June 01, 2021 4:30PM to June 03, 2021 6:00PM
Virtual

Schedule

 

 

Times below are indicated as CEST. Programme content is subject to change. 

 

View the details of the education sessions here!

 

 

TUESDAY, 1 JUNE | 16:30 – 18:00

Supply Chain Track: Shift In The Cold Supply Chain 

 

General Opening

  • Julie Hanson, Director, Europe, Global Cold Chain Alliance
  • Manuel Cabrera-Kabana, Chair of the GCCA European Logistics Council, Vice Chair of the GCCA IARW Board, and Director of Friopuerto Investment
  • Matthew Ott, President & CEO, Global Cold Chain Alliance

Cold Chain Customer Landscape & Perspective

  • Presenter to be announced soon!

 

How Brexit Affects Supply Chain Models Now And When Full Legislation Is Effective

  • George Lee, Commercial Director UK & Ireland, AGRO Merchants Group
  • Alana Morrison, Alana Morrison, Operational Lead - Customs, AGRO Merchants Group
  • Jeroen Tempels, Director, Eurofrigo

 

Cold Chain Café – Session 1

Break-out roundtable discussions designed for cold chain logistics and controlled-environment building.

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 JUNE  | 16:30 – 18:00

Automation Track: Mitigating Risks with Automation

 

Opening session - Investment considerations for SMEs

  • Ron Buford, Chairman, International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), A Core Partner of GCCA and President & CEO, Premier Refrigerated Warehouse

 

"Low Tech vs High Tech”

Latest trends and innovation in automation as a means to mitigate labour challenges and investment risk for SMEs

Presenters to be announced soon!

 

2021 GCCA European Future Leader Competition Announcement

  • Luca Quaresima, 2020 GCCA European Future Leader Award Recipient and Europe Logistic and Operations Manager, NewCold

 

Cold Chain Café – Session 2 - Sponsored by Körber

Break-out roundtable discussions designed for cold chain logistics and controlled-environment building.

 

THURSDAY, 3 JUNE | 16:30 – 18:00

Cold Chain Technology Track:  Technology, Innovations & Sustainability - Sponsored by Wagner

 

Refrigeration Systems And New Alternatives For The Future

  • Mohammed Youbi-Idrissi, Director of Research & Innovation, Cemafroid

 

Transportation Electrification & Sustainability - current state and future

  • Don Durm, Vice Chairman, International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), a Core Partner of GCCA and Vice President, Customer Solutions, PLM Trailer Leasing

 

Cybersecurity, A Real Threat For 3PLs

  • Xavier Haspeslagh, Owner, Stockhabo
  • Piet Meijs, VP Business Development, NewCold
  • Arjan Dogterom, IT Director, NewCold
  • Gerrit Mets, Senior Account Manager, Vanbreda Risk & Benefits Insurance

 

Cold Chain Café – Session 3

Break-out roundtable discussions designed for cold chain logistics and controlled-environment building.

 

Informal Networking

Participants will be able to interact with one another in the plenary room or breakout rooms.

 

Closing 

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