Conference Agenda

This conference will bring together industry professionals from across the cargo supply chain to discuss
global trends, regional challenges and the future of the cargo industry.

09:00 - 09:10Welcome remarks: Dubai Airports


The Future of Cargo & Logistics

09:10 - 09:20Opening Keynote: Emirates SkyCargo


09:20 - 10:40 Keynote: DP World


09:40 - 10:05UAE set to play a big role in China’s Silk Road project

10:05 - 10:30Networking break

10:30 - 11:00Panel Disucssion – Dangerous goods and cargo security


11:00 - 11:25Identifying ways to increase multi-modal cargo business


11:25 - 11:50What does Expo2020 mean for logistics in the UAE?


11:50 - 12:15Cargo hyperloop; the future of autonomous cargo travel

12:15 - 13:15Networking lunch

13:15 - 13:40The changing technology landscape in the logistics industry; RFID, robotics, drones and blockchain


Digital Cargo

13:40 - 14:10Panel Discussion: Exploring intelligent solutions for cargo digital transformation

  • Going beyond the typical buzzwords of IOT, big data, AI, blockchain and find out how companies are implementing these technologies for practical & intelligent solutions throughout the cargo supply chain. 

14:10 - 14:35One step closer to digital cargo; One Record & E-Cargo

  • Showcasing IATA’s end-to-end digital logistics and transport supply chain where data is easily and transparently exchanged in a digital ecosystem of air cargo stakeholders, communities and data platforms
14:35 - 15:00Networking break

Regulations & Security Screening

15:00 - 15:25Achieving sustainable growth within existing infrastructure


15:25 - 15:50Discussing the implementation of Advance Cargo Information (ACI)

15:50 - 16:30Closing Panel Discussion: What will the cargo logistics market look like in 5-10 years’ time?

16:30Closing comments

10:00 - 10:30Bus to DP World

11:00 - 14:00DP World Site Visit

DP World have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals in over 40 - join us for a site visit of DP World’s flagship port and see the latest port technology and innovation’s in action!  
  • First you’ll visit the Wheelhouse which offers a panoramic view of the port where a presentation on port automation & the Dubai logistics corridor followed by lunch.
  • Then you will be taken on a tour throughout the port where you will see the latest automated quey cranes operated, eagle eye monitoring which keeps the port secure, remote operated ARMG which is an automated system that moves the containers from the ship to the yard  

14:00 - 14:30Bus to Roda Al Bustan

14:30End of Day



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