Michael Shaffner

Michael Shaffner

Director of Planning and Technology Port Houston

Michael Shaffner joined Port Houston in 2015 as Director of planning and technology. In this role he works with a team that is responsible for the daily performance of all technology that is required to support operations, implementing new technology, and technology based strategic planning.

Michael and his team are responsible for ensuring current and future technologies are dependable and aligned with Port Houston’s strategic plan.  Implementing the right technology at the right time is critical to ensuring Port Houston is READY and executes on delivering service levels that provide value to our customers.
Prior to joining Port Houston Michael worked for fifteen years at a Global Terminal Operating Company. During his tenure Michael worked at marine terminals located along the US east, west, and gulf coasts performing operational roles as a Stevedore, Yard/Gate Manager, Vessel Planner, and Director of Operations.
 

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Wednesday 09/10/2019

From 16:15 To 17:00

10/09/2019 16:15 10/09/2019 17:00 Breakbulk Ports of the Future

How will Smart Technologies and New Ways of Collaborating Shape Tomorrow’s Ports?

Hear from leading ports across the Americas as they showcase their latest projects and investments into building the technology enabled port of the future. Port communities are driving change in the breakbulk sector, embracing new technologies, data transparency and new ways of working. What will the future port look like?

  • How can technology help to improve cargo flow through project partners?
  • Agile development of business processes by integrating data
  • Developing an industry approach to integrating data: how will the industry approach data transparency and new ways of working?
  • Understanding the perspectives of shippers, forwarders and cargo owners
Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub

Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub

"Breakbulk Ports of the Future"

Michael Shaffner Patrick Bohan
Time and date

Wednesday 09/10/2019

From 16:15 To 17:00

10/09/2019 16:15 10/09/2019 17:00 Breakbulk Ports of the Future

How will Smart Technologies and New Ways of Collaborating Shape Tomorrow’s Ports?

Hear from leading ports across the Americas as they showcase their latest projects and investments into building the technology enabled port of the future. Port communities are driving change in the breakbulk sector, embracing new technologies, data transparency and new ways of working. What will the future port look like?

  • How can technology help to improve cargo flow through project partners?
  • Agile development of business processes by integrating data
  • Developing an industry approach to integrating data: how will the industry approach data transparency and new ways of working?
  • Understanding the perspectives of shippers, forwarders and cargo owners
Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub
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Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub

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