Rio De Janeiro Brazil

300 air cargo specialists / Over 3000 connections
Next Gen leaders / Panels and workshops

10-13 March 2024
OPENAP

Agenda


  • 10 MARCH
  • 11 MARCH
  • 12 MARCH
  • 13 MARCH

Pre-event day | Sunday 10 March


Casual

08.00

Rio De Janeiro Tour

Christ Redeemer, Santa Teresa and Tijuca Forest
15.00

Registration


Smart Casual

18.00

Welcome Cocktail

Boulevard

Sponsored by PLATINUM SPONSORS

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DAY 1 | Monday 11 March

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Formal

08.30

Registration & Networking Café Time

Sponsored by GOLD SPONSORS

09.10

OPENAP Americas Opening

Peter Whitfield | Honorary Chairman, Neutral Air Partner
09.15

2024 Global Air Cargo Logistics Landscape

Christos Spyrou | CEO Neutral Air Partner
Sam Okpro | CEO Pro Air Cargo Consulting
  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Global trade disruptions
  • The eCommerce boom and its impact in air cargo trade
  • The growth of the SME forwarder & consolidator
  • Accelerating performance in the digital era
  • Innovation & digitalization

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10:00

Neutral Air Partner Networks Update

Christos Spyrou | CEO, Neutral Air Partner
Ralph Van Eijk | Head of GSSA & Airline Development, NAV Aero
Kenneth Gibson | Business Development Manager, TIACA
Justus Klüver-Schlotfeldt | CEO, NeX eCommerce
  • One air cargo logistics ecosystem | Six Networks
  • New membership structure
  • Global airline partner program
  • The future-ready cargo GSSA & brokerage Network
  • Building the right eCommerce logistics ecosystem
  • TIACA the international air cargo association update
  • New strategic partnerships
11.00

Networking Break

Sponsored by GOLD SPONSORS

11.20

Turkish Cargo Partnership Review

Aydoğan Can | Global Key Accounts Manager, Turkish Airlines
11.40

IAG Cargo

Reinaldo De Faria | Business Manager LACAM, IAG Cargo

Presentation & Panel

12.00

South America Air Cargo Logistics Market Outlook

Christos Spyrou | CEO & Founder, Neutral Air Partner // Moderator
Fernando Ebbecke | Global Airfreight Manager, Craft Airfreight
Michael Voss | General Manager, Sparber Air Cargo
Priscilla Bueno | Chief Transformation Officer, Craft Airfreight
Reinaldo De Faria | Business Manager LACAM, IAG Cargo
Roman Quinos | Director, PlusCargo
Solomon Cai | Chairman and CEO, Globelink China
  • Challenges and opportunities in the SAM airfreight market
  • Geopolitical developments and new infrastructure investments
  • The future of supply chain and logistics in the region
  • The SAM perishables and special cargoes market.
  • Sea-Air and eCommerce logistics Hubs ( Miami ? )
  • The importance of SME forwarders and consolidators in the region
  • The EU and China view on the SAM airfreight market
  • The intra-SAM airfreight market potential
13.00

Networking Lunch

Sponsored by SILVER SPONSORS

14.00

Special Cargoes : Streamlined Horse Transport

Lucas Porter | Manestream Logistics

Panel

14.20

Air Cargo Stakeholders Strategies to Mitigate Global Risk

Irl Wakefield | Co-founder & VP OPS, Aircon Airfreight // Moderator
Aydoğan Can | Global Key Accounts Manager, Turkish Cargo
Alexandra Escanero | Head of Regional Sales EU&AF, WebCargo
Mark Ketcham | Sr. VP Sales, Raft.ai
Nicolas Simons | Founder & Managing Director, EZ Cargo
  • Uses of AI technology
  • Booking platforms & Capacity Management
  • Multimodal logistics providers: How and when to add air cargo solutions?
  • Air cargo sales agents & consolidators: How do you structure your airline agreements? Formal/informal, ad hoc, single, or multi-carrier?
  • Forwarders: Now is the time to show the extreme importance of supply chains.
15.20

Leveraging Intelligence Automation in Air Freight Forwarding & Logistics

Mark Ketcham | Sr. VP Sales, Raft.ai
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15.40

Caipirinhas Networking Break

Sponsored by GOLD SPONSORS

16.00

NAP Air Cargo Logistics Awards

Nadia Dunn | Presenter, NAP on Air

Sponsored by


18.00

Open Networking Evening

DAY 2 | Tuesday 12 March


Formal

09.15

Face2Face scheduled meetings

Sponsored by PLATINUM SPONSORS

13.00

Lunch

Sponsored by SILVER SPONSORS

14.00

Face2Face scheduled meetings

Sponsored by PLATINUM SPONSORS

17.00

Assembly

Cocktail

18.00

Dinner party

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DAY 3 | Wednesday 13 March


Formal

09.00

Face2Face scheduled meetings

Sponsored by PLATINUM SPONSORS

13.00

Lunch

Sponsored by SILVER SPONSORS

13.45

Assembly

Departure at 14:15

Smart Casual

15.00

Farewell cocktail

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