Dear IAPH members, Colleagues and Friends,
We are pleased to inform you that Indonesia represented by Pelindo I, II, III and IV has been appointed to host the 30th International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference (IAPH Bali 2017), and would like to extend very warmest invitation to you to participate in IAPH Bali 2017 in Bali, Indonesia on 7 – 12 May 2017 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) bearing the theme “Enabling Trade. Energizing The World”.
IAPH BALI 2017 is expected to have 1000 attendees from the field of port, logistics, and maritime, from the member countries of IAPH. Among the attendees are IAPH members, government officials, company executives, professionals, operators, consultants, journalists, bankers, and fund managers.
A wide range of issues with regards to development and management in port and maritime business in challenging global environment will be presented and discussed in the Conference including certain issues faced by port officials globally such as green port and port technology as well as development of ports in each country. A professional, commercial Exhibition will be held concurrently to provide diverse communication channel. The exhibition will highlight up-to-date technological innovations, products and services related to the development of port and maritime. The program also includes Early Bird Program to Jakarta to visit the largest port project in Indonesia, New Priok Terminal project at port of Tanjung Priok, combined with Jakarta City Tour.
The selection of Bali as the venue of the conference is not just because of its reputation as a tourist destination, but more than that, it has proven record of hosting various kinds of international events. It is also an opportunity to see its boundless variety of unique sceneries as well as countless traditional and cultural heritages.
Our social programs are designed to provide you with an excellent space for networking, business and entertainment. We trust that the time you spend with us in Bali will be most rewarding, which leads to many experiences and friendship.
We look forward to welcoming you to IAPH Bali 2017 and hope that your participation will be productive and memorable.
With warmest regards,
Host Country Committee of IAPH Bali 2017