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When
April 24-27, 2023
Monday-Thursday
Where
Embassy Suites, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

About conference


PIANC AMERICA 2023 CONFERENCE PIANC

  • All Countries in America Welcome
  • Networking and Social Activities
  • Technical Presentations from stakeholders across the region

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BIENNIAL TECHNICAL VISIT (BTV)

  • For Your Professionals (under 40)
  • Visits to maritime and waterborne transport infrastructure
  • Networking and Social Activities

Key Dates


  • February 1, 2022: Call for Abstracts Open
  • June 1, 2022:  Abstract Submittal Due
  • July 15, 2022:  Notification of Abstract Acceptance
  • May 15, 2022:  November 15:  Early Bird Registration
  • December 15, 2022:  Paper or Extended Abstract Due
  • February 15, 2023:  Hotel Reservation Deadline
  • April 24-27, 2023:  PIANC America 2023 Conference
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Welcome from Conference Chair:  Jim Walker


Welcome to the PIANC America 2023 Conference!  This will be the first such gathering in the Western Hemisphere, and PIANC USA is excited to host the technical specialists in navigation, marine construction, dredging, and port operations as we convene to share thoughts and ideas and hear presentations from experts.  There will be ample opportunities to network with fellow navigation colleagues and build relationships throughout the event.

There are sponsorship opportunities and exhibition booths for companies to get their message in front of a large diverse audience that will be designing, writing specifications, and selecting products at ports, marinas, and other navigation facilities.

The navigation sector is well-positioned to capitalize on the recent significant investments in ports, maritime infrastructure, and the transportation sector within the countries in the Western Hemisphere.  The PIANC America 2023 Conference will be an opportunity for our navigation community to enable safe and efficient 21st-century freight movement in the Americas and beyond.

We look forward to your participation!

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Conference Sessions


  • Maritime Ports
  • Inland Waterways
  • Recreational Marinas
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Dredging Challenges and Opportunities
  • Navigation Locks
  • Waterborne Transportation in the American Continent
  • Alternative Energy in Maritime Transport
  • Climate Change

Faq


All navigation and maritime stakeholders in the Americas (North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean) are welcome to attend this technical conference showcasing the latest technical advances in maritime, riverine, and recreational navigation.

Yes, attendees will be eligible for receiving PDHs for participation in the technical sessions.

Yes, all appropriate measures and local requirements will be in place to mitigate risk against the spread of Covid-19.  More information will be made available closer to the date of the conference for travel requirements associated with entry to the United States to participate in this Conference.

CONFERENCE location


Contact us


7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building Alexandria, VA 22315
PIANC USA: www.pianc.us
PIANC International: www.pianc.org
  • DATE

    April 23-27, 2023
  • LOCATION

    Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • CHAIR

    Jim Walker