SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY IN LOGISTICS: THE FUTURE OF SMART & GREEN PORTS
About the program:
The “Transatlantic Dialogue - Sustainable Mobility in Logistics: The Future of Smart & Green Ports" brings together leading German and US innovators to promote knowledge exchange through content-driven encounters. The program is organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US (GACC South) and is financially supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy through the European Recovery Program (ERP; also known as the Marshall Plan).
The core of the program will connect German and American organizations, companies and institutions in the field of mobility/research/sustainability through a targeted series of roadshows in the US and delegation trips to Germany. The program establishes a platform for the exchange of knowledge and best practices as well as the presentation of technology development, case studies and much more.
Second study trip to Germany:
Date: May, 21st – 25th, 2018
Locations: Hamburg Bremerhaven Bremen
Details and partners will be announced soon!
Benefits of joining the delegation trip:
Establish transatlantic contacts to internationalize your organization and its stakeholders
Benefit from the best practice exchange between organizations in Germany and the US
Learn and experience firsthand how Germany implements sustainable strategies in logistics (focus: ports & sea transport)
Meet with your German "counterparts" in individual meetings tailored to your organization’s background
Enjoy German hospitality and culture
The delegation trip will offer 15 selected participants the opportunity to explore Germany during an intensive 5-day trip.
Participants are responsible for their own air fare to and from Germany.
Overnight stays, meals, cultural activities, entrance fees and transportation while in Germany are included in the agenda and covered by the program!
Transatlantic Dialogue Sustainable Mobility
About the GACC South:
The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States, Inc. (GACC South) was founded in 1978 to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S. The GACC South is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with a branch office in Houston, Texas. The GACC South serves eleven Southern states - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, and two U.S. Territories - Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In addition, five local chapters located in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas support the region, as well as our two affiliates the German American Business Chamber of South Florida (GABC) in Miami, Florida and the AlabamaGermany Partnership (AGP) in Birmingham, Alabama.
The GACC South is a private, non-profit organization and serves as the official representative of German industry and trade in the Southern U.S. It is part of an international network composed of 130 German foreign chambers of commerce and government offices in 90 countries. The GACCs are one of the largest bi-national chambers in the U.S.