TIACA’s 2017 Executive Summit & AGM Turnberry Isle Resort & Golf Club, Miami. October 18th through the 20th.

 

 

OCTOBER 18-20

MIAMI, FL

Free to attend for TIACA members

 Non-members $499 | Early Bird $450

FUTURE PROOFING AIR CARGO

Discover new business opportunities and learn from the experts

 

TIACA's Executive Summit "Future Proofing Air Cargo" will be attended by air cargo supply chain decision makers from across the globe to network, grow business opportunities, and learn about the latest technologies and trends from the experts.

 

Free to attend for TIACA members

AGENDA

Wednesday October 18th 2017

Thursday October 19th 2017

9.00-10.00

Future Proofing Air Cargo – Plenary Session

A collaborative approach to building a safe and profitable industry. How can the different sectors of the industry work with each other and with regulators to ensure a transparent, professional supply chain environment, which is ready to embrace new technologies and business trends.
 

Speakers:

  • Vladimir Zubkov, Secretary General, TIACA (chair)
  • Chris Welsh MBE, Secretary General, Global Shippers’ Forum
  • Robert A. Voltmann, Secretary General, International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
  • Glyn Hughes, Global Head of Cargo, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

 


10.00-11.00

Security Update PLACI – Plenary Session

The latest information on Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) schemes and new security regulations affecting everyone in the supply chain. Ask the legislators what you need to know.

 

Speakers:

  • Kester Meijer, Director Operational Integrity, KLM Cargo (chair)
  • Asha Menon, Senior Technical Officer Facilitation, Sub-Directorate Compliance and Facilitation Directorate, World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Justin Jedlinski, Chief, Integrated Cargo Security, Aviation Security Directorate, Transport Canada
  • Sylvain Lefoyer, Deputy Director for International Affairs, International Civil Aviation Organization  (ICAO)
  • Elizabeth Merritt, Director, Cargo Services, Airlines for America
  • Warren Miller, Air Cargo Policy Branch Manager, Air Cargo Division, Transportation Secutiry Administration (TSA)
  • Annegret Rohloff, Policy officer Supply Chain Security, European Commission, Taxation and Customs Directorate, Taxation and Customs (DG TAXUD)
     

 

11.00-11.30

Networking Break

 

 

11.30-12.30

TIACA Cargo Service Quality Initiative

This new TIACA initiative is about creating a tool to measure and publish the cargo service quality delivered by the Airports and Cargo terminals, which form a vital link in the supply chain. This will help to boost efficiency to the air freight supply chain and empower the shipper by providing visibility on the quality of service being delivered.
 

Speakers:

  • Sanjiv Edward, Chairman, TIACA, Head of Cargo Business, Delhi International Airport (chair)
  • Amar More, CEO, Kale Logistics Solutions
  • Denis Choumert, Chairman, European Shippers’ Counci
  • Chee Meng Wong, Senior Vice President, Cargo Services, SATS Ltd
  • Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo & Logistics, Brussels Airport Company
  • Nick Platts, Head of Cargo, Heathrow Airport
  • Ian Morgan, Vice President Cargo The Americas, Qatar Airways

 

 

12.30-1.30

Networking Lunch

 

 

1.30-2.30

Lithium Battery Regulations Masterclass

An update on the latest regulations, what you need to do to comply, and who you can work with to help you.
 

Speakers:

  • George A. Kerchner, Executive Director, PRBA - The Rechargeable Battery Association (chair)
  • Kathrine Rooney PhD, Chief, Cargo Safety Section, International Civil Aviation Oranization, (ICAO)
  • Sam Elkind, Corporate Regulated Goods Manager, UPS, Inc.

 

 

3.00-4.00

Pharma Track: Innovation and Trends in Pharma Air Cargo

Industry experts will share their views on the most impactful recent developments and advancements, and how they are making air cargo more efficient and reliable.

 

Speakers:

  • Leandro Moreira, Director of Life Sciences, Brink’s Global Services (chair)
  • Jonas van Stekelenburg, Head of Cargo, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Stephen Maietta, Head of Market Development, Envirotainer
  • Jim Bellinder, Vice President, United Airlines Cargo
  • Wayne G. Chester, CEO, President & Co-founder, Sendum Wireless

 


3.00-4.00

Innovation Track: Launch of New Quality KPIs for Shippers

Quality and transparency are key to the healthy future of our industry. For the first time, shippers have worked with industry to develop their own quality KPIs to work in harmony with initiatives by TIACA such as the Airport Cargo Service Quality program and the work of Cargo iQ.
 

Speakers:

  • Chris Welsh MBE, Secretary General, Global Shippers’ Forum (chair)
  • Ariaen Zimmerman, Executive Director, Cargo iQ (chair)
  • Lars Droog, Head of EMEA Supply Chain, Tosoh Corporation
  • Robert Mellin, Engagement Lead New Industries, Logistics, Ericsson
  • Tim Strauss, Vice President, Cargo, Air Canada

 

 

4.00-4.30

Networking Break

 


4.30-5.30

Pharma Track: A Collaborative Approach to Pharma Transportation and Regulatory Compliance
In this session, industry experts will discuss their views on impactful ways collaboration has been positively affecting the way pharmaceutical products are moved by air.
 

