Second Ghana Transport And Logistics Conference Slated For 21st Of June

The Second  Ghana Transport and Logistics conference is slated for between the Wednesday 20th –to- Thursday 21st June 2018 at the British Council in Accra.

Organised by  Ridmut Consult in collaboration with the Ministries of Aviation and Transport in c the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, Ghana Airports Company and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Ghana  and other industry partners , will serve as one of the most influential conferences in the transport and logistics sector as it seeks to create a synergy and strengthen the collaboration between the Public-Private sector in the transport and logistics industry.

It is also aimed at bringing together different perspectives on leveraging private and public sector dialogue for sustainable development by engaging key stakeholders to deliberate on economic development issues in a non-partisan manner, as well as to discuss issues of inclusive industrial development and tackling challenges through the conference.

The seminar would consist of three sessions. The first session will consist of presentations on the transport and logistics situation in Ghana. The intention of this session is to give the participants the current picture of transportation value chain and demand in the country.

The second session will present the policies and strategies that are being implemented by the government in the non-conventional transport and logistics sector, interventions and support schemes.

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For these two sessions, panelists who are experts in their own fields (such as Aviation, Road and Maritime Transportation planning, project implementation, etc.) would be invited to react and give their views on the presentations made. This is intended to ensure a wider and deeper deliberation of the topics presented from different perspectives.

The third session will be the form of a workshop and involved the open discussion of issues and problems besetting the transport and logistics sector. The output of the workshop will be aimed at generating recommendations that would contribute towards the realization the of the government’s vision and objective of the establish Ghana as a Transportation Hub for the West African Sub-Region.

Hon. Yaw Osafo Marfo, Senior Minister of the Republic of Ghana would be the Special Guest of Honour whilst including Mr. Paul Asare Ansah, Director General Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, would deliver the Keynote Address, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, Minister of Transport, Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Aviation deliver address.

The event would attract key and important personalities, Mr. John Attafuah, Managing Director Ghana Airports Company, Mr. Ebo Hammond President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Ghana , Mr. Alwin Hoegerle, the Chief Executive Officer of GCNET, Mr. Stanley Ahorlu, CEO of Prime Meridian Docks Limited, Mr. Kwasi Busia, CEO DVLA, Dr. M,C. Vasnani, CEO Conship and Mr. Seth Effah CEO of Kanshipp Ghana, Dr. Daniel McKorley, the Chief Executive Officer of the Mcdan Group, Mr. Jacob Gbati CEO, Global Cargo and Commodities Limited,  Mr. Hilton John Mitchell, CEO of Jonmoore International.

  1. OPENING CEREMONY

Date:               Wednesday, 20th June, 2018

Venue:            British Council, Accra

Time:              09:00am –to- 11:00am

  1. AVIATION SECTOR SESSION/COMPONENT

Date:               Wednesday, 20th June, 2018

Venue:            British Council, Accra

Time:              11:30am –to- 3:00pm

  1. MARITIME AND ROAD TRANSPORT SECTOR SESSION/COMPONENT

Date:               Thursday, 21st June, 2018

Venue:            British Council, Accra

Time:              09:00am –to- 3:30pm

The two-day premier event is proudly supported and sponsored by the Ministries of Aviation and Transport, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Ghana, Consolidated Shipping Agencies Limited (Conship), Westblue Consulting Limited, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, Kanshipp Ghana Limited and the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet)

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