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San Jacinto College
College to host business and logistics conference
News Release
Thursday, March 17, 2011

HOUSTON – San Jacinto College (SJC) will host the fifth annual International Business and Logistics Conference offering students, educators, and area business people networking opportunities.

The event will take place in the Monument Room at the Slovacek Student Center located on the SJC North campus, on Tuesday, April 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will include breakfast. The North campus is located at 5800 Uvalde Road in the North Channel area.

There will be keynote speakers throughout the day discussing topics of vital importance to employees and employers. Speakers will include Jamie Shull representing the U.S. Coast Guard; Kathleen Nance, President of Tri Star Freight Systems; Marian Ladner, an internationally known trade attorney; and Lynn Fallik, assistant director of field operations for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. An estimated 180 international business and logistics leaders, including executives, officers, directors and employees from major companies in the greater Houston area will attend the conference. Students from colleges and high schools will also attend.

Conference speakers will provide updates on current and future issues and opportunities for companies involved in international trade and maritime industries.
For registration details and other information, contact Mary Cherry at 281-998-6150 extension 7221, or by e-mail at

About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for nearly 50 years. We are committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of more than 29,000 students in over 140 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career-track choices. Students also benefit from the College’s workforce training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of ever-changing industry in the region. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, visit, or find us on Facebook at

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