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AAPA Request for Proposals for Survey Research Services – Deadline August 5

AAPA, operating under a cooperative agreement with MARAD, issued a request for proposals (RFP) for consultants, educational institutions and/or other qualified contractors to provide survey research services. Proposals are due to AAPA by August 5, 2022, at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT (by close of business on the West Coast). The selected contractor/team will (1) work with AAPA and MARAD to scope, ...

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AAPA Reissues Notice of RFP for Survey Research Services, Due Aug. 5

AAPA, operating under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD), has reissued a request for proposals (RFP) for consultants, educational institutions and/or other qualified contractors to provide survey research services. The selected contractor/team will (1) work with AAPA and MARAD to scope, develop and execute a comprehensive survey for U.S. ports and terminals to determine their future ...

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Join AAPA for the POWERS Program Launch, July 19

AAPA is officially launching the Port Opportunities with Energy, Resilience and Sustainability (POWERS) Program, AAPA’s hallmark energy and sustainability policy partnerships initiative. Join AAPA for a virtual launch event on Tuesday, July 19, at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT. All are welcome to attend. AAPA will distribute a list of speakers and an agenda in advance of the launch event, which ...

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Smart Ports Seminar, 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 has been rescheduled to July 12-14, 2022. This event will be combined with the Port Security Seminar & Expo to be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif. Joining these events together will provide ...

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Session to Spotlight Drone Tech at Port Security, Smart Ports Seminar, July 12-14

Gain exclusive insights on drone technology at the upcoming AAPA Port Security and Smart Ports Seminar & Expo. A panel discussion titled What’s New in Drone Technology – Prevention and Mitigation Capabilities with Steve McKenna, senior vice president and general counsel for Unmanned Systems and Solutions, LLC, will provide an overview of the logistics, technical and operations considerations in drone technology. McKenna is an attorney, ...

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DOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics to Hold Listening Session, June 13

On Monday, June 13, the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is holding an AAPA-members-exclusive listening session to document the data and analytical challenges faced by those making informed infrastructure investments locally. In this interactive dialogue with BTS, AAPA members are welcome to share infrastructure decision-making experiences and help shape a ‘work plan’ for prioritizing the Federal government’s ...

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Shifting Trade Seminar to Spotlight Data Sharing With Customers, June 15-16

Next week, at the Shifting Trade Seminar in Tampa, Fla., industry leaders will come together to exchange ideas about data sharing and what customers want in a session titled Customers Want Data Sharing. This leading-edge discussion with experts in digital infrastructure will cover the growing interest in data sharing throughout the supply chain and how this will impact ports. Presenters for the panel ...

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U.S. Commercial Service Webinar on Clean Tech Opportunities, June 23

The U.S. Commercial Service is holding a webinar on the U.S. Go Green & Blue Initiative Latin America, June 23, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT, that aims to bring together the U.S. private sector with Latin America’s leaders and other key private sector players in the maritime industry to exchange best practices and discuss business opportunities for clean ...

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Learn About Cybersecurity and Grant Management, July 12-14

A discussion on cybersecurity and grants management will be featured at the Port Security and Smart Ports Seminar & Expo in San Diego, Calif., July 12-14, 2022. This session will explore approved cybersecurity resiliency solutions and navigation of the federal grants management process. Panelists include: Sophia Coleman Harris, CEO, Organizational Development Resource GroupDavid Harris, CEO and Managing Member, Advanced Decision VectorsTheresa Jones, ...

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2022 Lighthouse Awards Application Deadline Extended to June 10

The deadline for project applications for the 2022 Lighthouse Awards Program competition has been extended to Friday, June 10, by midnight EDT. Each year, AAPA’s Lighthouse Awards recognize port programs and projects that serve as a beacon of excellence throughout the Western Hemisphere. Visit the Lighthouse Awards Program webpage for links to information about each category, winning entries from previous years for review and ...

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