The region’s largest trade event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry

Education Day

This edition of Breakbulk America’s Education Day will inform, inspire, and entice students about what breakbulk and project cargo is, how it is handled, where the cargo often moves as well as the kind of opportunities that are available in the sector. Students will receive an overview of what the business is about, experience what the building of a project requires through a case study and receive top tips for success as well as interesting career advice from industry executives. 

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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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Networking
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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Learning
9:35 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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What is breakbulk and project cargo? How does it differ from other types of cargo? A leading industry expert will give a general overview and shed light on the particulars of this industry.

Learning
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, October 17
Show Floor
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Students will be taken on a tour of the show floor. They will have the chance to speak with a plethora of different companies covering the entirety of the supply chain; discovering what a career in breakbulk can look like, as well as more opportunities that are out there for students.

Networking
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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Helping to bridge the ongoing talent gap. This session will delve into the root causes of this talent shortage and explore innovative strategies for attracting and retaining new industry professionals. 

Talent
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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Networking
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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Giving undergraduate students the opportunity to contribute to research related global capital projects, gain recognition from industry partners, and expand their network. This session will announce the winners of the inaugural Student Poster Competition.  

Talent
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday, October 17
Main Stage
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Hear from those who have recently graduated and joined the workforce to learn about their experience to date and top tips for success when starting out. 

Learning