Future of Ports Summit Asia Agenda

*All timings reflected are in SGT

Day 1: 24 Nov 2020

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

13:10
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Rethinking Maritime Business Strategies in the “New Normal” of the Global Trade System

Hugo De Stoop, Chief Executive Officer, Euronav

13:30
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
A Look at Strategic Equilibrium – Geopolitics, Digitalisation, and Sustainability

Bjorn Hojgaard, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo-Eastern Group and Chairman, Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA)

13:50
Shipping Transformation Think-Tank:
Pioneering a Shift in Shipping for a Sustainable Future

  • Global trade market shifts and maritime industry positioning
  • How transformational leadership can play a part
  • Digitalisation goals and partnerships underlined
  • Adapting to e-commerce
  • Investment, incentives and promoting the start-up ecosystem

Panelists:
Mrs. Sandra Jensen Landi, Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Mrs. Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus
Violet Bulc, Former EU Commissioner of Transport, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia
Patricia Picini, VP – Sustainability / Corporate Social Responsibility, CMA – CGM, France

14:50
Online Networking & Stretch Break
End of STA Joint Opening Plenary


Future of Ports Summit Asia commences

A FUTURE-READY MARITIME ECOSYSTEM


15:10
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

15:20
INDUSTRY KEYNOTE:
The Asia Mandate: Regional Growth and Demand on Port Activity Against a Global Supply Chain

  • Global trade and regional manufacturing output
  • What are the likely long-term impacts of COVID-19 and managing the new “now”?
  • Preparing for future ready port – investments in technology, value adding intelligent cargo movements
  • Internet of Logistics and what’s beyond

Ong Kim Pong, Regional CEO, Southeast Asia, PSA International, Singapore

15:50
A NEW, GLOBAL STANDARD:
The Vision for Future Port Operations, Supply Chain and Trade

Tim Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Asia, APM Terminals

16:20
REGULATORY INSIGHT:
What Makes a Smart Port for the World’s Fifth Busiest Port in the World? 

  • Establishing a smart logistics port system in South Korea
  • Managing port operations and congestion – impacts on transshipment and cargo throughput during COVID-19
  • Future positioning of ports in South Korea

Park Ho-Chul, Vice President, Global Business Division, Busan Port Authority, South Korea


STRATEGIC INDUSTRY COLLABORATION


16:50
YKIP’S CASE STUDY:
Inter-Regional Collaboration for Advancing Port Efficiency and Environmental Leadership

Sakura Kuma, Executive Director, Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation, Japan

17:10
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Future of Ports, the Big Picture Panel

  • Industry consolidation and implications for ports
  • Opportunities from e commerce
  • Manufacturing hub relocations – what are we seeing so far
  • New business models and likelihood of new alliances
  • Managing risks – Trade war/protectionism and demand volatility

 Panelists:
Tim Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Asia, APM Terminals
Stephen Ashworth, Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Hutchison Ports, Thailand
Ong Kim Pong, Regional CEO, Southeast Asia, PSA International, Singapore 
Park Ho-Chul, Vice President, Global Business Division, Busan Port Authority, South Korea
Sakura Kuma, Executive Director, Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation, Japan

17:50
End of Day 1

Day 2: 25 Nov 2020

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Address


MEETING NEW DEMAND SCENARIOS


13:10
Regional Manufacturing Forecast and Demand for Port Services

  • Maritime trade forecast
  • A look beyond 2020 for manufacturing output in the region and impact for ports
  • Transshipment and port development
  • Impact analysis of coronavirus on port economics and growth plans

13:40
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Ports 2030: Adapting Strategy, Business Models and Competition

  • Can ports offer more diverse activities and specialization as a compatative advantage?
  • How should port pricing be looked at?
  • Where should ports in developing markets be expected to prioritise in an evolving maritime landscape of both uncertainty and opportunity?
  • How will the ports and terminals industry cope with ‘slowbolisation’ and potential disruptions to container traffic in the long run?