Speakers:

  • Leandro Moreira, Director of Life Sciences, Brink’s Global Services (chair)
  • Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo & Logistics, Brussels Airport Company
  • Paul Yadron, Vice President, Q Products & Services

 

 

4.30-5.30

Innovation Track: Unmanned Aircraft and New Airline Technology
The future is now when it comes to new air cargo aircraft, from unmanned aircraft to hybrids. Learn about the latest developments and how they can benefit your supply chain.


Speakers:

  • Brandon Fried, Executive Director, Airforwarders Association (AFA) (chair)
  • Sanjeev Gadhia, CEO, Astral Aviation Limited
  • Dr. Hans Heerkens, Chairman, Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (PUCA)
  • Brian Bauer, Chief Commercial Officer, Hybrid Enterprises
  • Aleksey Matyushev, CEO and Co-founder, Natilus
  • Joe Keegan, Manager, 787 Cabin Systems, Boeing
  • Igor Pasternak, Founder and CEO, Worldwide Aeros Corp

 

Friday October 20th 2017

9.00-10.00

Consultancy - the Fourth Pillar of TIACA

With the increasing complexity of e-products and encompassing technologies and processes, demand for consultancy in the air cargo industry is expected to be growing. TIACA’s wide-ranging membership, knowledge of people in the industry and access to all the elements in the cargo supply chain make it logical to expand networking and training opportunities into the consultancy sphere. What can TIACA offer? Customers? Suppliers of Services? Expect a free discussion about these issues.


Speakers:

  • Vladimir Zubkov, Secretary General, TIACA (chair)
  • Uwe Beck, Managing Director, BeCon Projects GmbH
  • Ian Hutchinson, President, Americas, Hae Group
  • Stanley G. Wraight, President, CEO & Co-founder, Strategic Aviation Solutions (SASI)
  • Neel Jones Shah, SVP and Global Head of Airfreight, Flexport

 

 

10.30-11.30

Innovation Track: Building Airport Communities

Airports are taking a leading role in creating communities, which integrate all stakeholders, bringing them together with initiatives such as local events and working groups, as well as providing an interface with regulators. The panel will look at the value airport communities can bring to individual members in the supply chain, why airports are well placed to take on the role of an integrator for their community and what role they can play in creating those communities.


Speakers:

  • Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo & Logistics, Brussels Airport Company (chair)
  • Wolfgang Rappaport, BA (Hons), Cargo Business Site Development, Vienna Airport
  • Jonas van Stekelenburg, Head of Cargo, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Sanjiv Edward, Chairman, TIACA, Head of Cargo Business, Delhi International Airport
  • Felix Kreutel, Vice President Cargo & Logistics, Fraport AG
     

 

 

10.30-11.30

LatAm Track: Challenges and Opportunities in Latin America

Latin America offers plenty of exciting opportunities, but what is the best way of dealing with this mosaic of operating environments? Hear what works from some of the region’s leading players.


Speakers:

  • Eric Hartmann, VP Aviation Services, Agunsa (chair)
  • Joseph Napoli, Chief of Staff & Senior Policy Advisor, Miami-Dade Aviation Department
  • Andres Bianchi, CEO, LATAM Cargo
  • Andres Osorio, Managing Director, Avianca Cargo

 

 

11.30-12.00

Networking Break

 

 

12.00-1.00

Innovation Track: Digitization - Revolution or Hype?

By 2025, 15-20% of air freight shipments will be booked directly with the airline according to a recent survey by McKinsey – does this spell the end of the traditional air cargo industry or the beginning of a new exciting chapter?

 

Speakers:

  • Glyn Hughes, Global Head of Cargo, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Zvi Schreiber, Founder and CEO, Freightos
  • Troels Støvring, CEO, Twill Logistics (a part of Damco International)
  • Ludwig Hausmann, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Ruth Snowden, Executive Director, Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA)

 

 

12.00-1.00

LatAm Track: The Latin America e-commerce boom

Latin America is one of the fastest growing regions for e-commerce, behind Asia Pacific, with online retail sales projected to reach USD85 billion by the end of 2019. Discover the exciting potential of the region and learn how leading players are overcoming the challenges to make the most of this exciting opportunity.

 

Speakers:

  • Dan March, CEO, WCA Ltd (chair)
  • Carlos Herrera, CEO, Aeropost
  • Other Speakers TBC

 

 

1.30-2.00

Networking Lunch

 

 

2.00-3.00

Air Cargo Leaders of the Future

A new TIACA initiative, first trialed in the Netherlands earlier this year, is encouraging the next generation of air cargo leaders and has brought young professionals from the MIA Airport community together to take part in a new program aimed at developing talent and improving collaboration.

Hear from the Young People themselves first-hand what they learned and help them shape the future of our industry. TIACA also backs an Air Cargo Professional Development Workshop, aimed at growing management skills for air cargo professionals, and designed by Strategic Aviation Solutions International (SASI). Participants gain an appreciation of the entire air cargo supply-chain and the component sectors by encouraging discussion and the sharing of perspectives, as well as providing practical advice and insight.

 

Speakers:

  • Ben Radstaak, Managing Director, Air Cargo Netherlands
  • Charles HW Edwards, Logistics Strategy, North Carolina Center for Global Logistics, Chair, Education and Research Committee, TIACA
  • Speakers from the Young Leaders Forum, MIA

 

 

3.00-6.00

Annual General Meeting (Members Only)

 

 

 

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For more information, contact: Kenneth Gibson: kgibson@tiaca.org

or Warren Jones: wjones@tiaca.org