Twenty Third Biennial
PPI Transport Symposium
September 16-18, 2019
Port Aventura Business & Events Convention Centre - Tarragona, Spain
Hosted by the Port Authority of Tarragona and Euroports Tarragona, join your fellow delegates for a tour of the local port facilities. Journey by boat to the Port of Tarragona to gain an understanding of the realities and opportunities at this major Iberian hub.
15:30-Transportation from Hotel PortAventura to Cambrils Marina begins. (approximate 15-20minute drive) Busses will leave the convention centre every 5 minutes
16:45-Boarding at the Cambrils Marina (Must board no later than 17:00)
17:15-Boats depart (snacks and beverages will be provided on board)
17:45-Boat stops at the Euroports Pulp & Paper Terminal
19:00-Boat continues through the port facilities reaching Tarragona city
There will be transportation back to PortAventura if participants do not wish to attend the cocktail reception
There will be a guided short walk from the boat to Amphitheatre. Audioguides will be provided to participants heading to the reception, and the tour guides will lead the group to the Amphitheatre while providing a history of the area.
Join us at the official Welcome Reception at the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Roman Ruins of Tarraco hosted by the Port Authority of Tarragona and Euroports Tarragona.
Enjoy the evening’s festivities, and connect with your fellow delegates in advance of the start of the conference the following day.
There will be transportation available from the Hotel PortAventura to the welcome reception for those not joining the port tour.
19:45-Official reception at the Roman Amphitheatre with the Major of Tarragona, President of Port Authority of Tarragona & Regional Authorities from Generalitat de Catalunya
20:10-Castells Exhibition (A castell is a human tower built traditionally at festivals in Catalonia.) At these festivals, several colles castelleres attempt to build and dismantle a tower's structure. On November 16, 2010, castells were declared by UNESCO to be amongst the masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
21:00-Standing dinner surrounded by courtyards (just behind the Amphitheatre)
All exhibits must be finished at this time. The exhibitor hall and building will close promptly at 20:00.
Commercial Director Asia and IFPTA President
Senior Vice President Operations
Director, North America
Quality Control Manager
World Fuel Services
Managing Director, Iberia
Vice President, Commercial
Head of Chartering, South America
General Manager, Marketing Centre, Specialised Carriers
Founding President, Global Recycling Foundation & Immediate Past President
Bureau of International Recycling
- How India, Indonesia and Taiwan are reacting
Head of Americas and Europe
Interview one to one with a leading player in the Pulp and Paper Industry.
A candid conversation drawing on the experience of the previous 24 months to run the rule over market movements, corporate machinations and responses to paper & pulp demand. The discussion will reveal expectations and insights into the next 24 months for the transport sector.
Vice President, Global Business Development
Penn Warehousing & Distribution
Kouvola Cargo Handling
Head of Pulp-Team
Director, Logistics & Sales Planning
Enjoy a cocktail reception and network with your fellow attendees within the exhibit hall.
Meet with the major suppliers to the industry and conduct all your meetings in one day to gain an accurate understanding of the most suitable and cost effective offerings in the market.
Join one of the relaxed roundtable conversations to understand how your industry peers view and are reacting to the major issues facing the industry.
New Competition in the Shipping Market
Conversation led by: Ana Paula Trilho, Director, APT Group
How the China Recovered Paper Ban is Affecting Regional Trade
Conversation led by: Ranjit Baxi, Founding President, Global Recycling Foundation and Immediate Past President, Bureau of International Recycling
Ask the Expert: Expected Economic Headwinds
Conversation led by: Lasse Sinikallas, Director, Macroeconomics, Fastmarkets RISI
Understanding the Opportunities within Tarragona
Conversation led by: Genoveva Climent, Commercial Director, Port of Tarragona and Pablo Garcia, Managing Director of Iberia and Italy, Euroports
Vice President Maritime Logistics
General Manager, North America
Chief Commercial Officer
Senior Supply Chain Manager
Qingdao Port Pulp Logistics
Senior Vice President
Location: Hotel PortAventura
Supply Chain Management, EMEA & APAC
Chief Technology Officer
Fr. Meyer's Sohn
General Manager Transportation
Manager of Marketing and Sales
BLG Cargo Logistics GmbH
Commercial & Logistics Manager
Compagnia Portuale di Livorno
Managing Director of Iberia and Italy