4th Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017 Draft Agenda,

4th Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017 Draft Agenda,
Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Opening Ceremony

8 30am Conference delegate registration. Coffee & Tea served.

9am Organiser’s Remarks
Thomas Ng, Executive Chairman
Global Ports Forum
Singapore

SESSION 1 Industry Outlook & Future

9 05 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Mark Yong, Director – Business Development
BMT Asia Pacific
Hong Kong

9 15 am Topic to be announced
Mark Hulme, Chief Logistics & Innovation Officer (Invited)
Dubai Ports World Australia
Australia

9 35 am Topic to be announced
Raymond Wong, Head of Project Development (Invited)
COSCO Shipping Ports Limited
Hong Kong

9 55 am Topic to be announced
Jonathan Beard, Head of Transportation & Logistics Asia (Invited)
ARCADIS
Hong Kong

10 15 am Perspectives on ASEAN port developments & strategies
Jason Chiang, Director
Ocean Shipping Consultants/Royal Haskoning DHV
Singapore

10 35am Tea break and networking among delegates

10 50am 1 Belt 1 Road and recent developments in ports/infrastructure in the Asia region
Dr. Mark Yong, Director – Business Development
BMT Asia Pacific
Hong Kong

1110 am Topic to be announced
Arif Suhartono, President Director (Invited)
PT Pengembang Pelabuhan/Port Develloper Indonesia
Indonesia

1130 am Boom or Bust- What is Happening with World Trade?
Ben Hackett, Senior Consultant (Invited)
Hackett Associates
United Kingdom

1150 am Port Operators vs Container Operators – Which has been a better bet, an investor’s perspective to ports
Victor Wai, (Invited)
Lead Analyst, Global Port Operators
Drewry Maritime Equity Research,

Singapore

 

1210 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates networking
lunch

SESSION 2 Ports & Terminals Utilisation and Optimisation

2 00 pm Container Terminal Utilisation and Optimisation
Andy Lane, (Invited)

Chief Operating Officer, South Asia Gateway Terminals
Sri Lanka

2 20 pm Value Drivers and Value Migration – a new perspective to Optimization for Ports and Terminals
Mukesh Parikh, Senior Consultant (Marine & Ports)

SmartHead Consulting
India

2 45 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments
served

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

3 10 pm Topic to be announced

Richard Szuflak, Chief Operating Officer (Invited)

Blue Ocean Capital Holdings Limited

Switzerland

3 30 pm Topic to be announced

Ghislain Lorthotis, Chief Executive Officer (Invited)

North-West Concession Company (NWCC)

Russian Federation

3 50 pm Topic to be announced

Rianti Ang, Head of Commerical, South East Asia (Invited)

Hutchison Ports Holdings

Indonesia

4 10pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing remarks

Thursday 26 October 2017

8am Coffee & Tea served

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

8 45am Development of Gateway Ports & Regional Economic Integration

Biju Ninan Oommen (Invited)

Senior Port & Maritime Transport Specialist

WORLD BANK GROUP

Singapore

9 15am The new UN SDG Agenda. What Impact for the Ports Logistics Value Chain

Corinne Namblard, Senior PPP Expert (Invited)

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Switzerland

9 45 am Topic to be announced

Nano Aryono, President Director (Invited)

Samudera Terminals

Indonesia

10 10 am Topic to be announced

Sandeep Sharma , Senior Vice President  (Invited)

PT Meratus Line

Indonesia

 

10 35 am Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

 

SESSION 4 Current Ports Issues and Strategies

10 55 am Panel Discussion: Shipping Caught in a Perfect Storm: Protectionism and  changing shipping alliance and its impact on Ports & Terminals

Andy Lane, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, SAGT Sri Lanka (Invited)
Subhangshu Dutt, Director, Om Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore (Invited)

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific (Invited)

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

11 45 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates
networking lunch

2.30pm Panel Discussion: One Belt One Road and its impact on Asian ports investments and competition

Andy Lane, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, SAGT Sri Lanka (Invited)

Mukesh Parikh, Senior Consultant (Marine & Ports), SmartHead Consulting
India
Subhangshu Dutt, Director, Om Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore (Invited)

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific (Invited)

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

3 20 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

3.40pm Panel Discussion: The proposed construction of new Straits of Malacca Ports – Economics, Geopolitics and its Impact on established ports along the Straits of Malacca

Andy Lane, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, SAGT Sri Lanka (Invited)

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

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

Subhangshu Dutt, Director, Om Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore (Invited)

 

4 40pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing