Programme

Program for Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Time Event Location & Venue
AM FIATA World Congress 2017 Golf Game Glenmarie Golf & Country Club
AM FIATA Foundation Meeting Parkview 3, Level 2, Mandarin Oriental Hotel
PM Early Casual Meet & Greet Foyer, Main Entrance, KLCC

Program for Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Time Event Location & Venue
9.00am-5.30pm Young Logistics Professionals Session

Theme: Innovation and Creativity in Our Industry

The sessions will involve lively participation from prominent international YIFFY award winners, sharing their experiences and perspectives from all over the world, including the Asia region.

Interesting panel discussions will feature current issues, with special focus on the growing role of women in logistics and how this can affect positive outcomes for the future of the industry.
Conference Hall 2, KLCC
2.00pm-5.00pm Registration Counter Open Centre Core Registration, Level 3, KLCC

Program for Thursday, 5 October 2017

Time Event Location & Venue
8.00am-5.00pm Registration Counter Open Centre Core Registration, Level 3, KLCC
9.00am-11.00am Opening Ceremony

Welcome Speech by
1. Zhao Huxiang, President of FIATA
2. Alvin Chua, President of Federation of Malaysian Freight Forwarders (FMFF)
Plenary Hall, KLCC
9.30am-9.55am Special Keynote Address

Topic: Logistics Bridging Global Trade
Plenary Hall, KLCC
10.00am-6.00pm Exhibition Hall Open Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
10.05am-10.30am Coffee / Tea Break Exhibition Halls, Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
10.30am-12.00pm Main Session

Topic: Bridging the Gap to Future Markets – Measures and Resources
Plenary Hall, KLCC
12.00pm-2.15pm Congress Lunch Banquet Hall, Level 3, KLCC
2.15pm-4.15pm Regional Leaders Dialogue (Concurrent Sessions)  
  Region Africa / Middle East (RAME)

Theme: Emergent Africa

Speakers:
1. Sindiso Ndema Ngewnya, COMESA
2. Dr. Elijah Chingosho, Secretary General of African Airlines Association
Conference Hall 1, Level 3, KLCC
  Region Americas (RAMNS)

Theme: “Challenges Facing the Future of Ports”

Overview of ports’ services, output and transaction costs from a regional and global perspective

Speaker: Ricardo Sanchez, UNEC
MR 308 and 309, Level 3, KLCC
  Region Asia Pacific (RAP)

1. China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). How have ASEAN member States embraced this initiative? What are the challenges and benefits that avail from BRI? How has Malaysia responded to BRI?

Speaker: Cho Ha Kong, Chairman, Port Klang Authority

2. What is there for ASEAN and 6 countries from RCEP? What are the issues and challenges that need to be resolved for RCEP to be finalised and what are the benefits for their economies through trade facilitation within RCEP?

Speaker: Jayasiri Jayasena, Secretary General, Ministry of International Trade & Industry, Malaysia
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
  Region Europe (REU)

Theme: “Logistics Bridging Global Trade”

Speakers:
1. František KOMORA, PKZ Logistics
2. Meena Sayal, Global Brand Protection Director, Unilever
MR 302 & 303, Level 3, KLCC
4.15pm-4.45pm Coffee / Tea Break Exhibition Halls, Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
4.45pm-6.00pm Meet The Experts by Advisory Body Legal Matters (ABLM)

Topic: “Freight Forwarding in Malaysia, Legal Aspects”

To trade with Malaysia you need to know the rules for doing business there. This session will answer your questions about the legal aspects of doing business as a logistics and freight forwarding company in Malaysia.

Speakers:
1. C.W. Loh, C.W Loh & Associates
2. Jeremy M. Joseph, Joseph & Partners
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
6.00pm-8.00pm Welcome Reception Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC

Program for Friday, 6 October 2017

Time Event Location & Venue
8.00am-5.00pm Registration Counter Open Centre Core Registration, Level 3, KLCC
8.30am-10.30am The Multimodal Business Forum (FIATA Multimodal Transport Institute)

Topic: “The Digitalisation of Multimodal Transport”

The upcoming opportunities of rail transportation development in South East Asia.

