Hamburg Logistics Forum for the EMA Region

Towards a future in motion: Crossing distances – networking regions
Under the patronage of the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development, Dr. Peter Ramsauer
November 29th – 30th, 2011 at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce



29th November, 2011

9:30h Reception

10:00h Welcome addresses

  • Heinz W. Dickmann, Deputy Director, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Prof. Dr. Horst H. Siedentopf, President of the EMA

Opening speech

  • Birgitta Worringen, Head of the Subsection of Transport and Research of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development

10:30h Panel I: Current challenges and perspectives in the logistics sector

Chair: Reinhard Wind, Managing Director, Gutenberg Publishing FZ-LLC

  • Turkey as a Logistic Hub - Kosta Sandalci, Chief Executive Officer, Balnak Logistics AS and President of Association of International
    Freight Forwarders, Istanbul
  • Logistics in the UAE – Logistic Hub in the Middle East - Adil Al Zarooni, SVP Commercial Sales, JAFZA Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority
  • Challenges and Perspectives for Logistics in North Africa - Rüdiger Erb, Sales-Organisation European Logistics, Tradelane Manager Maghreb/Turkey, Dachser GmbH & Co. KG
  • Potential of Morocco’s Logistic: Logistic plan, centers and Port Tanger-Med - Rachid Eddouks, Director, Moroccan Agency for Investment and Development AMDI
  • Certificates of Conformity for Algeria, KSA, Kuwait and Qatar - Irina Baerenwald, Manager Germany, Intertek Government and Trade Services
  • Recent Port Projects in the EMA Region - Dr. Martin Schramm, Partner, HPC Hamburg Port Consulting

12:00h Discussion Panel I

12:30h Lunch

13:30h Panel II: Green Logistics

Chair: Sweelin Heuss, Communications Consultant and Member of the working group „Working Group on Sustainability in Logistics“ of the Logistics Initiative Hamburg

  • Hamburg – Green Logistics Capital - Werner Gliem, Cluster Manager and Managing Director, Logistics Initiative Hamburg
  • Environmental Aspects of the Port of Hamburg - Axel Mattern, Board Member, Port of Hamburg Marketing
  • Green Logistics in Jordan - Dr. Loay Salhieh, Assistent Professor of Industrial Engineering, German Jordan University
  • Basics of Indirect Taxation in Europe and the Arabian Countries - Nicole Stumm, Manager Indirect Taxes, PricewaterhouseCoopers AG

14.30h Discussion Panel II

15: 00h Coffee break

15:30h Panel III: Security in transport

Chair: Werner Gliem, Cluster Manager and Managing Director, Logistics Initiative Hamburg

  • Security in Transport, Compliance and Customs Procedure - Hans-Peter Grage, Logistics’ Customs and Compliance Manager, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG and Member of the Working Group “Supply Chain Compliance“ of the Logistics Initiative Hamburg
  • Security Policy and its Implications for Logistical Service Providers - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thorsten Blecker, Institute of Business Logistics and General Management, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Head of the Working Group “Supply Chain Compliance“ of the Logistics Initiative Hamburg
  • Legal Framework regarding the Structuring of Local Presence - Dr. Stephan Jäger, Partner, Amereller Rechtsanwälte, Munich
  • Libya: Perspectives in Transport - Henning Schnaars, Director, Carl Ungewitter Trinidad Lake Asphalt GmbH & CO. KG

16.30h Discussion Panel III

17:00h Concluding Remarks and End of the Event

Special Framework Programme Day I:

19:00h Exclusive Roundtable at Adina Apartment Hotel Hamburg


30th November, 2011

Special Framework Programme Day II:

10:00h Field Trip: Hamburg Airport

Exclusive look behind the scenes with special focus on logistic and environmental aspects: Find out how research projects are transformed into reality (Airport Model Exhibition and Tour on the Airport grounds) – Special Direction: Udo Bradersen, Representative for Environmental Management, Hamburg Airport

13:00h Lunch at the Top Deck Mövenpick, Hamburg Airport



























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