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5th e-Cargo Conference

Digital Transformation - Disrupt, Deliver

The Conference provides a platform for industry professionals with a stake in e-Cargo to interact with each other and be informed about the latest worldwide developments, in terms of regulation, standards, business process, and technology. The approach will be interactive, focusing on debates from experts, opening the floor for challenges and new ideas.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

September 13 - September 14, 2016 Geneva, Switzerland IATA Conference Center, Geneva Open to All

The event will attract delegates from all over the world, from specialists to leading practitioners in the areas of e-Cargo. If you are responsible for e-cargo, e-freight, e-AWB, technology, innovation or strategy in your organization, this is an event not to be missed. The floor will be yours for challenging debates and new ideas. 


Agenda outline​

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 (9:30-18:00) 

Session 1: Updates that Impact e-Cargo

  • This session will kick-off the conference by reflecting back on the e-Cargo achievements to date and the plans for the future. Learn from key stakeholders how they achieved their goals and are progressing on their e-AWB journey. In addition, discover how governments are supporting the move towards paperless transportation.
Session 2: Enabling Collaboration
  • This session will focus on how digital collaboration will enable Air Cargo business processes to be dramatically simplified through the rise of local digital communities.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016  (9:00-18:00)​​

Session 3: Transforming Air Cargo 

  • Beyond e-freight and digital cargo, technology is and will continue transforming air cargo and logistics. This session will explore the opportunities offered by potential game changers – Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things, Blockchain - and ensure the air cargo digital infrastructure is made cyber-secure.
​​Session 4: Technology on the Ground​​
  • This session will explore technology and its application on the ground. From the warehouse of the future; smart, connected and efficient to technology that will disrupt the air cargo industry like drones, automation and robotics.
Agenda for the e-Cargo Conference​ (pdf)

Delegate fees

IATA Members, Strategic Partners​

Early bird (until 15 July 2016): ​

Delegate fees (from 16 July):

$USD 390

$USD 490​


Early bird (until 15 July 2016):​

Delegate fees (from 16 July):

$USD 440

$USD 540



Registration is now open! 

If you have any questions please contact us​​​​​.

Sponsorship opportuni​ties

View the full list of thsponsorship opportunities(pdf).

For any questions related to sponsorship please contact us.​ ​​​


The e-Cargo conference  aims to be fully paperless! The relevant documents, including agenda, will be posted on this webpage. Check back soon for more!​​

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