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Robert.Jervis_43227 Oct 09

Multimodal 2021 seminar topics and speakers

Sustainable logistics - how tech innovation, modal shift, and people power are shaping resilient supply chains
Multimodal and Logistics UK have teamed up to produce this three-day series of panel discussions, workshops, seminars and keynote speeches focused on the theme of sustainable logistics.

Sessions and workshop themes include:
  • Logistics Report 2021: the resilience of our sector across all modes
  • The state of logistics in a post Brexit and COVID world
  • Road Freight - key policy issues
  • What's next for trade after Brexit?
  • Warehousing of the future
  • Preparing for Customs changes in January 2021
  • Sustainable lighting, can you afford to ignore it?
  • A focus on how water freight can support the UK supply chain
  • A focus on how rail freight can support the UK supply chain
  • Development of UK border management and Freeports
  • Tech innovations – Lessons from COVID - Panel discussion
  • Creating Value for Logistics Services B2B Buyers by Post-Coronavirus Supply Chain Resilience
  • How 5G will drive efficiencies at ports - panel discussion                    
  • People Power – how to put mental health wellbeing top of the agenda
  • Trading with Northern Ireland since Brexit
  • Changing the Future of UK Logistics for good
  • Addressing short-term ocean freight disruption and taking a longer-term view on mitigating risk
  • Creating inclusive workforces
  • How to implement an effective apprenticeship scheme - panel discussion
  • What the Next Gen want from a career in logistics

Speakers include:
  • Shanker Singham, CEO of Competere
  • David Wells, Chief Executive, Logistics UK
  • Chris Warn, Global Logistics Director, Pentland Brands Limited
  • Paul Durkin, Chief Customer & Innovation Officer, Wincanton
  • Frank Dunsmuir, Head of Customs and International Trade, Fujitsu
  • Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK
  • Andrew Malcolm, Chief Executive of Malcolm Group
  • Matthew Deer, Managing Director, Swain Group
  • Patrick van Cauwenberghe, UK Trade Development Director, Port of Zeebrugge
  • Oliver Treneman, Park Development Director, DP World
  • Margaret Whitby, Head of Border Industry Engagement, Border Industry and Business Readiness Team, Border and Protocol Delivery Group
  • Andima Ormaetxe, Director Operations, Commercial & Logistics, Port of Bilbao Authority
  • Simon Dixon, Head of End User, TRILUX
  • Jim Jordan, Partner, Energy & Utilities Team, Weightmans
  • Richard Lewis, QHSE Advisor at Toyota Material Handling
  • Josephine Coombe, Managing Director Europe, Nulogy
  • Lesley Batchelor OBE, COO & Commercial Director, Open Borders Direct
  • Jaime Macias, University of Cambridge, Institute for Manufacturing
  • Gary Gallen, Founder and CEO, rradar
  • Peter MacSwiney, Chairman, ASM
  • Robert A Windsor, Director-Policy and Compliance, BIFA
  • Neil Raithatha, Head of Marketing, Zumtobel
  • Sophie Parry, Technical Application Consultant, Zumtobel
  • Alex Veitch, General Manager – Public Policy, Logistics UK
  • Tim Morris, Chief Executive, UK MPG
  • Emma Leam-Saville, Route Agency & Border Compliance Director, DFDS Seaways PLC
  • Stephen Anderson, Associate, Stantec UK Ltd; Chair, Logistics UK Water Council
  • Maggie Simpson, DG, Rail Freight Group
  • Peter Livey, Managing Director (Great Britain), HMM Europe
  • Vicky Payne Trade and Customs Specialist Team Lead, Institute of Exports
  • Jeremy Haycock, Managing Director, Europe, NYSHEX
  • Marcus Campbell, Chief Technology Officer, Hermes Logistics Technologies
  • Tristan Koch, Chief Commercial Officer, Awery
  • Steven Holmes, Director Sales, BluJay Solutions, now part of E2open
  • Alexandre Metreveli (PhD, MSc, CMILT, SFHEA), Course Director for Supply Chain Leadership Professional L6 Integrated Degree Apprenticeship, Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Coventry University Business School
  • Prof. Andrew Potter, Professor in Transport and Logistics, Cardiff Business School
  • Steve Wylie, Head of Corporate Sales, Three UK
  • Mick Goulding, Head of Commercial, Cellnex UK
  • Vicki DeBlasi, Head of Marketing, UK5G
  • Peter Kelly, Senior Psychologist, Health and Work Branch, HSE
  • Corinne Lamoureux, Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Mental Health Switch
  • Jennifer Swain, Road to logistics
  • Emma Murray, CEO and Founder, Meantime Communications
  • Bethany Windsor, Operations Manager, NOVUS and Career Ready Think Logistics
  • Jonathan Walsh, Director, Fortior Insight Ltd
  • Jai Kanwar, Co-Founder, Zeus Labs
  • Clemente Theotokis, Chief Executive Officer, Zeus Labs
  • Sam McGuirk, General Manager, Zeus Labs
  • Matt Jones, Head of UK Operations, Zeus Labs
  • Mike Chapman, Head of Ocean, Zencargo
  • Caroline Barber, Chief Executive, Transaid
  • Clare Bottle, CEO, UKWA
  • Orlando Martins, CEO, ORESA
  • Carl Hobbis BIFA
  • Colin Smith, Metro Shipping
  • Marnie Rose, Sector Skills Business Manager for Transport and Logistics, Seetec Outsource Training & Skills
  • Chloe Melloy, Freight Forwarding Apprentice, DSV Air &Sea Ltd
  • Bethany Windsor, Career Ready
  • Ryan Wilkes, Tender Specialist, Kuehne + Nagel
  • Katie-Louise Thompson-Friend, Fulfilment Customer Service - Account Manager, Woodland
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