Speaker Presentations

Wednesday , October 16, 2013 

9:00-9:30 AM
Keynote Address
Mr. Zhang Wen, Vice Mayor, Shenzhen Municipality

9:00-9:30 AM
Keynote Address
Bronson Hsieh, Vice Group Chairman , Evergreen Group

9:30-10:45 AM
Panel Discussion: The supply, demand and freight rate picture headed into the winter slack season and 2014 beyond
Rod Riseborough, CEO, Container Trades Statistics Ltd.
Neil Dekker, Head of Research, Containers, Drewry Shipping Consultants
Tan Hua Joo, Executive Consultant, Alphaliner

11:15-11:45 AM
Presentation: Why alliances matter and how they benefit shippers
Stephen Schueler, Chief Commercial Officer, Maersk Line

11:45-12:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Alliances take Center Stage
Alan Murphy, COO & Partner, SeaIntel Maritime Analysis

Presentation: BCO/Shipper Keynote
Max Liu, International Logistics and Trade Director, Alibaba (English)
Max Liu, International Logistics and Trade Director, Alibaba (Chinese)

2:00-3:15 PM
The dual instability of rates and services in container shipping
Simon Heaney, Consultant, Carrier Performance Monitoring, Drewry Shipping Consultants

3:45-5:00 PM
Port Productivity
Steen Knudsen, Regional COO Asia Pacific, APM Terminals
Gerry Yim, CEO, HPH Trust & Managing Director, HIT

Thursday, October 17, 2013 

9:30 - 10:45 AM
The Competitive Balance of China Ports 
Sunny Ho, Executive Director, Hong Kong Shippers’ Council
Mario Moreno, Economist, JOC Group Inc.

11:15AM - 12:30 PM
Perspectives on ocean container-based logistics

Eric Xiang, Director - Asia, Armstrong & Associates, Inc.
James Wemyss, International Sales and Account Manager Clean and Efficient Packaging Department, Pacific Millennium Packaging

2:00 - 3:15 PM
Asia supply chain challenges and opportunities
Bryn Heimbeck, Co-Founder and President, Trade Tech
Joseph Frank, Vice President, Asia, FedEx Trade Networks
Tatiana Serova, Commercial Director and co-founder, A.R.T. Logistics