AD Ports Group, the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry in Abu Dhabi, will serve as the host for the 2023 edition of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference.
The UAE will be hosting the IAPH World Ports Conference for the first time, and is expected to attract a large number of the world’s leading port operators and will feature a speaker line-up comprising the industry’s most influential personalities.
In addition, the event will also include a variety of focus sessions, workshops, and discussion panels covering several topics including leading trends and challenges impacting the industry today and shaping its future in the years to come.
“It is our great pleasure and privilege to announce that for the first time, Abu Dhabi has been selected to serve as the host city for the 2023 edition of one of the world’s most prestigious maritime events, the IAPH World Ports Conference. AD Ports Group is proud to welcome leading port operators from across the globe and to provide them with a unique platform that will see the exchange of ideas and the forging of novel partnerships aimed at tackling the industry’s pressing challenges and future opportunities.”
The IAPH World Ports Conference 2022, was held as a live-in-person event from 16-18 May in Vancouver, Canada. This year’s iteration of the reputed industry event touched upon the key dynamics currently impacting the world’s ports and maritime supply chains, including, supply chain resilience, port innovation, energy transition and port leadership through diversity, and highlighted solutions aimed at elevating global seaport competitiveness and accelerating the movement of international cargo.
Dr. Patrick Verhoeven, Managing Director – IAPH, said that “We are delighted to hold next year’s World Ports Conference in Abu Dhabi. Together with AD Ports Group and our conference partner S&P Global, we are preparing an exciting program covering the generational challenges that ports are facing, including resilience, digital transformation and energy transition.”