Top speakers for Cape breakbulk

Congress 2013 promises unsurpassed insights

Top speakers for Cape break-bulk congress.

Breakbulk Africa Congress 2013 promises unsurpassed insights into breakbulk and project cargo, logistics education and strategy and networking

Michael Lalor, Ernst & Young’s director of strategy and innovation at the Africa Business Centre will outline sub-Saharan Africa’s development, investment trends and proposed capital projects during a keynote address.

Lalor’s responsibilities include the firm’s thought leadership initiatives on Africa as well as assisting a wide variety of companies in developing, stress-testing and executing their Africa growth strategies.

Dinesh Kumar, country leader for supply chain and procurement services at KPMG South Africa, will address South African transportation and supply chain trends during the second day's keynote address.

Kumar has spent the past 15 years advising transportation clients including Siemens, Mondi, Telkom, Botswana Development Corporation and others on how to optimise their supply chains.

Lalor and Kumar’s keynote presentations will be two of many discussions led by industry experts that will analyse breakbulk, project cargo and heavy-lift logistics challenges in Africa.

Additional day-one Congress topics include; port developments in West Africa, oil and gas development in East Africa, supply chain security risks in West Africa and socially responsible African compliance.

Additional day-two Congress topics include Africa’s high cost of overland transport, moving hazardous cargo and dangerous goods and a project cargo case study on the Cahora Bassa Power Station.

The Breakbulk Africa Congress 2013 will also include two educational courses: the advanced technical Heavy Lift Masterclass taught by Richard Krabbendam, 37-year industry veteran formerly of Jumbo Shipping and the entry-level Breakbulk Education Day for college students and industry freshmen.

The educational courses will take place on 15 till 16 April while the Executive Congress and Networking will take place on 17 till 18April  at the Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town.  

The Breakbulk Africa Congress is one of four annual breakbulk and project cargo transportation congresses organised in South Africa, Brazil, Turkey and India by Breakbulk Events, a division of UBM Global Trade.

In addition to the congresses in fast-growing markets, breakbulk also holds three major regional exhibitions: Breakbulk China, Breakbulk Europe & Breakbulk Americas.

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