Wednesday 18 April 2012

18:00 – 21:00
Pre-conference drinks reception
A great chance to get together with fellow delegates, in a relaxed atmosphere, before the formal conference days. Bring lots of business cards!

Thursday 19 April 2012

08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome tea

09:00 – 10:30

Session 1 – Automotive and logistics in China: the next stageThe decision makers for the future of the automotive industry in China discuss their visions.
Cai Jin, Vice President, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing
Wei Yong, Chief, National Development and Reform Commission, Economic Operation Bureau, Transport and Logistics
Shen Jinjun, Executive Vice Chairman and Secretary-General, Chinese Automobile Dealer Association

10:30 – 11:15
Tea & Coffee

11:15 – 12:30
Session 2A
Suppliers' supply chainThis workshop will compare and contrast the supply chains of local suppliers and the multi-national corporations. What are the strategies you need to be aware of and what are the challenges of longer supply chains.
Dai Zhi, Minister, FAW Group CorporationDavid Zhang, Logistics Director APAC, Delphi Automotive Systems
Li Haifeng, Vice General Manager, Changchun FAW International Logistics Company
Chen Yilong, Asia Pacific Director, Automotive Industry Action Group 

Session 2B
Vehicle logistics in ChinaThis workshop will look at how you can develop a successful finished vehicle logistics strategy within China. Green, sustainable logistics is important, but many issues, such as the new trucking legislation, must be resolved first.
Richard Li, Vehicle Distribution Manager, Ford Asia Pacific and Africa
Zhang Xiaodong, Professor – Transport College, Beijing Jiaotong University
Owen Xie, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, NYK Automotive Logistics China 

12:30 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:15

Session 3A
Supplying China and the world Is China supplying the world, and what role does logistics play in this? As wages go up, and the increase in flows into and from China, quality should also be going up.
Joerg Biesemann, Director of Logistics Automotive Asia Pacific, Continental
Martin Thaysen, Executive Vice President – China, CEVA Logistics
Mark Simon, Assistant Vice President – International, Union Pacific Railroad 

Session 3B

Innovation in information A better-connected and collaborative supply chain goes hand in hand with integrated and automated IT systems. This workshop examines the systems that enhance performance in the market.
Moderator: Ruud Vossebeld, Director of Business Development, INFORM
Chen Gang, Vice President, Beijing Changjiu Logistics
Michael Bunning, Director of Sales and Marketing, BLG Logistics
Zhai Xuehun, President, Beijing Chinaway

15:15 – 16:00
Tea break

16:00 – 17:30

Session 4
Driving for xiaolüLogistics now has to move from the super growth stage to the more professional stage, across logistics and the supply chain. What must carmakers, the government and logistics service providers do now to move forward.
Andreas Ginkel, Director of Logistics, General Motors International Operations
Zhu Rui, Director of Logistics and Materials, Lear China
Dai Dingyi, Vice Chief of Experts Committee, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing
Thomas Blank, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, Geodis Wilson
Dominique Negre, Marketing and Prospective Director, STVA
Qian Jing, Director Automotive/Industrial Markets, Asia Pacific, Geodis Global Solutions
David Dudek, Director, Automotive – Asia Pacific, CEVA Logistics

17:30 – 21:30
Gala dinner

Friday 20 April 2012

08:30 – 09:00
Registration and welcome tea

09:00 – 10:30

Session 5A
Developing logistics service providersWhat are the new requirements for the logistics and supply chain of such a complex market and what can be done to succeed plus offer precision and efficiency? This workshop will discuss ways in which China can work towards world-class logistics.Moderator:
Jacky Wang, Director of Logistics, Ali Baba
Andreas Ginkel, Director of Logistics, General Motors International Operations
Joannes Van Osta, General Manager Group Transport and Logistics, JCB
Robert Choy, Vice President and Regional Vertical Lead Automotive, UTi
Liu De Chen, Deputy General Manager, Beijing Foton Logistics

09:00 – 10:30 
Session 5B

Policy on automotive export
Moderator: Ma Zengrong, Vice Secretary of CALA, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, General Administration of Customs
Zhang Wenjun, Principal Program Officer, Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, Department of Mechanic, Electronic and Hi-tech industry
Louis Yiakoumi, Publisher, Automotive Logistics group

Discussion and questions
10:30 – 11:15

Tea break
11:15 – 12:30

Session 6A
A focus on packaging
This session will explore some of the key areas for discussion in the important area of packaging, such as material flow, in plant logistics and supplying and keeping the line moving.
Moderator: Duncan Deng, Automotive Services Director, CHEP China
Lu Wei, Director, Senior Specialist, Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile
Andy Saladin, Senior Project Manager, ORBIS Corporation
Jason Xu, Business Development Manager, Automotive, CHEP China 

Session 6B
Vehicle exportThere has been continued growth in the export markets for the Chinese carmakers, like Brazil, Ukraine and the Arab counties. This workshop will look a t the business opportunities and what strategies will need to be considered.
Moderator: Ma Zengrong, Vice Secretary of CALA, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing
Ma Xunyi, Head of Commercial, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics China
Chen Gang, Vice President, Beijing Changjiu Logistics Company

Discussion and questions
12:30 – 14:00

Session 7A
Developing successful service parts logisticsThe aftermarket is an elaborate, but big business for China. What are the challenges? And what are the solutions? How can the supply chain streamline the process?
Matthias Hillme, Manager, Parts Logistics Projects, BMW Brilliance
Stephen Tanner, Managing Director, FedEx Services
Florian Braun, General Manager, Sales and Key Accounts, North China, Schenker China

Session 7B
The forum for CKDComplete knock-down is still a common way to export cars from China. This workshop will look at the challenges as-well as the benefits of this approach.
Moderator: Ma Zengrong, Vice Secretary of CALA, China Federation of Logistics and PurchasingSun Yuanfei, Managing Director, CINKO SCM
Yin Shi Jun, Chief, Chery
David Jang, Chief, Brilliance Auto
Xia Shu Xian, Senior Business Manager, FAW Group
Li Wu, Vice President, Li Fan Group

14:00 – 15:15

Discussion and questions
15:15 – 16:00

Make it happen

The opportunity to ask questions to the industry's decision makers, and generate real ideas to take the solutions forward.

Andreas Ginkel, Director of Logistics, General Motors International Operations
Jacky Wang, Group Vice President, Alibaba Ma Zengrong, Vice Secretary of CALA, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing

Tea break
16:00 – 17:15

Conference close

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