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Event Overview

METRANSLOG - Middle East Transport & Logistics is a Virtual Expo and Summit, taking place from 08 - 09 March 2021, which will bring together local, regional and international participants who will showcase international best practices, pioneering research, development solutions, advanced trends, innovative products and new technologies for more efficient and even faster Transport and Logistics services.

The Event is a networking platform giving impetus to business for global and regional stakeholders, C-level executives, leading industry experts, key decision makers, policy makers from across the value chain to engage in dialogue, discuss current challenges and business opportunities, share their knowledge, deliberate approaches and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of the sector.

METRANSLOG is supported by various government, public and private sector organizations who contribute to the growth and continued success of this pivotal industry. This Event aims to create synergy and strengthen the collaboration between the authorities and the businesses where new projects and partnerships are initiated and visionary objectives are implemented.


EXPOrience the Future

A new way to experience an Exhibition. A virtual event works very much the same as our in-person events, with many of our physical features transferring across to the digital experience. The Event will run for 48 Hours from 08 March 2021, Gulf Standard Time – 10:00hrs or GMT+4, to make sure global attendance from all time zones. All you need is a desktop, laptop, tablet or phone, and you can digitally attend from the safety and comfort of your office or home.
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The Summit

The Summit will feature a stellar line-up of speakers, presentations, case studies and panel discussions providing access to a wealth of industry-leading knowledge, information exchange, cutting-edge insights and outlooks with actionable takeaways.

The Agenda will also explore the role of digital technology in driving innovation, optimization and improvement across the industry. Sessions will provide informative presentations on key themes impacting the sector, from Data Analytics, AI, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Automation, Digital Transformation and Disrupting Technologies.

The Event is unrivalled in its scope, offering participants and attendees, a definite platform encompassing a diversified mix and across all facets of the Transport and Logistics industry

Navigating Transformation in the Maritime Sector

The Middle East Maritime Summit is a multi-stakeholder platform to connect and do business with the ports & terminals, shipping and offshore marine organizations.

Explore key investment opportunities, generate new leads, network with industry leaders and potential buyers, establish and strengthen existing and new partners and showcase your latest products and services to an engaged audience.

The Summit will feature interactive discussions and key industry insights that promote excellence and innovation in the maritime sector, identify measures to improve security, focus on critical issues, address challenges and explore methods to ensure sustainability in maritime operations.


Middle East Bus Summit is an inaugural and only dedicated event in the region for the Bus and Coach Industry. The Event will showcase buses, coaches, mini and midi vehicles, equipment, components and services.

Check the full spectrum of cutting-edge innovations, latest low and zero emission vehicles, charging facilities, intelligent transportation, urban transportation facilities, systems mechanical and engineering advancements, safety solutions, and much more to combine practical use, with bus industry integration and technological innovation.

The key focus of the Event, is to drive forward the realization of zero emission and its technologies for buses, since Reducing transportation-related emissions is a global priority. Experts will share their experiences, exchange ideas and best practices to operate zero emission buses.


Unique Offerings

Product Showcase
Present new products and services in the Product Showcase. Similar to on-stand presentations, you can showcase your products and services.
Exhibitor Virtual Booth
Similar to a live event, you will have a presence at the event.
Generate New Leads
The meetings function within the Event lets you to connect with the highest level of tech trade industry professionals with direct purchasing power.
Watch Live
Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!

1-2-1 Meetings
Use our innovative virtual event to connect and share ideas. Schedule individual meetings and network with industry professionals.
Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your fellow attendees.
Webinars & Round Tables
Attend live sessions debates and forums from industry experts covering a range of key areas.
Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service. Imagine the event as a Virtual Netflix.


Omar bin Mahmood Al Mahrizi

SOHAR Freezone
Deputy CEO

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H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim

Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries
Chairman and Group CEO

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Carlo Borghini

Executive Director
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking

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Piia Karjalainen

Secretary General
MaaS Alliance

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Adam Giambrone

Acting General Manager
Khartoum BRTxpress

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Stephen Stanton

Chief Business Officer – Parcels & Express
Emirates Post

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Dr. Amit Garg

Founder & Chief Scientist

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Dr. Tom Voege

Head of EU Affairs & Customs and Supply Chains Lead
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

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Lawrence Slade

Chief Executive Officer
Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA)

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Jan Deman

Managing Director
Busworld Foundation

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Rami Karout

Adviser for the Middle East
The International Road Transport Union (IRU)

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Zoë Harries

Project Director
World Free Zones Organization

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Loay Ghazaleh

Advisor to H.E. Undersecretary on Infrastructure & PPP
Ministry of Works
Kingdom of Bahrain

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Will Bierens

Advisor to the CEO
State of Qatar

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Dr. Jan Hoffmann

Chief, Trade Logistics Branch
Division on Technology and Logistics

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Abdul Fahl, MSc

TT Club

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Julien Horn, FCII

Senior Underwriter – Middle East & Africa
TT Club

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Paul Holthus

World Ocean Council

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Gary Brown

General Manager - Commercial Vehicles
Zawawi Trading Co. L.L.C.
Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the Sultanate of Oman

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Dr. Tarek Shaalan

Industry Advisor Expert, Cargo, Logistics & Transportation | EMEA South

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Carlina Marani

Business Development Director EMEA
TradeLens - IBM

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Maroun Fadel

Managing Partner
Aikon Solution LLC
Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Astrata International

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Mika Rytkönen

Chief Product Officer

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Petri Kalske

Head of Industrial Solutions
Unikie Oy

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Olli Soininen

Program Manager
Fintraffic VTS

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Andrew Lowenstein

Oxon2 / The Fuel Matrix, LLC

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Meghan Roh

Marine Innovation

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Eric Heinicke

Chief Scientist
The Fuel Matrix

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