BPA Conference 2018

This year’s BPA Conference will be hosted by the Port of Tyne from 9-12 October at Sage Gateshead, one of the most iconic landmark buildings in the UK, located in Newcastle Gateshead.

The annual BPA Conference is a unique opportunity for industry partners and key stakeholders to catch up with all the latest policy and industry trends in the ports and harbours sector from across the UK.

Conference schedule

Tuesday 9 October 
  • Arrival & Pre-registration
  • Welcome Drinks Reception at River Terrace, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Wednesday 10 October 
  • Conference Programme & Exhibition Day 1
  • Social Evening at Wylam Brewery, Palace of Arts

Thursday 11 October 
  • Conference Programme & Exhibition Day 2
  • Drinks Reception and Gala Dinner at Hilton Hotel Newcastle Gateshead

Friday 12 October 
  • Tour of the Port of Tyne Estate and/or the Swing Bridge
  • Golf competition

Conference Programme

To download a copy of the BPA Conference 2018 printed programme please click here. All presentation slides will be available on our website shortly after the conference.

Exhibition and sponsorship 

Click here to see what organisations will be exhibiting at this year’s conference.

Click here to see what organisations are sponsoring this year’s conference.