Panelists:
Muhammad Razif Ahmad, General Manager, Johor Port Authority, Malaysia
Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, Head of Digitalisation Cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports and Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway United Arab Emirates
Michael Noel, Head of Terminals, Asia, CMA CGM and Chief Executive Officer, CMA CGM-PSA Lion Terminal (CPLT), Singapore
Roger Clasquin, Chief Commercial Officer, RAK Ports, United Arab Emirates
Arif Suhartono, President Director, Indonesia Port Corporations / PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia II*
More panelists to be confirmed

14:40
PROJECT SHOWCASE:
Spurring the Growth of Maritime and Logistics Clusters in Southern Malaysia

Muhammad Razif Ahmad, General Manager, Johor Port Authority, Malaysia

15:10
Online Networking & Stretch Break

15:30
RESILIENT, SECURE & COMPETITIVE:
A Case Study in High-Performance, Progressive Ports

Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director and CEO, Essar Ports, India*

16:00
SCALING DIGITALISATION AS A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE:
A Case Study of Optimising the Abu Dhabi Ports as a Digital Ecosystem

Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, Head of Digitalisation Cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports and Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway United Arab Emirates


SUSTAINABILITY & PORT PRICING


16:30
CASE STUDY:
Key Developments, Projects and Priorities to stay competitive in the Middle East Region

Roger Clasquin, Chief Commercial Officer, RAK Ports, United Arab Emirates

17:00
THE WORLD’S ONLY CLIMATE-NEUTRAL TERMINAL:
A Case Study in HHLA’s Sustainability Strategy

Jan Hendrik Pietsch, Head of Sustainability, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), Port of Hamburg, Germany

17:30
INSIGHTS FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN:
Facing XXI Century Environmental Challenges in the Mediterranean

  • A Mediterranean perspective on port’s energy transition
  • Sustainability as a driving force for competitiveness
  • Towards a more sustainable European logistics network thanks to Mediterranean ports

Jordi Torrent, Director of Strategy, Port of Barcelona and General Secretary, Intermed Gateways

18:00
End of Day 2

Day 3: 26 Nov 2020

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Address


SYNERGISTIC PORT SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS


13:10
INDUSTRY INSIGHT
Integration and Expansion of Port Operation: A Case Study in CMA CGM

Michael Noel, Head of Terminals, Asia, CMA CGM and Chief Executive Officer, CMA CGM-PSA Lion Terminal (CPLT), Singapore

13:40
CHANGE MANAGEMENT & OPTIMISED OPERATIONS:
Piloting Port Digitalisation Across IPC

Arif Suhartono, President Director, Indonesia Port Corporations / PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia II*

14:10
NEXT-GENERATION MULTIPURPOSE PORT:
Creating Port-Centric Ecosystems

Desmond Lim, Chief Strategy Officer, Jurong Port, Singapore

14:40
Global Port Equipment and Technology Upgrade Trends

For speaking opportunities, kindly contact Yvonne Leong at Yvonne.Leong@informa.com

15:10
Online Networking & Stretch Break

15:30
PANEL DISCUSSION:
Creating Supply Chain Synergies and a Response to the E-Commerce Boom

  • E-commerce touch points and building supply chain capabilities
  • How to collaborate, where to invest, and what growth to expect
  • Successfully adapting operational processes into a new transparent and connected environment
  • Moving towards making data sharing commonplace – how might we achieve greater scale across the region and beyond?
  • What are other ecosystem-based possibilities and compatibilities?

Panelists:
Jan Hendrik Pietsch, Head of Sustainability, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), Port of Hamburg, Germany
Desmond Lim, Chief Strategy Officer, Jurong Port, Singapore
Michael Noel, Head of Terminals, Asia, CMA CGM and Chief Executive Officer, CMA CGM-PSA Lion Terminal (CPLT), Singapore
Panhathai (Gwen) Nitilatthi, Assistant Director, Business Relations & Marketing, Port Authority of Thailand, Thailand*

16:30
Center-staging Port Systems and Solutions, and Measuring ROI

For speaking opportunities, kindly contact Yvonne Leong at Yvonne.Leong@informa.com

17:00
Cooperation with International Ports and Upcoming Technology Developments

Komol Sribangpleenoi, Managing Director, Bangkok Port, Port Authority of Thailand*

17:30
End of Day 3