Friday, October 20, 2017
"Cooperation for the development of competitive, safe and sustainable ports in the Americas"

CIP Presentations



September 25 – 26, 2017

XII Port Maritime Congress

The National Port Commission of Guatemala invites port and maritime industry representatives to the XII Port Maritime Congress that will take place in Guatemala City. The event will be a unique forum in which congressmen, specialists and lecturers of recognized trajectory will share their experiences and exchange best practices with the private sector. The main objectives of the XII Port Maritime Congress include:

  • Create a space to update and exchange practices on the progress and the situation of international trade by sea;
  • Facilitate the linkage and strengthening of commercial ties between suppliers and clients, private and public sectors related to the port industry at a regional level; and
  • Provide a context and share opinions about changes and trends in maritime trade, in order to generate strategies that increase the efficiency of port activity.

To access the presentation of Jorge Duran, Secretary of the CIP, please click here.



September 18-21, 2017

 2017 PIANC-SMART Rivers Conference

Brings together more than 200 of the world’s top professionals in all aspects of inland/river transportation from the private sector, government, NGOs and academia. The conference will include technical sessions, a technology tour, industry exhibits, networking events, pre-conference short courses, and a dinner cruise on the Monongahela, Ohio, and Allegheny Rivers.

The 2017 PIANC-SMART Rivers conference promises to be very rewarding, with a full array of nationally and internationally recognized speakers and opportunities to network with your industry peers and enhance your professional knowledge.

To access the presentation of Jorge Duran, Secretary of the CIP, please click here.



August 23-24, 2017

Global Logistic Innovation Summit

Organized by Guanajuato Puerto Interior with the cooperation of the S/CIP, the Global Logistic Innovation Summit brings together international speakers, leaders and executives for the first time in the city of León, Guanajuato – Mexico. The event intends to promote best practices, trends and knowledge to increase competitiveness in companies and government agencies. In addition to networking opportunities, the agenda will include the following presentations: The Current Situation of NAFTA Renegotiations; Innovation and Logistics as an International Strategy for Competitiveness and Development; and Innovation in Global Logistics Infrastructure; among others.

To access the presentation of Jorge Duran, Secretary of the CIP, please click here.


July 25-28, 2017

XXXIX Central American Isthmus Port Meeting (REPICA)

Organized by the Central American Maritime Transport Commission (COCATRAM), along with the Port Authority of Belize, the XXXIX Central American Isthmus Port Meeting (REPICA) will be held in Belize City. The objective of the event is to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences through the discussion of port challenges related to port management and operations, as well as other related aspects. The event is addressed to Port Managers and Administrators, Representatives of Ministries of Transport, Port Authorities and Companies, among others. Some of the topics in the agenda include: Mobility and Logistics Policy in Central America, Strengthening Environmental Port Management in Central America, Multilateral Agreement on Search and Rescue, Impact of Ballast Water Convention in Ports, and The Role of Women in the Port Industry, among others.

To access the presentation of Jorge Duran, Secretary of the CIP, please click here.