How can ports change a city? And what can a city do to enhance this? PortEconomics co-director Thanos Pallis took active part at the one-day conference ‘Piraeus: Relations between the Port and the City’, discussed organised in Piraeus, Greece by the Univerisy of Piraeus.
Thanos joined the Greek Minister for Shipping and Island Policy, the Mayor of the City of Piraeus, and Stavros Hatzakos, General Manager of the Port of Piraeus, discussing the prospects and impact of changing container and cruise activities on city development, emphaisisng their impact on cities in Europe, and Piraeus in particular.
The vent took place at the University of Piraeus, on Wednesday 9 December and was attended by various shipping and cruise industry stakeholders as well as representatives of local chambers, and destination management institutions.
Thanos presentation (in Greek) can be freely downloaded via PortEconomics.