PIANC USA hosting the PIANC Americas 2023 conference

The U.S. Section of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure is enthusiastically preparing for the inaugural PIANC America Conference in 2023 – an event that is quickly shaping up to be the innovative and influential occasion creators had in mind.

Georgia Ports Authority

PIANC USA is sponsoring this event and spearheading efforts to foster collaboration between countries in North America, South America, and the Caribbean in support of a stronger waterborne transportation system within the Western Hemisphere.

PIANC America 2023 is a four-day event taking place from 24-27 April in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Approximately 300 industry leaders and innovators will be convening to discuss topics related to sustaining ports, waterways, and marinas through a changing climate.

There will be three concurrent technical sessions whose topics include:

  • Maritime Ports;
  • Navigation Locks;
  • Inland Waterways;
  • Recreational Marinas;
  • Environmental Sustainability;
  • Dredging Challenges and Opportunities;
  • Alternative Energy in Maritime Transport;
  • Waterborne Transportation in the American Continent;
  • Climate Change, and how it relates to and impacts session topics.

The conference will include PIANC’s Biennial Technical Visit (BTV) featuring visits to local maritime and waterborne transport infrastructure for Young Professionals (under 40), in addition to other industry networking and social events.

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