Pre-conference cocktail reception and registration
Tuesday 21 April 2009:
Session 1 – The state of the industry
An update on the current climate – how can the industry prosper in these challenging times and what are the most urgent issues?
Session 2 – Managing the lengthening global supply chain – sourcing and logistics challenges
How can local and global companies work better together to ensure a better-managed supply chain?
Session 3 – Development of the LSPs
How can LSPs evolve to serve the needs of the Chinese market better, and can collaboration between LSPs and carmakers/Tier 1s work effectively?
Session 4 – Improving the infrastructure to aid a streamlined logistics programme
What infrastructure improvements are needed? Is rail starting to deliver on its promises?
17:30 – 21:30
Wednesday 22 April 2009
Session 5a – IT and Technology in Supply Chain Management
Using IT more effectively for a efficient supply chain network.
Session 5b – Exporting Chinese cars to the rest of the world
What are the obstacles in exporting local cars to the rest of the world?
Session 6a – Packaging for tomorrow, today
Setting new standards for Chinese packaging
A chance to discuss the most pertinent issues in smaller focus groups
ASK THE CARMAKER
A chance to pose questions to the decision-make