International Forum Agenda – 1 and 2 december


December, 1 st, Friday

  • 8h15: Welcome coffee
  • 8h45: Elmed President and the minister M. Gayssot ‘s welcome note

Inaugural Session :  African maritime industry : prospective and strategic approaches by the keynote speaker, M. Yann ALIX

Cooperation Session


  • From the polarization to the spatial concentration of the container traffic in Europe and the Mediterranean – Dr. S. BOURDIN – Associate Professor in Territorial Development – Head of the Research Program PSDR: DETECTE
  • Port ‘s cooperation in Mediterranean : Cooperation between Sète and Izmir Ports by  M. T.Sarikahya, country manager France, Ekol company
  • International industrial company : Partnership, solution of suitable offer and best changing support, M. S. Mayer, distribution manager with Ms. A. Voland,  Kuehne Nagel

Facilitator : M T. Blayac, Economics University Lecturer, University of Montpellier,

11h00 – 11h15: Coffee Break

Efficiency session

  • TransLogMED project: Development of Motorways of the Sea in the Mediterranean of the Sea, by Ms. Díaz Alonso, Projects, Knowledge & Quality Manager, Escola Europea de Short Sea Shipping
  • P&O ports : Conference by M. Noothoven van Goor, P&O, Managing Director for Sete’s port,

Presentation of digital application, by M. N Benslimane, Manager of TELEDYNE, Morocco

12h45 – 14h00: General Lunch

Efficiency session (End)

  • Evolution of main liquid and bulk transportation in Mediterranean and opportunity for local ports by Ms. S Robert and S Doutres, managers of DSG Consulting

Facilitator : Dr. S. BOURDIN – Associate Professor in Territorial Development

Added Value session

  • Key issues of Ports Interoperability by Ms. N. Fabbe-Costes, director of CRETLOG, Logistics and transport research Center, University of Aix-Marseille
  • Simple Links : integral control of your company’s logistics through simple links by M. R. Hagedorn, Director – End to End Value Chain, the Consumer Goods Forum
  • News challenges in port management by M. Y. ALIX, General Delegate, SEFACIL Foundation


Facilitator : M.O Oulmakki, University Lecturer and Head of Workshop Programs ELMED

17h30 : End of Port‘s Event

December, 2 nd, Saturday

  • 10h00 : Visit of Port of SETE directed by M. A. Rieutort, Commercial Director
    • And Company’s Visit : “Les Poissons du soleil”

“Agenda could be modified by the Association Elmed”