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Agenda

13-16 March 2017
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC)
Shanghai, China

13-14 March: Educational Workshops
15 March: Cocktail Reception
15-16 March: Exhibition, Conference Sessions, Micro-Seminars, Exhibitor-led Sessions

2017 Event Guide

Monday, 13 March 2017

WORKSHOPS

08:00 – 17:00
Registration (for workshop attendees only)
Location: 3rd Floor Lobby, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

14:00 – 17:00
Registration (Delegates)
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

08:30 – 17:00
PPG Certificate in Project Forwarding
[Presented in English]
Location: Riverview 8, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

ISO accredited, this two-day workshop is for project forwarders seeking to fast-track skills and knowledge.

Rodger Hall, Founder of Sun Communications
Kevin Stephens, Founder of 3PL heavy-lift network, Project Professionals Group

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

WORKSHOPS

08:00 – 17:00
Registration (for workshop attendees only)
Location: 3rd Floor Lobby, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

10:00 – 17:00
Registration (Delegates)
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

08:30 – 17:00
Project Freight Management
[Presented in Chinese]
Location: Riverview 1, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

This one-day course will be taught in Chinese and will provide the key points of managing major projects to successfully bring a project from planning to completion. Activities such as project scheduling, developing requests for quotations and proposals, understanding Incoterms and landed costs will be explained.

Oscar Li, Project Logistics Lead, Fluor China Logistics

08:30 – 17:00
PPG Certificate in Project Forwarding
[Presented in English]
Location: Riverview 8, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

ISO accredited, this two-day workshop is for project forwarders seeking to fast-track skills and knowledge.

Rodger Hall, Founder of Sun Communications
Kevin Stephens, Founder of 3PL heavy-lift network, Project Professionals Group

09:00 – 16:00
Breakbulk Education Day
[Presented in English]
Location: Terrace Ballroom, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

For university students and those new to the industry, this workshop will feature presenters from Fluor, BIMCO, Toll Global Forwarding, AAL, Port of Duqm and CJ Smart Cargo.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

08:30 – 17:00
Registration
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

09:30 – 17:00
Exhibition Hall Hours
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

10:15 – 16:00
Conference Sessions, Micro-Seminars and Exhibitor-led Sessions
SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

9:00 – 10:00
Meet Up China
Location: (SWEECC), Conference Suite, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

10:15 – 10:30
Opening Remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

10:30 – 11:20
Resource Integration and Innovative Models to Meet Market Challenges
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]

A top executive from the Sinotrans subsidiary and breakbulk carrier Shanghai Changhang Shipping Co. Ltd. will analyze the breakbulk cargo market, now and in the future; explore traditional business and revenue models; and discuss new ideas and industry initiatives.

Zhou Bin, Director & General Manager, Shanghai Changhang Shipping Co., Ltd.

11:30 – 12:30
Shipper’s Panel: Cargo Owner Perspectives on Improving Logistics Efficiency
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]

Although cargo owners and freight forwarders are equally keen to maximize efficiencies, their views of the best strategies for efficient planning, communicating and cargo handling can clash. In this discussion, cargo owners offer their perspectives on efficient logistics operations, barriers to efficiency, and what they want forwarders to understand.

Moderator: Stephen Liu, Sales Director, Younger Niche Logistics
Morgan Meng, Deputy Director of Logistics, Sunshine Kaidi New Energy
Frank Zhang, Senior Shipping Coordinator, Technip China

14:00 – 14:50
Case Study: Getting Ahead of the Grain Loader Game
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Grain giant Viterra is ready to load post-Panamax vessels at the Port of Vancouver thanks to a 2016 project that included transporting a 250-tonne, 60 meters’ long shiploader from China to Canada. It took a year to plan the multi-voyage project, which also included a dock conveyor and a transfer tower. AAL and partners will detail the specifics of this complex cargo move.

Felix Schoeller, General Manager – Pacific Service, AAL
Jack Zhou, Planning Manager, AAL
Bryan Sciberras, Operations Supervisor – Logistics Specialist, Convoy Logistics Providers Ltd.

15:00 – 15:50
Weighing the Options: Alternatives for Heavy Cargo Ocean Transport
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Alternatives to traditional project cargo and ro-ro carriers have emerged as manufacturers design heavy industrial products for container shipping and cargo owners attempt to cut costs in these lean times. What are the pros and cons of these alternatives, and how is the traditional project cargo sector responding?

