Maritime Forum

SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED PORTS AS HUBS FOR SMART GROWTH AND SUSTAINABLE CONNECTIVITY

Event date:
06/11/2014 (All day)
Table of Contents
    Bruges, Saint John's Hospital Congress Centre

    12:30-13:30 REGISTRATION WITH LIGHT REFRESHMENTS

    13:30-13:40 INTRODUCTION TO CONFERENCE

    Moderator, Lode Willems, Honorary President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium

    13:40:13:55 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: PORTS ALLIANCES AT THE HEART OF THE EU SMART, SUSTAINABLE &

    INCLUSIVE BLUE GROWTH STRATEGY 2014-2020 - Haitze Siemers, European Commission, DG MARE

    13:55-14:00 THE INTERREG IVA 2 SEAS COOPERATION PROGRAMME - Elodie Villeneuve, Interreg IVA 2 Seas Programme's Joint Technical Secretariat

    14:00-14:10 THE PATCH-C2C STRATEGIC ALLIANCE AND PAC2 CLUSTER -Wim Stubbe, AG Port of Oostende

    14:10-15:00 FACILITATING INNOVATION THROUGH CROSS BORDER COOPERATION

    Impacts from cross border cooperation on the adaption of Ramsgate & Oostende to serve the Offshore Energy industries- Rob Brown, Ramsgate Harbour and Emmanuel Timmermans, Renewable Energy Base Oostende

    Interregional funding at the service of innovations in Calais and Dover - Laurent Devulder, Port of Calais, CCI Cotes'd'Opale and Richard Christian, Dover Harbour Board

    Blue Energy Strategies: benefits from cross border working on implementing integrated plans - Geert Dangreau, POM West Flanders Development Agency

    Improving connectivity in the hinterland: working with ports to build hubs and effective supply chains - the Jaguar Land Rover story - Aimee Kelly, Global Material Planning & Logistics, Jaguar Land Rover

    Q&A moderated by Howard Holt, Seeports 15:00-15:15 COFFEE BREAK

     

    15:15-16:05 PORTS & SHIPPING LINES FOR LOW CARBON & CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

    Experiences from clean shipping technology and alternative fuels in the Baltic region

    Riitta Björkenheim, VASEK

    Hybrid freight shipping, the development of the ECO-Liner Edo Donkers, Stichting Noordzee

    Regulatory impacts and implementation of SECA in 2015 and beyond - a representative for the shipping industry (TBC)

    Q&A moderated by Howard Holt, Seeports

    16:05-16:55 TOWARDS RESOURCE EFFICIENT PORTS IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    Cold ironing : reducing ship emissions alongside -Patrice Vindevogel, Port of Zeebrugge

    Adding value to sustainable master-planning and innovative eco port developments through shared experience - Jerry Clarke, Portsmouth International Port

    Waste to energy: maximising benefits between harbour industries in the Multi Utility Provider - Dick Engelhardt, Zealand Seaports

    PAC2 smart energy strategy for the Port of Dover - Vicky Jago, Dover Harbour Board Q&A moderated by Howard Holt, Seeports 16:55-17:10 COFFEE BREAK

    17:10-18:00 SMART, SUSTAINABLE & INCLUSIVE GROWTH FOR PORTS AND THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES

    Promoting ports in the regional economy: the C2C cross border transport infrastructure & logistics study - Alexander Demon, POM West Flanders Development Agency

    Benefits of territorial cooperation in driving forward port master planning - Captain Francois Jean,

    Newhaven Port and Properties

    Towards the mid- term review of the EU Transport White Paper: introducing a balanced port dimension - Patrick Anvroin, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions

    Future opportunities for ports on the TEN-T network - Jon Halvard Eide, Vest-Agder County Council and the North Sea Commission Transport Group

    Q&A & closing remarks from Howard Holt, Seeports

    18:00-18:15 CONCLUSIONS

    Paul Gerard, Port of Oostende

    19:00 - 22:00 Official PAC2 networking reception & dinner in the Halve Maan brewery

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