The speakers and panelists from the 2014 Conference: Has the Brooklyn Waterfront Gone Global–Again?
- Prithi Kanakamedala, curator of the Brooklyn Historical Society’s current In Pursuit of Freedom exhibit – Before Container Ships: When the Brooklyn Waterfront Was Global—Slavery, Trade, and the Brooklyn Waterfront
- Mary Habstritt, president and founder of the Historic Ships Coalition – The Industrial Age along the Brooklyn Waterfront
- Marc Levinson, author of the award-winning book The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger – What Container Ships and Other Forces Did to the Brooklyn Waterfront
- Michael Marrella, director of waterfront and open space planning, NYC Department of City Planning – Overview of the Reniassance of the Brooklyn Waterfront
- Philip Orton, assistant research professor, Stevens Institute of Technology – Summing Up: The Future–Climate Change, Sea-Level Rise, and What Else?
Panelists: Is the Brooklyn Waterfront Once Again Global? If so, How and Why?
- Moderator: Roland Lewis, President and CEO, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
- Thomas Epting, Co-founder and COO, Uncommon Goods
- Andrew Genn, Senior Vice President, Ports & Transportation, New York City Economic Development Corporation
- John Liantonio, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
- Regina Myer, President, Brooklyn Bridge Park
- Thomas Outerbridge, General Manager, SIMS Metal Management Municipal Recycling
- Christopher Tepper, Director of Development and Capital Markets, Jamestown Properties (Industry City)
- Alan Washington, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
- Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director Uprose