Global Ports Forum Singapore 28-29 Sep 2016 Agenda,

Global Ports Forum Singapore 28-29 Sep 2016 Agenda,

Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore Marina Bay Ocean Room

Wednesday 28 September 2016

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 Perspectives on ASEAN port developments
Jason Chiang, Director
Ocean Shipping Consultants/Royal Haskoning DHV
Singapore

9 45am 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

10 20am Tea break and networking among delegates

10 50 am Boom or Bust- What is Happening with World Trade?
Ben Hackett, Consulting Director
GTP Consulting
Singapore

11 20 am Port Operators vs Container Operators – Which has been a better bet, an investor’s perspective to ports
Victor Wai,
Lead Analyst, Global Port Operators
Drewry Maritime Equity Research,

Singapore

 

11 50 am 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, Partner
CTI Consultancy
Singapore

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

SmartHead Consulting
India

 

3 25 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments
served

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

3 55pm Embracing infrastructure and port development in low oil prices: A perspective from The Middle East

John Quok Director, Business Development,

ACWA Holding

Saudi Arabia

4.35pm Questions and answers followed by Chairperson’s closing remarks

Thursday 29 September 2016

8am Coffee & Tea served

SESSION 3 Ports infrastructure investment and developments

9 am Development of Gateway Ports & Regional Economic Integration

Biju Ninan Oommen

Senior Port & Maritime Transport Specialist

WORLD BANK GROUP

Singapore

9 30 am Port Planning & Sustainability: Integrating environmental and societal values into policy development

Jason Sprott

Director

Sprott Planning & Environment Pty Ltd

Australia

9 55 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

Switzerland

10 20 am Questions and answers followed by conference delegates refreshments served

SESSION 4 Ports Automation & Emerging Technologies

10 50  am Standardization & Innovation for Shore-to-ship Power: Providing ports worldwide with sustainable and efficient solutions
Roberto Bernacchi

Shore-to-ship power & Smart Ports Global Product Manager

Power Grids – Grid Integration

ABB S.p.A.
Italy

11 20 am Agile Rail Crane Optimization

Stig Reenberg-Hansen

Business Development Director for South East Asia, Australia and NZ
INFORM GmbH
Germany

SESSION 5 Current Ports Issues and Strategies

11 45 am Panel Discussion: Shipping Caught in a Perfect Storm: Slowing economies and trade and its impact on Ports & Shipping

Andy Lane, Partner, CTI Consultancy, Singapore
Subhangshu Dutt, Director, Om Maritime Pte Ltd, Singapore

Mark Yong, Business Development Director, BMT Asia Pacific

Thomas Ng, Chairman, Global Ports Forum

12 25 pm Questions and answers followed by conference delegates
networking lunch

2.30pm Panel Discussion: Hanjin Bankruptcy and Fallout – global supply chain disruptions and impact on shippers’ cargo and the global ports industry

Andy Lane, Partner, CTI Consultancy, Singapore

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 The Kra Canal – Economics, Geopolitics and its Impact on ports along the Straits of Malacca

Andy Lane, Partner, CTI Consultancy, Singapore

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