Program

Wednesday June 24th

18:00 – 20:00

Welcome reception at Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa

Thursday June 25th

08:15

Coffee and registration

09:00

Opening Session/Welcome Remarks

09:30

Africa – The Big Picture

  • What are the key challenges and opportunities for African air cargo?
  • Update Open skies in Africa

10:45

Coffee

11:15

Innovation in Air Freight

  • Digital transformation and disruption
  • Innovative technology in air cargo

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Ethiopia – Prospects for Economic Growth

  • Government initiatives for economic growth
  • Review of growth opportunities for trade and development

14:15

Empowering Air Cargo Infrastructure in Africa

  • Needed investments in airport infrastructure
  • Developments in the African cargo handling scene

15:15

Coffee

15:40

Asia-Africa Tradelane – Unlocking the Potential

  • Assessment of market opportunities
  • Any need for new regulatory or industry initiatives?

16:45

New technology – Air Cargo Startup Competition

17:30

End of conference day 2

17:40

Networking Cocktail Reception

Friday June 26th

09:00

Hot Spots for Cargo

  • Market opportunities where?

10:00

Flower/Perishables Logistics

  • How to improve quality and efficiency in flower/perishables logistics?
  • What are the key challenges for sustainable collaboration in the perishables supply chain?

11:15

Coffee

11:45

Future Outlook African Air Cargo

  • Future growth potential for African air cargo
  • Review of the need for freighter capacity

13:00

Concluding remarks

13:15

Lunch

14:45

Tour to ET Cargo Terminal at Addis Ababa Bole Airport

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the program may change.