3rd Global Ports Forum, 8-9 June 2017, Hamburg Draft Agenda

3rd Global Ports Forum, 8-9 June 2017, Hamburg Draft Agenda

Day 1 : Thursday 8 June 2017

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Address

8 15am Conference delegate registration. Coffee & Tea served.

8 20am Organiser’s Remarks
Thomas Ng, Executive Chairman
Global Ports Forum
Singapore

8 25 am Opening Address

H.E. Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Invited)

The Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, 

The Netherlands

8 40 am Opening Address

The Honorable Dipuo Peters (Invited)
Past Minister of Transport, 

Government of South Africa

South Africa

8 55 am Opening Address

The Honorable Marios Demetriades (Invited)
Minister of Transport, Communications & Works

Government of Cyprus

Cyprus

9 10 am Opening Address

The Honorable Ahmed Zuhoor (Invited)
Minister, President’s Offuce

Government of Maldives

Maldives

SESSION 1 Industry Outlook & Future

9 20 am Topic to be announced

Patrick Verhoeven (Invited)

Secretary General 

European Community Shipowners’ Association

Belgium

9 35 am Topic to be announced

Sabrine Stuben (Invited)

Head of Marketing & Promotion

Hamburg Port Authority 

Germany

9 55 am Topic to be announced

Ms Hadiza Usman (Invited)

Managing Director  

Nigeria Ports Authority

Nigeria

10 20 am Tea break and networking among delegates

10 40 am Topic to be announced

Ganesh Raj (Invited)

Senior VP & Managing Director, Europe & Russia Region

Dubai Ports World

United Kingdom

11 00 am Topic to be announced

Thomas Schütz (Invited)

Managing Director

HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai GmbH
 
Germany

11 20 am Topic to be announced

Pieter Hartog (Invited)

Managing Director, APMT Rotterdam, APMT Maasvlakte II

APM Terminals

The Netherlands

11 40 am Topic to be announced

Christian Blauert (Invited)

CEO

YILPORT Holding

Turkey

12 00 pm Topic to be announced

Nico Berx (Invited)

Director

Port of Antwerp International

Belgium

12 20 pm Questions and Answers followed by conference delegates Networking Lunch

SESSION 1 Industry Outlook & Future

2 00 pm Topic to be announced

Stephen Ashworth, (Invited)

Managing Director – Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam

Hutchison Ports Holding

Thailand

2 30 pm Topic to be announced

Harold J.D. Tjiptadjaja (Invited)

Chief Investment Officer – Infrastructure

Indonesia Infrastructure Finance

Indonesia

3 00 pm Port Challenges – bigger ships, changing trade requirements
Martin Mannion
Ports & Marine Director – Europe, Middle East Africa & India, AECOM
London, United Kingdom

3 20 pm Smart Port & Port Financing

Roman Poersch

Managing Director

Wilheim Borchert GmbH

Germany

SESSION 2 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

3 40 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

4 00 pm Topic to be announced

Gunta Prabawa (Invited)

President  Director        

PT IPC Container Terminal

Indonesia

4 20 pm PORT REFORM IN INDONESIA
CASE STUDY: NEW PRIOK CONTAINER TERMINAL ONE (NPCT1)

Arif Isnawan

Director        

PT NEW PRIOK CONTAINER TERMINAL ONE (NPCT1)

Indonesia

4 40 pm Risk Identification and Mitigation measures in bulk terminal investments

Mukesh Parikh

Senior Consultant (Marine & Ports), 

India

5.00pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing remarks

Day 2 : Friday 9 June 2017

8 30 am Coffee & Tea served

SESSION 2 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

9 00 am The new UN SDG Agenda. What Impact for the Ports Logistics Value Chain
Corinne Namblard, Senior PPP Expert
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Geneva, Switzerland

9 20 am Topic to be announced

Thomas Lütje (Invited)

Managing Director Sales

Hamburger Hafen- und Logistik

Germany

9 40 am Topic to be announced

Vijaya Kumar Puspowanam (Invited)

Head of Marketing (Container & Conventional)

Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

10 00 am Bulk Liquid Terminals – An Overview for potential Investors

Mike Beviss

Director,

Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd,

Singapore

10 30 am Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

SESSION 3 Current Ports Issues and Strategies

11 00 am Panel Dialogue :  (1) Opportunities and Challenges in investing in Port & Terminals (2) Shipping mergers, bankruptcies and NEW shipping alliances – impact on the global ports industry. (2) Re-emergence of global trade protectionism and its impact on trade and global ports industry growth.

Mike Beviss, Director, Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore

Mukesh Parikh, Senior Consultant (Marine & Ports),  India
Thomas Ng, Chairman, The Global Ports Forum

12 00 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates
networking lunch

2 00pm Panel Dialogue: The proposed “One Belt One Road Initiative” by China – Economics, Geopolitics and its Impact on ports in Europe

Mike Beviss, Director, Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore

Mukesh Parikh, Senior Consultant (Marine & Ports), India

Thomas Ng, Chairman, The Global Ports Forum

3 15 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

3.35pm Panel Dialogue:  Increasing Chinese global port investments and impact on European economies

Mike Beviss, Director, Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore

Thomas Ng, Chairman, The Global Ports Forum

Mukesh Parikh, Senior Consultant (Marine & Ports), India

4 30pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing