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Plenary speakers

Co-Founder, CEO and Pilot Solar Impulse
Futurist and innovation expert
Emerging Markets Editor and Anchor, CNN
Non-executive chairman at Goldman Sachs and former President of the European Commission
IT and transport expert and disruptor
Kevin Gaskell, CEO, entrepreneur and adventurer
Entrepreneur and founder of Snips.ai
IRU President

Roundtable speakers

CEO, Oman Post Company
CEO, Mwasalat (formerly known as Oman National Transport Company)
EU Tech Policy Reporter & Independent Journalist
EVP, Chief Revenue Officer, Manufacturing & Supply Chain - OCTAL
Co-founder & CEO, EmptyTrips
General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation
Co-founder & CEO, WhereIsMyTransport
CEO and cofounder, Bestmile
Senior Project Manager, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
Managing Director at ROOM 7540
Managing Director, Knowles Transport
Head of Transport Infrastructure and Logistics Innovations and Deployment, ERTICO
Customs, Borders Leader, IBM
Director of Sustainable Transport Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
CEO, Innovation Copilots
Secretary General, International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
Tianye Miao, General Manager YMM
Author, Independent Expert Logistics Consultant, Visiting Lecturer
Head of Open Location Platform Business Development - IoT, HERE Technologies
Senior Vice President, Electric Vehicle of Groupe Renault
Chairman of the Board, Mootor Grupp
Former Minister of Economy & Trade, Lebanon; former Chief Economist, Dubai International Financial Centre
CEO Ninatrans
President and CEO of American Trucking Associations
Manager for Latin America, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)