Conference Program

Program Outline

  • Exhibitor Bump-in
  • Welcome Reception and Exhibition Opening
  • Welcome to Country and Conference Opening
  • Keynote Address (details TBC)
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Break – Exhibition
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Lunch – Exhibition
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Break – Exhibition
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • YP Networking Event
  • Welcome to Country and Opening
  • Keynote Address – Will Glamore – Working with nature, wetlands and Blue Carbon opportunities for port sector
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Break – Exhibition
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Lunch – Exhibition
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Break – Exhibition
  • Concurrent Technical sessions
  • Gala Dinner

Wednesday 7 September
Technical Tour 1 – Port Melbourne Boat Tour

On the doorstep of Melbourne is one of Australia’s largest and busiest container ports. Over its time throughout the history of Australia the Port of Melbourne had grown and evolved to become the expansive facility it is today. This tour will give you the opportunity to experience the port by boat with like-minded peers in the ports and coastal industry. Experience the port in operation, hear the history, and see evolution of the infrastructure from Swanson dock to Station Pier, as well as VICT, the newly built and innovation focused container terminal pioneering autonomous cargo handling.

Technical Tour 1 departs from Pullman Melbourne on the Park at 9.15am and will return to Pullman by approx. 12.45pm. Tour includes morning tea.

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Technical Tour 2 – Port Infrastructure Technical Tour
Sealite is a world leader in the design and manufacture of marine aids to navigation (AtoN) equipment including Marine Lighting, Navigation Buoys, Marine Floats, Port Entry Lighting systems, Lighthouse Lighting Equipment and Monitoring and Control systems software. They provide solutions and equipment which is implemented in ports, coasts, inland waterways as well as for aquaculture and offshore wind energy projects. The tour will involve a bus trip to visit to the Sealite facility on the Mornington Peninsula where all design and production occurs for many of the AtoN used across the Asia Pacific.

Technical Tour 2 departs from Pullman Melbourne on the Park at 9.00am and will return to Pullman by approx. 2.30pm. Tour includes lunch.

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline (midnight AEDT):
3 June 2022 (there will be no further extensions after this date)
Authors advised of Submission Outcome:
17 June 2022
Authors have option to upgrade Extended Abstract:
24 June 2022 
Speaker Registration Deadline:
3 July 2022
Earlybird Registration Closes:
3 July 2022
Conference dates:
4-7 September 2022

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