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IRPT Spring 2019 Missouri River Basin Meeting

February 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST


Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc.

Invites you to the

Spring 2019 Missouri River Basin Meeting

Join us for networking and discussion on river related issues affecting our region.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 5:00 pm Hilton at Kansas City Airport 8801 NW 112th Street, Kansas City, MO 64153

IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to provide a platform for inland river port and terminal professionals to improve their businesses and to inform policy makers on the needs and economic impacts of our industry.

We value our members and understand their perspective is key to the industry’s healthy growth and operation of the inland river ports, terminals and intermodal centers which contribute to a more efficient national freight transportation system. As IRPT continues to be a voice for the industry as a whole, it is imperative that we connect with our industry leaders and understand their concerns.

The week’s itinerary is as follows:

Tuesday, February 12:

5 – 6:30 pm:   IRPT Missouri River Basin Meeting 6:30 – 9 pm:   Missouri River Navigators Reception

Wednesday, February 13:

8 am – 4 pm:  Annual Army Corps/Coast Guard Navigators Meeting

***   You are invited to attend The Missouri River Navigators Reception   ***

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm Hilton Kansas City, Airport

The reception’s goal is to bring together people from all segments of the river industry to talk about issues, ideas and conditions important to the Missouri River. This event offers an opportunity to socialize with shippers, cargo handlers, carriers, legislators and advocacy groups as well as representatives of the US Coast Guard and US Army Corps of Engineers.

No RSVP is required for this event.

This year’s reception has been generously sponsored by:

Gateway Dredging & Contracting, LLC


Ceres Barges

JB Marine Services, Inc

Capital Sand Co.

Growmark Inc.

SCF Marine

Cummins Inc.

MFA Inc.

Lathrop Gage LLP

River Marine Enterprises

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT)

AGRIServices of Brunswick, LLC

Klinger & Associates

MO River Towing

The Waterways Journal

HDR Inc.

This reception is being held in conjunction with the IRPT Missouri River Basin Meeting and the Annual Army Corps/Coast Guard Navigators meeting.

IRPT’s Missouri River Basin meeting is being held on Tuesday, February 12th from 5pm to 6:30pm. For more information on the basin meeting, please contact Aimee Andres with IRPT at (618) 468 -3010 or by email at admin@irpt.net. RSVP is a must for this meeting.

The Annual Army Corps/Coast Guard Navigators meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 13th from 8am to 4pm at the National Weather Service Training Center. For more information on the Navigators meeting, please email Mitchell.W.Roberts@usace.army.mil. Meeting Location:  National Weather Service Training Center (NWSTC), 7220 NW 101st Terrace, Kansas City, MO.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Kansas City Airport for the evening of February 12th and 13th.  Your reservations should be made by Close of Business, Tuesday, January 22, 2019.  Group name: Corps of Engineers. You can book through this link: http://group.hilton.com/CorpsofEngineers-Feb12   

Cancellations must be received forty-eight (48) hours prior to arrival. (This has been 24 hours in past years. They also charge an early departure fee of $75 if you do not inform the hotel at check-in or prior to departing early.)


February 12, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
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Hilton at Kansas City Airport
8801 NW 112th Street
Kansas City, Mo 64153


Aimee Andres
(618) 980-6523