, this program will bring you up to date on the current status of our Ports.

This Virtual Event will include the following:

  • Updates for Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles
  • Port security of the Port of Los Angeles
  • Cyber-security Operations of the Port of L.A.
  • Creation of a Maritime Cyber Resilience
  • Center Impact of U.S. / China Trade War

This will be a one hour webinar including Q&A

Register Now!

A link to join the Webinar will be sent to registrants before the Webinar begins.

Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero
Director of Trade Development Port of Los Angelesevent

Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero, Director of Trade Development, Port of Los Angeles will provide an update on Operations at the Port of L.A., Port Security Overview, Cyber Security Operations Center and the Creation of a Maritime Cyber Resilience Center. The Port of Los Angeles' cybersecurity program will result in greater collective knowledge and stronger community defense against cyber threats. She will also address any pressing issues regarding the current environment affecting the Port of Los Angeles and its clients including the impact of COVID-19 and the new role of the Port in securing PPE.

As the nation's second-business container seaport, the Port of Long Beach handles trade value at more than US$200 billion annually and supports 2.6 million trade-related jobs across the United States, including 575,000 in Southern California and 1 in 5 jobs in Long Beach. With six container terminals, the Port of Long Beach is fully equipped to handle the largest ships, and one of the most important U.S. gateways for trans-Pacific trade.


Kenneth W. Duncan
Managing Director Commercial Operations Port of Long Beachevent

Kenneth W. Duncan, Managing Director of Commercial Operations of the Port of Long Beach will provide an update of the Port of Long Beach, the impact of the U.S./China Trade War, the impact of COVID-19 and the economy in this uncertain time.




Date 6/18/20
Time 2pm PST
Where Your Computer