Smart Ports: Piers of the Future 2023

Smart Ports: Piers of the Future 2023

Smart Ports: Piers of the Future 2023 returns with the theme “Sailing Towards Innovation”, as this fifth edition promises to surpass previous ones in scale and significance.

The event will take place from 7-9 November 2023, at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona, a renowned international gathering focused on urban environments organised by the Fira Internacional de Barcelona.

Serving as a crucial meeting point for leading ports and innovators worldwide, the event will emphasize port-city collaboration, addressing questions about the energy transition, creating a sustainable Blue Economy, and digitising operations to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint.

The programme aims to unite highly engaged investors and corporate partners with the most promising innovative growth companies actively seeking strategic funding and partnerships within the broader European market.

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Distinguished attendees include Port of Antwerp-Bruges, Port of Barcelona, Busan Port Authority, Hamburg Port Authority, the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Montreal, Port of Rotterdam, and Port of Gothenburg.

The Smart Ports event will be held in person at the Tomorrow.BlueEconomy agora, featuring eight exhibition pods dedicated to startups and innovation centres connected to the eight participating ports.

Key sessions this year include:

  • A High-Level Roundtable featuring top executives from the Port of Hamburg, the Port of Los Angeles, and the Port of Antwerp-Bruges, in dialogue with mayors of coastal cities to explore innovation and the dynamic between cities and ports.
  • “Innovation in the Blue Economy”, an examination of how ICT infrastructures such as 5G, AI, and IoT contribute to the intelligent and sustainable transformation of ports.
  • “Driving Sustainable and Intelligent Maritime Transport”, shedding light on the latest progress in technology for environmentally responsible and intelligent maritime transport.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity; register now to join the pioneers of the Blue Economy and the evolution of Smart Ports:

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