Celebrate ICHCA's 65th anniversary
us in Las Palmas in October 2017 to mark 65 years of ICHCA
International working to improve the safety, efficiency and
sustainability of the cargo handling industry worldwide. Our special
Anniversary Event is kindly hosted by the Port of Las Palmas, Gran
Canaria, Spain, a thriving and diverse centre for cargo, cruise,
fishing, ship supply and offshore services, a key hub for African
international trade, and home to ICHCA?s Canaries and Africa Region
Chapter (CARC). The Conference will be looking towards the future of
cargo handling through 5 key sessions on how to make the global cargo
chain SAFE, SMART, SUSTAINABLE, SECURE and SKILLED.
ICHCA's flagship event promises to bring together the big names in
cargo handling to discuss the best ways to improve as an industry.
a time of great change for world trade, shipping, port and land
transport operations, including exponential developments in digital and
automation technologies, ICHCA?s 65th Anniversary Event is a chance to
reflect on the journey so far and look ahead to the future. How can all
the supply chain stakeholders come together to deliver safer, more
efficient and sustainable cargo handling from first to last mile? How
can best practice be disseminated and implemented on a truly global
scale? And what role can innovative technology play in addressing
current and future challenges?
are just some of the big issues to be explored in a high-level 2-day
conference on 3-4 October, focused on continuous improvement and
information sharing in safety in cargo handling and operational
efficiency around the globe. The conference will be complemented by an
exhibition of products and services, plus plenty of formal and informal
Official 65th Anniversary Reception & Awards Evening will see the
winners of prestigious Awards announced, including ICHCA?s 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, the Annual Las Palmas Port Awards and special ICHCA John Strang A.O. Memorial Award
for a significant contribution to the cargo handling industry. The
Conference & Exhibition will be followed by the 78th meeting of
ICHCA?s ISP Technical Panel and annual CARC meeting on 5-6 October.
looks forward to welcoming you to Las Palmas for a week of intensive
information exchange and networking with our expert panel of speakers
and fellow industry and regulatory professionals from across the globe.