|10:00 - 10:30
||State of the Industry
Sponsored by: Bayer
With the disruption created by COVID-19, but still with the overall goal of stimulating demand and creating consumer preference for fresh produce, the global produce supply chain is faced with challenges in identifying and addressing retail, consumer and industry related trends, while preparing for the implications brought forth by these dynamics. Cathy Burns, CEO of Produce Marketing Association, will provide a glimpse into the top global trends in technology, e-commerce, talent, sustainability, and consumer trends and how these have been impacted by the pandemic.
Speaker: Cathy Burns, Chief Executive Officer, Produce Marketing Association
|10:45 - 11:30
Grit and Resolve – Keys to Achieve and Sustain True Success
Sponsored by: Prophet Systems SA
Peter van Kets, a professional extreme adventurer, will inspire you to achieve and sustain true success through perseverance, grit, passion and purpose despite the dynamic and turbulent economy and the effects of COVID-19. During this motivational session, Peter will use lessons learned from his expeditions and relate them to the business environment to take you on a powerful journey and change the way you think about yourself and your business.
Speaker: Peter van Kets, Professional Extreme Adventurer, International Keynote Speaker, and Bestselling Author
|12:00 - 13:00
Challenges and Solutions to Building an Agile Supply Chain in Africa
Supply chains are the core of most businesses today. It is essential to keep all supply chain elements running smoothly to ensure on-time delivery of products and services. In this session, together with experts, we will work together to share insights into supply chain trends and issues to help companies ensure supply chain agility.
Sponsored by: CHEP
Moderated by: Ed Treacy, Vice President Supply Chain and Sustainability, PMA
Ingrid Vanstreels, Key Account Manager Shippers & Forwarders, Port of Antwerp Authority
Philippe Beaujean , Shippers & Forwarders Manager, Port of Antwerp Authority
Theo Botha, Managing Director, Freshlinq
Gerhard Stander, Director Retail & Agriculture, CHEP Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
Hermann Haupt, Vice President, CHEP Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
Sustainability: Why it is Good for Business
The industry is increasingly confronted with the challenges of sustainable development. In this session, you will learn from two leading industry experts why sustainability is beneficial for your business.
- David Farrell, Co-founder Blue North and Senior Associate Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
- Annelotte Crena de Longh, Senior Program Manager Fresh & Ingredients, IDH Trade