Rail Logistics Forum (Hong Kong)

21 Nov 2017
1:30pm - 5:30pm HKT

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Event Details

The Rail Logistics Forum brings together supply chain and logistics professionals for networking, learning and high level debate, as the rail freight industry’s leaders come together to debate the latest trends and solutions available.

The forum will explore again the current challenges and the latest solutions in rail freight logistics between China and Europe, bringing together 3PLs, railway operators and decision makers from end-users shippers (manufacturers, retailers and brand owners) from Hong Kong and China.

Hear from different perspectives on how to ship goods via rail - operators and 3PLs will explore the impact of rail freight and improved freight connections, looking at the current trends and predictions to discuss how rail freight might disrupt air and sea freight between China and Europe. End-users shippers will also share their experiences on how they use rail freight for their own shipments.

Confirmed speakers and panelists include:

Andre Wheeler
Director
Wheeler Management
Consulting

Richie Liu
Managing Director
Railink International
Intermodal Logistics

Elias Heikari
CEO
Eliron Ltd

Dr. Jonathan Beard
Head of Transportation
& Logistics, Asia
Arcadis

Romain Camerman
Co-Founder & Managing Director
in2log

Nicolas de Loisy
President
SCMO

Why Attend this Event?

The Railway Logistics Solutions Forum will provide the perfect platform for discussion, debate and networking with the foremost thinkers within the supply chain and logistics profession, giving you the opportunity to share ideas with a strong delegation of like-minded peers.

5 Top Reasons to Attend:
> In just one day, get 10+ new case studies that will help you think in new ways to develop your rail shipments between China and Europe and get the results you want.
> Get diverse perspectives and access new experiences offered by heads of supply chain, logistics and freight from various sectors and industries.
> Hear real-life stories of rail logistics transformation, enabling you to take away ideas that apply to your team or projects.
> Meet some of the most experienced rail and logistics pros during our networking breakfasts, lunches, networking breaks and cocktail reception.
> Develop yourself professionally by accessing the team from the Global Supply Chain Council, Asia’s largest supply chain and logistics professional organization.

Round tables and networking time are built into the schedule to allow you time to find out how your colleagues are leveraging the power of rail logistics between China and Europe.

Who Should Attend?

The Railway Logistics Solutions Forum is extensively researched to bring together rail, transportation and logistics professionals from manufacturers across all industries and sectors, brand owners and retailers to discuss the crucial issues and the latest solutions that matter most to you.

CEOs, MDs, Directors, Head of, Managers:
– Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation
– Rail Freight & Logistics
– Mutlimodal Logistics
– After-sales and aftermarket operations
– IT

The Railway Logistics Solutions Forum will provide a unique exploration of the potential solutions to the rail freight challenges facing manufacturers, brand owners and 3PLs in China – not just a few random presentations in a big event, but a tightly-focused event devoted exclusively to rail freight and logistics between China and Europe.

Confirmed speakers and panelists:
- Reefer transportation on the New Silk Rail by Nicolas de Loisy, President, SCMO
- Romain Camerman, Co-Founder & Managing Director, in2log
- Developing Asia's Rail Logistics – Marketing Hype or Modal Significance? by Dr. Jonathan Beard, Head of Transportation & Logistics, Asia, Arcadis
- Silk Route LCL shipments, visibility of LCL shipments, lead time and environmental benefits of using Rail LCL compared to air freight by Elias Heikari, CEO, Eliron Ltd
- China BRI and rail as a disruptor to logistics in the region by Andre Wheeler, Director, Wheeler Management Consulting
- Platform Company Overview by Richie Liu, Managing Director, Railink International Intermodal Logistics
- and more speakers to be confirmed soon...

Event Agenda

13:30 - Registration

14:00 - Welcome & Sessions start
- China BRI and rail as a disruptor to logistics in the region by Andre Wheeler, Director, Wheeler Management Consulting
- Reefer transportation on the New Silk Rail by Nicolas de Loisy, President, SCMO
- Silk Route LCL shipments, visibility of LCL shipments, lead time and environmental benefits of using Rail LCL compared to air freight by Elias Heikari, CEO, Eliron
Panel Q&A with all the previous speakers

15:15 - Coffee/Tea & Networking Break

15:30 - Sessions resume
- Railway logistics platforms  overview by Richie Liu, Managing Director, Railink International Intermodal Logistics
- Session with Romain Camerman, Co-Founder & Managing Director, in2log
Panel Q&A with all the previous speakers

17:30 - Closing remarks & End of the event

Share Your Experience & Insights - It's Easy!

If you wish to share your knowledge or experience on this topic, come forward to become a speaker or panelist at this event.

Again, you don't have to be an "expert" or a subject leader in the field to be considered as a speaker. We are looking for someone who is willing to share practical stories or the lessons your learned at your company that can ultimately stimulate a good discussion and debate.

Benefits of speaking include:
- Get a free pass and enjoy all the benefits of a paid attendee (a big $$ saving);
- Gain visibility, recognition and credibility for you & your company;
- Help foster the growth of supply chain, logistics or procurement in Asia;
- Instantly expand your professional network with peers;
- Receive immediate feedback from other professionals on your ideas, methods and plans, which can benefit you and your company!

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Presentations are only 20 minutes long (10-15 slides, half of them can be your company overview) so preparation for this event will not take too much of your time. You can also sit at a panel discussion if you don't wish to present or simply don't have time to prepare anything.

If you are interested to speak,  email us at or contact us via the contact form

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many attendees will be at the event?
This varies for each event, generally from 50 to 150 depending of the theme, time of the year and the city.

How do I find details on the topics and speakers?
You can always check out the most up-to-date version of the event page. Here you can see session descriptions as well as bios and photos for the confirmed speakers and panelists.

Are all the speakers confirmed for the event?
Circumstances beyond the control of the organizer may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, we reserve the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any speaker of schedule substitutions or alterations will be updated on our event page as soon as possible.

I would like to meet some of the delegates during the event, can you arrange this?
Yes, using our site, you can connect and contact all the event attendees before and after the event. We don't arrange matchmaking meetings at our events on a systematic way, but please ask at our registration desk if you would like us to assist us.

How can I get to the venue? 
The venue details, including the full address, are listed on the event page, and you will also be notified by email about the venue when receiving your confirmation letter a few days before the event.

What should I wear during the event? 
In our efforts to make the forum more enjoyable, we invite you to dress “business casual” and tie is again not required. We hope that this casual dress code will allow participants to conduct discussions in a more comfortable environment.

Are the drinks and meal included? 
Yes, all refreshments, tea/coffee breaks are always included and depending of the format of the event, a lunch or breakfast might also be included. Check the agenda for timings and more details.

When should I pay for the event? 
Once you have completed your registration, we require full payment before the event. Payment can be done using credit cards, Stripe of Paypal. For larger groups, we provide the possibility for you to pay by bank TT transfer.

Can I substitute a delegate? 
Yes, you can substitute a delegate at no extra charge - please email us the new name, job title, email and mobile number of this new person at support{at}gscc.co

Can I receive a copy of the presentations? 
As a general rule, we don't provide the presentations to any delegates and leave up to the speakers to decide if they wish to provide a copy of their presentation. Please meet them at the event and ask them directly.

What happens if the event get postponed? 
In the event that we postpone the event, you will be able to keep your registration for the next date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, you are welcome to send a substitute delegate, free of charge.

For more information on the terms and conditions of attending our events, read here.

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21 Nov 2017
1:30pm - 5:30pm HKT

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