PROGRAMME

Day 1
29 Aug 2018
Day 2
30 Aug 2018
07:30

REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITION

INTRODUCTION

Basil Pietersen

WELCOME ADDRESS

Rainier Strauss

OPENING ADDRESS

Mark Kingon
09:50

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION

STATE OF THE ECONOMY

Dawie will give an overview of current international and domestic economic affairs. His presentation analyses recent global economic events and their impact on South Africa, including technology and crypto currencies....
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Dawie Roodt

SARS UPDATE: NCAP

The Reporting of Conveyances and Goods (RCG), one of the three main pillars of SARS’s New Customs Act Programme (NCAP), will come under the spotlight in this interactive session. The...
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Beyers Theron
12:30

LUNCH AND EXHIBITION

THE EVOLUTION OF AIR CARGO TRADE BETWEEN FORWARDERS AND AIRLINES: 1947 TO TODAY

To meet the evolving needs of the air cargo industry and better reflect the change in relationships and the transformed role of the freight forwarder, IATA and FIATA joined forces...
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Paul Cheetham
15:20

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION

WINNING BUSINESS IN AFRICA

Dr Hwindingwi will share his considerable knowledge to benefit those hungry to learn how to grow and succeed on the challenging African continent.
Rutendo Hwindingwi

LIVING IN CHAINS – OVERCOMING ADVERSITY

Rusty will share the dramatic account of his ten years in Zimbabwean prisons, recounting his transformational experience with sincerity and humility.
Rusty Labuschagne
19:00

GALA DINNER

07:30

REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITION

INTRODUCTION

Basil Pietersen

THE BIG GREY AREA – UNINSURED CARGO AT PORTS

Riaan Grobbelaar from Prestmarine will be sharing the expensive lessons learnt when cargo owners are not properly protected against loss or damage during the logistics chain as well as the...
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Riaan Grobbelaar

CURRENT STATE OF LABOUR RELATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Andrew’s presentation will address the current state of labour relations in South Africa, developments and their relevance for employers.
Andrew Levy
11:00

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP: PREPARING FOR DISRUPTION IN THE FREIGHT FORWARDING INDUSTRY

Stephen will facilitate an “UNCONFERENCE” format which gives participants the opportunity to self-select topics and have their say in the conversation about disruptive technology in the logistics industry, while technology...
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Stephen Gray
13:20

LUNCH AND EXHIBITION

TECHNOLOGICAL DISRUPTION ALONG THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Disruption, digitisation, digital transformation. Knowing the difference between these terms and how they relate to your business could be the difference between success and failure when it comes to your...
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Nachi Mendelow

LOGISTICS THROUGH INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY: TRANSFORMATION FOR THE FUTURE

How can freight forwarders stay on top of innovation and continue successfully serving industries of the future? By embracing reform and being prepared for the next wave of innovation by...
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Stanley Lim
16:00

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION

THE SIX UNIVERSAL PRINCIPLES OF INFLUENCE

The 6 Universal Principles of Influence.
Gilan Gork
17:10

FAREWELL RECEPTION