Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero
Director of Trade Development Port of Los Angeles
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 Beach
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.