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Cool Chain Association

Seventh Global
Perishables Conference

Location

Virtual Event
live from Durban

Date & Time

Wednesday 15th September

15:30 CET – 18:00 CET

Innovation and Technology – an introduction to CCA projects that are supporting a more quality-driven cool supply chain.

Featuring guest speaker Lucien Jansen, Chief Executive Officer, Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) to give an in-depth overview of the South African perishables landscape, and a talk from Dr Radhika Batra, founder of Non-Profit Organisation (NPO), Every Infant Matters, about reshaping healthcare to make it more accessible.

Agenda

Opening Speech, 15:30 CET

Stavros Evangelakakis, Chairman, Cool Chain Association (CCA); Head of Global Healthcare at Cargolux.

The state of the South African Perishables market, 15:35 CET

A talk by Lucien Jansen, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), PPECB.

Every Infant Matters – reshaping healthcare to make it more accessible 15:50 CET

Dr Radhika Batra, Founder and President of Non-Profit Organisation (NPO), Every Infant Matters.

We are asking for delegates to make a donation to her NPO, Every Infant Matters, which serves the poorest of the poor in India, Nigeria, and the Dominican Republic with last mile health solutions. Donate Today.

Cool Chain Association Update, 16:05 CET

Nicola Caristo, CCA Secretary General; Airline Partner Manager SkyCell AG.

Proof of Concept Round Table, 16:15 CET

Moderated by CCA Board Director Vijan Chetty; General Manager, PPECB. Introducing a CCA project to share temperature data along selected trade routes for perishable cargo to identify temperature excursions and look for ways to improve.

Speakers include:

Navisha Moodley, Regional Accounts Manager, ORBCOMM Africa

Paulo Franco, Managing Director, FPT GROUP (PTY) LTD

Kingsly Kwalar, Founder and CEO, OPTIMIZ

Ian Fairlie, National Reefer Marketing Manager, MSC

Risk and Change Management Round Table 16:50 CET

Moderated by CCA Board Director Eric Mauroux; Founder and President of FreshBizDev.

Learning from the COVID-19 crisis – A journey through the industry’s various initiatives to better identify, assess, and mitigate risk for thermo-sensitive supply chain shipments.

Speakers include:

Ian Buck, Head of Business Development, AEROTUF

Stefan Braun, Managing Director, SmartCAE

Miguel Rodriguez Moreno, Senior Manager Climate Control Products, Qatar Airways Cargo, and CCA Board Director.

Rogier Rook, Logistics Manager, Nature’s Pride BV

Industry Relationships Round Table 17:25 CET

Moderated by CCA Board Director Fabrizio Iacobacci; Head of Pharma Business Development at BCUBE Air Cargo Spa, to look at the CCA’s work with IATA and Cargo iQ.

Speakers include:

Maria Sacconi, Pharma Manager, Alitalia

Francisco Rizzuto, Cargo Specialist Manager, European Union, United Kingdom, Turkey, Ukraine, Israel, Russia & CIS IATA, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Gerry Fama, Vice President of Sales, BDP International

Vincenzo Madonna, Head of Procurement, Valagro

Closing Remarks 17:55 CET

Stavros Evangelakakis, Chairman, CCA; Head of Global Healthcare at Cargolux.

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor  

The Perishable Products Export Control Board

Gold Sponsor  

The Perishable Products Export Control Board

Silver Sponsor  

The Perishable Products Export Control Board

Speakers

Lucien Jansen

CEO, PPECB

Lucien Jansen is a special guest that will give an in-depth overview of the South African perishables landscape.

Dr Radhika Batra

Founder and President of Non-Profit Organisation, Every Infant Matters

Dr Radhika Batra is a special guest that will be speaking about reshaping healthcare to make it more accessible.

Stavros Evangelakakis

CCA Chairman of the Board, and Head of Global Healthcare at Cargolux

Stavros Evangelakakis will provide opening and closing remarks on the conference.

Nicola Caristo

CCA Secretary General, and Airline Partner Manager SkyCell AG

Nicola Caristo will give a Cool Chain Association update.

Vijan Chetty

CCA Board Director
General Manager, PPECB

Vijan Chetty will moderate the Proof of Concept Round Table.

Eric Mauroux

CCA Treasurer
Founder and President, FreshBizDev

Eric Mauroux will moderate the Risk and Change Management Round Table.

Miguel Rodriguez

CCA Board Director
Senior Manager Climate Control Products, Qatar Airways Cargo

Miguel Rodriguez will be speaking on the Risk and Change Management Round Table.

Fabrizio Iacobacci

CCA Board Director
Head of Pharma Business Development, BCUBE Air Cargo Spa

Fabrizio Iacobacci will moderate the Industry Relationships Round Table.

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor  

The Perishable Products Export Control Board

Gold Sponsor  

The Perishable Products Export Control Board

Silver Sponsor  

The Perishable Products Export Control Board

Working together to improve the temperature-sensitive supply chain to reduce food loss and waste in the perishables sector as well as benefiting the pharma community.

Registered Address
9 Rue de Siegelbach
L-5361 Schrassig
Grand Dutchy of Luxembourg


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