As for its two largest-attended meetings, AAPA’s 2020 Annual Convention and Expo will take place in Quebec City, Canada, Sept. 13-16, and its 2020 Latin American Congress ofPorts will be held in Cartagena, Colombia, for three days during the week of Nov. 16-20 (hotel and precise days to be announced).
Further information about the 2020 AAPA workshops, seminars and conferences is now available on the AAPA website. Additional topic-specific events may be added to the AAPA website during the year which don’t appear below.
Marriott Québec City Downtown Québec City, QC, Canada
Latin American Congress of Ports
Week of Nov. 16-20
(Hotel TBA) Cartagena, Colombia
Please include the above events in your printed and on-line calendar of events.
About AAPA Founded in 1912 and recognized as the unified voice of seaports in the Americas, AAPA today represents 130 of the leading seaport authorities in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean and more than 200 sustaining and associate members, firms and individuals with an interest in seaports. According to IHS Markit’s World Trade Service, combined international sea trade moving through Western Hemisphere ports in 2017 totaled 4.303 billion metric tons in volume and US$2.675 trillion in value. Of that total, ports in Central and South America handled 1.741 billion metric tons of cargo valued at US$1.024 trillion, while North American ports handled 1.90 billion metric tons of goods, valued at US$2.305 trillion. To meet the growing demand for trade, the AAPA and its members are committed to keeping seaports navigable, secure and sustainable. For more information, visit www.aapa-ports.org. On Twitter: http://twitter.com/AAPA_Seaports