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Calendar of Activities 2024

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

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

 

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Courses

DateDetailsVenue
March to DecemberEnglish Language Development and Promotion Program in Port Activities (for Spanish speakers)CENCAPOR Virtual Platform
March 4 -29Online Course on Organization of the Port System (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
March 19 & 203rd Regional Table-Top Exercise for Improved Disaster Risk Management in Caribbean Ports (English)Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
April 2 – May 9Online Course on Port Planning (Spanish)CENCAPOR Virtual Platform
April 19 – May 10Online Course on Protocol, Etiquette and Netiquette in the Workplace (Spanish)CENCAPOR Virtual Platform
June 3 – 28Online Course on Port Policies: an approach for the Region (Spanish) (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
June 10 - 2121st Session of the Women in Port Management Program IMO – IPER – Port of Le Havre (English)Le Havre, France
June 10 – July 5Online Course on Port Infrastructure and Equipment Management (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
July 15 – August 9Online Course on the Human factor on Port Operations (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
August 19 – September 13Online Course on Port Logistics: Response and Adaptation to challenges (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
September 9 - October 1138th Advanced Course on Port Management and Operations IMO-IPER – Port of Le Havre (English)Le Havre, France
September 16 – October 11Online course on Storage, transfer and transport of new marine fuels derived from green hydrogen in ports (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
SeptemberOnline Course on Port Resilience (English)Online
September25th Iberoamerican Course on Port Management with Puertos del Estado, Spain (Spanish)Madrid, Spain
October 14 – November 8Online Course on Operations and safety at port terminals handling dry bulk cargoes (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
NovemberIn-Person Course on Port Protection and Security (English)To be defined
December21st Iberoamerican Course on Engineering, Operations and Environmental Management with the Port Authority Santander, Spain (Spanish)Santander, Spain
To be confirmedOnline Course on Cabotage in the countries of the Region and its connection to ports (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
To be confirmedOnline Course on Emergence of new marine fuels derived from green hydrogen in port facilities (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus
To be confirmedOnline Course on Operational Transfer Procedures in accordance with the International Ship to Ship Guidelines (Spanish)APN Virtual Campus

Webinars

DateDetailsVenue
March 14Webinar on Port and Maritime Advanced Education Opportunities (English)Online
April 25Webinar: Roundtable Discussion on Sustainable Operations: Decarbonization of the Port-Maritime Sector (English)Online
May 16Webinar on Social Responsibility as a Key Element for Integral Port Development (Spanish) Online
May 29Webinar on Beyond Cargo: Promoting Wellbeing in Port Workers to Boost Productivity (Spanish)Online
June 18Virtual Seminar on Mexico's Experience: Secure Intelligent Port (PIS) (Spanish)Online
July 18Webinar on Port Competitiveness Perception Tool (Spanish)Online
July 25Webinar on Principles of Sustainable Dredging (English)Online
August 15Webinar on Strategic Actions for a Sustainable Port-Maritime Sector (English)Online
August 29Webinar on Legal Frameworks for the Digitalization of Ports (English) Online
September 19Webinar on Successful Practices: Port Physical Security Management (Spanish)Online
September 26Webinar on Successful Practices in Port Responsibility with WISTA Peru (Spanish)Online
October 10Webinar on Disaster Risk Management for Port Resilience (English)Online
October 17Webinar on Successful Practices on Sustainable Management (Spanish)Online
October 24Webinar: Roundtable Discussion on Sustainable Operations: Decarbonization of the Port-Maritime Sector Part II (English)Online
November 14Webinar on Port Resiliency for Climate Change (English)Online
November 21Webinar on Port Workforce Development: Training Opportunities and Operational Efficiency (Spanish)Online

Hemispheric Technical Conferences

DateDetailsVenue
January 17 – 196th Hemispheric Conference on Logistics, Innovation and CompetitivenessVeracruz, Mexico
October 30 - November 15th Hemispheric Conference on Port Protection and SecurityMiami, USA
November 6, 7 & 85th Hemispheric Seminar on Public Policies, Legislation and RegulationGuatemala City, Guatemala

