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2021 Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program


Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

Daniel & Gayle D’Aniello Building – National Veterans Resource Center

2 p.m.

Welcome

2:15 p.m.

Keynote Speaker/Presentation followed by Q&A
Carlos Monje Jr., under secretary of transportation for policy, U.S. Department of Transportation

3:15 p.m.

Salzberg Award
Tesla, Inc.
Accepted by Albert Gore, east coast lead for public policy and business development, Tesla, Inc.

3:45 p.m.

Zinsmeister Award
Jenna Fusco ’22 (WHIT/MAX/A&S), majoring in supply chain management, economics and history

Brethen Scholarship Prize
Ziyu Huang ’23, majoring in supply chain management and accounting

4:15 p.m.

Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Supply chains

Moderator: 
Jamie Winders, professor of geography, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and director of the Autonomous Systems Policy institute

Panelists:
Kara M. Kockelman, Dewitt C. Greer Centennial Professor of Transportation, Department of Engineering, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Andrew M. Maxwell G'06 (MAX), senior program manager and innovation strategist, C&S Companies

Dave Whitaker, chief of development, Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Allliance-NUAIR

4:45 p.m.

Transportation and Logistics Challenges of the Global Supply Chain Pandemic

Moderator:
Paul Svindland ’93, CEO, STG Logistics

Panelists:
Farrukh Bezar, senior vice president of marketing, CSX

Dave Broering, president, non-asset-based solutions, NFI

Bethann Rooney, deputy director at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Tim Nolan, president and CEO, TOTE, LLC

5:30 p.m.

Reception in the Grand Hall at the National Veterans Resource Center

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RSVP for reception with Agnes H. Magnarelli at ahmagnar@syr.edu.

About the Salzberg Medallion
The Salzberg Medallion has come to be recognized as one of the most prestigious awards in the field of transportation and supply chain management-in part because of the caliber of past honorees and in part because of the program's rigorous selection process. Each year, former Salzberg Medallion recipients and other distinguished practitioners active in the transportation and supply chain management fields are invited to nominate individuals and companies for consideration for the award. A screening committee of University faculty and active professionals then deliberates and selects the honorees.

View past award recipients