Sponsors & Exhibitors
Learn how you can be a sponsor or exhibitor. Access the Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus and complete the Exhibit and Sponsorship Agreement. For questions, contact Kevin Clement, Conference Director, at (512) 626-5413 or PortoftheFuture@uh.edu
INNOVATIVE SIGNAL ANALYSIS, INC., (ISA)
Innovative Signal Analysis, Inc., (ISA), is a leading provider of high performance, real-time signal and image processing systems. ISA works in all phases of system and product development, from conception, through development and integration, to operations and maintenance of challenging mission critical systems. ISA’s WAVcam(TM) is an innovative video system designed for persistent surveillance applications demanding constant high resolution wide area coverage and target detection using visible or mid-wave infrared sensors. It has applications in the military and homeland security as well as law enforcement surveillance, large event monitoring, airport security, and disaster response. Click here to learn more.
BURNS AND MCDONNELL
At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants do more than plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful — our more than 10,000 professionals partner with you on the toughest challenges, constantly working to make the world an amazing place.
As a 100% employee-owned firm rated in the top 5% for safety, each professional brings an ownership mentality to our projects. That means we think like owners, working through each challenge until it’s resolved, exceeding our clients’ goals. This dedication and drive positions us as an industry leader. Click here to learn more.
TEXAS A&M GALVESTON
Texas A&M University at Galveston is the island campus of Texas A&M University dedicated to developing leaders who are changing the world. We educate nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students annually in maritime and maritime programs whose commitment to our Core Values positions them to fuel the blue economy now and in the future.
Radix is a global technology company that provides advisory, engineering, operations technology, and digital solutions. We combine the key capabilities and practices to enable our worldwide customers to thrive in their digital journey and obtain visibility into their own operations and control, offering technology-based solutions to industrial and non-industrial organizations. Click here to learn more.
Port Houston owns, operates, and manages the 8 public wharves and terminals along the Houston Ship Channel, including the area’s largest breakbulk facility and two of the most efficient container terminals in the country. Port Houston is the advocate and a strategic leader for the Channel. The Houston Ship Channel and its more than 200 public and private terminals, collectively known as the Port of Houston, is the nation’s largest port for waterborne tonnage. The Port of Houston is an essential economic engine to the region, with an economic impact of $802 billion nationally and supports 1.35M jobs in Texas and 3.2M jobs nationwide. Click here to learn more
The Center for Advances in Port Management at Lamar University provides graduate education and research to prepare industry and business leaders for modern challenges. The Center offers a fully online Master of Science in Port and Terminal Management and post graduate certificates in Logistics, Terminal Operations, and Marine Management for professionals. Lamar’s Engineering, Business colleges, and Center faculty address research needs and collaborate with industry and government to advance innovation and resiliency. Click here to learn more
PORT OF ANTWERP BRUGES
With an overall throughput of 289 million tonnes per year, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is a critical hub in worldwide trade and industry. The port is a crucial link for the handling of containers, breakbulk and for the throughput of vehicles. Port of Antwerp-Bruges is home to 1,400 companies and accommodates the largest integrated chemical cluster in Europe. The port provides, directly and indirectly, a total of around 164,000 jobs and generates an added value of 21 billion euros.
The ambition for Port of Antwerp-Bruges is clear – to become the world’s first port that reconciles economy, people and climate. As well as growing in a sustainable way, the Port also aims to focus on its unique position as a logistics, maritime and industrial centre and to take the lead in the transition to a circular and low-carbon economy. Together with the port community, customers and other partners, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is actively seeking innovative solutions for a sustainable future. High on the agenda is its responsibility for the environment and the surrounding society. Click here to learn more.
WEST GULF MARITIME ASSOCIATION
Organized in 1968, the West Gulf Maritime Association succeeded former local maritime associations in Houston, Galveston and Brownsville, Texas. The West Gulf Maritime Association embraced within one non-profit association the membership of steamship owners, operators, agents along with stevedoring, and terminal companies located in all Texas ports and the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Today the Association has grown to over 200 members.
We negotiate and administer various multi-employer collective bargaining agreements with the International Longshoremen’s Association in all ports in Texas and Louisiana. The West Gulf Maritime Association provides payroll, payroll support services, and processes grievances for stevedores operating under the collective bargaining agreements. In addition, we coordinate the training of longshore workers to promote a safe and efficient working environment.
The West Gulf Maritime Association communicates and coordinates with various governmental entities throughout the West Gulf. We also provide a forum for discussions and exchange of information between member companies. Our Daily Industry Update Report also provides members with information impacting our industry.
Through a wide variety of services, the West Gulf Maritime Association is an active advocate and liaison for the maritime industry. Click here to learn more.
