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Webinars

Welcome to the Webinars page of the Inter-American Committee on Ports.

Taking into account the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CIP Secretariat (S / CIP) has organized these online events in collaboration with its Associate Members and Strategic Partners to continue training the human capital of our National Port Authorities as well as well as disseminate knowledge of issues of interest to the port community and thus continue its work to promote hemispheric cooperation for competitive, safe, sustainable, and inclusive ports in the Americas.

Be sure to scroll down to see all the webinar options that have been or are available to you and the CIP community:

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On behalf of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), I am pleased to announce the upcoming Webinar in Spanish on Port-City Relations and COVID-19: ‘business as usual’ or opportunity for change?, held in collaboration with the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH), on Tuesday, November 3rd, at 12:00PM EST.

At the event, the results of the survey on Cities and Ports during the COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean, held during May 2020, will be presented. Subsequently, within the framework of the new reality caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the port industry, the National Port Authority of Peru (APN), the Mayor's Office of Puerto Cortés and the COMPAS terminal company will present, from their point of view, an overview of the most important aspects of the port-city relationship.

To register for this Webinar, free of cost, please click here or access the following link:
https://reuna.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C4WvKRgtSoyzfaXnxmS9Kw

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*Webinar in Spanish

The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of port officials in the region by offering tangible solutions to new challenges, announces that the upcoming Webinar in Spanish on Design, Site Investigations and Security Aspects of Dredging Projects, held in collaboration with CIP strategic partner the Mexico International ISPS Network (RED PBIP México Internacional) and associate member Piedroba Consulting Group, has been postponed to Friday, November 13th, at 12:00PM EST.

The Webinar will offer an analysis of the key points on different aspects of dredging, including design and geotechnical site investigations, as well as in terms of safety of said projects.

To register, please click here.

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*Webinar in Spanish

The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of port officials in the region by offering tangible solutions to new challenges, is pleased to announce the upcoming Webinar in Spanish on Digital Modernization in Latin America: A Path Towards Port Community Systems (PCS), held in collaboration with CIP strategic partner the Mexico International ISPS Network (RED PBIP México Internacional) and Maritime Street, with the participation of the Peru Ministry of Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) and the Peru National Port Authority (APN), on Tuesday, October 20th, at 12:00PM EST.

The Webinar will analyze the benefits and challenges of digital modernization in the region’s port industry through the establishment of PCS’ and will address the key aspects for their implementation.

To register, please click here.

To access the webinar recording, click here.

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On behalf of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), we are pleased to announce the upcoming Webinar in Spanish on Cruise Ships: Insight on the Industry, Shipping Companies and Terminals, held in collaboration with Maritime Policy Bureau (MPB), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the Mexico International ISPS Network (RED PBIP México Internacional), on Tuesday, September 29th, at 12:00PM EST.

The Webinar will have the participation of representatives from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Florida- Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) and the Costa Rican Atlantic Coast Port and Economic Development Board (JAPDEVA), and will provide an overview of the security aspects, within the framework of the new reality due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the cruise industry.

To register for this Webinar, please click here or access the following link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlfuutqTsiHdI2KBx2aJGivXDaIujT_H0D

To access the webinar video recording, please click here.

To access the presentations by the speakers, please click on their name:

Alfredo Serrano, National Director, CLIA Spain
Mario Aguirre, Memberships, Events and Programs Director, FCCA
Jill Salmon Small, General Manager, JAPDEVA

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The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of port officials in the region by offering tangible solutions to new challenges, is pleased to announce the upcoming Webinar in Spanish on Latin America's Economy and Ports: New Realities, Challenges, and Visions for the Future, held in collaboration with CIP strategic partners the Mexico International ISPS Network (RED PBIP México Internacional), the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC), and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), on Tuesday, August 25th, at 12:00PM EST.

The Webinar will offer an analysis of the current economic challenges in the port industry of Latin America and provide a vision towards the future of the sector. In addition, the session will address key aspects of port security in the context of port modernization.

To register for this Webinar, please click here.

To access the Webinar recording, please click here.

To view the presentation by Ricardo J. Sánchez, PhD Economics, please click here.

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The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of port officials in the region by offering tangible solutions to new challenges, is pleased to announce the upcoming Webinar High Level Cruise Industry Update & Environmental Aspects of Dredging and Port Safety, held in collaboration with CIP strategic partner the Mexico International ISPS Network (RED PBIP México Internacional) and CIP Associate Member Piedroba Consulting Group, on Tuesday, August 18th, at 12:00PM EST.

The Webinar will offer an overview of the current developments in the Cruise Industry and provide a short to medium-term outlook on the prospects for Cruising. In addition, the session will discuss key aspects of environmentally sustainable dredging in the context of the Caribbean and outline related port safety measures.

To register for this Webinar, please click here.

To view the presentation by Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, click here.

To access the Webinar recording, click here.

