Working with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and U.S. EPA Region 9, GNA developed the vision for the FFCA conference in early 2004. From 2004 to 2009, the FFCA conference series was the premier event in North America showcasing solutions and resources to improve operations while reducing air emissions from the goods movement industry. Jay Manning of the Washington Department of Ecology opened the conference with a focus on goods movement and freight mobility issues.

Key speakers included:

  • Elin D. Miller, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
  • Dennis McLerran, Executive Director, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
  • Paula Hammond, Chief of Staff, Washington State Department of Transportation