Next Operational & Technical Conference 14 – 15 – 16 May 2024 Vancouver, Canada

Join us May 14-15-16, 2024 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel for our next Operational & Technical Conference.

We will have a port tour in the Port of Vancouver which is the largest port in Canada and the fourth largest in North America by tonnes of cargo, facilitating trade between Canada and more than 170 world economies. They have established a vision for the Port of Vancouver to be the world’s most sustainable port. After Registration and our Opening Lunch on the 14th of May we have on-site visits to our Member Neptune Terminals and grain terminal(s) to see their operations. This will be followed by a Welcome Reception. On the 15th of May we will have a full conference day with business sessions, followed by a festive dinner in Vancouver. On the last half conference day (16th of May)  with business sessions until 12.30 hrs. we have a closing lunch in the Westin Bayshore Hotel.

Book your room at Westin Bayshore Hotel with our Group discount  (link below). This rate is excluding applicable taxes and fees (currently 20.68%) and excluding breakfast. Please note that the breakfast on 15th and 16th May is included in your Conference Fee and will be available in the Conference Center on those days. 

Conference Fee
The participation fee includes 3 lunches, 2 breakfasts & beverage during the conference days, the welcome reception, a dinner, the excursion in the Port of Vancouver, 2 days business sessions, all transportation costs and a lot of networking moments. We are a not-for-profit company so our prices are based on covering our costs. Please find a listing of prices in various valuta on the Events page. You can register via the meeting registration form (link below) in which you can also register for the Golf Tournament (the Cooper Cup) on Monday 13th of May 2024 .

Book your room in The Westin Bayshore with our Group Discount
Register for the conference via our meeting registration form.

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A not-for-profit society open to all owners/operators of dry bulk terminals world-wide. Established in 1998 The International Dry Bulk Terminals Group (DBTG) provides an effective forum and voice for a global, but highly fragmented, industry that is of critical importance to the seaborne trade and transportation of dry bulk commodities. Since foundation DBTG has developed into a community where members freely exchange ideas and concerns, experience and expertise on issues such as operational safety and efficiency, technical analysis and innovation, environmental matters, operator training, as well as maritime security. In all these matters DBTG’s work programme includes initiatives of regional and global relevance.

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