Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung

08.11.2018 | Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt

English version

Frankfurt Air Cargo Innovation Lab

Das Programm

(preliminary program)

  • 09:00

    Coffee and networking (Arrival of the participants)

  • 09.30

    Welcome and introduction

    Felix Kreutel, Senior Vice President Cargo, Fraport AG
    Oliver Detje, Publishing Director, DVZ (Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung)

  • 09.40

    Program overview

    Andy Salter, Managing Director, AirCargoNews

  • 09.55

    Changes and risks for worldwide business - Competition of cultures

    Folker Hellmeyer, Chief Analyst, SOLVECON INVEST GmbH

  • 10.40

    Coffee and networking

  • 11.10

    Stress test for Global Supply Chains: Trade war, Cocooning, Silk Road...

    Torsten Küpper, Vice President, HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES Deutschland GmbH
    Stefan Schmidt, Head of Operations, Erlensee, Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG
    Prof. Dr. Alan McKinnon, Head of Logistics, Kühne Logistics University
    Lars J.T. Droog, Chairman Shippers' Advisory Committee, TIACA - The International Air Cargo Association

  • 12.10

    Data Security - What's next?

    Gadi Evron, Founder & CEO,  Cymmetria Inc.

  • 12.55

    Lunch and networking

  • 13.55

    Morning wrap-up and transition to the following topics

    Andy Salter, Managing Director, AirCargoNews

  • 14.10

    Learn more about interesting new start-ups (e. g. two of the Innovation Award of German Aviation (IDL) winner 2018)

    Barnaby Law, Program Director Hydrogen and Fuel Cell, Airbus Operations
    Guido Platzer, Director Sales, edm aerotec GmbH
    Oliver T. Neumann, Founder & MD,

  • 14.55


  • 15.05

    What does the digital readiness of logistics look like? A recent study describes the situation

    Prof. Dr. Christian Kille, Würzburg-Schweinfurt University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Institute for Applied Logistics

  • 15.35

    Who rules the world of tomorrow? Let's talk about future technology!

    Celine Hourcade, Head of Cargo Transformation, IATA
    Boris Hueske, Head of Digital Transformation, Lufthansa Cargo AG
    Nanne Onland, CEO, Cargonaut

    Maximilian Bötsch, Soloplan GmbH
    Siegfried Mänzel, Managing Director, Germany,BluJay Solutions Inc.
    Christian Riege, SVP Software Development, Riege Software
    James Wyatt, DG AutoCheck External Consultant, IATA Cargo

  • 16.35

    Conference summary

    Andy Salter, Managing Director, AirCargoNews

  • 16.50

    Networking drink

    All participants and speakers are cordially invited to participate!