IRPT Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways Basin Meeting

IRPT Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways Basin Meeting
Monday, April 3, 2023
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

To be held in conjunction with the Port of the Future Conference
(see details about Ports of the Future Conference below)
April 4-6, 2023 

The Hilton University Houston
4450 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204
Flamingo Room

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.

There is no cost to attend the Gulf & Intracoastal Waterways Basin Meeting, but an RSVP is required for this event. Members, Non-Members and Industry Professionals all invited. The week’s itinerary is as follows:

Monday, April 3:

1:00 pm: IRPT GIWW Basin Meeting

Tuesday, April 4-Thursday, April 6:

The 4th Annual Port of the Future Conference



To RSVP, please contact Aimee Andres, Executive Director:

Aimee Andres, IRPT Executive Director will be moderating the “America’s Maritime Highways” panel discussion at 11:30 am on Wednesday, April 6th.

Register for Ports of the Future here.

View Ports of the Future Agenda here.

Book room here for the IRPT Gulf & Intracoastal Waterways Basin Meeting and Ports of the Future Conference.

In addition, IRPT Members are invited to participate in a luncheon with General Stephen R. Lyons (U.S. Army, Retired) on Tuesday, April 4th (additional details to come). RSVP will be required.

President Joe Biden’s administration appointed Retired Gen. Stephen Lyons, former commander of the U.S. Transportation Command as its new Port and Supply Chain Envoy for the Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force.

Lyons, the administration said, will work with the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the White House National Economic Council (NEC), ports, rail, trucking, and other private companies to address supply chain issues to speed up the movement of goods, and lower costs for American families.

IRPT “Port” members are invited to attend the Ports of the Future Conference free of charge. The first representative of each port may register free of charge. As previously announced, the Port of the Future Conference provides a free registration to one representative from each participating port. The portal to do so is found at Registration for Port Representative.