Event Programme

25 February - 26 February

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Breakbulk Main Stage

25 February

09:00 - 09:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:00 02/25/2020 09:15 Patronage Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Patronage Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting

25 February

09:15 - 09:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:15 02/25/2020 09:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Welcome and Opening Remarks

25 February

09:20 - 09:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:20 02/25/2020 09:30 Ministerial Keynote Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Ministerial Keynote

25 February

09:30 - 09:40

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:30 02/25/2020 09:40 Ministerial Welcome Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Ministerial Welcome

25 February

09:40 - 10:00

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:40 02/25/2020 10:00 Welcome Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Welcome Remarks

25 February

10:30 - 11:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:30 02/25/2020 11:15 Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the 2020’s. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry

This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the 2020’s.

25 February

11:30 - 12:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 11:30 02/25/2020 12:30 IMO 2020: What We Now Know… Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

IMO 2020: What We Now Know…

Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020.

25 February

13:30 - 14:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 13:30 02/25/2020 14:45 Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa

Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage.

25 February

14:40 - 15:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 14:40 02/25/2020 15:15 Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition

As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve.

25 February

15:30 - 16:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 15:30 02/25/2020 16:15 Project Forwarders: Disruption, Risk and the Changing Nature of the Game As project owners are running tighter budgets, there is an increasing trend for EPCs and cargo owners to cut out the forwarder and work more directly with carriers and other service providers. This increase in the direct nature of business is not only affecting forwarder rates and business, but it is opening cargo owners up to an increase in project transport risk. Our panellists will debate the changing nature of the supply chain, considerations that need to be taken to mitigate this risk and the impact this is having on the industry. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Project Forwarders: Disruption, Risk and the Changing Nature of the Game

As project owners are running tighter budgets, there is an increasing trend for EPCs and cargo owners to cut out the forwarder and work more directly with carriers and other service providers. This increase in the direct nature of business is not only affecting forwarder rates and business, but it is opening cargo owners up to an increase in project transport risk. Our panellists will debate the changing nature of the supply chain, considerations that need to be taken to mitigate this risk and the impact this is having on the industry.

25 February

16:15 - 16:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 16:15 02/25/2020 16:30 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

26 February

10:00 - 10:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:00 02/26/2020 10:45 Women in Breakbulk Breakfast In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Women in Breakbulk Breakfast

In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25.

Registration

26 February

11:00 - 11:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:00 02/26/2020 11:15 Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Opening Remarks

26 February

11:15 - 11:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:15 02/26/2020 11:45 Middle East Trade Outlook This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Middle East Trade Outlook

This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region.

26 February

12:00 - 12:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:00 02/26/2020 12:30 Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia

With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia.

26 February

13:30 - 14:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 13:30 02/26/2020 14:15 Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show

With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market.

26 February

14:30 - 15:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 14:30 02/26/2020 15:30 Breakbulk Innovation in Action The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Innovation in Action

The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players.

26 February

15:30 - 15:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 15:30 02/26/2020 15:45 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Breakbulk Main Stage

25 February

09:00 - 09:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:00 02/25/2020 09:15 Patronage Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Patronage Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting

25 February

09:15 - 09:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:15 02/25/2020 09:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Welcome and Opening Remarks

25 February

09:20 - 09:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:20 02/25/2020 09:30 Ministerial Keynote Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Ministerial Keynote

25 February

09:30 - 09:40

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:30 02/25/2020 09:40 Ministerial Welcome Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Ministerial Welcome

25 February

09:40 - 10:00

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 09:40 02/25/2020 10:00 Welcome Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Welcome Remarks

25 February

10:30 - 11:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:30 02/25/2020 11:15 Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the 2020’s. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry

This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the 2020’s.

25 February

11:30 - 12:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 11:30 02/25/2020 12:30 IMO 2020: What We Now Know… Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

IMO 2020: What We Now Know…

Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020.

25 February

13:30 - 14:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 13:30 02/25/2020 14:45 Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa

Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage.

25 February

14:40 - 15:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 14:40 02/25/2020 15:15 Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition

As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve.

25 February

15:30 - 16:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 15:30 02/25/2020 16:15 Project Forwarders: Disruption, Risk and the Changing Nature of the Game As project owners are running tighter budgets, there is an increasing trend for EPCs and cargo owners to cut out the forwarder and work more directly with carriers and other service providers. This increase in the direct nature of business is not only affecting forwarder rates and business, but it is opening cargo owners up to an increase in project transport risk. Our panellists will debate the changing nature of the supply chain, considerations that need to be taken to mitigate this risk and the impact this is having on the industry. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Project Forwarders: Disruption, Risk and the Changing Nature of the Game

As project owners are running tighter budgets, there is an increasing trend for EPCs and cargo owners to cut out the forwarder and work more directly with carriers and other service providers. This increase in the direct nature of business is not only affecting forwarder rates and business, but it is opening cargo owners up to an increase in project transport risk. Our panellists will debate the changing nature of the supply chain, considerations that need to be taken to mitigate this risk and the impact this is having on the industry.

25 February

16:15 - 16:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 16:15 02/25/2020 16:30 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

26 February

10:00 - 10:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:00 02/26/2020 10:45 Women in Breakbulk Breakfast In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Women in Breakbulk Breakfast

In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25.

Registration

26 February

11:00 - 11:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:00 02/26/2020 11:15 Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Opening Remarks

26 February

11:15 - 11:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:15 02/26/2020 11:45 Middle East Trade Outlook This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Middle East Trade Outlook

This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region.

26 February

12:00 - 12:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:00 02/26/2020 12:30 Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia

With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia.

26 February

13:30 - 14:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 13:30 02/26/2020 14:15 Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show

With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market.

26 February

14:30 - 15:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 14:30 02/26/2020 15:30 Breakbulk Innovation in Action The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Innovation in Action

The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players.

26 February

15:30 - 15:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 15:30 02/26/2020 15:45 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

Networking Events

26 February

10:00 - 10:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:00 02/26/2020 10:45 Women in Breakbulk Breakfast In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia in addition to a new supporting partner Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage Asia/Dubai

Breakbulk Main Stage

Women in Breakbulk Breakfast

In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia in addition to a new supporting partner Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25.

Registration