On Friday 7th of October, the conference “#Port-City. A new chapter in the regeneration of the waterfronts in Venice and Chioggia” took place on board of the Italian Navy training ship “Amerigo Vespucci”. This event was conceived as a debate on the port-city interaction and related topics. The AIVP was represented by Mr. Alberto Cappato, secretary of our organization, who presented several examples of good practices from global port cities and explained his lessons learned while leading the waterfront of Porto Antico of Genoa.

The conference was moderated by Anna Carnielli, President of The International Propeller Club – Port of Venice. Additionally, the event involved Benno Albrecht, Rector of the IUAV University of Venice; Luigi Romagnoli, Commander of the Italian Navy training ship “Amerigo Vespucci”; Andrea Romani, Commander of the Institute of Maritime Military Studies in Venice; Mauro Armelao, Mayor of Chioggia; Luigi Brugnaro, Mayor of Venice; Fulvio Lino Di Blasio, President of AdSPMAS; and Elisa De Berti, Vice-President of the Veneto Region.