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Warming up for World Port Days

 

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Thursday, August 31st marks the day we kick off the season with a warm up for the 40th edition of World Port Days!  This year’s theme is “Worldwide” (in Dutch: “Werelds!”) which is right down our alley! We are happy to host a Thursday Gathering with full focus on the port of the future and maritime innovations as a warm up for the following days’ Port celebrations!

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On 1, 2 and 3 September several hundreds of thousands of people join the world port days in Rotterdam to celebrate the fortieth anniversary with global proportions.

The day before the festival starts, on August 31st we will get lectures from experts and as always have a great community gathering with innovators, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, corporates and of course people from the port!

Further, we are happy to announce that we are partners of World Port Hackathon, which you can read more about in this news-post here >!

We will see you here!

Thursday Gathering August 31st

16:00–19:00 Info Table: McNetiq
McNetiq will show how a magnet can be examined with a load-cell

16:00–19:00 Info Table: World Port Hackathon 2017
The World Port Hackathon is a 24 hour event specifically focused on the port industry. Emerging technologies, open data, big data and IoT are used to solve real port challenges.

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Ship Emissions Monitor - Green Sea Guard B.V.
Green Sea Guard provides remote emissions monitoring of ship exhausts. Few devices exist that monitor emissions directly. We provide a degree of accuracy that allows shipowners to diagnose and track engine faults,giving a business case for compliance

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Aegex
Aegex provides low-cost, intrinsically safe mobile solutions for hazardous industries.

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Meet the Baron - Baron Vermouth by Highstreet Spirits
Seize the opportunity to meet the Baron during Venture Café and get a taste of the first handcrafted, Rotterdam inspired, premium red vermouth.

16:30–16:50 Break Out: Connecting Port & City - iTanks
Join this session, to learn the opportunities and connections you can make from Port to the City!

17:30–18:00 Break Out: Future Harbourscapes - Sasja Hagens
Interested to see what the future of the port looks like? Come by and listen to the artist Sasja Hagens on her vision of our future landscape.

18:00–18:30 Break Out: Innovation @ Damen Shipyards
Damen is a client-focused, international and family-owned shipbuilder with Dutch roots. This session presents ongoing R&D projects within Damen and addresses challenges a shipbuilder faces in designing ships fit for the future port.


These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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