2014 GCA Convention

Mark your calendars for the GCA 2014 Convention to be held June 4-6, 2014 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel in Norfolk, VA

Check out the photos from the 2014 GCA Convention

Download the 2014 GCA Convention Attendee List (updated 6/2/14)

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. GCA Board of Directors Meeting (Closed Meeting)
Location: James I-III

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Traffic and Warehouse Open Committee Meeting
Open to all Convention Attendees
Location: Marriott I-II

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Welcome Cocktail Reception
Business Casual Attire
Location: Piano Lounge

Thursday June 5, 2014

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Location: Marriott I-III

9:15 a.m. Off-Site Port, Warehouse and Plant Tours
Location: Marriott Lobby - Martin Street Entrance to Board Buses

3:00 p.m. Approximate Return to Marriott Waterfront Hotel

7:00 p.m. Reception and Buffet Dinner
Business Casual Attire
Location: Pool Deck

Friday, June 6, 2014

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Location: Marriott Foyer

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
Location: Marriott IV

8:45 a.m. Financial and Economic Update
Speaker: Mark Williams, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Location: Marriott IV

9:20 a.m. Commodities Outlook
Speaker: Oscar Schaps, INTL FCStone
Location: Marriott IV

10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
Location: Marriott Foyer

10:15 a.m. IncoTerms: What you Need to Know
Speaker: Neil Lenok, American River International
Location: Marriott IV

11:00 a.m. GCA Standard Type Committee Overview on Grading and Defects
Limited to 25 Attendees
Location: James I-III

12:30 p.m. Buffet Farewell Luncheon
Location: Marriott I-III

Schedule and Titles Subject to Updates and Changes

Would you like information on the past Convention? Please click here to view an abbreviated online version of the 2012 program.

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