Kopi Chat: Shipping the Smart Way

Kopi Chat: Shipping the Smart Way

Date & Time
Thursday, 25 January, 2018 - 11:30 to 13:30
Food and beverages served?
Seminar room
Type of event
Public Event (Open for walk-ins)

If your start-up wants to plunge into an ocean of opportunities in a trillion dollar market, join the Kopi Chat with Symphony Creative Solutions at BLOCK71 Singapore on 25th January 2018, Thursday. Hear from our expert about the many challenges facing the maritime logistics sector, with a focus on container shipping! Lunch will be on the house and don't forget to contain your excitement!


11.30am: Registration

12.00pm: Talk commences

1. Talk by Captain Chak Kwok Wai

2. Talk by Iain Macpherson

3. Q & A session

The speakers are:

Captain Chak Kwok Wai, former advisor to NYK Group South Asia Pte Ltd

Captain Chak Kwok Wai was an advisor for NYK Group South Asia Pte Ltd, following his stellar career of over 25 years with NYK Lines Singapore. His nautical experience brought him to numerous countries before he stepped ashore in 1979. He joined Keppel’s ship management arm, Kapal, followed by the Neptune Orient Lines, and finally NYK Lines Singapore.

Iain Macpherson, Industry Value Advisor – Travel & Transportation, SAP Asia Pte Ltd

Iain Macpherson heads up the Travel & Transportation industry for SAP across South East Asia. His background is in the shipping industry having started his career as a navigating officer. He worked in various roles in the industry before moving into the technology side of the industry 18 years ago, focusing on business analysis, solution design and development, strategy, transformation and innovation.