9-11 October, 2017 | Boulevard Hotel Baku | Azerbaijan


Monday October 9th
Welcome cocktail reception
Tuesday October 10th
09:00 Coffee and registration
10:00 Opening session

- Welcome remarks
Jahangir Askerov, President, Azerbaijan Airlines

Conference chairman
Thomas Crabtree, Airline Market Analyst-Air Cargo, Boeing
10:15 Imagining Air Cargo in the Future

- What is needed for success in tomorrow’s logistics market?
- Challenges in air cargo
- How to raise air freight procurement to the next level?

Vladimir Zubkov, Secretary General, TIACA

Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi, CEO, Malaysia Airlines Berhad Kargo

Tatyana Arslanova, VP Strategy & Managing Director, Volga-Dnepr Group
11:30 Coffee
12:00 Outlook air cargo industry trends

- Prospects for the development of air cargo
- Shifting trends products by air/yield development
- Will there be a need for a middle man in the future?

Prof. Dr. Dmytro S. Kiva, Advisor to President, Silk Way Group

Ken de Witt Hamer, Director, World ACD Market Data

Peter Scholten, Managing Director, PAS Aviation Logistics
13:15 Lunch [sponsored by ACL Airshop]
14:00 E-commerce – Exploiting New Opportunities

- The need for cultural transformation in air freight
- Building ecosystems for success
- E-commerce from  a supply chain’s perspective

Henry Wong, Managing Director, Angie Express Ltd.

Wolfgang Meier, SVP, Silk Way Group

Ulvi Mansurov, Director General, Azerpost
15:15 Coffee
15:45 Oil & Gas Industry and Air Cargo

- The supply chain and oil/gas
- Trend analysis & current issues from a shipper view

Lorna Alexander, Region Logistics & Infrastructure Director, BP

Kenny Le Tissier, Regional Logistics Mgr. for Europe, Eurasia & Sub-Saharan Africa, Halliburton 
16:45 End of conference day 2
19:00 Gala Dinner at Art Garden, Old City Baku
Wednesday October 11th
10:00 Market Review CIS/Central Asia

- Market outlook CIS
- Are more freighters needed in Russia/Central Asia/CIS market?

Thomas Crabtree, Airline Market Analysis – Air Cargo, Boeing

Lesley Cripps, Director Cargo Sales, Air Astana

Perry Neumann, Managing Director Russia & Belarus, Kuehne + Nagel

Nidjat Babayev, Sr. Vice President, Sky Gates Cargo Airlines
11:15 Coffee
11:45 Innovation!

- What’s next in technological development?

Konstanze Kossack, Sr. Innovation Strategist, Future Candy
12:45 Lunch
14:30 City tour downtown Baku
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