Day One

16th May 2017, Day One
08:00 Registration and Coffee
09.00 Chairman's Welcome Address
09.15 Need for the Industries and Authorities to collaborate and build a strong and secure food safety foundation: Who Really Sets the Standards
09.45 Building the Right Infrastructure: Global Issues that Affect the Middle East

Markus Fellmann, Global Vice President, Hellmann Perishable Logistics (USA)

10.30 Morning Coffee and Networking
11.15 Returns Management and Strategies around the Same
12.00 Consistency in Maintaining an Unbroken Food Cold Chain
12.45 Interactive Panel Discussion: Creating a Sustainable Demand through Educating People and Reduce the Per Unit Price Markus Fellmann, Global Vice President, Hellmann Perishable Logistics (USA)
Gopal R, Global Vice President Transportation and Logistics Practice, Frost & Sullivan (UAE)
Mark Heald, Head of Supply Chain, Al Ghurair Foods LLC (UAE)
Abhishek Ajay Shah, Co-Founder & Managing Director, RSA Logistics (UAE)
13.15 Networking Lunch
14.15 How Technology is allowing to Implement Better Control During Cold Chain Abhishek Ajay Shah, Co-Founder & Managing Director, RSA Logistics (UAE)
15.00 DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers - A Practical Solution for Cold Chain Food Protection
 
  • Special considerations for cold-chain transport of fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers
  • The science of cargo covers and how they impact on temperature excursions
  • Practical considerations and the unique benefits of Tyvek® Cargo Covers
15.45 Cold Storage and Warehousing
 
  • What is Cold Chain warehousing
  • The importance of Cold Chain warehousing
  • Cold Chain warehousing in the GCC region
  Toufiq Chawdhury, Warehousing & Logistics Director, Abbar Logistics (Saudi)
16.30 Closing Remarks from the Chairman
17.00 Close of Forum Day One