January 5 - Mark Marian Siegert, managing director Asia-Pacific at Agility Project Logistics, and Thomas Kim, executive director, Regional Transportation Research at Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, will be the keynote speakers on January 26th and 27th, respecti
Keynote speaker Siegert will present the "Transportation Outlook" on the first day of the annual event dedicated exclusively to the breakbulk, heavy lift, project cargo and ro-ro shipping industries. Keynote speaker Kim will present the "Asia Economic Outlook" on the second day of the conference.
Details of the event can be found at http://www.joc.com/BBA
According to the conference organisers, this past year has seen the breakbulk/heavy lift sectors follow the rest of the global economy into recession. Now among the many issues facing the shipping and logistics industries are "Charting the Recovery," as this year's conference theme recognises and tries to provide a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by all.
Among the conference topics are:
- Executives' Market Outlook
- Non-traditional Modes of Breakbulk Transportation
- Inter-Asia Trade Lanes
- Trade Compliance Challenges in Asia
- Sino-African Breakbulk Trade
- Emerging Market: Australia
- Sourcing Breakbulk Cargo
Breakbulk Asia also includes an exhibition of products and services, as well as important networking opportunities for breakbulk cargo professionals.