Behind the Scenes, Q2

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Port Security and Smart Ports Seminar & Expo, July 12-14

To accommodate unanticipated scheduling conflicts and ensure attendees receive the stellar programming they have come to expect of AAPA, the Smart Ports Seminar is being held in combination with the Port Security Seminar & Expo, July 12-14, 2022, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif. Joining these events together provides attendees with the added value of expanded programming, greater networking opportunities, and more exhibits from solution providers.

This multi-event conference brings together port leaders, policymakers, security experts and technology specialists to discuss how new technology is transforming the way ports do business and best practices to mitigate the risk of emerging security threats.

Access the draft agenda, hotel information and register for the event here:

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Top Reads from the Last Issue

If you missed the last issue of Seaports, “Bringing Sustainability to Life,” it isn’t too late to check it out. All issues of Seaports are online at and

The most-read articles online (March 1-May 15) were:

  1. 5 Brazilian Ports Authorities Undergoing Privatization
  2. Giving the Green Light to Sustainability Goals
  3. Looking Toward the Future
  4. You’re Not Alone!
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Looking for Qualified Candidates?

Do you have any open positions that require a specific skillset and you’re having trouble finding qualified candidates?

The AAPA Career Center is a place for both job seekers and employers in the port industry to come together. This targeted site works much like LinkedIn or Indeed, but it is geared toward the port industry. Registered job seekers can browse and apply for positions that employers have posted. Employers can create a profile that allows them to post positions. Interested?

Take a peek here:

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Convention Details!

The AAPA Annual Convention & Exposition is the premier gathering of port professionals, terminal operators, service providers, and supply chain partners. Its leading-edge business program explores the latest trends, and its dynamic exhibit hall showcases innovation solutions.

The Convention includes technical and policy committee meetings, business sessions and social events allowing port professionals and stakeholders in the marine transportation industry to exchange views and expand business contacts. The Expo is an integral part of the convention program providing opportunities for networking and the exchange of ideas.

Join us at the 2022 AAPA Annual Convention & Expo at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 16-19, 2022! To exhibit, become a sponsor, register or for more details, visit:

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