Smart, Efficient & Connected

Live in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on 16th - 17th May 2023

For the first time since 2019, Smart Digital Ports of the Future returned to a live, in-person event on 11th and 12th May 2022 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  The event was attended by the industry’s leading innovators, and representatives from the world’s smartest ports.

The event showcased the technologies that are transforming the way ports do business – from discussions about standardisation and data sharing, to technical case studies from the most advanced ports, on how they are unpacking the potential of emerging technologies such as AI, Digital Twin and IoT applications and many more.

Held at the nhow Rotterdam, the event provided a welcome return to the format that best allows the cultivation of ideas, promotes industry knowledge sharing and provided the opportunity, once again, to meet with industry colleagues.

In 2023, Smart Digital Ports of the Future will return to Rotterdam even bigger and better.  Register your interest now to secure 25% off event tickets when they go live.

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“One of the world’s most important events gathering CEOs and CIOs and IT Executives talking about how ports and logistics are facing digital and innovation challenges.”

Director Innovation Office
Algeciras Port Authority

SDP is very important to me as it is a unique opportunity to exchange and share ideas and information with the brilliant speakers and quality participants around the latest trends regarding the integration and digitization of the supply chain and ports for innovative trade and ports.”


“The Smart Digital Ports of the Future conference provides a unique opportunity to hear from Ports and Vendors on the latest developments and trends globally. The event provides excellent networking opportunities with peers.”


General Manager - Finance & ICT
Pilbara Ports Authority
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