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With the goal to offer a learning and skill development platform for ports and rail professionals in West Africa, the West African Ports and Rail Evolution forum will feature eight free workshops for all attendees.

Topics will include practical case studies and the focus will be on technologies that will deliver smart transport systems in West Africa. 

Provisional workshop programme

Monday, 22 July 2019
TIMES
TOPICS

12:00

Port to rail integration and port city freight flow management: Building scenarios for Lagos port

Dr. Chinedum Onyemechi, Reader, Department of Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri

13:00

Technical and policy implementation for light rail in Kano

Najeeb Mahmoud Abdussalam, CEO, Trust Synergy Infrastructure Limited (TSIL), Nigeria

14:00

Effective supply chain management

15:00

The role of mobile telecommunications technology in transport

16:00

End of Day 1

The programme is subject to change.
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
TIMES
TOPICS

10:00

Overcoming bulk terminal challenges

11:00

Single window systems for trade facilitation

12:00

Effective rail maintenance systems and technology

13:00

How to implement an effective port concession

14:00

End of Day 2

The programme is subject to change.