Industry set for air conference debates

The Air Cargo Europe Conference will this year take place on the Wednesday morning.
Opening the event at 10am , will be Lufthansa Cargo’s board member products & sales Alexis von Hoensbroech who will offer an outlook on the future of air cargo.
At 10.15am, a group discussion will take place that will examine eCommerce in airfreight.
The discussion will centre on how airfreight can take full advantage of the eCommerce revolution, how it should adapt its processes, services and tracking to become a more attractive partner for eCommerce shippers, and how airfreight can use the lessons and potential of eCommerce to optimise its own processes.
The moderator will be MARESCH owner Bernd Maresch, while participants include IATA head of cargo e-business management Guillaume Drucy, Lufthansa Cargo programme manager eCargo Frank Naeve, Kühne & Nagel executive vice president air logistics Tim Scharwath, Fraunhofer Institute’s Tobias Seidler, WCA president David Yokeum and Accenture Freight & Logistics practice managing director Marcus Fromm.
At 11.30am, the debate will move onto ‘advance data – is the industry ready?’.
This discussion, to be moderated by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol senior vice president cargo Enno Osinga, will look at how, for the past four years, regulators & industry have been collaborating on the use of shipment data to conduct security risk analysis.
The panel comprises; CHAMP Cargosystems principal industry consultant Steve Hill, OHL International director of aviation security Steve Hutter, Universal Postal Union postal security programme manager Daniel Cortez, European Commission risk management and security policy office Klemen Oven and project manager advanced cargo information KLM/AirFrance Arnoud Wink.
To see the full list of conference timings, click here.

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