Logistics Jamaica, Future Supply Chain Powerhouse

London, 2020

EVENT OVERVIEW

A senior delegation from Jamaica alongside HMG in Jamaica and the Jamaican High Commission will explore the country's infrastructure and logstics potential. This event is part of Jamaica’s flagship oversees program to re-engineer Jamaica’s business climate and trade opportunities.

Date tbc. 

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

11:00 - 11:30 - Registration 

11:30 - 11:40 - Welcome

  • Diane Edwards, President, JAMPRO
  • Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA

11:40 – 11:55 Opening Remarks

  • Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

11:55 – 12:20 Keynote Address

  • Hon. Minister Audley Shaw, CD, MP, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries

12:20 – 12:30 Question & Answer

12:30 – 13:25 Networking Lunch

13:25 – 14:15 Panel 1: Laying the Foundations of Logistics Success 

A profile of Jamaica’s current transportation and logistics infrastructure; A profile of the Port Community system and paperless trading; Delivering a maritime workforce of excellence; Re-engineering Jamaica’s business climate. 

  • Chair: HE Asif Anwar Ahmad, British High Commissioner to, Jamaica
  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • CMU
  • JAMPRO

14:15 – 15: 05 Panel 2: Jamaica, the Best Link

  • Chair: David Priestman Publisher at Logistics Business
  • Private Sector Speaker
  • Private Sector Speaker
  • Private Sector Speaker ​

A profile of the logistics services currently provided by Jamaican logistics operators; Testimonials from transportation and logistics operators in Jamaica; Testimonials from British companies that use Jamaica as part of their supply chain.

15:05 – 15:25 Refreshment Break

15:25 – 16:15 Panel 3: Investment Opportunities in Logistic Infrastructure

  • Chair: 
  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • Special Economic Zone
  • Factories Corporation of Jamaica

A profile of Jamaica’s transportation and logistics infrastructure investment opportunities. 

16:15 – 16:30 Closing Remarks

  • H.E. Seth George Ramocan Jamaican High Commissioner to the UK

16:30 – 17: 30 Networking Reception & Rum Tastin