Chris Brooks

IHS Markit

Executive Editor and Director, Programming, JOC Events, Maritime & Trade

Chris Brooks is executive editor and director of programming for JOC Events. He oversees programming for JOC's nine annual conferences and multiple webinars. A 35-year company veteran, Brooks's career has spanned every aspect of the editorial operation, from copy and front-line editing to design, reporting, and managing numerous websites. He was managing editor for The Journal of Commerce and JOC.com from 2008-2012, and executive editor from 2012-2018, before shifting his attention to the events portfolio, which includes TPM, TPM Asia, Container Trade Europe, Mexico Trade, and Breakbulk & Project Cargo conferences. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

Sessions With Chris Brooks

Sunday, 27 February

  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm (EST) / 27/feb/2022 11:00 pm - 27/feb/2022 11:30 pm

    TPM22: An Orientation

    With nearly 40 sessions — many of them running concurrently — as well as numerous receptions and other networking opportunities, not to mention off-site activities, TPM can be an overwhelming experience. Successfully navigating the week requires a strategic game plan, but where do you start in your efforts to get the most out of your time in Long Beach? In this brief introductory session open to new and veteran TPM attendees, members of the JOC Events team will provide a roadmap of the four-day event, including details about what topics will be covered, how to obtain the information you may be looking for, networking events, and generally how to maximize your TPM experience.