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June 6, 2019

NOACA Hosts Ohio Conference on Freight, Aug. 7-9, 2019

The Ohio Conference on Freight is the Midwest's leading freight conference, convening more than 300 professionals to share their expertise in supply chain/logistics, smart transportation technology, & federal & state policies related to freight.

NOACA Hosts Ohio Conference on Freight, Aug. 7-9, 2019
The Midwest's leading freight conference

CLEVELAND (Thursday, June 6, 2019) - The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is hosting the 2019 Ohio Conference on Freight from August 7-9, 2019, at the Downtown Cleveland Westin Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The Ohio Conference on Freight is the Midwest's leading freight conference, convening more than 300 professionals from across North America to share their expertise in the areas of supply chain/logistics, smart transportation technology, and federal and state policies that support freight-related transportation and economic development. NOACA is this year's conference host, "Weighing in on the Future of Freight."

"We have exciting speakers and topics lined up for this year's Ohio Conference on Freight," says Grace Gallucci, NOACA Executive Director. "Whether you're involved with freight as an engineer, planner, freight company manager, or shipper, you'll come away with information on the latest trends and technology innovation in the freight industry."

The two-and-a half-day conference consists of four plenary sessions and eight breakout sessions covering the latest topics, tools, and trends in the world of freight today. Keynote speakers include:
• Bibop Gresta, Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies;
• Caitlin G. Hughes, Director of the Office of Freight Management & Operations for the U.S. Federal Highway Administration; and
• Joe Comartin, Consul General of the Consulate General of Canada-Detroit.

Registration for the full conference is $325. Day passes for Thursday, Aug. 8, are $200, and for Friday, Aug. 9, are $125.

For more information or to register, visit https://www.ohioconferenceonfreight.com/.

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The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is a transportation and environmental planning agency that represents state, county, city, village, and township officials in Greater Cleveland. NOACA addresses the transportation, air quality, and water quality needs of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties. The agency and its partners cooperatively develop and implement plans to ensure that travel throughout the region is safe, cost-effective and environmentally sound. NOACA's vision is to STRENGTHEN regional cohesion, PRESERVE existing infrastructure, and BUILD a sustainable multimodal transportation system to SUPPORT economic development and ENHANCE quality of life in Northeast Ohio.

Media Contact: Danielle Render, Director of External Engagement & Public Affairs,
216-241-2414, ext. 253, or drender@mpo.noaca.org

More information: https://www.ohioconferenceonfreight.com/

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