Techsphere, as the inventor of the Hand Vascular Pattern Recognition (HVPR) System (VP-II), has continually invested in research and development in its VP-II technology since the first VP-II product release in 2001. This research and years of successfully deploying its HVPR scanners and NetControl software has resulted in Techsphere’s latest generation product line-up that provides customers with advanced, user-friendly, secure, usable and dependable biometrics systems at affordable prices. The HVPR VP-II system is TWIC compliant and is currently in use at leading ports in the US and the world. Click here to learn more.
Jenoptik North America, Inc.
The Light & Safety division provides innovative and industry-leading solutions for road safety and public security. Our customers include local and central government, police and enforcement agencies, as well as public and private organizations.
Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR/ALPR) is at the core of our product portfolio, covering a diverse range of applications such as average speed enforcement (section speed control), vehicle monitoring, red light violations and tolling. Our services range from initial consultation, design and manufacture through to installation and on-going maintenance. We also offer a variety of data management solutions and services for automated data processing, reporting and analytics as well as system integration.
With a presence in more than 80 countries, supported by a strong partner network, we have delivered over 30,000 systems for traffic law enforcement worldwide. Jenoptik’s Light & Safety division is a world-leading supplier, with products and services constantly evolving to help make roads, journeys and communities safer around the globe. Click here to learn more.
Mutualink is the leading provider of a best-in-class multimedia interoperability platform that enables public safety agencies and enterprise security to share voice, video and data for improved cross-agency communications. Partners and clients trust us to provide innovative, scalable, secure solutions they rely on during emergencies and every day. Click here to learn more.
Arc Surveying Mapping, Inc.
Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc. is a professional surveying and small business firm that provides bathymetric and geophysical surveys to ports. dredgers and engineers. Arc’s dredging experience combined with our innovative geophysical technology and ability to quantify material types of the entire subsurface on deepening and widening expansion projects is essential to Ports of the Future. Visit www.arcsurveyors.com or contact John F Sawyer at firstname.lastname@example.org Office (904) 384 8377
Mythos AI is developing autonomous and digital twin technologies a for resilient & sustainable shipping future. Their first product Archie is a push button autonomy assisted hydrographic vessel for ports. Archie allows ports & pilots to rapidly assess approaches turning basins, and berths increasing the safety of vessel movements while enabling shipping companies to load vessels with confidence. This data is saved chronologically to create digital twins of waterways allowing for maintenance and operational forecasting. Click here to learn more.
Claroty empowers organizations to secure cyber-physical systems across industrial, healthcare, and commercial environments: the Extended Internet of Things (XIoT). The company’s unified platform integrates with customers’ existing infrastructure to provide comprehensive controls for visibility, risk and vulnerability management, threat detection, and secure remote access. Backed by the leading investment firms and industrial automation vendors, Claroty is deployed at thousands of sites globally. The company is headquartered in New York City and has a presence in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Click here to learn more.
MozaicID has developed groundbreaking, integrated security solutions, providing identity verifications for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies. The premier product, the MozaicID MCR is the leading solution on the market providing assured smartcard authentication and identity verification. Operating as a stand-alone product that requires zero connectivity during normal credential reading operations. MozaicID is an industry innovator within the security ecosphere with access to the most up-to-date resources and technologies. Click here to learn more
Greater Houston Port Bureau
The Greater Houston Port Bureau is a non-profit maritime trade association with over 260 member companies working together to advance the port region. The Port Bureau identifies and prioritizes the top issues impacting the port. We advocate solutions championing immediate and long-term value for the maritime industry, Houston, the state of Texas, the nation, and globally. For more information, visit www.txgulf.org or call 713-678-4300.
Puretech Systems, Inc.
PureTech Systems Inc. is a privately owned technology corporation established in 2004 that develops, markets, and supports its patented location-based AI video analytics and detection sensor integration software, PureActiv©, for real time safety and security applications. The company’s software improves situational awareness with AI video analytics, sensor integration and information fusing for automated real-time event detection and forensic video content analysis with primary emphasis on automated intrusion detection and camera tracking for borders and coastlines, facility perimeters and critical infrastructures (pipelines, railroads, dams, bridges, airports, seaports, utilities, power plants, and military bases). PureTech also provides its AI Video Analytics for false alarm reduction for firms that provide Video Central Station Monitoring. Click here to learn
Ondo State Development And Investment Promotion Agency
Enacted August 2017 by the House of Assembly of Ondo State, the Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency Law established ONDIPA as the State’s agency responsible for investment promotion and multilateral corporation. ONDIPA was structured to meet all corporate best practices to ensure seamless integration of potential investors, development partners and investments into the growth and development of the Ondo State economy. Click here to learn more.