Cargo Zone Conference Agenda

08:00 - 09:00 Registration

10:00 - 10:05Opening Comments, Conference Moderator

Youssef “Joe” Beydoun, Head – Cargo Business Relationships Commercial & Communications, Dubai Airports

10:05 - 10:10Official Welcome

Eugene Barry, Executive Vice President Commercial, Dubai Airports

10:10 - 10:30Keynote Presentation - Where is the Dubai air cargo industry going?

  • A holistic view of the market
  • Cargo specialisation and segmentation

Speaker: Nabil Sultan, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Skycargo

10:30 - 10:50Keynote Presentation - An international air cargo perspective

Speaker: Glyn Hughes, Global Head of Cargo, IATA

10:50 - 11:40Panel Discussion - Air cargo safety and security

  • Cyber security and its impact on cargo operations
  • Dangerous goods- regulations, capabilities and training
  • Cargo compliance
  • The road feeder service role in safety and security

Speakers: Aayda Ahmed Al Shehhi, Director, Radiation Safety, FANR

                  Bernd Struck, Senior Vice President, UAE Cargo and DWC Airline Services, Dnata

                  Buti Qurwash, VP Safety and Security, Dubai Airports

                  Joss D`Silva, VP, Security Planning and Risk Management, Emirates Group Security

                  Lt. Col. Abdulla Faisal Al-Dossari, Director or Terminal 2- Security Department, Dubai Police

                  Cameron Mann, Global Market Head for Aviation, Smiths Detection

11:40 - 12:00Networking Break

12:00 - 12:50Panel Discussion - The vision of e-commerce, facilitation and regulation

  • Where does the industry need to be and how do we get there?
  • Growing cross-border e-commerce volumes
  • Operations perspective and integrating processes
  • Dotcom challenges

Speakers: Dennis Lister, VP Product & Business Development – Cargo, Emirates

                 Hussein Wehbe, Regional Director, Aramex

                 Abhishek Shah, Director and Board Member, RSA

                 Mazen Al-Homsi, Manager Cargo, Gulf Area & Yemen, IATA

12:50 - 13:40Panel Discussion - How to develop an effective aerospace logistics hub

  • Addressing the needs of OEMs, MROs and service providers
  • Improving the speed and efficiency of air cargo handling systems and facilities
  • Complexity of handling engines and high-value aircraft parts
  • Managing effective supply chain and inbound logistics to aircraft OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers

Speakers: Henrik Ambak, Senior Vice President, Emirates Skycargo

                 Mohsen Al Awadhi, VP Logistics, Dubai South

                 Erik Goedhart, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Aerospace and Industrials, Kuehne + Nagel

                 Rahul Shah, Senior VP, Strategic Growth and Business Development Asia Pacific, Middle East

                 and Africa, AAR Corporation

13:40 - 13:50Closing Comments, Conference Moderator

Youssef “Joe” Beydoun, Head – Cargo Business Relationships Commercial & Communications, Dubai Airports

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