Port as living lab for innovations – Presented by Jan Egbertsen, Port of Amsterdam

Port as living lab for innovations – Presented by Jan Egbertsen, Port of Amsterdam, at Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on January 18, 2019, at Rotterdam AHOY, The Netherlands.

How can a seaport develop itself into an innovative hub for transport and logisctics? Lessons learned from Port of Amsterdam

What drives you?
Innovation and change through co-creation

What are the three things you would take with you on a deserted Island?
Why only three?

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
AI, IoT and smart transport systems

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
More efficiency in the transport chain and a sustainable development

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Willingness to cooperation and share data between indivual parties within in transport and logistical chain

What do you hope people to learn from your presentation?
Enthousiasme to try innovative solutions

About Jan Egbertsen
Jan has an MBA management and logistics from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. He has been working for more than 20 years for port of Amsterdam among others as project manager strategy and manager marketing. At the moment he is Innovation manager among others responsible for innovations in the field of transport and IT.

About Port of Amsterdam
The port of Amsterdam is responsible for the management and development of the Amsterdam port area.

About Cargo Innovation Conference
Cargo Innovation Conference takes place on January 18, 2019, at Rotterdam AHOY, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

The conference addresses the impact of digitalisation of logistics processes on efficiency, profitability, user friendliness, transparency and more.

Topics of the conference are:

Unmanned / Autonomous Disruption Digital Disruption
  • Multi modal unmanned / autonomous cargo systems
    • Air
    • Water
    • Land (Train / Truck)
  • Robotics / Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)
  • Machine2Machine, Internet of Things
    • 5G / Satellite (outside)
    • Zigbee / ULE / WiFi and more (inside)
    • Tracking & Tracing (GPS / Galileo / Glonass)
  • 3D Printing
    • Spare Parts / Product on demand
    • IP / Import-Export duties / Liability
    • Virtual Inventory
  • Blockchain / Security
  • Big Data / Machine Learning
  • Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality
  • Business models
  • Regulatory issues





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