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Non-Affliated Events

Here we list 3rd-party events that are not, in any way, linked to the Navigating a Changing Climate Initative or the partners of the Think Climate Coalition, but might be of interest to users of this website.

World Resources Forum 2019

The World Resources Forum 2019 puts its focus on closing resource loops and circular economy in practice, as a lever to achieve the Agenda 2030 commitments. The challenge we face of a low carbon and circular society is well known. With a view to the post-2020 era, WRF2019 takes stock of solutions and practices taking place in many parts of society to move from a linear and fossil to a circular and low carbon economy. Where are the opportunities, what works, what does not, and why? Thematic ‘Global Sessions’, with inspiring voices from leading experts will set the scene on key topics among which the role of ports is addressed.

Ports are truly fascinating places where economic activity, logistics and services come together. Their century-old role in fostering welfare and trade now enters a completely new era, defined by climate change and the need for sustainable added value alongside new forms of logistics. It is no longer merely about the expansion of central hubs for global trade flows, ports are looking for new approaches vis-à-vis their hinterland, industrial clusters and their spatial conception. This new context, emerging from climate policies and the growing number of initiatives to close material loops, triggers a reflection on the future role of ports.

Event Date 24-02-2019
Event End Date 27-02-2019
Location Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp

11th International SedNet Conference 3-5 April 2019, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Event Date 03-04-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-04-2019 5:00 pm
How to calculate, report and reduce logistics emissions using the updated GLEC Framework?

Carbon emissions from freight transportation are on the rise, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We are dedicated to taking control of logistics emissions, and we believe that calculating and reporting carbon emissions is the first step in reducing them. That’s why we'd like to invite you to a live webinar featuring industry experts on 9 July at 3:00 pm CEST: How to calculate, report and reduce logistics emissions using the updated GLEC Framework.


Event Date 09-07-2019 3:00 pm
Event End Date 09-07-2019 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 26-06-2019
Smart Rivers Conference

The conference Smart Rivers 2019 is dedicated to sharing the practices and experiences of managers of waterways or river ports, transport operators, engineering companies, in particular on innovative topics. This event is an incomparable opportunity to meet international actors of river transport and the global transportation network.

Sessions will look at technical themes including; Waterway infrastructure, Smart Inland Waterway Transport, River induced Land Planning and Development, Water and Sediment Management and Morphological Issues, Multimodality, Innovation and Future Trends.

There will be several papers and a discussion panel on climate change and extreme weather events on the first day of the conference.

Event Date 30-09-2019
Event End Date 03-10-2019
Registration Start Date 18-07-2019
Location Centre de Congrès
Green Inland Shipping conference

The EU plans to go climate-neutral by 2050.
So does inland shipping !

On 16 October, innovative vessels call the port of Brussels to show their journey towards decarbonisation. Hydrogen and electricity become part of the propulsion mix. Guests will be able to board vessels and discover the new technologies.

Come and discover the innovative inland vessels which have embarked on that journey and test solutions that bring pollution down too.

Event Date 16-10-2019 2:00 pm
Event End Date 16-10-2019 5:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-09-2019