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13 - 14 September 2021
Barbican Centre,
London

Smart Ports Summit

Ensuring Fast & Efficient Movement of Cargo

Discover the right technology to digitalise port operations, deliver secure data transfer, optimise the supply chain, and meet sustainability targets

CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN

We are currently in the process of developing the 2021 conference program. If you would like to get involved we welcome your content ideas and speaking applications. Deadline to apply - Friday 2 April 2021.

Key areas of focus

Automation. Digitalisation. Supply chain optimisation.

Maintaining a competitive advantage in a fast-pace digital environment remains one of the biggest challenges facing ports and terminal operators today. Which trends are set to shape the future? 


Collaboration
Collaboration

Explore the transformation of ports and new business practices. Hear from key industry stakeholders and be on top of the latest market updates.

Resilience
Resilience

Explore the impact of coronavirus pandemic on the port ecosystem and supply chains. Learn how AI can improve the future of transport and discover the next drivers for optimising ship-shore relations in the post-pandemic era.

Connectivity
Connectivity

Uncover new insights and find out which technologies operators should invest in to improve digital communication, data sharing, just-in-time arrivals, and e-navigation.


Green Deal
Green Deal

Join Europe’s ambition for sustainable goals. Create a strategy for the better future with green ports powered by renewables and offshore power. Discuss the possibility of new mandates for reducing emissions in ports.

Digitalisation
Digitalisation

Look into smart technologies benefits and discuss how AI, IoT, and 5G will contribute to global goals in trade and logistics.

Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity

Protect your assets and your people. Understand business vulnerabilities, integrate cyber-hygiene, and use the right instruments.

Partner with us

Demonstrate your thought leadership and stay top of mind in the modern digital landscape.

Partnering with us will allow you to connect with a focused audience of maritime professionals. Find out how you can forge relationships and grow your business with one of our bespoke packages.

MEET VIP SHIPPERS & SHIPOWNERS


Selected Shippers and Shipowners attend our events for free as VIP guests!
Selected Shippers and Shipowners attend our events for free as VIP guests!

We believe it is important to nurture our relationships with our most loyal partners, so to promote and encourage attendance, we are offering a limited number of free VIP tickets to selected shipowners and shippers.

For further information on other events in the series and to apply for a VIP ticket contact Ellen today on Ellen.Minshull@Informa.com.

Find out more
Interested in promoting your brand to our VIP Shipper & Shipowner audience?
Interested in promoting your brand to our VIP Shipper & Shipowner audience?

Gain prominent exposure at Europe's leading conference for smart port technology this September.

We have a wide range of exclusive packages covering thought-leadership, hospitality, and branding.

With digital packages and event packages available – there is no better way to access this exclusive audience.

For further information on how you can get involved, custom quotes, and solutions contact Ian today on Ian.Beattie@Informa.com.

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