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AAPA 2024 Smart Ports Seminar & Expo

July 09 11, 2024

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The AAPA 2024 Smart Ports Seminar & Expo is set to be a cornerstone event for professionals in the port and maritime industry, focusing on the integration of digital technologies to enhance port operations, security, and infrastructure. This seminar and expo will delve into the transformation of ports into smarter ecosystems through innovation and technology.

AAPA’s technical committees play a crucial role in guiding the event direction. The committees are comprised of industry experts who bring specialized knowledge and insights to focus on specific areas of port operations. Smart Ports is powered by the following committees:

  • Information Technology Committee: Highlights the role of IT in streamlining port operations and enhancing data security.

  • Facilities Engineering Committee: Discusses the impact of modern engineering solutions on port infrastructure and development.

  • Port Security Committee: Explores strategies for fortifying port security against modern threats.

Smart Ports is scheduled for July 9-11, 2024, at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle, WA, offering a vibrant backdrop for this gathering of industry leaders. We hope you’ll join us for what promises to be pivotal event for professionals seeking to navigate the latest technologies and strategies for port management and operations.

This event also features a full-scale exhibit hall showcasing emerging technologies and solutions providers. Interested in joining us as an exhibitor? Visit our Expo Hall tab to learn more!

This program is powered by AAPA's Security, Facilities Engineering, and Information Technology Committees.


Explore Seattle’s Vibrant Downtown, Steps from Our Luxury Hotel!

Get inspired at Grand Hyatt Seattle, a downtown destination that embodies the dynamic culture and sophistication of the Emerald City. Step outside our doors to explore the city’s iconic attractions — the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, or Paramount Theatre. Take in breathtaking views of a cityscape surrounded by natural beauty, then retreat to your room or suite for soothing comforts and impeccable service.

Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street, Seattle, Washington, US, 98101 Tel: (206) 774-1234

Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $289.00 ++ per night.

You will only be able to secure your room at our negotiated group rate after registering for the program.

Explore the City

Seattle is two cities in one. It’s a world-class metropolis set within wild, beautiful natural surroundings, offering the best of urban lifestyle while embracing the rugged outdoors. Many of Seattle’s top visitor attractions are within mere blocks of the Seattle Convention Center, including the Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Symphony, ferries, world-class restaurants and a historic theatre district. Three national parks lie within a two-hour drive of Seattle and the city is a gateway to the San Juan Islands, Olympic Peninsula, Washington Wine Country and British Columbia. Learn more at VisitSeattle.Org