27, 28 & 29 November 2024 in Lisbon

AIVP World Conference

Welcome to the AIVP World Conferences Cities & Ports!

The AIVP World Conferences Cities & Ports, organized by the International Association of Port Cities (AIVP), are a flagship event that brings together key players from the global port and urban world. These conferences provide a unique platform to share best practices, explore emerging trends, and discuss common challenges facing modern port cities.

Each edition of the AIVP World Conferences Cities & Ports highlights crucial topics such as integrated urban management, sustainable development of port cities, technological innovation, urban-port connectivity, and much more. Through plenary sessions, interactive workshops, field visits, and networking opportunities, participants are immersed in a dynamic environment conducive to the exchange of ideas and the creation of strategic partnerships.

Join us at our upcoming AIVP World Conferences on Port Cities to be at the forefront of discussions on sustainable, inclusive, and innovative development of port cities worldwide. Together, let’s build the future of port cities for generations to come.

Explore our website to learn more about our upcoming events, past editions, and how you can get involved. Join us in this exciting journey to shape the future of port cities around the world!


In 2024, the theme will be “Open Piers: Steering flows between people, planet, and port cities.”