Programme

News Anchol: Peter Nyman.
The participants will be offered simultaneous interpretation into Finnish, English, Russian and Chinese.

September 28th 2017

NEWSCAST

08.45 Registration & Coffee
09.30

Music with kantele
artist Viola Uotila
Welcome to Railforum
Marita Toikka, Mayor of The City of Kouvola

10.00 Greetings of the Finnish Government
Anne Berner, Minister of Transport and Communications
   

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10.30 Railway Hubs in China
will be informed later
 
10.50 Corridor via Kazakhstan
Murat Nurtleuov, Ambassador, Emassy of Kazakhstan
11.10

Blockchain in Logistics
John Cohn, IBM Fellow, IBM

11.30 Intermodal Terminal of China - Kazakhstan Borde
Zhaslan Khamzin, CEO, Khorgos Gateway
11.50 Bridge from Eurasia
Chen Si Hellmann, Director, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Ltd
   

COMMERCIAL NEWS

12.10 Lunch and networking
   

REGIONAL NEWS

13.10 Railway Operator from Kazakhstan
Almat Karimov, Director, KTZ Express
13.30

Trans-Siberian Corridor
Aleksander Ostrovskij, Ambassador, The Embassy of the Republic of Belarus

13.50 Intermodal Operations in Moscow Region
Yana Kuzina, Vice President, Freight Village RU
   

LOCAL NEWS

14.10 Benefits of the corridor in Nothern Europe
Jari Grönlund, Director, Unytrade Oy
14.30 Customs Solutions - Finland – Russia – Kazakhstan - China
Pasi Toivanen, Senior Customs Officer, Finnish Customs
14.50 Finland – Efficient Railway Corridor
Ilkka Seppänen, Director, VRTranspoint Oy
   

COMMERCIAL BREAK

15.10 Coffee
   

BREAKING NEWS

15.30 Benefits of Railway Corridors in Business
 
 
  • A Panel of Leading Expert

    Ilkka Seppänen, Director, VR Transpoint Oy

    Markku Koskinen, Director, HaminaKotka Satama Oy

    Jari Grönlund, Director, Unytrade Oy

    Pasi Toivanen, Senior Customs Officer, Finnish Customs

    Matti Toivanen, Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel Ltd

    Tomi Hautala, Managing Director, Propentus Oy

  • Discussion
   

16.20

SUMMARY AND CLOSING OF NEWSCAST

Please note that this programme may be subject to change.