20th COA Members Meeting, Amsterdam – Monday 27 November 2017: UPDATED AGENDA PUBLISHED, PLAN NOW TO PARTICIPATE
The updated Conference Agenda for the 20th COA Members Meeting – taking place at the Hilton Hotel Apollolaan, Amsterdam, on Monday 27 November 2017 – has been published.
To view the Conference Agenda, click HERE.
The Registration Fee for COA Members is: 295 Euros. For Non-Members, it is 495 Euros
To register, click HERE
Plenary Session on Trends in Global Trade and the Container Shipping Industry
The conference timetable will feature a mid-morning start (registration/coffee from 10:30 onwards), with a Plenary Session – including keynote sessions – before lunch.
Keynotes will include presentations on the impact of World Container Trade on the Container Shipping Industry and an analysis of changes in the Container Leasing/Manufacturing Industry.
There will also be a review of the impact of Hanjin Line Bankruptcy (one year on)
The morning session will conclude together with a report on the IPPC meeting on Container Cleanliness
Parallel Session A: Technical Developments
After lunch, the conference will divide into two parallel sessions
One session will focus on key technical issues: Paints, Flooring, Cargoworthy Standards, SOC Acceptance Criteria, Reefer Containers and IT Systems.
The COA will present a number of draft COA recommended guidelines and reference documents
Parallel Session B: Flexitank Conference
Parallel with the Technical Session, there will be the COA Flexitank Division Meeting
The Meeting will include discussion on: COA Flexitank Quality Management System; Shipping Line perspective on Flexitank Shipments; Review of Flexitank Rail Impact Testing Procedure; and Technology developments
Meeting Sponsorship Opportunity
Companies wishing to maximise their profile at the COA Meeting can take advantage of several Sponsorship Opportunities.
To view the Conference Sponsorship Package, click HERE
Hotel Room Bookings: Special Rates for Delegates
Special rates are available for Participants wishing to stay at the Hilton Hotel.
The rate for a King Deluxe Guest Room is: 219 Euros.To reserve a room, click on the following link: HILTON