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.
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.