On October 4-5, Ryan participated in the Dry Bulk Terminals Group’s (DBTG) Operational and Technical Seminar in Baltimore, MD. The seminar covered safety, health, and environmental issues for dry bulk terminals. A trip report will on this event will follow in the coming weeks. During the seminar Ryan presented on The Bulk Grain Trade in a Complex Policy Environment: Experiences from NAEGA and the IGTC. Ryan, who also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the DBTG, also participated in an Executive Committee meeting on October 3 to discuss organizational operations, finances, and planning for the next seminar.