Moderator: Miroslav Jakab, China Logistics Manager/Global Container Negotiation Manager, Fluor
Jum Gyu Kim, Managing Director, Super Rack Shipping
Thomas Wang, Deputy Branch Manager, Shanghai Division, COSCO Project Logistics
Oskar Orstadius, Head of Breakbulk Sales, Global Commercial, Höegh Autoliners
Michael Juhler, Global Head of Special Cargo, Maersk Line
David Lloreda Calero, Commercial Manager, Shanghai Office, BBC Chartering

15:50 – 16:00
Closing Remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

16:00 – 17:00
Cocktail Reception

Micro-Seminar and Exhibitor-led Session

10:30 – 12:00
Micro-Seminar: Incoterms – Best Usage
[Presented in Chinese]
Location: (SWEECC), Micro-Seminar/Exhibitor-led Session Suite, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

The International Chamber of Commerce issued INCO terms so that buyers and sellers can clearly understand the responsibilities and risks of transactions.  Our experienced speakers will provide the background and functions of the INCOterms describing the best practices in real terms.

Cindy Chen, General Manager-China, Tradewin
Minnie Zhang, Assistant Project Manager, Panalpina Energy Solutions Greater China

14:00 – 14:50
Exhibitor-led Session: The Important Logistics Center of China’s Belt & Road Initiative – Overview of Engineering Project Logistics in Africa 
[Presented in Chinese]
Location: (SWEECC), Micro-Seminar/Exhibitor-led Session Suite, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

David Ma, General Manager, Translink International Logistics

Thursday, 16 March 2017

09:00 – 16:00
Registration
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

10:00 – 16:00
Exhibition Hall Hours
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

10:15 – 15:00
Conference Sessions, Micro-Seminars and Exhibitor-led Sessions
SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

Conference Sessions

10:15 – 10:30
Welcoming Remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

10:30 – 11:20
Greater China Economic and Trade Outlook
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]

What can breakbulk and project cargo executives and decision makers expect from rapidly evolving trade and business relationships amongst China, Hong Kong and broader Asian and global markets? This is a time of tremendous change for the world’s trade regimes, and China’s responses will have global effects on Hong Kong and the rest of the world. The Principal Economist for Hong Kong’s Trade Development Council will share his insights with Breakbulk’s audience.

Billy Wong, Principal Economist (Greater China), Hong Kong Trade Development Council

11:30 – 12:30
Cross-border Compliance and Import-Export Challenges
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]

Complex tax regimes, foreign trade zones, and import-export regulations for China and border countries are increasingly complex and time-consuming, but inter-Asia trade is growing, particularly through China’s Belt and Road initiative, and understanding is crucial. How can breakbulk professionals address and streamline these elements?

Moderator: David Xu, General Manager, Sino Projects Co., Ltd
Henry Hu, General Manager, Eastern China, New Chain Logistics Co. Ltd.
George Qin, Sales Director, CCLG China

14:00 – 14:50
Ro-Ro Rises to the Challenge of the World’s Largest Market
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]

China’s import and export ro-ro business is changing to meet demand for mining and construction equipment, government initiatives designed to encourage inland city automaking, rising exports to Africa, and ro-ro port terminal modernization projects. How are carriers, logistics companies and ports adapting to serve this dynamic and huge market?

Moderator: Christine Huang, Transportation Procurement Supervisor, Global Supply Network Division, Caterpillar
Alex Huang, General Manager, China Electric Power Oversized Equipment Transportation
Xi Jialin, Shanghai Haitong Ro-ro Terminal
Rider Liu, Commercial Director and Head of Beijing Office, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Bob Tang, Country Sales Manager, Höegh Autoliners Ltd. – China

14:50 – 15:00
Closing Remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

Micro-Seminar and Exhibitor-led Session

10:30 – 11:30
Micro-Seminar: Packing and Lashing: Process to Completion
[Presented in Chinese]
Location: (SWEECC), Micro-Seminar/Exhibitor-led Session Suite, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

Packing and lashing involves pallets and strapping, but what else? Experienced industry executives describe the process from start to finish, with particular attention to regulations unique to China.

Frank Ghesquiere, Head of Asia Pacific, Deufol
Clint Li, Vice GM, Deufol
Cheng Li, Shanghai Branch Manager, Mund + Bruns Marine and Cargo Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

11:30 – 12:30
Exhibitor-led Session: Heavy-Lift Transport–A Case Study
[Presented in Chinese]
Location: (SWEECC), Micro-Seminar/Exhibitor-led Session Suite, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

Fan Ming, Project Manager, Shanghai Weili Logistics

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