PEMA has announced the agendas and preliminary speaker panels for its 5th and 6th State-of-the Industry Forums. Taking place on 1 October 2012 during TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East in Dubai, and 4 December 2012 at TOC Container Supply Chain Americas in Panama, the educational forums will once again bring together key players in port equipment and technology to discuss latest industry advances, and the impact for port and terminal operations, in an open, interview-style format.
Launched in 2010, the PEMA Forums cover a wide range of topical trends in terminal equipment and technology, including automated container handling, process automation and control, application software, equipment electrification, energy and environmental efficiency, asset lifecycle management and optimisation, and human and equipment safety.The Forums are free to attend for visitors, delegates and exhibitors at TOC.
Founded in 2004, PEMA provides a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors. The Association has seen strong growth in recent years, and now has nearly 70 member companies representing all facets of the industry, including crane, equipment and component manufacturers; automation, software and technology providers; consultants and other experts.