Georgia Logistics Summit attracts more than 2,300 leaders to Atlanta
By: Paul Scott Abbott | Apr 14 2014 at 01:58 PM | Channel(s): Logistics
More than 2,300 leaders of business, freight transportation, government and academia gathered March 18 and 19 in Atlanta for the sixth annual Georgia Logistics Summit, presented by the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics.
Many of the attendees – from shippers to service providers – gathered March 18 in the Thomas Murphy Ballroom at the Georgia World Congress Center for an evening reception, co-hosted by CSX Corp. and Norfolk Southern Corp., both of which have significant rail presences in Georgia.
For more than a quarter of a century, Paul Scott Abbott has been writing and shooting images for the American Journal of Transportation, applying four decades of experience as an award-winning journalist.
A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with a master’s magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Abbott has served as president of chapters of the Propeller Club of the United States, Florida Public Relations Association and Society of Professional Journalists.
Abbott honed his skills on several daily newspapers, including [em]The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Richmond (Va.) News Leader, Albuquerque Journal and (South Florida) Sun-Sentinel, and was editor and publisher of The County Line, a weekly newspaper he founded in suburban Richmond, Va.[/em]
A native Chicagoan, he is a member of American Mensa and an ever-optimistic fan of the Chicago Cubs.