2022 Summer Meeting

The American Great Lakes Ports Association (AGLPA) will hold its 2022 Summer meeting on July 26th & 27th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This year’s meeting is being hosted by Port Milwaukee.  This page will be updated regularly with information about the meeting.

Meeting Registration

There is no registration requirement or cost for attending the AGLPA 2022 Summer meeting; however, you must RSVP so we can plan for catering and facilities. Please reply to:  fisher@greatlakesports.org if you plan to attend.

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms have been reserved for meeting participants at the Saint Kate Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. The hotel is located at 139 East Kilbourn Avenue. Please contact the hotel at 414-276-8686 to make a reservation, or use this link to make a reservation directly online. Reservations must be made by July 4th to receive the special group rate of $179/night. After the deadline rooms may still be available, but they will not be at the group rate.

Schedule of Activities

Tuesday, July 26th

1:00 PM          AGLPA Business Session

(for AGLPA corporate members only)

Saint Kate Hotel – Dada 1 Meeting Room

4:00 PM         Shuttle bus service to boat begins from hotel lobby

4:30 PM         River Sightseeing Cruise aboard the Vista King

(for corporate & associate members and invited guests and speakers)

Milwaukee Boat Line, 1124 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

6:30 PM         Shuttle bus service to dinner begins from Milwaukee Boat Line

7:30 PM         Group Dinner

(for corporate and associate members and invited guests and speakers)

Bacchus Restaurant, 925 East Wells Street

9:30 PM         Shuttle bus service to hotel begins from Bacchus Restaurant


Wednesday, July 27th

8:30 AM         AGLPA Summer Meeting – Public Session (all are welcome)

Saint Kate Hotel – The Arc Theater

12:00 PM        Lunch

3:30 PM          Adjourn

To view a PDF of this schedule of activities, please click here.

Agenda of Guest Speakers

A diverse range of speakers from both government and the private sector will address topics such as port development, cyber security, cruise tourism, harbor dredging, and vessel operations. To view a complete agenda of speakers, click here.

Confirmed Participants

More than 80 industry and government leaders will be attending the meeting. To view a list of confirmed participants, click here.

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

The following have generously stepped forward to support the AGLPA 2022 summer meeting: