• Global Logistics convention 2019

    LOGISTICS, THE ENGINE OF ECONOMIC
    GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

    29th - 30 th August 2019 / KIGALI CONVENTION CENTRE

Welcome note

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Fred Seka

President – Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA).
Chairman, RWAFFA

On behalf of the customs agents and freight forwarders fraternity in East Africa and my own behalf, I take this opportunity to welcome you to the third Global Logistics Convention in the East Africa. The Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA) is honored and proud to partner with Rwanda Freight Forwarders Asociation in hosting this global event in the heart of Africa, in the beautiful city of Kigali in Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. The Convention will take place on 29th-30th August, 2019 at the iconic Kigali International Convention Centre.

This year under the theme “LOGISTICS; THE ENGINE OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT”, the Convention will offer a unique opportunity for professionals in the transport and freight logistics sector from all over the world to share best practices, engage with transport and logistics policy makers, interact with a wide range of stakeholders as well as learn emerging trends, developments, opportunities and threats to the sector across the globe. It is therefore the place to be for every freight logistician.

The activities of the convention have been carefully selected to offer delegates especially those from outside Rwanda professional and social memories of a lifetime.The convention will offer unique industry focused high level panel discussions, very enriching plenary and break-away sessions by top notch industry and public experts, Business to business/business to Government sessions, a rich Logistics Exhibition, Cocktails, Gala dinner and Tours in the beautiful land of 1000 hills. It is therefore an opportunity for everyone to come and taste what Rwanda and the East African region offers.

In this convention, Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association (RWAFFA) has partnered with the government of Rwanda, leading development partners and corporates to ensure all delegates are accorded the highest level of hospitality in the true African sense.

I can’t wait to see you all at the convention.

THE GLOBAL LOGISTICS CONVENTION - RWANDA 2019


The Global Logistics Convention is an annual freight logistics event of the Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA). The Convention has been held successfully in the last two years, first in Tanzania in the year 2017 and last year in Kampala, Uganda. The summit is hosted by Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations members in the respective East African Partner States., This year, the summit will be held in Kigali - Rwanda and is therefore being organized by Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association (RWAFFA) and Rwanda TransportersAssociation, in collaboration with various Rwanda Government agencies and Private Sector Federation (PSF).

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Why GLC KIGALI 2019 ?


The event offers a unique opportunity to share best practice in trade and policy, to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, and to redefine, the changing roles, responsibilities and emerging trends in the development of Transport and Trade Logistics as a driver for productivity and competitiveness.

It will bring on board participants from top performing countries in Logistics (based on LPI). It provides an opportunity for the public, private sector, development partners and the civil society to promote mutual understanding and create a shared course of action. It also comes as at time when the Continental Free Trade Area for Africa is beginning to take shape

Speakers

Hon. Minister Claver Gatete
The Minister of Infrastructure - Rwanda
Hon. Minister Soraya Hakuziyaremye
Minister of Trade and Industry - Rwanda
Mr. SEKA R. Fred
Chairman FEAFA & RWAFFA
Mr. Hussein K. Kiddedde - CMILT
chairman UFFA-Uganda
Mr. shankar subramaniam
Executive Director of National Association of Freight and Logistics - India
Mr. Robert Bapfakurera
Chairman of PSF Rwanda
Ms. Nadia Abdul Aziz
President-National Association of Freight and Logistics-UAE
Dr. Merian SEBUNYA
former Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA) president and chairperson national logistics platform-Uganda
Mr. John Mathenge
MD Viaservice ltd – Container Guarantee solution / Board Member, Technical Advisor FEAFFA
Prof. Issa S. Baluch, PhD
Chair Professor, college of Maritime Science & Management, NTOU
Mr. Innocent Muhizi
CEO Risa
Mr. Bizimana Ruganintwali Pascal
Commissioner General of Rwanda Revenue Authority
Mr. Stephen Analo
Technical Advisor on Customs capacity building at the Directorate of Customs, East African Community
Dr. Diane Karusisi
CEO Bank of Kigali PLC
John Mirenge
CEO of Prime Insurance - Prime
Eric Rutabana
CEO of BRD
Hannington NAMARA
CEO of Equity Bank
Denis KARERA
Vice Chairman East African Business Council
Eng. Deusdedit C. V. KAKOKO
Director General Tanzania Ports Authority, TPA
Stephen RUZIBIZA
Chief Executive Officer – Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF)
Rosine Uwamariya
Commissioner of customs services -RRA
William Ojonyo
Managing Director Peleceer Group of Companies
SALAHADIN KHALIFA
General Manager SUMATRA LOGISTICS ETHIOPIA
Roy MWANTHI
The Chairman KIFWA
Capt. Dieudonne DUKUNDANE
Executive Secretary Central Corridor
Kenneth BAGAMUHUNDA
Director General Customs and Trade – EAC
Mutesi Patience
Trade Mark East Africa Country Manager - Rwanda
George Nyamoko Okong'o
Director General Kenya Maritime Authority
Nektarios Triantafyllidis
Business Development Manager at PTV Group Middle East
Kassim K Mpaata
Executive Secretary – ISCOS

Co-Host

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Partners

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Exhibitor

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Contact Persons

Mr. Bucyana E.Murekezi(CMILT;CPL;CISCM)
bucyana.murekezi@gmail.com
+250 788 31 89 87/788 30 58 79
Ms. Josephine Nyebaza
fina.nyebaza@googlemail.com
+250 788 644 439
Mr. Robert Mugabe
robertmugabe573@gmail.com
+250 788 302 098

Location

Kigali Convention Centre

Convention centre, Kigali, Rwanda

For Accomodation rates, Click Here; and for Accomodation bookings, send an email to reservation@theeventsfactory.biz or contact RWAFFA via the details below:


  +250 788 495 208/ +250 788 318 987      info@adrwanda.com