MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Registration at Blue Med Convention Center in Santos

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Technical Visit to the Port of Santos
(Technical visit with prior booking – spaces are limited)

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

AAPA Latin American Delegation Meeting

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION sponsored by


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

8:30 AM

Registration at Blue Med Convention Center in Santos

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM

WELCOME COFFEE IN THE EXHIBIT HALL

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

OPENING CEREMONY

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

CONFERENCE GIVEN BY BRAZIL’S MAIN AUTHORITY

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

SCENARIOS AND PREDICTIONS FOR SHIPPING AND PORTS
After two difficult years in the aftermath of COVID-19, we are facing a new crisis as a consequence of Russia-Ukraine War, which puts the world economy in a continuous state of alert. Leading experts will analyse these geopolitical tensions and also the chances of recovery of the maritime markets and transport, presenting the current outlook and the prospects for the ports.

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

PORT INVESTMENTS AND PROJECTS IN LATIN AMERICA
This panel is a classic of the #AAPALatino and also the opportunity to hear from the main Latin American port leaders, which are the investment projects in infrastructure, technology and equipment that the most important port centres of this region are contemplating, both in the medium and long term.

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

LUNCH sponsored by

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

ENERGY TRANSITION IN MARITIME TRANSPORT
Will Latin America be able to provide the "Green" fuel? How are ports preparing to fulfil zero carbon emission requirements and move towards clean marine fuels? Maritime decarbonisation will only work if transport shifts away from fossil fuels to renewable energies and ports supply them. A debate open to experts, who will give us their experiences and forecasts on one of the most important topics on the agenda of the sector.

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

PORT PRODUCTIVITY: EXPERIENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ITS IMPROVEMENT
The increase in trade and international cargo traffic is stepping up pressure on port terminals for more efficient operations, competitive rates and value-added services. These market "demands" make better connections with the hinterland, port infrastructure and technological innovations indispensable. What are the strategies that ports and terminals are implementing to improve their performance?

4:00 Pm to 4:30 PM

COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL sponsored by

4:30 PM to 5:10 PM

MAJOR LOGISTICS PROJECTS IN THE AMERICAS
  • “Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec” (Mexico)
  • "Gateway of the Americas" (United States)

5:10 PM to 6:40 PM

RIVER PORTS AND WATERWAYS
Physical and economic integration through river ports and waterways is one of the main goals as a means to improve connectivity in the Americas. The objective of this panel is to identify lines of action at regional level in order to advance in maritime and river integration, to improve competitiveness, and to promote sustainable development using more efficient modes of transport from an operational and environmental point of view.

6:40 PM to 7:00 PM

PRESENTATION BY THE PORT OF BARRANQUILLA
Located at 22 kilometres from the mouth of the Magdalena River in the Caribbean Sea, the Port of Barranquilla is the most important multipurpose maritime and river terminal on the Colombian Caribbean Coast. As host of AAPA LATINO 2023, Port of Barranquilla will present their port offer, and how they are preparing to welcome the international port community to celebrate the XXXI Latin American Congress of Ports.

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

RECEPTION SPONSORED BY


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

MARITIME TRANSPORT 2030: COUNTDOWN TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
What position do transport and ports in Latin America occupy in the ranking of digital transformation? Based on the results of a study carried out by the IDB and policy recommendations, we will discuss how good governance, the involvement of industry stakeholders and the use of smart technologies in favor of customers in the logistics chain, are key to achieving the efficient and sustainable ports of the future.

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

⚠ PORTS ON THE ALERT ⚠
Cybersecurity, piracy, war, terrorism, natural disasters.... The industry is increasingly vulnerable and the threats are becoming more complex. The conference aims to outline lines of action for crisis management and preventive shields due to the myriad of risks that ports are facing.

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL sponsored by

11:30 AM to 12:50 PM

#CHARLASdePUERTO - STRATEGIC DISCUSSIONS:
A dialogue between shipping lines, port terminals and port authorities

What to expect from a panel where the most important voices in the industry come together to discuss the sector's agenda? One of the most attended panels, already a classic at our events, in which each player in the logistics chain sets out their vision and opinion on what they can contribute and what they demand from the rest of the actors involved. Will they be home and dry?

12:50 PM to 1:00 PM

SIGNING OF AGREEMENTS

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

LUNCH

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

A NEW ERA FOR CRUISE TRANSPORT
Despite being hit during the pandemic, all the facts indicates that the cruise industry is gaining momentum and enjoying reinvention and new opportunities. Experts in the field will share their vision on this new phase of cruise shipping, and how ports could contribute and ensure that this business operates in a sustainable way.

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

SMART FINANCING FOR STRATEGIC GROWTH
With the post-pandemic recovery, the reconfiguration of global value chains and the growth of economies in the region, the scenario for new investments in Latin America is opening up. This panel is oriented to present strategies and available short, medium and long term financing options for the different actors of the port and logistics industry, in order to strengthen their planning and strategic growth in this part of the Continent.

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL

4:30 PM to 5:45 PM

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR THE PORT INDUSTRY

5:45 PM to 6:00 PM

2022 AAPA – CIP/OAS PORT INDUSTRY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Committed to promoting integrated port development, the Latin American Delegation of the AAPA and the CIP Secretariat will honor those ports in the Americas that demonstrate excellence in their operations and contribute to the economic and social prosperity of the communities in which they operate, in the following categories:

  • Technology & innovation
  • Port infrastructure development
  • Public-private partnerships

6:00 PM

CLOSING CEREMONY BY AUTHORITIES OF THE AAPA LATIN AMERICAN DELEGATION & SANTOS PORT AUTHORITY

8:00 PM to 12:00 AM

CLOSING DINNER PARTY
Celebration of the AAPA LATINO's 30th Anniversary

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    • COASTAL PORT
    • EMBAJADA DE HOLANDA
    • SOUTH POINT ENGINNERING
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    • AMBIPAR
    • VAN OORD
    • PORT MIAMI
    • INDRA
    • KALMAR
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    • MOFFAT NICHOL
    • AGI
    • IRM
    • PUERTO BAHIA BLANCA
    • EIFFAGE
    • OVERDEEP
    • PROSERTEK
    • TRADE
    • SABIK MARINE
    • NOKIA
    • MUSCO
    • MULTIMODAL EMPRESA
    • ABIM
    • JAN DE NUL
    • INFOPORT
    • A2
    • PORT MIAMI
    • OCEAN
    • PORT OF LONG BEACH
    • WEBB FONTAINE
    • TRELLEBORG
    • VAN OORD
    • SYNTHETEX
    • HUTCHISON PORTS
    • FORCE TECHNOLOGY
    • BEDESCHI
    • HYPACK
    • KONECRANES
    • DUAGA
    • E-CRANE
    • METALTECO
    • SAAM
    • SAVCOR
    • EMBAJADA DE HOLANDA
    • SEALITE
    • TANDANOR
    • BOSKALIS
    • PRO DEVELOP
    • HPC
    • SIPORT21
    • FOR SHORE
    • NANJING DEERS
    • AMBIPAR
    • INDRA
    • MOBILIS
    • FIREFLY AB
    • TMSA
    • COASTAL PORT
    • KALMAR
    • DEME
    • PTP
    • MIT
    • TAYLOR
    • PORT EVERGLADES
    • ARCELOR MITTAL
    • ZPMC
    • WARTSILA
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    • PUERTO DE BARRANQUILLA
  • Supported by

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    • Aivp
    • Forklift
    • Veintepies 2021
    • T21
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    • CM
    • CIP
    • Transporte XXL
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