Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies


``The digital transformation requires more parties than ports alone. It is the shipping industry as a whole and the entirety of players along the chain that have to progress towards common goals.``

- Wolfgang Lehmacher, World Economic Forum.


Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies

Bringing together the smart port & supply-chain ecosystem in Europe’s premier port city

Now is the beginning of the global smart port disruption era – are you ready to integrate the global digital trade surge? SPSC18 offers a unique forum to:

• participate in real, penetrating conversations on how the industry can collaborate to integrate and take leadership in trade tech

• discover the latest technology and project advancements in smart port and supply chain optimisation

• debate collaboratively on the standards for tomorrow, today

• envision and map out the winning ports of tomorrow You can be either be a disruptor, or be disrupted: make sure you’re on the right side of history!

“The conference provided a 360º panoramic view of the state and key developments of the port industry.”
Wolfgang Lehmacher
World Economic Forum

“Great networking with industry professionals that can help everyone deal with the challenges of automation.“
Chuck Schneider

“Really great networking experience with some very thought provoking presentations and discussions.“
Craig Thornton

“This was the best industrial conference I have attended in years“
Dava Baumann
Rajant Corporation

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“A complex and interesting conference with a great mix of knowledgeable speakers.“
Richard Brough

“A very intelligent conference that brought the exciting future of our industry into focus.“
David Barton

“Great conference and content!“
Marc Laureys
DP World Antwerp

“Interesting and inspirational for future development.“
Gloria Choy
DP World

Get fresh insight from leading industry experts

Chuck Schneider
Chuck Schneider
VP and General Manager for EMEA
Chuck Schneider is the VP and General Manager for EMEA at Navis. In this role, Chuck is responsible for all sales, ...
Dr. Francisco de los Santos
Dr. Francisco de los Santos
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Francisco de los Santos is Chief Information & Innovation Officer at Algeciras Port Authority. Algeciras is ...
Tim de Knegt
Tim de Knegt
Treasurer & Manager, strategic Finance and Treasury
Tim de Knegt is currently responsible for a team of 15 Fte that run the Strategic Finance & Treasury activities ...
Dr. Eva Savelsberg
Dr. Eva Savelsberg
Senior Vice President
Speeding-up and optimizing the decision-making processes in terminal operations is the focus of Dr. Eva Savelsberg. ...
Gerald Hirt
Gerald Hirt
Managing Director
Gerald Hirt served two years in the Navy, then studied seaborne transport and port management at the University of ...
Guenter Schmidmeir
Guenter Schmidmeir
Senior Vice President
Guenter Schmidmeir is Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators at Kalmar. Guenter leads Kalmar’s strategic ...

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