25 – 26 October 2018 : 5th Citizen Port Meeting of the AIVP – Genoa, Italy

Organized in partnership with Porto Antico, Ports of Genoa, the Genoa Port Center and the support of the port city community of Genoa, this meeting will take place during the Festival delle Scienze, giving the participants of the Port Center Network meeting an inspiring setting for discussion and on-site visits.

As usual, presentations will allow to learn more on local projects dedicated to the development of a port culture among different publics such as scholars, general public and tourists. A special focus will be given to mediation tools and animation of open public events and programs.

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(Group limited to 40 persons on a “first-come, first-served basis”)  Contact :  gmarini@aivp.org

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Hotel Booking :

The AIVP recommends you two hotels located near the place of the seminar:

NH Marina Porto Antico, 4*
Best Western Porto Antico , 3*

Please contact them directly as soon as possible for availabilities.

Other Hotels at proximity: Cit Hotel Britannia  –  Comfort Hotel Europa  –  Hotel Actor  –  Hotel Bellevue  –  Hotel B&B  –  Hotel Colombo  –  Hotel Helvetia  –  Hotel Nuovo Nord

Use can also useonline booking platform such as booking.com, tripadvisor.com tripadvisor.com, etc.

28th of June 2017: 4th Citizen Port Meeting of the AIVP – Le Havre, France

Organized in partnership with the Port Club of the Fnau, the Agency of town planning of Le Havre and the Port Center of Le Havre, this meeting gathered together about forty delegates of France, of Italy, of Ireland and of the Netherlands. The discussions and presentations were focused on why and how to develop a sustainable city/port/citizen relationship through animation, information, education tools and Port Centers.




27 – 28 April 2016: 3rd Port Center Network Meeting of AIVP, Antwerp, Belgium

After Ashdod (Israel) in 2014 and Dunkirk (France) in 2015, the PortCenter Lillo of Antwerp (Belgium) welcomed us on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 April 2016 for the Citizen Port Meetings with on-site visits, international presentations and exchanges of practices among AIVP members of the Port Center Network.

Review of the 3rd Citizen Port workshop, organised in partnership with the Antwerp Port Center, 27-28 April 2016 : Link towards article

For the full programme please visit the dedicated website : http://www.antwerp.aivp.org



08 – 09 April 2014: 1st Port Center Network Meeting of AIVP, Ashdod, Israel

The Port Center Network, a group of 15 people coming from Livorno, Riga, Genoa, Paris, Le Havre, Antwerp, Dunkirk and Haifa, met in Ashdod in order to exchange on best practices linked to social integration of ports and their relationship with citizens and youngsters.

The hosting partner, the Port Authority of Ashdod, has at this occasion organized a very rich program including on-site visits and presentations done by different port and city stakeholders.

The meeting also allowed the different participants to present their Port Center project already realized or under construction. Attention will be drawn more particularly on the following subjects : Business model of a Port Center, financing, reconciling port security and accessibility, best practices in promoting employment in the port towards young people, ideas for sharing of exhibition developments and other pedagogical projects

Finally, the meeting was the occasion for the Port of Ashdod to join officially the Port center Network by signing the Missions Charter of a Port Center.