Intermodal Asia 2017 to Feature New Summit


Intermodal Asia will be launching the Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS), a conference featuring industry experts speaking on the wider strategy and perspectives within the Intermodal and Container Market, at its 2017 event taking place from March 21-23 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center.

The ILSS will explore the current and future perspectives of the industry through focused themes. Speakers include high level representatives from: Maersk Group, ABN AMRO, Global Shippers Forum, Dow Chemical, Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI), European Shippers’ Council, Drewry, Dachser, Grisons Peak Investment Bank, Maritime Strategies International, Ports and Shipping – International Transport Forum, SeaIntel Maritime Analysis and Port of Hamburg.

As confidence levels increase within the intermodal market, key industry players will come together at Intermodal Asia 2017 to do business, network and discuss industry trends and innovative solutions.

The three-day event will provide a meeting place for over 7,000 international decision-makers from more than 80 countries, including 160+ leading exhibiting companies and 85 speakers.

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As well as the inaugural Summit, Intermodal Asia will host two free-to-attend conference streams – the Innovation Theatre and the Technology Theatre – which will bring together a wide range of leading experts to discuss the innovative solutions and technological advancements driving forward developments that will shape the future of the industry.

The Innovation Theatre will feature the latest innovations in intermodal transport and container shipping including ‘Container Weighing’, ‘Changing Business Models in the Container Supply Chain’, ‘the @tco Tank Container Forum’, ‘the Environmental Protection Forum’ and “the ‘Intermodal in China Forum’.

Within the Technology Theatre, there will be a focus on the technologies available, including; ‘the Innovations and Developments in Box Technology Forum’, ‘Cold Chain: After HFC’s’ and ‘Smart Shipping: Big Data and The Internet of Things’.


View PTI's interview with Sophie Ahmed, Event Director for Intermodal Europe – the partner event of Intermodal Asia:


In view of growing environmental pressures in China, the Environmental Protection Forum will address and discuss the issues being faced in the transition to waterborne paint systems in order to reduce VOC Emissions.

Discussion topics will include the economic impact to factories and buyers of using waterborne paint systems, paint system options, the effect on volume of production, technical challenges encountered so far and how these will be overcome.

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