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Decoding Sustainable Logistics Trends: Viewpoints from Leading Practitioners

Begins:   Jun 26, 2012 08:30
Ends:   Jun 26, 2012 17:30
Contact Person:   Maria Florencia Millan Placci

On Tuesday, June 26, the Global Expert Team for Trade Facilitation and Logistics (GET-TFL), along with the PREM and SD networks, will be hosting a Trade Logistics Conference:


Decoding Sustainable Logistics Trends:

Viewpoints from Leading Practitioners

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

MC C2-131





Logistics is the primary source of international trade costs. High costs of physical and non-physical bottlenecks to trade and logistics can dampen competitiveness. They also disproportionately affect the poor. The objective of the conference is to highlight the most up-to-date knowledge on logistics-related policies and business practices. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with policymakers, as well as experts from academia and the private sector, who will provide insight on future challenges to making logistics more sustainable.



Featured Speakers:


RUTH BANOMYONG, Thammasat University, Bangkok

EDGARD BLANCO, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

LUIZ FILIPE, ILOS Instituto de Logistica e Supply Chain, Rio de Janeiro

J. ROD FRANKLIN, Kühne + Nagel Management AG (KN)

JAN FRANSOO, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

JAN HAVENGA, University of Stellenbosch


PETER KLAUS, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg

ALAN McKINNON, Kühne Logistics University

LAURI OJALA, Turku School of Economics


FRANCESC ROBUSTÉ, Technical University of Catalonia

MICHEL SAVY, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC)

LOUIS-PAUL TARDIF, Transport Canada

XIAODONG WANG, University of International Business and Economics(UIBE), Beijing  


Moderated by leading transport and trade facilitation economists from the World Bank



Remote access to the conference will available via Adobe Connect at the following link:


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