Category: Annual Meeting

KCSM's Zozaya to Speak at NAFTANEXT

Dr. José Zozaya, President and Executive Representative of Kansas City Southern de Mexíco (KCSM), will speak at NAFTANEXT. Dr. Zozaya has served in this capacity since 2006 and has over 40 years of experience in law and government relations. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, contracts and helping multinational organizations develop their business through government relations.
The 2014 MAFC Annual Meeting is being held in conjunction with NAFTANEXT, scheduled for April 22-25, 2014 at the historic Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.
For more information and to register, visit NAFTANEXT.
Note: MAFC state representatives should not register via NAFTANEXT. State representatives should contact Ernie Perry ( for registration and accommodation information.

Register now for 2012 MAFC Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2012 MAFC Annual Meeting, to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 18-20, 2012.

Download the conference flyer, which includes information about conference fees, registration, and agenda themes. This flyer is suitable for distribution in print and electronically.
Note: The deadline for reserving rooms in the MAFC room block has been extended to Tuesday, March 27.
Visit the conference page for registration information, and the latest updates about the meeting.

2011 Annual Meeting Presentations

We’ve recently published a number of the presentations from the 2011 MAFC Conference and Annual Meeting.

We’ll continue to post presentations as they arrive (but not all presenters used media).
For more information about this meeting, visit the conference page.

Regional Freight Study: Communications

On the last day of the 2011 MAFC Annual Meeting, a small group of state, academic, and MPO representatives attended a workshop conducted by the MAFC communications staff. This workshop was designed to gather ideas about what sorts of communications materials and published products would most usefully communicate the results of the MAFC regional freight study, currently underway. Read More

Regional Freight Study: Key Industries

Another element of the regional freight study is identifying major industries that will be the source of economic growth in the 21st century. These industries will be studied to better understand how transportation can be made a source of support for their growth. Participants in this breakout session at the 2011 MAFC Annual Meeting began by listing currently significant industries and those that are emerging. Read More

Regional Freight Study: Performance Measures

One element of the regional freight study is the creation of performance measures to better understand and direct the flow of freight through the region. In one of the break out sessions at the annual meeting, participants were asked to help develop those measures. The group began by considering a model for measurement that contained strategic goals, strategies for attaining those goals, and actions to implement strategies. Read More