StocExpo Europe 2019 has unveiled its conference programme for it’s next edition of the annual event.
The show will return to the Ahoy in Rotterdam on March 26-28, bringing with it the highly-anticipated and CPD-certified conference programme, which will be hosted on the show floor for the very first time, allowing for even greater access to in-depth sessions, presentations and debates delivered by over 30 industry thought leaders.
CEOs, Terminal Managers and Analysts have been lined up from companies such as Shell, Alpha Terminals and LBC Tank Terminals to speak at the conference.
The first day of the conference will focus on current market trends, regulatory analysis and global market outlooks.
Following opening remarks from the chair, Andy Inglis, Principal at Nexant, Energy and Chemicals Advisory and Jean-Baptiste, CEO at 2PR Consulting, will speak separately about how different market trends will impact on future demands for tank storage.
Mike van Croonenburg, Director at Alpha Terminals, will speak about industry growth strategies in today’s challenging and competitive market conditions.
Critical industry topics, such as IMO2020, the tank storage market in Germany, rail-based supply chain solutions for bulk liquid logistics in Europe and protecting storage tank installations in conflict zones, will be discussed by representatives from AWBP, UTV (the German Tank Storage Organisation), DB Cargo BTT and Swiss Fire, respectively.
Day two will be dedicated to discussions surrounding ‘The Terminal of Tomorrow’. This begins with a highly-anticipated keynote session from motivational speaker, Steven Van Belleghem, thought leader on customer relationships and digital marketing. The session will focus on how to win customers in a world of AI, robots and automation.
A panel discussion featuring Shell’s Terminal Manager, Matthew Hudson, and leading experts from Siemens, Vortexa and Port of Rotterdam will then follow in the afternoon and cover how to future-proof the tank storage sector.
Day three will give attendees the opportunity to learn from international markets. Peter Davidson, Executive Director at the UK Tank Storage Association and Andy Stanley, Director at RAS, will start the day off by talking about safety leadership in tank storage. Kathryn Clay, President at the ILTA, and Jeff Dewar, Senior Vice President at LBC Tank Terminals, will then each present informative sessions on the booming tank storage market in the US.
Attendees of the StocExpo Europe 2019 conference will also have plenty of opportunities to visit the exhibition where over 200 suppliers from across the globe will be showing their latest innovations under one roof. In addition, the Innovation in Storage programme will be hosted on the show floor, providing insightful and free content for all visitors.
For more information visit www.easyfairs.com/stocexpo-europe-2019/stocexpo-europe-2019/conference/conference-programme/
14th January 2019