RE-CONNECT WITH AFRICA’S PORT, RAIL AND ROAD AUTHORITIES

 

GET FACE-TO-FACE AND DIGITAL ACCESS TO STRATEGIC CONTENT AND INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Host Ministry

Do Transport

Host City

Ethekini

Host Terminal

Transnet Port Terminals

Gold sponsor

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Host Ministry

Do Transport

Host City

Ethekini

Host Terminal

Transnet Port Terminals

TAILORED OFFERINGS THROUGH OUR EXCLUSIVE HYBRID EVENT

Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Expo is the only transport event in Africa connecting the region’s port, rail and road authorities. This year’s hybrid event provides you with both live and digital participation, giving transport professionals access to strategic content, business networking, valuable lead generation and brand awareness.

Join us on 21 and 22 September 2021 as we assess the latest transport infrastructure projects and hear best practice for overcoming cross-border trade challenges

Connect with a wider audience face-to-face and digitally. By securing your participation, you get three days of LIVE access and WEEKS of pre- and post-event DIGITAL access to the region’s key transport professionals. Contact Steve Lee on +27 21 700 5507 to discuss our hybrid packages.

Transport Evolution African Forum & Expo will be held at the Durban International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa and is co-located with KZN Construction Expo, Export Evolution Africa, the Women in Transport Awards and Drone Con.

What to expect in 2021

HYBRID

event: giving you digital access to the live event

2500+

live and digital attendees

80+

leading local & international exhibitors

30+

countries represented

4

co-located events

CALL FOR PAPERS: NOW OPEN!

The research and production for the Transport Evolution Africa Forum is now underway, with the event scheduled to take place 21 and 22 September 2021 in South Africa. Abstracts are now invited for the 2021 forum, with the advisory board keen to receive submissions.  All submissions addressing port, rail and road-related topics will be considered, suggested focused areas include:

  • Investment opportunities for transport infrastructure
  • Project preparation
  • Making transport work for African trade
  • Solutions to low-tech transport infrastructure
  • Solutions for rail networks and standardisation
  • Road planning and rehabilitation
  • Port development and moving forward
  • International case studies for port, rail or road best practice

For more information regarding the programme or your abstract contact Kelly Easton, Programme Director on +27 21 700 5508.
Please be aware that commercial or advertorial papers will not be accepted. Abstract submission deadline is 31 May 2021. 

New in 2021!

HYBRID EVENT OFFERING: With international travel still limited for some, we’re giving you the opportunity to get digital access to the live event in Durban.

COUNTRY PAVILLIONS: Secure crucial contracts with African port, rail and road authorities. Feature your country’s technologies and solutions. Raise your profile in Africa and become a solution provider of choice in Africa.

CO-LOCATED EVENT: The 4th annual KZN Construction Expo: KwaZulu-Natal’s MUST ATTEND building and construction show welcoming key buyers from the built environment will now be co-located with Transport Evolution Africa – bringing even more value to participants over the 2 expo days

ROAD & CORRIDOR FOCUS: Roads dominate the transport sector in many African countries, covering 80 – 90% of passenger and freight traffic. The World Bank has estimated that about US$ 200 billion of trade in Africa is carried by the region’s trunk road network comprising strategic trading corridors linking deep sea-ports to economic hinterlands. 

8 dedicated product zones

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Ports Infrastructure and Expansion

Determine the scale of planned maritime construction across Africa.
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Port Operations

Experience the latest equipment and technology for effective port operations to achieve the movement of significant volumes and maximise cargo and passenger throughput.
<img  id="img-inside"  src="/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/icon_3_white.png"><br><br>Security and Information Technology



Security and Information Technology

Discover the latest advances in port and rail security, predictive maintenance and information technology, and hardware and software solutions.
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Rolling stock & Locomotives

Access the latest in rolling stock, locomotives and components all in one place.
<img  id="img-inside"  src="/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/icon_5_white.png"><br><br>Rail Infrastructure Maintenance



Rail Infrastructure Maintenance

Determine the scale of planned rail infrastructure and construction across Africa.
<img  id="img-inside"  src="/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Maritime-icon_white.png"><br><br>Maritime



Maritime

Evaluate the latest marine engineering options and the feasibility of their application for local conditions
<img  id="img-inside"  src="/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Logistics-icon_white.png"><br><br>Logistics



Logistics

Discover and implement the right logistics solutions to maximise current existing capacity at ports/ railways
<img  id="img-inside"  src="/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Road-and-Corridor_white.png"><br><br>Road & corridor



Road & corridor

Identify best practice for corridor and road management, specifically what needs to be done to improve efficiency and the handling of cargo in the African region

  • “Well done to the team. This was my first experience of the event and was impressed, made good contacts and look forward to further involvement.”

    Olivier le Clezio
    Corrosion Solutions Engineers
  • “Excellent content covered at the conference, It is an event not to be missed, by both Rail and Port professionals.”

    Brian Monakali
    International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) and South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA)
  • “It was a privilege to have participated at the 2017 forum. Being able to hear about the outstanding projects taking place all over the continent and having the opportunity to share our experience was wonderful. Congratulations to all of you for organizing such exchange of ideas.”

    Gerard Philippeaux
    Strategic Initiatives Manager, PortMiami, USA
  • “It was a pleasure participating in the event. Thanks for the opportunity to share our views and make a contribution towards the improvement of our regional corridors.”

    Samson Koloi
    Executive Manager: Research and Development, Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (C-BRTA), South Africa

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