Market Intelligence Initiative: Global Ocean Annual Conference

Managing Ocean Freight in a Disruptive Environment

Are you equipped to manage risk in moving market conditions?

The Market Intelligence Initiative: Global Ocean Annual Conference takes past, present and future challenges and viewpoints into account to actively monitor the Global Ocean markets. 

Registration open now! Two-part conference exclusively for Shippers and the Ocean community.

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Moving forward with confidence in today’s turbulent market calls for strategic analysis and expert insights – in uncertain times, we want to ensure Shippers and the Ocean community  feel equipped to make informed decisions with access to the most accurate and relevant knowledge on current conditions. 

We’ll deep dive into what’s moving the markets, assess 2021 carrier and forwarder strategies, analyze supply and demand during and post-pandemic, and discuss the practical implications and responsibilities around managing risk in the context of global value networks.

This two day event comprises a virtual conference and an onsite workshop in
Wolkenburg, Cologne.    

October 11

10.00-15.00 CET

online 

Day one, virtual conference


10:00


Market Intelligence Initiative Global Ocean Transport: Getting started


10:15


Monitoring Global Ocean Markets 2021: What is moving the Markets?

11:00

Shippers Viewpoints & Challenges 2020/2021/2022

11.45

Where is the red hot Spot Market moving?

12:15

Break

13.00

Carrier Strategies from a Financial Experts Viewpoint

13.30

Peak Disruption? Risk Management in Global Value Networks

14.00

Beyond COVID-19: New Risks through Digital Processes with 
E45

14.30

Summary of Conference Discussions & Next Steps

Day two, workshop, Wolkenburg Conference Center, Cologne Germany


11:30


Getting started & Compliance Rules


12:00


Lunch

13.00

Market Outlook, Carrier & Forwarder Strategies for 2022

14.00

Break

14:15

Best-in-Class Strategies for Global Tender 2022

15.00

Best-in-Class Strategies: Attendees Topic selection 
Interactive Discussion

15.45

Wrap up and Closing Remarks


Don’t miss it! Save your seat at the onsite workshop

There’s no time to waste – places for the onsite workshop are limited to one per partner to ensure a safe environment for attendees.  

Travel suggestions for 12 October

The conference center is located within Cologne city center.
 

Closest train station:

Köln Hauptbahnhof / Cologne Central, about 15 min by metro to conference venue
(Thalys connection to Paris, ICE connection to Bruxelles and most German destinations).

Closest airports: 

Köln-Bonn Airport (CGN), about 30 minutes by train / metro to conference venue;

Flughafen Düsseldorf (DUS), about 75 minutes by train / metro to conference venue.