Reconnecting and Building Anew
Whether reconnecting with old friends and colleagues, or building new relationships, the APP Conference provides the perfect opportunity. Our program provides many opportunities to network, share best practices, and learn about the current issues and trends for ports today.Register Now
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Sharing best practices
The APP has always made sharing best practices a priority for the Conference agenda and this year is no exception. In addition to activity updates from your peers, you'll hear from industry leaders and experts about issues that matter most to you.View Agenda
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A half-day excursion (6:00 am to 12:30 pm) on board one of Seaforth Sportfishing’s vessels that range in size from 65 to 85 feet. Fishing ranges from La Jolla south to Imperial Beach, giving you a good view of the California coastline as well as good fishing. During October and the winter months, Calico Bass […]
One of San Diego’s finest golf clubs. Steele Canyon is a 27-hole championship golf course designed by Gary Player, one of history’s greatest golfers. He designed Steele Canyon with great respect and appreciation for the natural beauty of the terrain. Since opening for play, Steele Canyon has been celebrated as one of California’s most exciting golf courses. […]
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Strategic Planning vs Business Planning Most ports create an annual operating budget that is shaped from the port’s “business plan”, that in turn, is intended to reflect the port’s multi-year “strategic plan”. However, in the annual rush to complete the “planning process”, the strategic direction of an organization can often become blurred, or even misplaced, […]
Lynker’s Sarah Pautzke and Zach Hughes, Salus Resources Inc. are joined by Theresa Stevens, US Army Corps of Engineers to assist in taking the mystery out of the Environmental Permitting Process. Stevens’ presentation — USACE Regulatory 101, Nuts and Bolts — will be a great road map through the Corps’ regulatory permit process, provide relevant […]
Sharpen up your two-minute elevator pitch! This session combines the fun of an end-of-day reception with a “speed dating” concept that guarantees Associate Members get an opportunity to introduce themselves to Port Members. Who knows, you just might meet your match!
Sponsored by our host, the Port of San Diego, conference attendees will enjoy this tour of the harbor aboard the M/V High Spirits, a 1929-built, beautifully restored classic Trumpy motor yacht. At 112 feet long, the High Spirits features large, picturesque windows throughout with climate controlled passenger salons and an open-air deck with comfortable seating […]
Following up on our hugely successful webinar, Kate and Lauren will provide attendees with a shortened economic guidance training with specific focus on sourcing economic data and providing examples helpful in conducting economic valuation for ports specifically.
The US Department of Transportation is dedicated to helping build America’s economy and infrastructure back better. In doing so, the Department is focusing on Safety, Economic Strength & Modernization, Equity, Climate & Sustainability, Transformation, and Organizational Excellence to get the job done. With that in mind, and as we look at a post-pandemic environment, what […]
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InterContinental Hotel, San DiegoCalifornia, U.S.
Modern luxury and sophisticated elegance intertwine to bring together the best of the city and the bay. A beautiful waterfront retreat, InterContinental® San Diego welcomes you to indulge in exquisite guest rooms featuring coastal decor and breathtaking views. Located minutes from the San Diego Convention Center and the San Diego International Airport, your every need will be met with warm Southern California charm at this luxury hotel in downtown San Diego.