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The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) in collaboration with its strategic partner, the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (USMCOC) invite you to participate in the upcoming event Maritime Ports of the Americas: Navigating to Economic Resilience”  on Tuesday, July 14 at 4:00 PM (CT) / 5:00 PM (EST). The event is organized by the California, New York, and Miami Chapters of the USMCOC.  The goal of this event is to present a comprehensive update and analysis regarding the current situation of the ports’ activity, challenges, and commercial opportunities among the United States, Mexico, and Latin America.

The Panelists are:

  • Mr. Jonathan Daniels, Chief Executive & Port Director of Port Everglades
  • Mr. Eugene D. Seroka, Executive Director of Port of Los Angeles
  • Mr. Miguel Angel Yañez Monroy, General Director of Port of Veracruz, Mexico
  • Moderator: Mr. Jorge Durán, Chief of Secretariat at Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), Organization of American States (OEA).

To register for the webinar, click here.

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As part of the activities of its Capacity Building and Scholarship Program and reiterating its commitment to strengthen technical capabilities of port officials in the Caribbean, the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), in collaboration with strategic partner MAERSK, is pleased to announce a Webinar on Port Resiliency: Severe Weather Planning and Trade Lane Management, which was held on June 30th at 12:00 PM EST via Webex Event.

The Webinar was a closed per invitation-only event directed to leadership of Caribbean National Port Authorities and addressed key components for improved Severe Weather Planning and Trade Lane management, which included aspects of port resiliency.

*Webinar in Spanish

The S/CIP, in the context of its Scholarship and Training program, and in collaboration with its strategic partner, the Red PBIP Internacional Mexico, dedicated to strengthening the technical capacities of port officials from the region, organized the webinar "Safety in Container Ship Loading" Declaration of Verified Gross Mass (VGM), scheduled in adherence to the Day of the Seafarers, Thursday June 25, at 10:00 AM hrs from CDMX, through the Zoom platform .

To access the webinar recording, please click here.

*Webinar in Spanish

The Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S / CIP) in the context of its Scholarships and Training program and in collaboration with its strategic partner, Fundación ValenciaPort (FV) of Spain, dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of its port officials and Offering tangible solutions to new challenges, they are pleased to announce the third Webinar in this series: MULTIMODALITY AND COMPETITIVENESS FOR TRADE FACILITATION

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C. (10:00 am Central America, 11:00 am Mexico, 13:00 hrs Uruguay, 18:00 hrs Spain).
  • Ana Margarita Reyes, Deputy Administrator, Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), as speaker.
  • The Webinar will be moderated from Spain by the Engineer Miguel Garín, Director of International Development of the Valenciaport Foundation.

To acess the recording of the webinar, click here.

To access the presentation by the speaker, click here.

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*Webinar in Spanish

The S/CIP, in the context of its Scholarships and Training program, and in collaboration with its strategic partner, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), dedicated to strengthening the technical capacities of port officials from the region, organized the Webinar A New Port Reality: Resilience against cyber attacks and other risk factors, on Tuesday, June 9 at 12:00 hrs. from Washington, D.C.

The Webinar, sponsored with the generous support of the PBIP Mexico International Network and Reel ID, will be given at no cost through the following link at the indicated time and date:

To access the documents and learn more about the webinar, click here.

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*Webinar in Spanish

The S/CIP, in the context of its Scholarships and Training program and in collaboration with its strategic partner, Fundación ValenciaPort (FV) of Spain, dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of its port officials and Offering tangible solutions to new challenges, announced the second Webinar in this series: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PORTS IN THEIR SOCIOECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C. (10:00 am Central America, 11:00 am Mexico, 13:00 hrs Uruguay, 18:00 hrs Spain).
  • Aurelio Martinez, President of the Port Authority of Valencia, as speaker
  • The Webinar will be moderated from Washington DC by Jorge Durán, Chief of the S / CIP.

To access the recording of the webinar, click here.

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*Webinar in Spanish

The S/CIP, in the context of its Scholarships and Training program and in collaboration with its strategic partner, Fundación ValenciaPort (FV) of Spain, dedicated to strengthening the technical capabilities of its port officials and Offering tangible solutions to new challenges, announced the first Webinar in this series: INTELLIGENT PORTS and NEW TECHNOLOGIES: THE PORT OF THE FUTURE

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C. (10:00 am Central America, 11:00 am Mexico, 13:00 hrs Uruguay, 18:00 hrs Spain).
  • The Engineer Miguel Garín, Director of International Development of the Valenciaport Foundation, will offer an overview of the key aspects of port modernization, both at a general level and in the region, and will develop the necessary strategic actions to keep ports on their way to becoming in a smart port.
  • The Webinar will be moderated from Washington DC by Jorge Durán, Chief of the S / CIP, offering a hemispheric point of view.

To access the recording of the webinar, click here.

To access the presentation by Miguel Garin, click here.

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*Webinar in Spanish

The S/CIP, in the context of its Scholarship and Training program, and in collaboration with its strategic partner, the Red PBIP Internacional Mexico, dedicated to strengthening the technical capacities of port officials from the region, organized the webinar "How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Port Facilities with Red Internacional PBIP México" on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

To access the recording of the webinar, please click here.

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