The discussion is essential following the unprecedented pressure and disruption to “business as usual” and we will start the debate around what role Middle East ports will play in a more collaborative and coordinated global supply chain of the future.
Sponsored by Abu Dhabi Ports, the panel includes: Dr Noura Al Dhaheri, Head of the Digital Cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports and CEO of Maqta Gateway LLC; Dr Jonathan Beard, Partner, Infrastructure Advisory - Strategy & Transactions Asia-Pacific Platform, Ernst & Young Transactions Ltd; Robert Sutton, Head of Abu Dhabi Ports’ Logistics Cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports and Edward Tah, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Global Ports.
This is the latest in a series of webinars that concentrate on industries as they adapt and endeavour to thrive in a ‘new normal’.
The webinar is free to attend, Wednesday 16th December at 1000hrs Gulf Standard Time, and you can join from this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1j3nHH0UTyiEvQq2sjfp8g
Topics under the spotlight will include:
- How can the Middle East maritime cluster support the global supply chain of the future?
- What role has technology played in the resilience of the supply chain in 2020 and how can solutions be utilised to ensure trade keeps flowing?
- After an initial impact volume growth has returned to ports and shipping, can this trajectory of recovery be expected to continue?
- How can what has been learned about managing supply chains in the pandemic be applied to make the sector more efficient in the future?
- Will the economic effects of the pandemic have a lasting impact on the region’s patterns of trade with key markets in Asia and Africa?
- How will this impact the hub and spoke model?
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