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The National Working Waterfront Network’s Conference is the only national event that brings together people from across North America to connect with one another and showcase (and initiate) initiatives that protect and promote working waterfronts. Working waterfronts include waterfront lands, waterfront infrastructure, and waterways that are used for water-dependent activities, such as ports, marinas, small recreational boat harbors, and fishing docks.

  • Date: 7/19/2022 12:00 AM - 7/21/2022 12:00 AM
  • Location 100 Morrissey Blvd. Boston, MA 02125 (Map)
  • More Info: Urban Harbors Institute, UMass, Boston, MA


By design, the conference moves around the country to highlight the diversity of our nation’s working waterfronts; to foster a cross-fertilization of ideas, knowledge, and solutions; and to generate strategic partnerships. The National Working Waterfront Network is pleased to be partnering with the Urban Harbors Institute (UHI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston to host the 2022 conference. . 

The conference will take place from July 19th to July 21st, 2022 in Boston, MA at UMass Boston’s oceanfront campus.