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APSN Fighting Against COVID-19 Webinar

Published on Friday,25 September 2020

APSN Fighting Against COVID-19 Webinar

Keep Open to Promote Port and Supply Chain Connectivity

To bring together diverse experts in an online forum packed with in-depth discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on the APEC port and related industries, the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) will hold the APSN Fighting Against COVID-19 Webinar on October 20, 2020, to enhance communication and information sharing on among the Asia-Pacific ports.

The theme of the Webinar is Keep Open to Promote Port and Supply Chain Connectivity. The APSN Webinar is intended to provide a platform for port authorities, port operators, shipping lines, researchers, senior officials from international organizations and other stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region to exchange ideas and share views and experiences on staying open during the crisis and how to resume work and production in the “new normal” of the post pandemic era.

Date: October 20, 2020(Tuesday)

Time: 09:30am-11:30am (Beijing Time)

Language: English and Chinese, simultaneous interpretation is provided

Registration: Fill in the Registration Form by Email

Meeting Platform: ZOOM (Virtual Meeting)

As Zoom in various versions are incompatible, please click the link below to download Zoom International. If Zoom has already been installed on your device, please make sure that it is the international version, otherwise it should be uninstalled and replaced.

https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting 

Program

Time

Activity

09:20-09:30

The ZOOM room will be open   for access.

09:30-09:35

Opening Remarks by Mr. Marc-Yves Bertin, President of APSN Council

09:35-11:05

Presentations on Keep Open to Promote Port and Supply Chain 

Connectivity

 

Moderator: Mr. Tim   Meisner, APSN Senior Consultant

 

Speakers:

·             Dr.   Geraldine Knatz

APSN Senior Consultant/Professor, University of Southern 

California

 

·             Mr. Ninan Oommen Biju

       Senior Port & Maritime Transport Specialist, The World Bank


·           Ms. Wendy Zatylny

President, The Association of Canadian Port Authorities


·             Mr. Shan Hongjun

Deputy Director-General, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Transport of China


·           Mr. CHAN Cheuk-sang, Tony

Assistant Director/Planning & Services

Marine Department, Hong Kong, China


           Mr. WONG Chiu-yu, Neo

Sr Marine Offr/Port Security Admin

Marine Department , Hong Kong, China

 

·             Mr. Motohisa Abe

Head, Port Planning Division, Port and Harbor Department, 

National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, the 

Government of Japan


·           Mr. Mohamad Halim bin Ahmed

Undersecretary, Maritime Division,

Ministry of Transport, Malaysia

 

·           Mr. Tan Cheng Peng

First Vice President of APSN/

Director (Special Projects), CEO Office,

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Singapore

 

·             Ms. Praew Ritthirungrat

       Chief of International Affairs Section, Corporate Strategy 

       Department, Port Authority of Thailand

11:05-11:25

Q&A

11:25-11:30

 

Closing Remarks by Mr. Marc-Yves Bertin, President of APSN Council


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