2nd Smart Port Innovation Summit

July 19 丨Shangri-La Ningbo

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Keynote Panel:

China’s Digital-Driven Transformations and Innovations

•  China and resiliency of digital supply chains: the perspective of a global shipping company

•  Intelligent Ports in China: development status, challenges, and opportunities

•  Current initiatives in Ningbo-Zhoushan ports

•  Technology touchpoints in the medium and longer terms

•  Investing in Robots and AI to create more sustainable port operations



Xu Kai, Chief Information Officer, Shanghai International Shipping Institute



Jan Van der Borght, Port Representative, Port of Antwerp-Bruges & Economic Diplomatic Advisor to the Belgian Embassy in Beijing

2:00PM – 3:00PM

World’s Smart Ports Move Toward Being Intelligent, Eco-friendly, and Efficient

•  How are we doing it so far?

•  By 2030, the global smart port market is expected to reach $11.5 billion dollars – Where are we investing?

•  Intelligent cargo planning solutions for the busiest ports to minimize manual planning

•  China’s role as a global trading partner and the importance of digital connectivity

•  The key aspects for cyber security



Nico De Cauwer, Secretary General, International Port Community Systems Association



Eranda Kotelawala, Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Island Ports Authority

Gaurav Sharma, Chief Information Officer, MMC Port Holdings Jesús Medina Blanco, Chief Information & Innovation Officer, Algeciras Port Authority

3:00PM – 3:30PM

Networking Tea Break

Innovation and Start-ups

3:30PM – 4:30PM

Smart Port Application Case Studies


Evolution of Intelligent Ports in the Digital Age and the Use of Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Zuolei Sun, SVP and Qomolo Partner, Westwell


Networking Cocktails and End of Conference

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