3rd Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017, Hotel Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay Draft Agenda,

3rd Global Ports Forum Singapore 25-26 Oct 2017, Hotel Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay Draft Agenda,
Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Opening Ceremony

830am Conference delegate registration. Coffee & Tea served.

8 40am Organiser’s Remarks
Thomas Ng, Executive Chairman
Global Ports Forum
Singapore

8 45 am Opening Address
Pang Yee Ean, Director General, Investments (Invited)
Asian Infrastructure Investments Bank

Beijing, China

9 05 am Topic to be announced
Tan Beng Tee,  Asst Chief Executive (Development) (Invited)
Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore

9 20 am Topic to be announced
Siva Sangar Krishnan,   Deputy Under Secretary, Maritime Division (Invited)

Ministry of Transport

Malaysia

SESSION 1 Industry Outlook & Future

9 35 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Mark Yong, Director – Business Development
BMT Asia Pacific
Hong Kong

9 40 am Topic to be announced
Vincent Lu (Invited)

Vice President

China Merchants Ports Holdings
Hong Kong

10 00 am Topic to be announced
Raymond Wong, Head of Project Development (Invited)
COSCO Shipping Ports Limited
Hong Kong

10 20 am Topic to be announced
Jonathan Beard, Head of Transportation & Logistics Asia
ARCADIS
Hong Kong

10 40am Tea break and networking among delegates

10 55am Topic to be announced
Laurent Fremy,

Global Sector Lead, Ports Public Private Partnership

International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group)
Indonesia

11 15am Small Terminals Challenges but Opportunity?
David Wignall, Chairman Seaport and Senior Vice President, Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC)
Indonesia

11 35 am Perspectives on ASEAN port developments & strategies
Jason Chiang, Director
Ocean Shipping Consultants/Royal Haskoning DHV
Singapore

11 55am 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

12 15 pm Topic to be announced

Pieter Van De Mheem,

Partner PwC Consulting/

Technical Adviser, PwC Indonesia

Indonesia

12 35pm Port Investments, a financial health check
Victor Wai,
Lead Analyst, Global Port Operators
Drewry Maritime Equity Research,

Singapore

1255 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)

General Manager (Operation), 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 40 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments
served

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

3 00 pm Topic to be announced
Vijaya Kumar,  Head of Marketing (Invited)
Westports Sdn Berhad
Malaysia

3 20 pm Topic to be announced
Arif Suhartono, President Director (Invited)
PT Pengembang Pelabuhan/Port Develloper Indonesia
Indonesia

3 40 pm Topic to be announced
Muralidharan K, CEO Port Business,

SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited,

India

4 10 pm Topic to be announced

Ghislain Lorthotis, Chief Executive Officer (Invited)

North-West Concession Company (NWCC)

Russian Federation

4 30 pm Topic to be announced

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

Hutchison Ports Holdings

Indonesia

4 50 pm Overview  of the Bulk Liquid Shipping & Storage Market in Asia

Mike Beviss, Director Special Projects

Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd

Singapore

5 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 05am 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 25 am Topic to be announced

Gus Rional, Section Head – Port Development & Masterplan, (Invited)

Ministry of Transportation

Indonesia

9 45 am Topic to be announced

Roman Boyle, Executive Vice President (Invited)

Indonesia Infrastructure Finance

Indonesia

10 05 am Topic to be announced

Nano Aryono, President Director (Invited)

Samudera Terminals

Indonesia

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

10 50 am Topic to be announced

Vajira Piyasena, Chief Executive Officer (Invited)

Fiji Ports Corporation

Fiji

11 10 am Topic to be announced

Sandeep Sharma , Senior Vice President  (Invited)

PT Meratus Line

Indonesia

SESSION 4 Current Ports Issues and Strategies

11 30 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

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

12 30 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates
networking lunch

2.00 pm 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

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific

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

 

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