The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) and The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) have set the dates for the co-located 2005 IANA Intermodal Expo and NITL TransComp. This event will be held Nov 12-15, 2005, at the Anaheim (CA) Convention Center. IANA and NITL will also hold their annual membership meetings in conjunction with the event while the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) will conduct its fall meeting.
This year's event will begin with John P Wiehoff, chief executive officer and director of C H Robinson, providing the joint opening session and industry keynote address. Other meeting elements include: issues forums designed to address the timeliest and most compelling industry concerns; educational sessions that will focus on key topics facing carriers, shippers, and intermediaries; and, “Hooray for Hollywood!” a specially themed reception with door prizes. The closing general session will feature David Gergen, former White House official, noted political analyst, and editor-at-large for US News & World Report.
Participants will be offered a trade show floor overflowing with equipment, technology, and services designed to improve the bottom line of attendees' businesses. Trade show hours will be November 13, 1 pm to 5 pm; November 14, 10 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm; and November 15, 9:30 am to 1 pm.