DAY 1: July 7th 2022

Opening Session

  • Lionel Riviere, Director of Heritage Valorization and Innovation, Member of the Management Board, Port of Marseille-Fos
  • Filippo Marini Harbour Master, Port of Civitavecchia 
  • Francesc Carbonell, Head of Sector of Transport, Union for Mediterranean Secretariat – Sponsor of the event
  • Pino Musolino, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Civitavecchia 

Session 1: Roundtable with international associations about digitalisation : drivers and challenges 

  • Patrick Verhoeven, Managing Director, IAPH : Data Collaboration in ports and maritime supply chain
  • Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General ESPO
  • Hans Rook, Chairman, IPCSA : MEDports interoperability
  • Lamia Kerdjoudj, Secretary General, FEPORT
  • Bogdan Olgadowski, Secretary General, Baltic Port Organisation,
  • Jean-Marie Koffi, Secretary General, PMAWCA: Digitilization in West and Central Africa and actions carried out through PMAWCA
  • Alberto Rossi, Secretary General, Assarmatori

Session 2: Digitilisation Experiences and practices in the ports

  • Alaa Morsy, Dean, Port Training Institute (Egypt): Modern Strategies for Human Resources Requalification in Ports to Cope with Digital Transformation
  • Fulvio Di Blasio, CEO, North Adriatic Sea Port Authority: Digitalisation Experiences and practices in the ports Increasing Nautical Accessibility: the case of Venice Port
  • Tommaso Spanevello, European Affairs Manager, Haropa Port: Digitalisation experiences and practices in the ports – HAROPA PORT’s Vision
  • Hrvoje Kulusic, Assistant General Manager, Dubrovnik Port Authority : Port of Dubrovnik Digitalization Experience
  • Sergio Prete, CEO, Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea: TARANTO DIGITAL PORT Towards a smarter, greener and interoperable port

Session 3: Digitalisation: the institutional framework

  • Laura Castellani, Organisation and Digital Transformation Director, Italian Customs Agency
  • Orlando Reveco, Digital Product Manager, Escola Europea of Intermodal Transport : Port Virtual Lab

DAY 2: July 8th 2022

Mr. Enrico Giovannini, the Italian Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility opened the second day of the MEDPorts Forum 2022

Session 4: Business Cases – Transversal Projects – Cooperation

  • Gadi Benmoshe, Managing Director, Marinnovators: Cooperation: The Key for Maritime Supply Chain Improvement
  • Paul Franquart, Cybersecurity Manager, Port of Marseille Fos: Marseille port’s responses to cyber threats
  • Jaime Luezas Alvarado, Head of services to the port community, Puertos del Estado
  • Luca Sisto, General Director, Confitarma
  • Andreas Maria van der Wurff, Port Optimisation Manager, A.P. Moller-Maersk

Session 5: Role of the Port Authorities for enhancing the digitalisation

  • Arnaud Bouraïma, Senior Vice-President Sales, Webb Fontaine
  • Carles Rua, Head of Innovation, Port of Barcelona: Digitalization: what we are doing and what we are not
  • José Giménez, Port Logistics Director, Fundación Valenciaport: Role for Enhancing Digitalisation
  • Federica Montaresi, Head of Special Projects, Innovation and Institutional Relations, Port Authority of the Eastern Ligurian Sea: Role of the Port Authorities for Enhancing Digitalisation: Best Practises in the Ports of La Spezia and Carrara
  • Akram Soliman Elselmy, Professor of Port Planning and Coastal Engineering, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport: Advanced Smart and Green Ports Technologies

Conclusive Session

  • Nicola Zingaretti, President, Lazio Region
  • Pino Musolino, CEO, Port System Authority of the Central Northern Tyrrhenian Sea
  • Philippe Guillaumet, Secretary General, MEDports association

If interested in any of the presentations below, please contact the MEDPorts Secretariat directly.