Schelde Conference 2023

On Thursday, September 14, the Schelde Conference will focus on digital, sustainable and accessible

Port clusters are the economic engine of Belgium and the Netherlands. Cooperation is essential to keep the engine running. Managers and entrepreneurs come to network at the Schelde Conference to strengthen the position of their companies and the ports.

During this 17th edition, there is even more depth with several selected sessions. In these sessions, experts will share their innovative visions, challenges and best practices. In these sessions, new solutions and collaborations will be explored in order to take concrete steps to add value to companies. In addition to developing one’s own business, there is a common interest in strengthening the position of the Schelde region as an international trading partner.

Programme themes

Economic perspectives on the future: global economy and impact on the port

Different future scenarios for ports:

  • Circularity and sustainability: the green port hub
  • The congestion issue: better accessibility for the ports
  • Modalities shift: sustainably connected
  • Efficiency through digitalisation in the maritime and logistics sector

Location: Royal Yacht Club Thonetlaan 133, 2050 Antwerpen




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