UPADI Panama 2016 – Continental Engineers Congress of ocean, coastal, rivers, channels and lagoons

UPADI Panama 2016
 

24-28 October 2016 | Panama City, Panama

 

Coinciding with the XXXVI Convention of the Pan American Academy of Engineers Association UPADI and the Meeting of the Pan American Academy of Engineers API the Magnus XXI Continental Congress on Ocean, Coastal, Rivers, Channels and Lagoons will take place in the Westin Hotel Playa Bonita in Panama City with the support of numerous organizations related with this specialty.

Right now the new canal is operating with its two huge sluices which triple the canal´s capacity which has been operating satisfactory for more than 100 years and save 60% of the sweet water needed for the passing of the enormous postpanamax ships. Technical visits have been programed with specialists of the Panama Canal Authorities.

The congress will place great interest in the creativity logistic and engineering which are fundamental bases for the Pan American future.

Due to present day status of the ocean and coastal engineering needs, it is essential to consider the importance of research, innovation, technological development and education required to take especially into account the effects and risks due to climate change which challenge the coastal zones infrastructure and its inhabitants.

With this consideration, the following topics with emphasis on the subjects just indicated will be discussed:

  • Engineering, Coasts and navigable routes.

  • Energy

  • Watersheds

  • Earthquake Resistant Structures

  • Transport

  • Sustainable Development

  • Forum for Women in Engineering

  • Meeting of Young Engineers

 

Important dates

Early registration ends 31 July 2016

 

For more information:

  UPADI Panama 2016 Website

  UPADI Panama 2016 Program

  UPADI Website

 

Venue:

Westin Hotel Playa Bonita, Panama City


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