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Day 1: Latest insight on the introduction of freeports and updates on changing trade patterns
09:30  to  13:15
Chair’s welcoming remarks
09:30  to  09:40
Speaker:
Richard Ballantyne. Chief Executive. British Ports Association.
Keynote address: Support for UK ports and port development
09:40  to  09:50
Speaker:
Robert Courts MP. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport. Department for Transport.
Plans for freeports
09:50  to  10:10
Speaker:
Kris Cawood. Head of Freeports. HM Treasury.
Panel discussion: What is next for the introduction of freeports and what does the creation of these mean for the sector?
10:10  to  11:05
  • What does the introduction of freeports mean and what is the expected impact? 
  • Plans for freeports 
  • What are the next steps and timelines? 
Speakers:
Jerry Hopkinson. Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman. PD Ports.
Tim Morris. Chief Executive Officer. UK Major Ports Group.
Peter Mason. Partner. Addleshaw Goddard.
Aart Hille Ris Lambers. UK Commercial Director. DP World.
Mike Stacey. Group Head of Commercial Projects. Associated British Ports.
Networking and morning break
11:05  to  11:40
Latest update and trends on changing trade patterns
11:40  to  12:05
  • Current trends in trade – outlooks and forecasts 
  • Global trends in containers, roro, bulks and liquids 
  • Emerging impacts of COVID-19 and Brexit 
  • Opportunities and risks for the UK ports sector 
Speaker:
Eleanor Hadland. Senior Analyst - Ports & Terminals. Drewry.
Panel discussion: The real-world impact of trade and shipping changes in 2021 – what is the impact of changes so far on ports and how is the sector responding?
12:05  to  13:00
  • What sectors have been impacted and what are the opportunities? 
  • Where are the successes?
  • How can ports respond? 
  • Expected changes in the next 6 months
Speakers:
Alex Veitch. General Manager - Public Policy. Logistics UK.
Doug Bannister. Chief Executive. Port of Dover.
Stephen Carr. Group Commercial Director. Peel Ports.
Chris Bowlas. Commercial Head, Humber Region. Associated British Ports.
Chair’s closing remarks
13:00  to  13:05
Close of day 1 and networking time
13:05  to  14:00

All times are in BST.

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