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Intermodal Europe 2014 Conference Programme

11 Nov 2014
Innovation Theatre
10:30 - 11:15
Speaker(s):  Stijn Rubens, Senior Advisor – Intermodal, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
11:30 - 13:00
  • Improving shipping operations through the usage of advanced collaboration tools
  • Reducing administrative barriers in European shipping  
  • Facilitating information exchange among maritime business and governmental actors
  • Identifying business opportunities and capturing them
  • Achieving Supply Chain Excellence through ICT Innovation


Moderator:  Ioannis Koliousis, Project Co-ordinator , EMAR
Speaker(s):  Angelo Aucilinio, Interporto Bologna
Dimitrios Theodosiou, General Manager, Danaos Management Consultants
Fernando Caldeira-Saraiva, Director, BMT Group
Takis Katsoulakos, Research Director, Inlecom System Ltd
14:15 - 15:00

Gaining accurate ocean freight analytics

  • Analysing your ocean freight data
  • Benchmarking yuor ocean freight rates on thousands of trade lanes
  • Understand the world's largest sea-freight benchmakring community
Speaker(s):  Thomas Sørbø, COO and Co-Founder, Xeneta

Strategy Theatre
10:30 - 11:15
Speaker(s):  Mike Garratt, Managing Director, MDS Transmodal
11:30 - 12:15
  • From concept to practice
  • Collaboration initiatives
  • Case study: new Eurotunnel project


Speaker(s):  Sergio Barbarino, R&D Supply Chain Innovation, Procter & Gamble
12:30 - 13:15
  • Assessing the current situation at the North Range Ports
  • Less vessels, more containers per call – Improved terminal concepts
  • Avoiding congestion in ports, on terminals and in hinterland connections
Speaker(s):  Ralf Fiedler, Head of Transport Market Assessment, Fraunhofer CML
13:30 - 14:15
  • Overview of CORE: Consistently Optimised Resilient Secure Global Supply-Chains
  • A shippers’ driven initiative with 70 partners e.g. shipping lines (A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK); Integrators (DHL) ; various manufacturing industries and demonstrators (flowers; ceramic; detergents; hazardous goods); terminal operators; technical experts (BMT; TNO; Telespazio); national ministries (B-F-I-NL); EU Commission and liaised partners (US Department of Homeland Security)
  • Business objectives: realisation of lean, agile, resilient, sustainable, compliant and trusted supply chains
  • Developing integrated approach to visibility, risk assessment and communication; creating higher value for both business and government supervising agencies.
  • Developing enabling technologies; advanced ITS based European satellite navigation for monitoring intermodal transport of hazardous goods
Speaker(s):  Peter Wolters, Secretary General, European Intermodal Association
14:30 - 15:30

Panel of key influencers (carriers, logistics, providers, shippers)

12 Nov 2014
Innovation Theatre
10:30 - 11:00
11:15 - 11:45
Speaker(s):  Mr Jaco Hooij, Business Unit Director, Den Hartogh Liquid Logistics
12:00 - 12:30
Speaker(s):  Simon Bosschieter, Managing Director, Holland Container Innovations Nederland B.V.
14:15 - 15:45

Strategy Theatre
10:30 - 12:30

Intelligent Logistics through Partnering in the Supply Chain:

Challenges facing the users and operators

  • Developing Intelligent cargo to improve efficiency and sustainability
  • Manage complex supply chains through intelligent IT systems
  • Demonstrating great technology, sophisticated systems and data management
  • Forecasting future innovation and market trends
  • How will these affect operations in the future?
10:30 - 10:40
Speaker(s):  Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General, CLECAT
Joost Sitskoorn, Acting Secretary General, European Shippers' Council (ESC)
10:40 - 11:00
Speaker(s):  Paolo Paganelli, CEO, Bluegreen Strategy
11:00 - 11:30
Speaker(s):  Jaco Voorspuij, ITBD Manager, DHL Supply Chain DHL
12:00 - 12:30
13:30 - 14:15

Perspectives on emerging markets and their significance for the European region

14:30 - 15:15
Speaker(s):  Aasim Siddqui, Former Chairman, All Pakistan Shipping Association (APSA)
15:30 - 16:15
  • Overview of proposed sea-air-rail-vehicular inter-modal logistics gateway
  • Developing the first integrated sea-airport-logistics hub project in one of the mega-Cities in South East Asia
  • Exploring opportunities to become a regional hub for European and North American airlines and attract Post-Panamax Vessel traffic into the Philippines,  supplementing aviation and maritime operations of Singapore and Hong Kong
Speaker(s):  Rommel Gavieta, Chief Operating Officer, All Asia Reclamation and Resources Corporation

13 Nov 2014
Innovation Theatre
10:30 - 11:15
  • Possible transport market and traffic flow scenarios in course of European SECA regulation
  • Case studies of different strategies of Northern European shipping lines
  • Outline of possible EU support for maritime projects
Speaker(s):  Roman Poersch, Managing Director, Wilhelm Borchert GmbH
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11 Nov 10:00 - 18:00
12 Nov 10:00 - 18:00
13 Nov 10:00 - 15:00

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