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Alex Van Breedam

Alex Van Breedam

Moderator
Nik Delmeire

Nik Delmeire

European Shippers' Council
Luc D'Hondt

Luc D'Hondt

Delhaize
Matthew Baldwin

Matthew Baldwin

European Commission
Vicente del Río

Vicente del Río

Valenciaport Foundation
Patrick Renard

Patrick Renard

Knauf Belgium
Hans Augusteijn

Hans Augusteijn

Maersk Group
Alfons Moens

Alfons Moens

Port of Brussels
Geert Pauwels

Geert Pauwels

Lineas
Michael Henke

Michael Henke

Fraunhofer-Institut
Jan Fransoo

Jan Fransoo

Kuehne Logistics University
Alain Lefebvre

Alain Lefebvre

Ports de Lille
Tom van Lier

Tom van Lier

University of Brussels
Zbigniew Nowik

Zbigniew Nowik

OT Logistics
Lamia Kerdjoudj Belkaid

Lamia Kerdjoudj Belkaid

FEPORT
Ralf-Charley Schultze

Ralf-Charley Schultze

UIRR
The European Conference on the future of inland transport, terminals and ports

Speakers

Connecting the flows: the way to smart logistics

During this conference we will address the current and future challenges on hinterland connections in Europe. 2018 is the European Year of multimodality. How can we boost multimodality in order to achieve smarter, greener and better connected transport? Moderator Alex Van Breedam, professor in Antwerp and supply chain futurist, will be moderating the 2018 edition. We offer you an excellent program with high level speakers.Let's meet each other on the 4th and 5th of October!

Check out this year's speakers!

  • Matthew Baldwin, Deputy DG for Mobility and Transport European Commission
  • Patrick Renard, CEO Knauf Belgium
  • Alfons Moens, CEO Port of Brussels
  • Hans Augusteijn, Global Head of Intermodal Maersk Group
  • Zbigniew Nowik, CEO OT Logistics
  • Jan Fransoo, PhD Professor for Operations Management and Logistics & Dean of Research Kuehne Logistics University
  • Alain Lefebvre, CEO Ports de Lille
  • Geert Pauwels, CEO Lineas
  • Michael Henke, professor and director Enterprise Logistics Fraunhofer-Institut
  • Luc d’Hondt, Manager European Transport Optimization Delhaize
  • Prof. dr. Tom van Lier, research associate Mobi Research Centre University of Brussels
  • Moderator: Alex Van Breedam, professor Antwerp Management School and CEO TRI-VIZOR

Host Port 2018

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Partners

Host Port: Port of Brussels

Port of Brussel celebrates its 25th anniversary, that is why this 13th edition of the conference is in Brussels. We invite you to join us for the conference in the first radio studio's of Belgium, Flagey, in art deco style. You are also welcome to join the Port of Brussels for lunch and guided boat tour through the port on the second day of the conference.

Exhibitors

Background

Curious about the previous editions of this event?

Media Partners

Speakers 2017:
'We will all profit from sharing data. It is absurd that we do not where containers are.'
- Mathieu Friedberg, CMA CGM

'The new Seine-Scheldt connection is an opportunity for France but we need logistics platforms along the river.'
- Alain Verna, ToshibaTec

'Losing one call of a big ship has a huge impact on smaller ports. Some 300.000- 400.000 TEU a year.'
- Theo Notteboom, Shanghai Maritime University