Air Cargo – Connecting the World

The 2011 IATA World Cargo Symposium continues its focus in moving the industry from talk to action.  The upcoming fifth annual conference will concentrate on value of Air Cargo and take the dialogue to the next level with the theme of “Air Cargo – Connecting the World”.

Over 700 delegates, top executives and key decision makers from the air cargo supply chain, airlines, forwarders, GHA, GSA, customs, airports, shippers and vendors are expected to participate.

The World Cargo Symposium comprises a half day plenary session focused on the needs of the customer, a Cargo Executive Summit of heads of cargo from the supply chain, 18 cargo industry meetings and 12 cargo forums taking place over three days.

Date and Location

March 8 – March 10, 2011

Istanbul, Turkey

Event designed for: Open to all

Symposium Plenaries and Program Tracks:

  • Opening and Closing Plenary
  • Tracks: Air Mail, Cargo 2000, Dangerous Goods, Economic Outlook, e-AWB, e-freight, e-Customs, Revenue Optimization, Air Cargo Security, Time & Temperature, Ground Handling Agents & ULD Management

Speakers will include industry leaders and regulators who will provide the latest updates on commercial developments and regulatory requirements, accompanied by case studies, practical examples and interactive discussions. Delegates will walk away with a good understanding of the latest trends in business processes as well as regulatory agency expectations and what operators need to do to meet and exceed compliance.

Executive Forums (by invitation only)

  • Cargo Committee
  • Cargo Executive Summit
  • Cargo 2000 Board and AGM

Industry Meetings (by invitation only):

  • Airmail Panel (AMP), Cargo Tariffs Conference (CTC), Cargo Agency Conference (CAC), Cargo Services Conference (CSC), CASS Policy Group (CPG), Customs Advisory Group (CUSAG), e-freight Central Action Group (e-fECAG), FIATA-IATA Strategy Meeting, IATA-Universal Postal Union (UPU), Accredited Training School Annual Meeting, Live Animal and Perishable Board (LAPB),  Time & Temperature Task Force (TTTF), ULD Panel (ULDP) and ULD Operations Advisory Group (ULDOAG)

The 2011 IATA World Cargo Symposium is an important event for setting the industry’s global priorities. Don’t miss this event! It is a unique opportunity for Air Cargo Supply Chain to shape the future.

New in 2011 will be an online appointment system for registered delegates, making sure that attendees maximize the networking opportunities presented by the Symposium.