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2023 Fall Meeting  September 12-13, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia.

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2023 Fall Meeting

September 12 @ 9:00 am - September 13 @ 6:00 pm

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Early Registration is OPEN!

September 12th & 13th in Savannah, Georgia at the DeSoto Hotel! Rate will increase July 31st. We look forward to seeing you in Savannah over September 12th & 13th! Registration, sponsorships and exhibit table purchases are NOW AVAILABLE! Sign up is available for our networking event that will take place at the beautiful Crosswinds Golf Club in sunny Savannah September 14th with a shotgun start time of 9am!

A few of our exciting speaker:

  •  Morning Keynote- Coby Bullard CPKC Marketing
  • Afternoon Keynote- Paul Titterton GATX
  • Michael Bennett – FRA/ Retired
  • Walter Kimsies – Economist
  • Jaquelyn MaManus- CEO & Founder KJ Media
  • Dave Harrison- Fast Port

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Hotel Information:

Hotel Reservation- Hotel DeSoto– Special SEARS Rate

SEARS 2023 Fall Meeting Speaker Bios



Coby Bullard
Coby Bullard

Vice-President Sales and Marketing - Merchandise, ECP, Intermodal and Automotive

    Coby Bullard joined Canadian Pacific in December 2017, to lead Sales and Marketing for Merchandise, ECP, Intermodal and Automotive. Coby came to CP from C.R. England where he was most recently President of the Intermodal division as well...

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Dave Harrison

Executive Director for Work Force Development Programs and Military Employment Issues

Dave Harrison is a highly accomplished executive with a wealth of experience in workforce development, government relations, Veteran employment initiatives and apprenticeship programs. With a distinguished career spanning over several decades, Dave has made significant contributions to the transportation, distribution,...

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Walter Kemmsies

Managing Partner ,The Kemmsies Group

  Dr. Walter Kemmsies is the managing partner of The Kemmsies Group, where he executes initiatives for public and private sector clients who have interests in or properties proximate to sea, river and inland rail ports throughout North America. His...

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Jacquelyn McManus

CEO & Founder, KJ Media

  In 2008, at the height of the recession, I was recruited to the trucking industry by a staffing agency. When I met with the company’s CEO, he told me to look around the room and ask myself how all...

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Paul F. Titterton

Executive Vice President and President, Rail North America

Mr. Titterton was elected Executive Vice President and President, Rail North America in April 2022 after being elected Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Rail North America in August 2018 and Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer in...

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September 12 @ 9:00 am
September 13 @ 6:00 pm
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The Desoto Hotel
15 E. Liberty Street
Savannah, GA 31401 United States
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(912) 232-9000


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