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
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
Technical and policy implementation for light rail in Kano
Najeeb Mahmoud Abdussalam, CEO, Trust Synergy Infrastructure Limited (TSIL), Nigeria
Effective supply chain management
The role of mobile telecommunications technology in transport
End of Day 1
The programme is subject to change.
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Overcoming bulk terminal challenges
Single window systems for trade facilitation
Effective rail maintenance systems and technology
How to implement an effective port concession
End of Day 2