Lamar University


The Center for Advances in Port Management puts on Workshops and Webinars to stay engaged in the community and to create forums to address local port and marine terminal industry problems. The Center works with the Southeast Texas Waterway Advisory Council (SETWAC) to identify, plan and deliver community outreach events

Future Workshops/Webinars

  1. Diversity and Inclusion (October 2021 Date TBD)
  2. SNNW Channel Improvement Project--Preparing for Increased Traffic and Economic Development (November 2021 Date TBD)
  3. Facilitating Cargo Movement and Handling Through Digital Technologies (Date TBD)
  4. A primer for developing economic impact assessments (Date TBD)
  5. Research showcase (January Date TBD)


Past Workshops

  1. Planning for the Next Disaster: Lessons Learned, Best Practices and Next Steps (December 14, 2017)
  2. Risk Analysis in Decision Making: A Practical Primer (March 2, 2018)
  3. Port and Marine Terminal Physical Security:  Key Issues and Trends (March 27, 2018)
  4. Cyber Security Workshop 2018 AMSTEP Exercise (May 22, 2018)
  5. Emergency Response Planning/2018 Hurricane Plan Exercise (April 24, 2018)
  6. 2nd Annual Symposium & CAPM Advisory Board Meeting—Resilient Port and Transportation Infrastructure in 2030. (April 6, 2018) 
  7. Strategic Asset Management (June 20, 2018)
  8. Port and Terminal Management Effectiveness: Covey Approach (Friday, June 13th & 20th, 2018)
  9. Southeast Texas Workforce Development Workshop (December 11, 2018) Sponsored by the Port of Beaumont
  10. Critical Issues in Crisis Management in SE Texas (April 4, 2019) Sponsored by the Port of Port Arthur
  11. Conflict Resolution and Negotiating Strategies (May 22, 2019) Sponsored by the Port of Port Arthur
  12. Freight Transportation System Resiliency, Recovery and Business Continuity: First Three Weeks (July 18, 2019) Hosted and Sponsored by the Port of Beaumont
  13. Workforce Development Workshop (October 1, 2019) Sponsored by the Port of Beaumont
  14. AMSC Port Arthur Cyber Security Group Workshop (October 30, 2019) Sponsored by ABS
  15. 2020 Hurricane Season Planning in a Pandemic Webinar (June 18, 2020)
  16. Faculty/Client Relations Roundtable (December 3, 2020) Video is under Research Tab.
  17. SETx Flood Coordination Study Activities: 2020-2021 Webinar (February 11, 2021)

The following are recordings of past workshops.

Women in Transportation Southeast Texas Flood Coordination Study (SETxFCS) 2020 Hurricane Planning in a Pandemic