Hemispheric Technical Conferences with CIP Participation

DateDetailsVenue
February 12th20th Iberoamerican Course on Engineering, Operations and Environmental ManagementSantander, Spain (Online participation)
February 14th1st Binational Forum on Sustainable Maritime Transport and Ports in the Three Californias. Speaker on Sustainable PortsLa Paz, Baja California (Online participation)
February 16World Maritime University (WMU) Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (GOI) BUGWRIGHT2 Forum. Speaker on Gender Equality.Athens, Greece
March 13 - 15OAS DSD Ministerial Meeting on Energy. Speaker on decarbonization on the maritime-port sector.Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
April 2 – 42024 Port of the Future Conference, Keynote speech on the state of the hemisphere's ports and trends.Houston, USA
May 20 & 212024 Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference (Speaker)Miami, USA
May 21stUNCTAD Global Supply Chain Forum. Invited as SpeakersBridgetown, Barbados
June 19 - 21Caribbean Logistics Investment Conference. Co-organizers and speakers.Miami, USA
June 26 - 2827th Annual Meeting of the Port Management Association of the Caribbean. Invited as speakersParamaribo, Suriname
July 17 & 182024 iPort Summit - Intelligent Port Expansion & Modernization. Invited as speakers.Lima, Peru
September 11 - 13XX SLOM Meeting. Invited as speakersPunta del Este, Uruguay
September 29 – October 3XXV International Congress of Maritime LawPlaya del Carmen, Mexico
October 7 & 854th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Shipping Association. Invited as speakersSt. Maarten
October 20 – 2626th edition of the Port Management course with Ports of the state, guest at 2 ports and closing keynote lectureMadrid, Spain
November 18 - 20AAPA Latam Convention. Invited as speakersCancún, Mexico

Technical Assistance

DateDetailsVenue
January 8 – November 72024 Maritime Award of the Americas Call for ApplicationsOnline
November 72024 Maritime Award of the Americas Award CeremonyGuatemala City, Guatemala
May 6 - 273rd Survey on Gender Equality in the Port SectorOnline
In progressImproved Disaster Risk Management Project for the Caribbean: Updating Port Emergency Response Plans (English)Caribbean Basin
FinalizedPort Community System Implementation (PCS) Project with Barbados Port Inc.Bridgetown, Barbados
In progressProject: Feasibility Study for the Establishment of an Electronic Single Window (ESW) for TradeBelize
QuarterlyInformative Bulletin on Port-City Relation Best Practices, Port-City Relation, Social Responsibility and Gender EqualityCIP Portal
In progressCompilation of Port Security Best PracticesCIP Portal
In progressCompilation of Waterways Best PracticesCIP Portal
In progressCompilation of Port Logistics Best PracticesCIP Portal
In progressCompilation of Port Legislation Best PracticesCIP Portal
To be definedPort Incentives Program to Reduce GHG Emissions from Ships in Ports (RightShip)To be defined

Political Meetings

DateDetailsVenue
March 202525th CECIP MeetingMontevideo, Uruguay

Political Dialogue Follow-Up

DateDetailsVenue
April 29TAG Videoconference on Logistics, Innovation and CompetitivenessOnline
JulyVideoconference of the CIP Executive Board (CECIP)Online
To be definedTAG Videoconference on Port-City Relation, Social Responsibility and Gender EqualityOnline
To be definedTAG Videoconference on Port Protection and SecurityOnline
To be definedTAG Videoconference on Public Policy, Legislation and RegulationOnline
To be definedTAG Videoconference on Waterways, Inland and Cruise PortsOnline
To be definedTAG Videoconference on Sustainable Port Management and Environmental ProtectionOnline

Dissemination and Communication Materials

DateDetailsVenue
MonthlyNewsletter CIP HighlightsOnline
To be definedCIP Magazine Volume 32Online