If you haven’t already read or heard, the 2018 Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference kicks-off this week starting November 20 through November 21 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This is the eighth annual conference featuring some of the top industry leaders speaking to the topics of global logistics, supply chain management, block chain innovation, global trade, economic development and much more.
With over 2,100 participants from 36 countries at the 2017 conference, this year’s conference is sure to bring in just as many if not more participants from around the world.
“Asian countries and regions are now pushing forward various trade agreements and regional development strategies, including the Hong Kong-ASEAN [Association of Southeast Asian Nations]
Free Trade Agreement signed last year, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area development plan, and the China-Singapore Initiative on Strategic Connectivity,” HKTDC
Deputy Executive Director Raymond Yip said in a press release. “Under the Belt and Road Initiative, many major infrastructure projects, including new road transport systems and port developments, have been kick-started, with a number of them already completed. Such projects foster the development of trade and logistics in Asia, driving better connectivity within the regional supply chain.”
Global Trade Magazine will participate in the conference covering the latest news and insights from key speakers and industry leaders, providing real-time updates, tips and news from the event.
Some of this year’s speakers include:
-Gail Chan, Vice President of Supply Chain Asia, Bloomin’ Brands
-Ken Chung, Chairman of The Chamber of Hong Kong Logistics Industry
-Dean Croke, Chief Analytics Officer of Blockchain in Transport Alliance
-Parash Jain, Head of Transport Research, Asia Pacific, HSBC
-Justin Kelley, Vice President of Operations at MSA Security
-Nicholas Kwan, Director of Research for Hong Kong Trade Development Council
To view the full lineup of speakers and conference details, visit: HKTDC.com