09.30 - Chair's introduction - James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive, FTA
09:35 - Video & Sponsor's welcome - Port of Dover
09.40 - President's Welcome - Leigh Pomlett, Executive Director CEVA Logistics and President of FTA
09:50 - Key Note Speakers I: UK Border Readiness for Brexit - HM Government statement; HMG Border Delivery Group; Industry overview of impacts of Brexit on UK-EU freight movements.
Speakers: Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, DExEU; John James, Chairman, Star Cargo plc
10:30 - Industry preparedness and contingency plans - panel session - Case studies from different sectors & tips on how to prepare for Brexit
Speakers: Mark Johnson, National Customs and Trade Control Director, Kuehne+Nagel; Wilson Del Socorro, Tax, Trade and Regulatory Affairs Director, Diageo; Patrick Keating, European Government Affairs Manager, Honda Motor Europe.
11:00 - COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - Road transport permits and Trailer registration - A return to Permits?; Trailer registration; Driver licence & CPC validity.
Speakers: Paul O’Sullivan, Head of Roads & EU Exit, Department for Transport
12:00 - Achieving frictionless Customs borders - Authorised economic operators; Maximum facilitation; New Customs Partnerships.
Speakers: Clive Broadley, International Advisor and FTA Consultant
12:30 - LUNCH
13:30 - Chair’s introduction - Pauline Bastidon, Head of European Policy, FTA
13:35 - Key Note Speakers II: EU27 Border Readiness for Brexit - The view from Calais; The view from Dublin; The view of an international logistics company.
Speakers: Jean-Paul Mulot, Representative of Hauts-de France in the UK (invited); Tony Buckley, Assistant General Secretary/Head of Brexit, Irish Customs & Revenue; Leigh Pomlett, Executive Director, CEVA Logistics.
14:15 - National Readiness for Brexit - panel session - France, Netherlands, Ireland & Poland. Panel session featuring other EU trade associations.
Speakers: Fabien Becquelin, Director, International & European Transport, AUTF (France); Thierry Grumiaux, Delegate for international and Custom matters, FNTR (France); Ton van Grinsven, Business Development Director, Customs Support Group (the Netherlands); Aidan Flynn, FTA Ireland; Piotr Szymanski, Permanent Representative to the EU, ZPMD (Poland).
15:15 - The FTA Brexit Readiness Toolbox for Members - The FTA Brexit Team
Speakers: James Hookham & Pauline Bastidon, FTA
15:50 - Concluding Messages and FTA Priorities - David Wells, Chief Executive, FTA
16:00 - CLOSE
Speakers are subject to change.