May 30 - 30 2017

Spring Conference 2017

Join us to the Spring Conference 2017


Combining different modes of transport in order to find the best possible quality, speed and price is one of the current challenges for logistics service providers. Cooperation and innovative thinking is key. Sharing the knowledge is one way of collaboration and the Cluster for Logistics invited an international panel of speakers which will present their experience at this year’s spring conference.

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Date: May 30th 2017

Time: 9:00-14:00

Registration 9:00-9:30

Presentations 9:30 -10:45

Coffee Break 10:45-11:00

Continuation and Panel Discussion 11:00 -12:30

Lunch 12:30-14:00 -  * Exhibition and Networking opportunity

Venue: Chamber of Commerce

7, Rue Alcide de Gasperi L-2981

Parkin in House

*Sponsorship opportunities for companies will be provided

Scope: Collaboration is key to stay competitive and is even more important in international transport and logistics to work efficiently and innovate  

Goal & Themes: Share information allowing to develop cluster based infrastructures, processes and projects for performance logistics?

Sub- themes: E-logistics, Single entry for approvals, Lean Logistics, Sustainable logistics, Combining modes of transport, Multi-border and cross-border lgistics


Draft program  - Spring conference Cluster for Logistics


  • Welcome and introduction


Mr Carlo Thelen: Director General, Chamber of Commerce, president Cluster for Logistics


  • The government view: Luxembourg as a European Logistics Hub


Mr Francois Bausch, Ministry of sustainable development and infrastructure


The industry’s view: How logistics serve modern commercial tyre solution from Goodyear?


  • Michel Rzonzef, Vice president Commercial tyres, Goodyear


“The challenge of setting-up intermodal train connections in Europe – the example of the new intermodal terminal in Bettembourg.”


Florian Czech, Business Development CFL multimodal


  • The view from the Middle East: How to create a cluster thinking in logistics in Dubai.


Mrs. Gayane Afrikian, Senior Economic Policy Adviser, Department of Economic Development, Dubai


  • The European shippers view: How to meet the global challenges locally


Mr Nik Delmeire, Secretary General European shipper’s council (ESC), Brussels




Coffee Break




Intermodal Solutions & Connectivity Platform- Port of Antwerp


Mr Mark Scheerlinck, managing director Centraal Boeking Platform (CBP) Antwerp


  • Meeting the Challenge: What Luxembourg needs to address to maintain a top position in logistics performance and develop into an European Hub for logistics


Mr Malik Zeniti, Manager Cluster for Logistics




Panel Discussion: Moderator: Mr Benny Mantin, - LCL


Panellists: Mrs Gayane Afrikian,  Dubai, Department of Economic Development


Mr Ram Menen, EX-SVP Emirates Cargo


Mr Florian Czech, Business Development CFL multimodal


Mr Nik Delmeire, Secretary General European shipper’s council (ESC)


Mr Michel Rzonzef  Vice president Commercial tyres, Goodyear


Mr Mark Scheerlinck, CBP


Mr Malik Zeniti, Manager Cluster for Logistics


Networking Lunch

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