Speakers:
1. Jan Hoffman, Chief, Trade Logistics Branch Division on Technology & Logistics UNCTAD, Geneva
2. Sanjeev Samant, Head, Supply Chain, Procter & Gamble, APAC
3. Suwit Ratanachinda, President, Profreight
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
10.00am-6.00pm Exhibition Hall Open Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
10.30am-11.00am Coffee Break & Networking Exhibition Halls, Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
11.00am-12.30pm Meet The Experts, hosted by The FIATA Advisory Body Safety and Security (ABSS)

Topic: “eCommerce testing airfreight efficiency, and its ability to remain safe”

ICAO views on these global developments in ecommerce – advise on proposed efforts to maintain security in supply chain.

Speaker:
Sylvain Lefoyer, Deputy Director, Aviation Security and Facilitation, ICAO
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
12.30pm-1.15pm Congress Lunch Banquet Hall, Level 3, KLCC
1.15pm-3.00pm Session by The Custom Affairs Institute (CAI)

Topic: "The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement comes into force with challenges and opportunities for international trade”

Will the WTO FTA be the silver bullet to stimulate trade or just another shot in the dark? The private sector's role in implementation is key to the success of the FTA and NCTFs will be the place where government, regulators and the private sector come together to deliver for each economy in a competitive and increasingly integrated global supply chain and international trade.

Speakers:
1. Ana B. Hinojosa, Director Compliance and Facilitation Directorate at World Customs Organization (WCO)
2. G Wright, Head, Cargo Border Management at International Air Transport Association (IATA)
3. M Saeed, Senior Trade Facilitation Adviser, Trade Facilitation and Policy for Business at International Trade Centre (ITC)
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
3.15pm-4.15pm Meet The Experts by The Advisory Body Information Technology (ABIT)

Topic: How Technology is Impacting Trade and Logistics

AI and Blockchain are two new up and coming technologies. Yojee is combining these two technology with logistics and trade.

Speaker:
Ed Clarke, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Yojee
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
4.15pm-4.45pm Coffee Break & Networking Exhibition Halls, Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
4.45pm-6.00pm Meet The Experts hosted by The Advisory Body International Affairs (ABIA)

Topic: Gains from Infrastructure Investment in Logistics

Speakers:
1. Pierre Chartier, Chief Transport Infrastructure, UNESCAP
2. Sindiso Ndema Ngewnya, Secretary General COMESA
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
7.00pm-10.30pm Malaysian Night Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC

Program for Saturday, 7 October 2017

Time Event Location & Venue
8.00am-5.00pm Registration Counter Open Centre Core Registration, Level 3, KLCC
8.30am-10.30am FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA)
Theme: Bringing Logistics training to NextGen

Dr. Caplice will discuss how MIT has designed, developed, and deployed online education on supply chain management and logistics to over 180,000 global learners across 196 countries. The MITx MicroMasters Program is the first of its kind that combines online and in-residence classes to award a Masters Degree. This blended approach is key to how this and future generations of supply chain professionals will be educated throughout their career. Dr. Caplice will discuss MIT’s journey and provide insights into how companies can improve their internal workforce through continuous education.

Speaker:
Prof. Chris Caplice, Executive Director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Moderator:
Dr. C. H. Leong, Deputy Director, Jeffrey Sachs Centre of Sustainable Development
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
10.00am-6.00pm Exhibition Hall Open Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
10.15am-11.00am Advisory Body Vocational Training (ABVT)
Topic: FIATA Diplomas in action, who, where and how many?

Navigating the complexity of doing business globally and maintaining a competitive edge requires up-to-date skills and knowledge, as well as the ability to recognise skilled trusted professionals who have the required competencies for global trade. In this session, Lisa McAuley will discuss a new platform to harmonise the practices of global trade and improve the trade participation and performance of MSMEs through the development of a global certification programme for trade professionals under ISO 17024 which will be the recognised international standard for the certification of competent people.

Speaker:
Lisa McAuley, Executive Director of Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA)
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
11.00am-11.30am Coffee Break & Networking Exhibition Halls, Grand Ballroom, Level 3, KLCC
11.30am-1.30pm Session by Airfreight Institute (AFI)

Topic: The Economics of Air Cargo: the current situation, the trends, the challenges

Speaker:
Andy Ricover, Senior Air Transport Specialist
Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
1.30pm-2.30pm Lunch & Networking Ballroom 2, Level 3, KLCC
3.00pm-3.45pm Closing Ceremony Conference Hall 2, Level 3, KLCC
8.00pm-11.00pm FIATA World Congress 2017 Gala Banquet Grand Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental

Program for Sunday, 8 October 2017

Time Event Location & Venue
AM Meeting of the Extended Board MR 306, Level 3, KLCC
PM FIATA General Meeting Conference Hall 3, Level 3, KLCC
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