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Presentation followed by panel discussion
Jacob Bwana, General Manager, Marketing and Business Development, Kenya Airports Authority
Panel - 1
Subject: Cool ports and cold storages – building perishable hubs of the future
How could airports close to production centres become centres of excellence in building cold chain infrastructure to support the export and import time critical perishable products?
Panel - 2
Subject: Future is end-to-end cold chain logistics, underpinned by data and digitalisation
How do companies right across the cool supply chain now work to elevate operations beyond their four walls with network visibility, real-time data and remote control, plus a growing array of intelligent technologies to better predict and respond to change, improve cargo care, and maximise utilisation of infrastructure and transport assets?
Brian Vander Mey, Director of Business Development and Partnerships, Aergility
Subject: Exploring the advantages of large cargo drones
What are the capabilities of large scale VTOL cargo drones? Explore how such an aircraft could transform day-to-day logistics operations for perishable goods.
Panel - 3
Subject: Investing to build infrastructure for perishable logistics of future - sustainable and profitable
The need for significant investment in cold chain infrastructure and transport assets. These include automation, clean energy, refrigeration and climate control technology. How do we develop reliable reefer logistics and multimodal logistics network?
Panel - 4
Subject: How can logistics help shippers discover new markets?
Is Africa the food basket of the world? How can logistics help reduce wastage of fresh produce? Can logistics industry help African fresh produce community to identify and discover new markets for their produce?
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