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Joint Webinar Digitalization In Port Logistics Webinar

12 January, 2021 02:00 PM-03:00 PM

The maritime trade remains responsible for 90% of global trade. Shifts in consumer trends, such as the boom of e-commerce, though, requires intensified technology integration and innovation in the industry, which has remained fairly traditional in its approach and operations up until recently.

Join us for the webinar on the topic Digitalization in Logistics in the UAE on Tuesday 12 January at 2:00 pm UAE time /11:00 am NL time, in collaboration with the Embassy and Consulate of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in the UAE and the BeNeLux Business Council Abu Dhabi.

During this webinar, we will have a closer look at recent digitalization developments in the Netherlands (Port of Rotterdam) and in the UAE (DP World). How has COVID-19 impacted them and what has this meant for their digitalization agendas? What are the lessons learnt? What new opportunities have come up? Sharing best practices between ports UAE/Dubai and NL etc., and the experiences of logistics providers.

Opening: H.E. Hans Sandee, Consul General at the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dubai, UAE.

Moderator: Joe Harrison, Joint Venture Asset Manager Shell Abu Dhabi and Vice-Chair of the BeNeLux Business Council.

Participants panel discussion:

  • Dutch Blockchain/Al Coalition – Marloes Pomp (International Strategy).
  • Port of Rotterdam – Martijs Thijsen (Digital Strategy & Transformation – Ecosystem & Platform Play Lead).
  • DP World – Mohamed Ahmed Abu Hamra (Senior Manager – Information Technology DP World – UAE).

Location: online

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