Main Theme: Indian Air Cargo – the imminent take-off
Day 1 - 14th February
10:00 - 10:20 hrs NETWORKING BREAK
10:20 - 11:00 hrs INAUGURAL CEREMONY
11:00 - 12:30 hrs Panel Discussion: 10 million tonnes by 2030 – is the runway getting ready for such ambitious target?
India has an ambitious target of achieving 10 million tonnes of annual cargo throughput by 2030. Going by the current rate of economic growth and the positive sentiments around making India a manufacturing hub for global high-tech companies the target looks real and doable. Third largest aviation market and the fifth largest economy in the world are factors that support such growth numbers. This panel will navigate the headwinds and tailwinds in the 10 million tonne flightpath.
13:00 - 14:00 hrs LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:30 hrs Panel Discussion: Time and temperature – pillars of pharma transport by air
Due to increased demand, the pharmaceutical trade has grown significantly. Today's pharmaceuticals have to be kept within a specific temperature range from deep frozen to simply refrigerated at 8C to maintain their efficacy. This means that these products need to be exported globally using the most efficient transport mode following all regulations. From regulations by IATAto GDP certifications there cannot be any room for errors in the pharma logistics value chain.
13:00 - 14:00 hrs NETWORKING BREAK
16:00 - 17:30 hrs Panel Discussion: Keep it fresh – How does air cargo keep the promise and deliver it anytime, every time?
Fresh food and flowers are life's simple pleasures. Avocadoes from Kenya; mangoes from India, flowers from Columbia, salmon from Norway and lobster from Nova Scotia, people from around the world love to have them on their dining table. They bring a smile to everyone's face. For the food we eat and the flower we enjoy; the world is better with air cargo.
18:30 Onwards: WELCOME DINNER
Day 2 - 15th February
09:00 - 10:00 hrs NETWORKING BREAK
10:00 - 11:30 hrs Panel Discussion: Digitalization for efficiency, customer delight and profitability
Artificial intelligence, automation, robotics and big data – how do these increasingly become inevitable to air cargo operators to generate revenue, increase efficiency, support customer delight and improve profitability.
11:30 hrs to 12:00 hrs NETWORKING BREAK
12:00 hrs to 13:30 hrs Panel Discussion: How many freighters do we need?
For a country of 1.4 billion people with an ambition to be the third largest economy (over 5 Trillion USD) by the close of this decade how many freighter aircraft does India need? How important is access to main deck capacity in a rapidly growing economy? How will the dynamics change for domestic versus international cargo and between belly capacities versus main-deck?
13:30 - 14:30 hrs LUNCH BREAK
14:30 - 16:00 hrs Panel Discussion: From B2B to B2C to D2C to C2C – what is the future for ecommerce logistics and order fulfillment?
The significant uptake in online shopping in recent years has changed the ecommerce game. While many shoppers still choose to make a day out of browsing around malls and city centers, there's no denying that the convenience of online shopping is a huge draw. For businesses, the allure of ecommerce is the ability to attract and reach customers far and wide, including across national borders. How will such rapid changes in online purchases within the border and across the border impact the way orders get fulfilled and parcels get delivered?
16:30 - 18:00 hrs Panel Discussion: Air cargo's path to sustainability
Net zero by 2050 – how realistic is industry's commitment to achieve this goal? What are the specific plans to meet this goal? What are the small but very practical steps that industry stakeholders can do to reduce waste and be more sustainable? Is there more to sustainability than Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), the corner stone of net zero by 2050 ambition?
18:30 Onwards: AWARDS NIGHT
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