Events

If Our Water Could Talk

Canalside, Buffalo
Aug 6 2014 -

The WNED produced documentary film, “If Our Water Could Talk,” tells the story of water as a driving force in Buffalo’s rise through industrialization, its subsequent economic decline and efforts by community leaders to reconnect communities to the water. The program evokes the beauty of the region’s water resources and captures the unique character of the Buffalo River. The documentary also explores issues related to water resources in the region. It touches on conservation, environmental cleanup, community and public access, commercial and industrial development, and economic growth.

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NWOC WORKSHOP: INDUSTRY-GOVERNMENT MARITIME ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION I GULF OF THAILAND

Singapore, Singapore
Aug 12 2014 - Aug 14 2014

A few spaces remain for representatives from shipping, fisheries, offshore oil and gas, tourism, coastal development, and other ocean industries to participte in the workshop on “Enhancing Maritime Resource Security: Cross-sectoral Dialogue for the Gulf of Thailand” (Singapore, 12-14 August 2014).

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Panama Canal Centennial Celebration

Gainesville, Florida
Aug 15 2014 - Aug 17 2014

The weekend will include a performance of the renowned Chamber String Orchestra/Summerfest 2014, a banquet, a gallery talk with author Edith Crouch and various exhibits relating to the planning, construction and evolution of the Canal and its surrounding areas. All events and exhibits are open to the public and will be held on or near the beautiful University of Florida campus in Gainesville.

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2014 Wetlands Youth Summit

The Wetlands Discovery Center, Houma
Aug 22 2014 - Aug 23 2014

This program is supported in part by grants from BTNEP, the Bayou Community Foundation, the Buquet Family Foundation and the Fourchon Oilman’s Association. Students will travel by bus from Houma to Elmer’s Island and Grand Isle State Park/Beach to learn about the importance of our barrier islands, how they are threatened and what is being done to restore them. After visiting other points of interest in the area, students will return to Houma for a seafood social. The next day will be filled with guest speakers and breakout sessions where students can choose to learn more about what most interests them. The students will then be led to develop action plans to address local concerns that can be implemented in their communities upon their return.

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AAPA XXIII LATIN AMERICAN CONGRESS OF PORTS ARGENTINA 2014

ARGENTINA – Puerto Iguazú, ARGENTINA
Aug 26 2014 - Aug 29 2014

Like every year , this event stands out as the most important business meeting of the sector, in which are presented and discussed major port projects for our continent , being an enabling environment for dialogue , exchange of ideas and knowledge, and as the opportunity to develop new business relationships among port authorities, operators, service providers and marine industry leaders. With a stunning frame of subtropical vegetation, Argentina stands located in a strategic point, bathed by the rivers Parana and Iguazú. Set amidst the triple border between, Brazil and Paraguay, is possible to contemplate from the headquarters hotel the majesty of the geography of the area and associate it with the concept of hemispheric integration that aims to be the main topic of analysis of Congress. The charm of the region is completed by one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World” : Iguazú Falls , impressive freak of nature turned into ” World Heritage ” by UNESCO, made of 275 jumps of up to 70 meters height, spread in crescent shape , which offer a fascinating spectacle. This will, without doubt, be one of the most memorable Latin American Congress of Ports, as a large academic program combined with intense social activity, which commit us to raise awareness about environmental conservation and biodiversity in a protected area of Missionary Jungle.

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Dredging and Reclamation ANZ 2014

Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane
Aug 26 2014 - Aug 27 2014

The continuous need to build, develop and maintain navigable waterways throughout Australia will continue to drive both capital and maintenance dredging programs. With coastal dredging projects like Abbot Point coal terminal and Gladstone Dredging at the core, it is critical to define dredging scope of works and guidelines for dredging to effectively navigate the process within tight timelines.

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3rd Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2014

The Marmara Taksim Hotel, Istanbul
Sep 3 2014 - Sep 4 2014

The 3rd Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2014 will comprise both a world-class display consisting of 30 international business leaders responsible for global transport and logistics and will be attended by more than 300 senior executives from the world’s leading ports, shippers, cargo owners, shipping lines, freight forwarders, logistics companies, terminal operators, railway operators and port-rail equipment services suppliers.

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5th Annual Conference on DREDGING IN INDIA

The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Sep 3 2014 - Sep 4 2014

The mission of the conference is to provide an update on the key trends and development, examine the recent government initiatives, discuss the key issues and challenges, and highlight the opportunities in the sector. The conference will also showcase noteworthy projects and technology solutions.

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River Flow 2014

EPFL, Lausanne
Sep 3 2014 - Sep 5 2014

The conference intends to create an environment for reflection, discussion and exchange of knowledge regarding fluvial hydraulics and river morphology. It is an opportunity to meet, to discuss and to learn about the interaction between water, sediments and structures in natural or built environments. The conference offers scientific presentations, site visits and master classes given by experts from different countries. It further aims to link science with river engineering practice.

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World Port Days

Port of Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Sep 5 2014 - Sep 7 2014

The World Port Days traditionally takes place around the Maas River. This World Port event gives insight in Europe’s largest harbor. A wide range of activities is offered to the visitors. There are spectacular stunts on the water and fully organized excursions to one of the many companies located in Rotterdam. During the World Port Days visitors can get a glimpse behind the scenes of the largest harbor of Europe and its industrial area. This large, annual maritime event offers all kind of activities such as ship tours, naval activities, demonstrations, seminars, excursions, exhibitions, music and fireworks.

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