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World Cargo Symposium

Improving the Customer Experience

Join us to discuss together how can we transform our industry for the better of all.

The 9th edition of the World Cargo Symposium - your premier "must attend" event in the cargo industry will be hosted by China Eastern.

Last year the event attracted more than 1000 delegates from the entire value chain who reported a satisfaction rate of 99%.

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When: March 10 - March 12, 2015
Where: Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Venue: Pudong Shangri-la
Audience: Open to all

 

Highlights

Topics covered will include:

  • How will the industry address the need to remove 48 hours from the transportation time?
  • What evolutions or revolutions can we expect from technology?
  • How will ground operations be enhanced to serve the increasing demands for specialized supply chains?
  • How will the Chinese market evolve?

The symposium location, Shanghai, is at the heart of today's air cargo industry and promises to be the event of the year providing a value packed program coupled with many networking opportunities.

WCS 2015 at a Glance

View tracks description (pdf) 

Tuesday - 10 March

Wednesday - 11 March

Thursday - 12 March

Opening Plenary

 

Influential note speakers and expert analysis of industry and market performance.

Morning Specialized Tracks:

  • E-Cargo in China (in Chinese)
  • Security 
  • Pharmaceuticals 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Pushing Technology Boundaries
  • ULD Virtual

Morning Specialized Tracks:

  • e-Cargo
  • Operations & Handling
  • Dangerous Goods 
  • China International (in English)
  • ULD Virtual

Two Plenary sessions focusing on the customer experience and how we can and must improve the air cargo value proposition.

Afternoon Specialized Tracks:

  • China Logistical Challenges (in Chinese)
  • Regulations
  • Perishables
  • Industry Trends
  • ULD Virtual

Closing Plenary focusing on:

 

  • Innovation
  • Innovation award winners
  • Keynote speaker on Air Cargo's need for innovation

FACES

Are you the new face of the industry? Join us for the 4th edition of the Future Air Cargo Executive Summit (FACES)! FACES is a great opportunity to learn, contribute and to grow your network! T

he half-day summit is designed for air cargo professionals under 35 with potential to become future global leaders. Send us your request (with your company, area of work and age) to face@iata.org to get your discount code!

FACES is part of the broader FACE Program to attract, retain and develop talent in the air cargo industry.

Registration & Fees

Delegate Type Regular rate
IATA Member Airlines USD1699
IATA Strategic Partners USD1750
ACI Airports USD1699
Other delegates USD2030

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