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SDP19 Sells Out!

SDP19 Sells Out!

Nigel Barklem, Chairman of Port Technology, is proud to announce the Smart Digital Ports of the Future (SDP19) conference is now sold out and that it is due to be one of the marquee industry events of the year.

SDP19 will be held from 4-6 November 2019, at the Nhow in Rotterdam and will bring together the finest minds in the industry together to discuss, debate and analyze the biggest talking points around smart ports and port digitalization, including some of the world’s biggest and technologically ambitious ports.

Nigel Barklem, said yesterday “We are delighted with the response and enthusiasm for this event, top industry figures planning the shape of the smart port of the future”

Nigel Barklem, Chairman of Port Technology SDP19

Topics include the Rotterdam’s digital transformation, how ports can derive value from smart data and emerging business technologies.

It will also see the publication of the third and final installment of INFORM’s ‘2038: A Smart Port Story’ following the release of parts 1 and 2 at SPSCT18 and CTAC19 respectively.

Nigel Barklem

However, if you don’t have a ticket and are unable to attend SDP19, Port Technology International will publish an exclusive post-event report, which will include in-depth coverage and analysis of the key talking points.

This report will be available to download shortly SDP19 has finished and will include the above areas and, along with Port Technology International’s exclusive video interviews, will expert insight into SDP19’s themes.

Nigel Barklem

As well as the aforementioned topics, the report will also focus on the C-Level Panel, an esteemed group of C-Level executives who will discuss their vision for smart ports and how global trade is being redefined.

As well as that, there will be key insights from leading smart ports, which will explore what has worked and what hasn’t, as well as what can be done to accelerate digital innovation.

Collaboration, data exchange and emerging business models for ports will also be discussed and included in the report.

Register your interest for the SDP19 report here

 To emphasize the breadth of SDP19’s reach, here is a list of the ports and terminals that will be participating in SDP19:

  • Port of Rotterdam
  • Port of Tanjung Pelepas
  • Valencia Port Authority
  • Port of Barcelona
  • Port of Algeciras
  • Maqta Gateway
  • Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
  • Port of Los Angeles
  • Port of Auckland
  • Port of Le Havre
  • Port of Amsterdam


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