11th International Conference & Exhibition 
26th & 27th March 2019
Savannah, Georgia, USA
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The full conference program and two-day agenda will be available shortly.
To download the event brochure please click the link at the very bottom of this page.

2019 speakers and presentations confirmed so far include:

ASC Automation
Diego Sanchez, Market Manager - Port Technology, Vahle, USA

How can ports benefit from a holistic approach of fender system design?
Dominique Polte, Board Member, ShibataFenderTeam, USA

Battery driven automated horizontal transport system
Ralf Konnerth, Director Business Line Automated Horizontal Transport, Konecranes, Germany

The integration of controls, security devices and surveillance systems in high performance outdoor LED lighting for port terminals, warehouses and rail yards
Michael Imparato, Sales Director, Hubbell Lighting Outdoor Brands, USA


The usefulness of GIS for ports
Kathryn Fenstermaker, Business Development Consultant, C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, USA

Adaptive innovation to design and construct Trapac Oakland's expansion within an operating terminal
Ian Sequeira, Project Manager II - Port & Marine - West Region, AECOM, USA

Automation in traditional RTG operated terminals
Walter Leiler, Area Sales Manager, Kuenz, Austria

Twenty Thirty Eight
Matthew Wittemeier, Marketing Manager, Inform, Germany

Performance evaluation of custom harmonic filter design for port cranes
Shashank Mathur, Associate Application Engineer, TMEIC, USA

Port infrastructure challenges for the new Brazilian government and how American companies can benefit
Rodrigo Paiva, Lead Infrastructure Economist, Nigel Nixon & Partners, USA

Previous events have delivered over 24 technical presentations from industry experts attracting over 185 participants from more than 95 global companies! 

The conference has several themed sessions over the two-day schedule - each session is chaired by a moderator and concludes with Q&A's.

Sessions are tailored each year to reflect the latest industry issues and developments.

Speaker presentations explore individual topics such as:

- Paving
- Terminal lighting
- Port & terminal design
- Quay & breakwater design
- Increasing productivity for cargo handling
- Simulation for cargo handling
- Impact of larger ships on port infrastructure
- Terminal efficiency
- Fender systems
- Traffic flow
- Dredging
- Case studies
- Future operations
- Advanced optimisation
- E-RTGs and electrification
- Horizontal transportation
- GIS
- Laser scanning for crane structures
- Bulkhead rehabilitation
- Jet grouting & soil mixing methods
- Lifting productivity
- Big data & A.I.
- Container weight verification
- Structural monitoring & life-cycle management
- Benchmarking performance
- RMGs
- Safety enhancements
- TOS
- and much much more!

Previous speakers have included:

Georgia Ports Authority, TBA, Crane Tech Solutions, Nicholson Construction Company, Parsons, BEC Industries, TMEIC Corporation, CH2M Hill, Konecranes, Liftech Consultants, Certus Port Automation, Vahle, Ocean & Coastal Consultants, Fugro Pelagos, HDR Engineering, Hayward Baker, Phoenix Products Company, Port of Virginia, Israel Aerospace Industries, Consultx, International Terminal Systems, Kalmar, Rapiscan Systems, Englander Knabe & Allen, Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Amsterdam, Houston Port Authority, STC, Inform, Trelleborg Marine Systems, Soltanche Bachy, Port of San Diego, Port of Galveston, BergerABAM, Lockwood Andrews & Newnam, Terracon Consultants, The Castle Group, Navis, Automated Terminal Systems, AECOM, URS/Scott Wilson, IBI Group, US Department of Transport, PilePro, Container Terminal Services, APS Technology Group, CDM, Drie-D, Raytheon Solipsys, US Coast Guard, Commonwealth of Virginia, Dannenbaum Engineering, Collins Engineers, Port of Rotterdam, BDI Bridge Diagnostics, Rockwell Automation, Ports America, Hamburg Port Consulting, AMEC, ENVIRON Corporation, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Johnson Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT), Oldcastle Architectural, CB&I GBB, Global Tech LED, Conductix-Wampfler, ABB Ports, AECOM, ISL Applications, ESL Power Systems, South Carolina Ports Authority, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Strainstall, McLaren Engineering Group, INFORM GmbH, Clark Nexsen, Atkins Global, JLT Mobile Computers, SIBRE, Conductix Wampfler, Remprex Engineering Services, igus, Witt O'Brien's, Navnautik Pte Ltd, Fluidmesh Networks, TBA...

The event is directed by Peter van Schie, Publisher of World Port Development, our official journal.
Peter has over 24 years experience across the ports industry.

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