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Calendar of Activities 2020

COVID-19 Announcement:

Dear CIP Community, as mentioned on our Homepage and in our COVID-19 Announcement, due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the S/CIP and partners decided to postpone certain events until further notice. We will keep you updated.

The Calendar of Activities is a breakdown of all the CIP’s yearly events. From hemispheric technical conferences and political meetings to courses and technical assistance, the Calendar serves as a reference for the CIP Community on all the opportunities for involvement and/or participation.

Courses  | Hemispheric Technical Conferences | Hemispheric Technical Conferences with CIP Participation | Technical Assistance |

Political Meetings | Political Dialogue Follow-Up | Dissemination and Communication Materials


April 20-
May 15
Course on New Challenges and Strategies in Ports and LogisticsPeru National Administration (APN) virtual platform
May 6Webinar on How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Port Facilities with Red Internacional PBIP MéxicoOnline
May 11 -
June 5
Course on Digital Transformation in Ports and Foreign Trade APN virtual platform
May 19Webinar on Smart ports, Automation and Technology with ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain Online
June 2Webinar on Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Port Sector with ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain Online
June 8 -
July 3
Course on International Conventions on Maritime Transport Linked to Ports APN virtual platform
June 16Webinar on Multimodality and Competitiveness for Trade Facilitation with ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain Online
June 22 -
July 3
17th Session of the Women in Port Management Program IMO – IPER – Port of Le Havre Le Havre, France
July 1 - 24Course on Logistics Management and Application to Port OperationsAPN virtual platform
July 7Webinar on Security and Cybersecurity protocols with ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain Online
August 3 - 28Course on Strategic Port IndicatorsAPN virtual platform
Course on Port and Shipping Management (English)APN virtual platform
September 7-
October 9
34th Advanced Course on Port Management and Operations IMO-IPER – Port of Le HavreLe Havre, France
September 28
-October 30
25th Ibero-American Course on Port ManagementMadrid, Spain
October 5-30Course Governance of Port-Cities: concepts, issues and challenges for port authoritiesAPN virtual platform
Oct 15, 2020
- Jun 26, 2021
Master’s on Port Management and Intermodal Transport with ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain Valencia, Spain
November 3-69th Workshop on Port Security ManagementPort Canaveral, USA
TBD3rd Master´s in Port Management with the Argentina General Port Administration and the Valencia Port Foundation, SpainBuenos Aires, Argentina
TBDWebinar on Port Resilience and Business ContinuityOnline
Postponed8th Workshop on Port Security Management Bridgetown, Barbados
Postponed20th Ibero-American Course on Port Technology, Operations and Environmental Management Santander, Spain

Hemispheric Technical Conferences

Postponed5th Hemispheric Conference on Sustainable Port Management and Environmental ProtectionVeracruz, Mexico
Postponed3rd Hemispheric Seminar on Social Responsibility and 3rd Seminar on Social Responsibility and Empowerment of Women Lima, Peru
September 23-254th Hemispheric Conference on Port SecurityMiami, USA
Postponed14th Port Maritime CongressGuatemala City, Guatemala

Hemispheric Technical Conferences with CIP Participation

PostponedU.S.-Mexico Logistics and Transportation Series: Infrastructure, Technology and Risk Management on Cross-Border Operations in North AmericaMiami, Florida
PostponedPort Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) Annual General MeetingTurks and Caicos Islands
October 7-916th Oil Maritime Terminal and Monobuoy Operators’ Day (SLOM) Cartagena, Colombia
December 1-329th Latin American Congress of Ports (AAPA) Cartagena, Colombia

Technical Assistance

November 2019 - March 2020Assessment of the Port Modernization and DevelopmentSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
March - September 20202020 AAPA - CIP Port Industry Award for Excellence Call for ApplicationsOnline
October 2020 - January 20212020 Maritime Award of the Americas Call for Applications Online
2020-2021Improved Disaster Risk Management Capabilities for Ports in the CaribbeanCaribbean Basin
Under developmentGuide on Port-City Relation Good PracticesCIP Portal
Under developmentCompilation of Waterways Best PracticesCIP Portal
Under developmentCompilation of Port Logistics Best PracticesCIP Portal
TBDPort Incentives Program to Reduce GHG Emissions from Ships in Ports (RightShip)Argentina and Panama
TBDCourse on SDGs Compliance in Ports (AINV)Online

Political Meetings

Postponed12th CIP Regular Meeting/21st CECIP
Inter-American Forum of Successful Practices in Port Development
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Political Dialogue Follow-Up

February / SeptemberTechnical Advisory Group (TAG) Videoconference on Logistics, Innovation and CompetitivenessOnline
February / SeptemberTAG Videoconference on Public Policy, Legislation and RegulationOnline
March / OctoberTAG Videoconference on Tourism, Inland Ports and Waterways, Ship Services and Navigation SafetyOnline
March / OctoberTAG Videoconference on Sustainable Port Management and Environmental ProtectionOnline
April / NovemberTAG Videoconference on Social Responsibility, Gender Equality and Empowerment of WomenOnline
April / NovemberTAG Videoconference on Port Protection and SecurityOnline
July / NovemberVideoconference of the CIP Executive Board (CECIP)Online

Dissemination and Communication Materials

MonthlyNewsletter CIP HighlightsOnline
May (TBC)CIP Magazine Volume 30Veracruz, Mexico
AugustCIP Magazine Volume 31Buenos Aires, Argentina