Program

Monday October 7th

19:00 – 21:00

Welcome reception at Fairmont Baku Flame Towers Hotel

Tuesday October 8th

09:00

Coffee and registration

10:00

Opening session

Welcome remarks

10:20

Key Note ”Unlocking the Potential of the Silk Road”

Vladimir Zubkov, Secretary General, TIACA

10:40

Global Market Outlook – Challenges and Opportunities

  • Who’s Coming up with the Disruptive New Ideas?
  • Review on Challenges and Opportunities

12:00

Lunch

13:15

One Belt – One Road

  • Will Silk Road Initiatives Transform Asia-Europe Tradelanes?
  • Implications for the Air Freight Industry

14:30

Airports Role for the Silk Road Initiative

  • Opportunities for Airports
  • Investing in New Airport Infrastructure

15:30

Coffee

16:00

CIS Air Cargo Market Update

17:00

End of conference day 1

19:00

Gala Dinner

Wednesday October 9th

09:30

E-Commerce – What’s Next?

  • Assessment of Latest Trends
  • How Should Air Carriers Adapt to the Needs of E-Commerce?

10:30

Latest Trends in Perishables Logistics

  • How to Improve Quality and Efficiency in Perishables Logistics?
  • What are the Key Challenges for Sustainable Collaboration in the Perishables Supply Chain?

11:15

Coffee

11:45

Innovation in Logistics & Supply Chain

  • Digital Transformation
  • Future of ULD’s
  • Innovative Technology for Air Cargo

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Tour to Burning Mountain (Yanardag) (optional)

Due to unforeseen circumstances the program may change.