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TRB 91st Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)
Event Number:218
Event Title:Impact of Global Transportation Demand Growth on the Transportation Industry: Challenges and Opportunities, Part 1 (Part 2, Session 266)
Event Date:Monday, January 23, 2012
Event Location:Shoreham, Regency Ballroom
Presiding Officers: John Francis Munro - Munro Policy Associates
Maryvonne Cécile Plessis-Fraissard - Consultant
Sponsored By: International Activities  (A0010)
International Trade and Transportation  (AT020)
Intermodal Freight Transport  (AT045)
Ports and Channels  (AW010)
Marine Environment  (AW030)

Event Description:No description available

This session seeks to explore how the extraordinary growth of worldwide demand in all transportation modes over the next decade will impact the U.S. transportation industry, its' practices, competitiveness, and financing and that of its OECD, BRICS and Developing Trade Partners. What are the opportunities to be seized, what are the challenges and what research gaps do these trends suggest? A macro-economic perspective opens the discussion and a transportation futurist challenges the technical forecast.

Presentations:
  How Emerging Markets Are Reshaping Globalization and the Business Environment for the Transportation Sector (P12-5668) 
     Uri B. Dadush - Carnegie Endowment
  Opportunities and Risks in the Maritime Industry over the Next Decade (P12-5669) 
     Brad Julian - Julian Associates LLC
  Future Prospects for Safe, Secure, Reliable, Cost-Effective, and Environmentally-Responsible Air Transport Services  (P12-5676) 
     Charles E. Schlumberger - The World Bank
  Towards a Green Economy – A New Agenda for Sustainable Transport Research (P12-6911) 
     Holger Dalkmann - EMBARQ World Resources Institute

Subject Areas:
  International Activities
  AICP Certification Maintenance Session
  Policy
  Transportation: Putting Innovation and People to Work

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