9 November - Day 1
HINTERLAND LOGISTICS 3.0
10.30 Registration and coffee
by Yvon Robert, Mayor of the City of Rouen and Nicolas Occis, VP HAROPA & CEO Port of Rouen
11.30 Need for innovating logistics
Moderator of the conference, prof. dr. Alex Van Breedam, Supply Chain Futurist, CEO of TRI-VIZOR and multiple award winner for his supply chain orchestration concept, will set the scene for this 12th edition.
11.45 Opening speech: European transport ambitions
The EU is proposing to invest €2.7 billion in 152 key transport projects that support competitive, clean and connected mobility in Europe. How to reach an efficient integrated, inter-modal Single European Transport Area for Europe? Daniela Rosca, Head of Unit for Ports and Inland Navigation of the EU opens this 12th edition.
12.10 Supply chain innovation
The field of logistics is subject to the largest digitalization transformation. To develop a strategy of logistics and supply chain management innovation the European Technology Platform ALICE is set-up. Dirk 't Hooft, Senior Advisor ALICE Executive Group, shares his views on planning and control, in which shippers and logistics service providers closely collaborate to reach efficient logistics and supply chain operations.
14.00 Optimizing planning
The Physical Internet is key for innovating logistics. The recent started H2020 Cluster 2.0 EU project is working on physical tools to ease transhipment between terminal operators and local areas and IT solutions to attract more flows on multimodal operations. Professor Logistics and Supply Chain at Mines ParisTech Eric Ballot (also Scientific Director of the Physical Internet Chair) is working on this EU project. He is also working with Alexandre Berger, Director Transverse Project & Supply Chain Carrefour in bringing the physical internet into practice. Learn more on what this can do for your company.
14.45 Hinterland logistics 3.0
We have discussed some hot topics in innovating hinterland logistics. Let’s ask some key logistic providers how they foresee a sustainable future.
- Heinrich Kerstgens, Managing Director of Contargo
- Albert Thissen, Senior Director Business Development Hapag Lloyd France
15.30 Coffee break
16.00 Round Table on Smart and connected ports
The role of ports is changing from landlord to a more active role in connecting flows. What can ports do to optimize flows and finding a balance between import and export? What is the role of the ports in the digitalization transformation of logistics?
- Hervé Martel, President HAROPA and CEO Le Havre
- Nicolae Dan Tivilichi, CEO Port of Constanta
- Philippe Matthis, Deputy CEO Port of Brussels
- Alberto Lisatti, CCO North Adriatic Sea Port Authority
17.00 Cocktail Reception
10 November - Day 2
INLAND PORTS & HUBS 3.0
by moderator Prof. dr. Alex Van Breedam, CEO TRI-VIZOR
9.25 Drivers of port choice
logistics hubs experience more competition. Do ports need to become more
actively involved than merely a landlord? What ports will be the winners and losers
so to speak in Europe? What are the drivers for port choice, both sea and
inland ports? Prof. dr. Theo Notteboom,
professor at Shanghai Maritime University, Antwerp University and University
Ghent, will share his insights from a scientific perspective.
9.50 Changing role of inland ports
Alexander van den Bosch, Director European Federation of
Inland Ports, addresses the opportunities for inland ports and hubs and the
companies operating there. What is the changing role of inland ports? How can
you adapt to the client’s needs? What opportunities lie ahead?
10.10 The clients perspective
The needs and demands of industrial companies towards ports and industrial and logistics hubs are changing. What can we learn from this? We ask Alain Verna, President Toshiba Tec Europe and President of the LSN (Logistique Seine-Normandie), to share his views on the developments in his supply chain and the impact this has on logistics? Will the physical internet have its effect on the supply chain? How can logistic partners and ports take a lead in efficient logistic flows? What opportunities lie ahead with the new Seine-Scheldt connection being realized for the Normandie region?
10.30 Successful partnerships: connecting waterways
Partnerships between Inland Ports seems to be the answer to offer the best logistic solution to shippers and logistic providers. What is the success behind the collaboration of Upper Rhine Ports? Roland Hörner, CEO Port of Mannheim and President EFIP and Jean-Louis Jérôme, President Port Autonome de Strasbourg and Director Upper Rhine Ports, will enlighten you further on this topic.
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Future proof inland terminals
What are the KPI’s of the terminal of the future? What is the impact of the digitalizing of logistics? Which opportunities lie ahead with automation of your terminals, both deep sea and inland terminals? These questions we will ask Mathieu Friedberg, Vice President Agency Network CMA CGM.
12.00 Ports as circular hubs
With climate change becoming more and more top of mind a whole new economy is rising, the sustainability market. How can ports play a role in this, in being a circular hub. What opportunities are there the inland ports? Short speech by and interview with Catherine Rivoallon, Supply-Chain Director, President of the board HAROPA-Ports de Paris