Agenda

12th ACHL

To Be Announced TBA 2021
The International Air Cargo Handling Logistics (ACHL) Conference, now in its 12th year, is an occasion for key decision-makers in the air cargo supply chain to come together and discuss key issues to help drive the industry forward. It is also an opportunity to work with the industry associations.
Day 1 Tuesday 22 September
09:00 - 16:00

Exhibitors’ Set-up and registration opens

10:30 - 13:00

1-2-1 Meetings

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Tracks

  • Group A: Handling of live animals
  • Group B: Innovation
15:30 - 16:15

Refreshment Break

16:15 - 17:30

Tracks

  • Group C: Air Freight & Handling of Pharma
  • Group D: Creating Airport Cargo Communities
17:30 - 19:00

1-2-1 Meetings

19:00 - 21:30

Welcome Reception

Day 2 Wednesday 23 September
08:00 - 17:00

Registration

08:00 - 17:45

1-2-1 Meetings

09:00 - 09:10

Welcome from the ChairmanDes Vertannes, ACHL Chairman

09:10 - 09:20

Welcome from the HostVienna International Airport

 

09:20 - 09:40

Review of 2019 Conference and commitments. Any progress to date?

09:40 - 10:45

ACHL the next decade.

Air cargo is the most vital supply chain that helps preserve and sustain human life, a critical lifeline to tackling global humanitarian disasters and other emergency events. Its catalyses global trade and the mechanism that facilitates e-commerce! Air cargo succeeds through extraordinary collaboration of strategic partners and they function to provide logistic solutions for all kinds of products and commodities.

In this next decade the roles of all players will change so how will Airports, Airlines, freight forwarders, GSSAs, integrators, postal authorities and supporting agencies like GSA’s, IT companies evolve to improve the value proposition for shippers and consumers?

Delegate views captured.

10:45 - 11:30

Refreshment break and Viewing of Exhibition

 

11:30 - 12:30

IATA, FIATA, TIACA, GSF, WCO Panel.
1) What will the industry need to do or do better?
2) Can we truly get airports / IT companies to establish data pathway for shippers/ consumers?
3) Who owns the responsibilities?
4) What do we measure globally?
5) What have we noticeably improved?
6) Are present KPI’s universal?

12:30 - 13:30

ACI, ASA, IT REP, FAGSA Panel.
1) How can the service provider adapt to meet this need?
2) What specific actions should be taken to begin this journey?
3) Who owns the responsibilities?

13:30 - 15:00

Lunch with Industry Friends and Viewing of Exhibition

15:00 - 15:50

Creating a sustainable business model

15:50 - 16:50

Industry leaders of today – The Future – developing and retaining   

16:50 - 17:00

Chairman roundup of the day – Closing remarks

 

17:00 - 17:45

Refreshment break and Viewing of Exhibition

19:00 - 22:30

Meet in The Moxy Hotel Lobby: Coaches will be departing for Networking Dinner

 

Day 3 Thursday 24 September
08:30 - 12:00

Registration

08:30 - 12:00

1-2-1 Meetings

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome from the Chairman

09:30 - 10:15

Harmonisation of KPI’s – Setting standards for adoption.

10:15 - 11:00

Sustainability within the Air cargo supply chain.

  • Path to implementing carbon neutral handling / logistics.
  • Game changers / market leaders
11:00 - 11:45

Refreshment break and Viewing of Exhibition

11:45 - 12:30

Artificial intelligence 

12:30 - 13:00

Closing Remarks, Action Points and 3 S.M.A.R.T goals
Des Vertannes, ACHL Chairman

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch – End of Conference