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State of Freight Conference

2022 State of Freight Conference
16th Annual State of Freight Conference November 10th, 2022 9 AM - 1 PM, University of Memphis - Save the Date

The CAESER Division of Transportation and Logistics, the Southeast Transportation Workforce Center, and the Memphis World Trade Club are pleased to partner again this year to host the 16th annual State of Freight conference!

Don’t miss out! Register today to attend the conference on November 10 at the University of Memphis in advance of the 71st annual Port of New Orleans Night (hosted at the Peabody Hotel)!

Learn from thought leaders and join in on discussions around the future of freight – including electrification and alternative fuels, state of freight in Tennessee, and where we are headed with AI, robotics, and autonomy! View detailed agenda here.

Click here to register for State of Freight (FREE)

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Previous Years: 2012 - 2021

Public Water Meetings

April 2019: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Memphians and other residents of Shelby County have long touted their high-quality drinking water, but the underground resource is now threatened by historical pollution, as natural gaps, or “breaches” in the protective clay layer above the Memphis aquifer have been discovered

CAESER was awarded $1 million a year from Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) to study clay breaches in the Memphis aquifer and their impacts to water quality. Little is known about the size, shape and characteristics of these breaches, including how quickly water and contamination can travel through them 

Over 200 individuals attended the first meeting to learn about the study. The meeting’s video provides an overview of the Memphis aquifer, the goals of the research, then outlines the first five projects initiated in 2018. The last 30 minutes was reserved for questions from the public. 

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June 2019: Hollywood Community Center

This was the second public meeting about the aquifer study and contained similar information to the April 2019 meeting. Additionally, the meeting included a poster presentation about the five initiated projects with 30 minutes of questions from a new audience.

The meetings are conducted in partnership with Memphis Light, Gas and Water utility.  

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