International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Paolo Costa
Venice Port Authority
Mega-ships and their Impact on Port Development and Safety
15:00 - 16:30Thursday, 22 May 2014

In October 2012, Paolo Costa was confirmed as Venice Port Authority's President, having been first appointed in 2008. His previous positions include terms as President of the European Union Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (2003-2009); Member of the High Level Group on Multilateral quota – International Transport Forum/OECD (2010); Mayor of Venice (2000-2005); Minister of Public Works (Prodi Government, 1996-1998); Full Professor of Economics, Economic Planning, Regional Economic (Ca' Foscari University of Venice, (1995-2003); Member and Vice-Chairman of the Council of the United Nations University of Tokyo (1995-2000); Rector of Ca' Foscari University of Venice (1992-1996); Full Professor of Urban and Regional Economics (IUAV, Venice 1980-1992).