New World Ports Conference webinar series started
The first World Ports Conference webinar of the year was successfully concluded yesterday. Moderated by Eric Johnson, Technology Editor at JOC, Pascal Ollivier, Chair of the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee discussed the scope for greater data collaboration in the ship-shore interface with Henning Schleyerbach, COO at the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) and Julian Abril, Head of Facilitation at IMO. Nearly 700 participants registered for the event, which you can still watch on demand. Our next webinar will be held 18 March and will discuss how diversity in the workforce can stimulate innovation in the port sector. Speakers include Despina Theodosiou, President of WISTA International (Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association) and Flor Pitty, Chair of the IAPH Women’s Forum. The full programme will be available from the World Ports Conference website soon. Two more webinars will be scheduled in April and May, running up to the World Ports Conference itself. Registration for the conference will open on Wednesday 24 February. You can already discover the programme outline on the conference website now, where you can also sign up for updates.