Speaker Announcement: Keynote Speaker

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Captain Bill Diehl
Greater Houston Port Bureau




Captain Diehl is President of the Greater Houston Port Bureau, a maritime trade organization serving 240+ member companies in the Houston region. The Port Bureau supplies its members with detailed vessel traffic information, market analysis, and maritime expertise in safety, security, and environmental issues. Before coming to the Port Bureau, Bill served 31 years in the Coast Guard, culminating in commanding the largest operational unit in the Coast Guard: Sector Houston-Galveston. He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia.

Thursday, September 23

Tickets, sponsorships and booth reservations for the
2021 Gulf Coast Industry Forum are available!

Click the links below to register in-person or virtually and to secure your sponsorship spot.

When:   Thursday, September 23, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where:  in-person at the Pasadena Convention Center
& virtually online

Including topics such as: Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), CCS-why Houston region, ExxonMobil’s role in minimizing emissions, lower societal cost compared to other technologies 

Now hybrid! Register to join us in-person or watch the livestream. Click below to join our growing list of sponsors!

In-Person Registration                    Virtual Registration

Sponsorship Registration & Information                Download Sponsorship Packet

Exhibitors Booth Registration

Check out GCIF 2020!

Catch up on last year’s Gulf Coast Industry Forum on Youtube

The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region is a non-profit organization created in 1985 whose mission is to grow and market a vibrant regional economy through economic development. These efforts are supported by public policy, transportation and infrastructure, workforce development and quality of life initiatives.