AGENDA

Timings are in British Summer Time.

08.30

LET’S GET YOU STARTED!

During that time you’ll be able to: 

  • Familiarise yourself with the platform
  • Review the day’s programme
  • See who else is attending
  • Arrange meetings with relevant individuals
09.10

Keynote Address
What does transformation look like for the transportation and logistics sector today?

This keynote address will give an overview of the trends we are seeing today in commodity trading transportation and logistics, with an emphasis on Decarbonisation and Digitalisation
09.25
Presentation
The regulatory landscape: IMO’s update
  • IMO 2020 in 2021: What’s the feedback? What are the lessons learnt for future policies?
  • Understanding IMO’s climate strategy – mid-term and long-term
  • The upcoming regulations to reduce GHG emissions

 

CAMILLE BOURGEON, Technical Officer – Marine Environment Division, INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME ORGANISATION (IMO)

10.00

Panel discussion
Supply chain management of the future: Views of the logistics and operations professionals
  • The pandemic: What is the long-term impact for transportation industry? How do you adapt as a company?
  • Decarbonisation: How the transportation sector is transforming, one vessel or one cargo at the time, and how trading houses accompany (and even initiate) these changes
  • Digitalisation: What does a digitised supply chain look like? A look at the most advanced projects


MODERATOR: DAVID MODOL FLIX,
Commodity Risk Management Expert
RAPHAËLLE HEMMERLIN, Head of Logistics & Operational Efficiency, SUCAFINA
RICHARD WATTS, Director, HR MARITIME
IRINA LIMONOVA, Board Member, ZUG COMMODITY ASSOCIATION & Former Head of Operations, NEW STREAM TRADING AG

10.40

MORNING BREAK

During that time you’ll be able to: 

  • Meet with industry peers and communicate with them
  • Browse the virtual exhibition hall

11.10

Panel discussion
The freight markets: Latest developments
  • How are emission controls going to affect freight markets?
  • What factors are influencing the supply in freight markets?
  • How is the demand from the various users of freight affecting freight markets?

 

MODERATOR: RICHARD WATTS, Director, HR MARITIME
RAMAN KAVALCHUK, Chairman of the Board, LANGSKIP ENERGY
DR STÉPHANE GRABER, Director General, FIATA
JONATHAN LE FEUVRE, Managing Director, SPI Marine

11.50

Peer-to-peer discussions

In this part the audience will split into groups to discuss various aspects of digitalisation in commodities, including:

  • The immediate measures you can take as a logistics manager to reduce environmental impact
  • Long-term projects around alternative fuels
  • Supporting development of green products and labels
  • Regulatory framework changes
  • The logistics managers of the future: What will they look like?
  • How to integrate climate change in your supply chain management
  • Pandemic impact: Lessons learnt from the induced disruptions
  • AI use in supply chain management
  • A look at the blockchain projects
  • Automation of routine tasks: First step towards a digital and optimised environment?
  • The critical planning step: Challenges for trading houses and ways of overcoming them

12.20

LUNCH BREAK

During that time you’ll be able to: 

  • Meet with industry peers and communicate with them
  • Browse the virtual exhibition hall
  • Refuel!

13.30

PANEL DISCUSSION
Suez canal incident resolved? Don’t be so sure

 

As the historic disruption unfolded in April, there are some mid-term to long-term consequences to such an event, and our expert panel will look into:

  • Long-lasting effect on shipping: Delays and demurrage nightmares
  • Impact on the freight costs now and longer-term
  • Vulnerable points in today’s maritime routes, and ways to mitigate related risks from a logistics point of view

 

MODERATOR: EDDIE TOFPIK, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst,
ADM INVESTOR SERVICES INTERNATIONAL LTD.
JULIA LEPERT, Logistics SME
LINA JASUTIENE, Board Member, WISTA SWITZERLAND (Women‘s International Shipping & Trading Association)

14.10

Panel discussion
AUTOMATION AND DIGITALISATION TO OPTIMISE YOUR OPERATIONS AND LOGISTICS WORKFLOW

  • What are the repetitive tasks that can be easily automated (reporting, KYC checks, etc.)?
  • What’s the preparation work that needs to take place for automation to be effective? What are the necessary changes to your data infrastructure?
  • Achieving logistics and trading systems’ integration
  • What are the next steps? The huge potential of intelligent automation


MODERATOR: PETER HARVEY, Programme Director, Leadership for Energy Automated Processing – LEAP
ABHISHEK JAIN, CRO, ETG 
MARCOS AMORIM, Chair of the External Contract Committee, ANEC – National Association of Grain Exporters
MILIJANA ZARIC, Head of Legal & Compliance, COVANTIS and Secretary of WISTA Switzerland
RAJAT AGRAWAL, Platinum Consultant – Customer Success, SAP North America
ANTOINE GRISAY, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, SHIPFIX
HENRY THORNALLEY, Director, FENDAHL CTRM TECHNOLOGY

15.00

AFTERNOON BREAK

    During that time you’ll be able to: 

    • Meet with industry peers and communicate with them
    • Browse the virtual exhibition hall

    15.30

    presentation
    Energy transition goals: The short-term and longer-term solutions for the transportation industry
    • At carrier level: Special paint, lights; what equipment can reduce the carbon footprint?
    • Route optimisation to reduce emissions
    • The promising solar wing development
    • Extraordinary development of the hydrogen technology: When can we expect hydrogen-powered vessels as a norm?


    ALEXANDER HOCHREUTENER
    , Partner, BARRY ROGLIANO SALLES

    15.55

    Panel Discussion
    Certification and traceability – Key steps for ethical and green products

    • Supporting the development of ethical and green products: What certifications do you go for? For what purpose?
    • How do you ensure you have eyes on every steps of the transportation and storage phases?
    • What are the risk mitigation tools at hand to avoid quality issues and cargo rejection, sometimes litigation


    MODERATOR: EDDIE TOFPIK, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst,
    ADM INVESTOR SERVICES INTERNATIONAL LTD.
    mark hankins, Director Enterprise Architecture, ADM
    WILL ROOK, Head of Refined Sugar and VIVE, CZARNIKOW

    16.40

    Networking Reception
    ALSO FEATURING:

    Commodities People
    Level 39
    One Canada Square
    Canary Wharf
    London E14 5AB
    +44 20 7111 1615

     

    Commodities People
    Level 39
    One Canada Square
    Canary Wharf
    London E14 5AB
    +44 20 7111 1615