Annual General Assembly (AGA)


Dear PIANC Delegates,

We are pleased to announce that the AGA 2022 will take place in the city of Liège, Belgium on Thursday 2 June 2022.

Detailed information on the venue, hotels, accompanying persons programme and technical visit will follow shortly!

AGA 2019 Kobe, Japan

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AGA 2018 - Panama City, Panama

The Annual General Assembly (AGA) 2018 took place in Panama on 5 May 2018. Mr Caude welcomed all participants in Panama City and he thanked the Panamanian Delegation of PIANC for hosting this year’s AGA. The PIANC President also especially welcomed the new First Delegate of PIANC USA, Mr Rickey D. James, as well as the new First Delegate from South Korea, Mr Bumgou Kang. 

Aga 2018

AGA 2017 - Cairns, Australia

On Monday 19 June 2017, the AGA meeting took place in the Hilton Hotel, gathering some 90 PIANC Delegates from all over the world. 

First Delegate of PIANC Australia, Mr Neil Lawson, welcomed the participants and he thanked them all for having travelled all the way to Australia in order to make this another successful AGA meeting. Mr Chris Boland (CEO of Ports North), then took the floor, as to welcome the participants to the city of Cairns and to open the meeting.

Aga 2017

AGA 2016 - Bruges, Belgium

On Wednesday May 18, 2016, the marvellous medieval Cloth Hall and Belfry of Bruges were the splendid meeting place for the 116 AGA Delegates, representing 24 PIANC Qualifying Members worldwide. Apart from the traditional items during the AGA, Ms Jo-Ellen Darcysigned the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of the PIANC-SMART Rivers 2017 Conference in Pittsburgh, USA. Moreover, the Italian, Spanish and French representatives signed the MoU of the upcoming editions of the PIANC Mediterranean Days (Med Days). Mr Matthew McCarty received the PIANC De Paepe-Willems Award 2016 with its paper entitled ‘Large Diameter FRP Monopile Systems for Ferry Berths’ and Mr Elio Ciralli (Chairman of RecCom) granted the Marina Excellence Design ‘Jack Nichol’ Award (MEDA) 2016 to Ms Roxie Comstock of Bellingham Marine for the Marina at Keppel Bay in Singapore.

Aga 2016

Overview Previous Meetings

2018 Panama City, Panama
2017 Cairns, Australia
2016 Bruges, Belgium
2015 Porto, Portugel
2014 San Francisco, USA
2013 Marseille, France
2012 Valencia, Spain
2011 Berlin, Germany
2010 Liverpool, UK
2009 Helsinki, Finland
2008 Beijing, China
2007 Kochi, India
2006 Estoril, Portugal
2005 Charleston, South Carolina, USA
2004 Fukuoka, Japan
2003 Bergen, Norway
2002 Sydney, Australia
2001 Paris, France
2000 London, UK
1999 Ghent, Belgium
1998 The Hague, The Netherlands
1997 Venice, Italy
1996 Durban, South Africa
1995 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1994 Sevilla, Spain
1993 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1992 Valencia, Spain
1991 Copenhagen, Denmark
1990 Osaka, Japan
1989 Munich, Germany
1988 Stettin, Poland
1987 Agadir, Morocco
1986 Portland, Oregon, USA
1985 Brussels, Belgium
1984 Helsinki, Finland
1983 Wiesbaden, Germany
1982 Monte Carlo, Monaco
1981 Edinburgh, UK
1980 Naples, Italy
1979 Oslo, Norway
1978 Tokyo, Japan
1977 Leningrad, USSR
1976 Washington, DC, USA
1975 Hamburg, Germany
1974 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1973 Ottawa, Canada
1972 Palermo, Italy
1971 Madrid, Spain
1970 Lisbon, Portugal
1969 Paris, France
1968 Monte Carlo, Monaco
1967 London, UK
1966 Brussels, Belgium
1965 Stockholm, Sweden
1964 Basel, Switzerland
1963 Brussels, Belgium
1962 Brussels, Belgium
1961 Baltimore, USA
1960 Paris, France
1959 Brussels, Belgium
1958 Brussels, Belgium
1957 London, UK
1956 Brussels, Belgium
1955 Paris, France
1954 Brussels, Belgium
1953 Rome, Italy
1952 Brussels, Belgium
1951 Brussels, Belgium
1950 Brussels, Belgium
1949 Lisbon, Portugal
1948 Antwerpen, Belgium