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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 Port Authority
(APN) virtual platform
May 6Webinar on How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Port Facilities with Red Internacional PBIP México Online
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 9Webinar on A New Port Reality: Resilience to cyber-attacks and other risk factors with ECLAC Online
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
June 22 -
July 17
Course on Port Security Continuity: Sustaining operations during Crises with USCG and APNAPN virtual platform
June 30Webinar on Port Resiliency: Severe Weather Planning and Trade Lane Management with MAERSK Online
June 29 -
July 24
Course on Logistics Management and Application to Port Operations APN virtual platform
July 14Webinar on Maritime Ports of the Americas: Navigating to Economic Resilience with the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce APN virtual platform
August 3 - 28Course on Strategic Port IndicatorsAPN virtual platform
August 18Webinar on High Level Cruise Industry Update, Environmental Aspects of Dredging and Port Safety with Piedroba Consulting GroupOnline
August 25Webinar on The Economic Situation in Latin America and aspects of cybersecurity with ECLACOnline
August 31 -
September 25
Course on Legal Principles of the Shipping Sector: maritime transport of goods and chartering of vessels linked to port activitiesAPN virtual platform
September 7-
October 9
34th Advanced Course on Port Management and Operations IMO-IPER – Port of Le HavreLe Havre, France
September 14
- October 9
Course on Port and Shipping Management (English)APN virtual platform
PostponedWebinar on Natural Disasters in the Caribbean: Key aspects for Port Resiliency with MAERSKOnline
September 29Webinar on Cruise ships: Insight on the Industry, Shipping Companies and TerminalsOnline
October 5-30Course Governance of Port-Cities: concepts, issues and challenges for port authoritiesAPN virtual platform
October 19 -
November 13
Course on Port Security Management: Effective Techniques for Security Operations Improvement with Maritime Policy Bureau & APN (English)APN virtual platform
October 19 -
November 27
Inter-American Diploma on Port Concessions with Maritime Policy Bureau & APNAPN virtual platform
October 20Webinar Digital Modernization in Latin America: Towards a Port Community System with Maritime StreetOnline
October 27Webinar on Design, Site Investigations and Security Aspects of Dredging ProjectsOnline
November 3Webinar Towards a New Model of Governance for Cities and Ports, with University of Santiago de ChileOnline
November 17Webinar on Social Responsibility with WISTA PeruOnline
PostponedMaster’s on Port Management and Intermodal Transport with ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain Valencia, Spain
Postponed25th Ibero-American Course on Port ManagementMadrid, Spain
Postponed8th Workshop on Port Security Management Bridgetown, Barbados
Postponed9th Workshop on Port Security Management Port Canaveral, USA

Hemispheric Technical Conferences

November 24-2614th Port Maritime CongressOnline
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
Postponed4th Hemispheric Conference on Port SecurityMiami, USA

Hemispheric Technical Conferences with CIP Participation

June 24The Port Meeting of the Central American Isthmus (REPICA), COCATRAMOnline
October 7-916th Oil Maritime Terminal and Monobuoy Operators’ Day (SLOM) Online
May 4 - 6, 202129th Latin American Congress of Ports (AAPA) Cartagena, Colombia
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

Technical Assistance

November 2019 - March 2020Assessment of the Port Modernization and DevelopmentSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
September 2020 - March 20212020 AAPA - CIP Port Industry Award for Excellence Call for ApplicationsOnline
October 2020 - January 20212020 Maritime Award of the Americas Call for Applications Online
2020-2022Improved 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

Political Meetings

May 19-21, 202112th 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
AugustCIP Magazine Volume 30Online