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FIATA HQ Meeting

Register now to the 2022 FIATA HQ Meeting!

For in-person participation, click here.

For on-line participation, click here.

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The FIATA HQ Meeting is the annual gathering of Members. This internal meeting addresses organisational strategic priorities, as well as progress made on projects impacting the international freight forwarding community.

The 2022 event will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on 17-20 May 2022 at the CICG – the International Conference Centre Geneva and is titled "Reconnect".

FIATA members have until Sunday 1 May to register in-person or online to make your contribution and discuss with the key international organisations who have confirmed their presence:

UNCITRAL, UNECE, WTO, UNCTAD, ITC, ILO, UNESCAP, ICC, IATA, IRU, UIC, ICHCA, TT Club, Change Horizon, TIACA, the World Bank, DCSA, and Global Shippers' Forum.

The key themes which will be addressed in FIATA Institutes and Bodies sessions at the FIATA HQ Meeting 2022 include:

For the Advisory Body on International Affairs:

  • 'Empowering FIATA Association Members in Implementation of Trade Facilitation Agreements'

For the Advisory Body on Information and Technology:

  • 'What is Needed to Achieve Supply Chain Digitalisation? Addressing the Technical and Operational Challenges: Data Ownership, Data Governance and the Need for Strong Security Infrastructure'

For the Advisory Body on Legal Matters:

  • 'Legal Aspects of the Use of Electronic Transport Documents'
  • 'Building Best Practices for the Use of Electronic Contracts'

For the Advisory Body Safety and Security:

  • 'Practical Actions to Improve Safety and Security in the Supply Chain': 'Promoting Safety in Container Shipping' and 'The Challenges of Cargo Crime'

For the Airfreight Institute:

  • 'Business Recovery (eCommerce, Digitalisation, COVID, etc.)'
  • 'Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI)'

For the Customs Affairs Institute:

  • 'Harnessing Lessons Learned from the COVID Pandemic for Greater Trade Facilitation'

For the FIATA Logistics Institute:

  • 'The Labour Logistics Shortage: Building Global Capacity'

For the Multimodal Transport Institute

  • '2022: The Year of All Dangers - Impacts for Global Supply Chains?'

For FIATA Regions:

  • 'Critical Trade Issues and Capacity Development: Identifying Ways to Work Together as World Regions to Facilitate Global Trade.' 

For more details about the timing of each session, click here.

Should you have any questions regarding this event, please reach out to the FIATA Events team at [email protected].

The 2021 edition took place from 22-25 March under the theme "Driving the change". It offered a platform for FIATA bodies to discuss their annual work plan; provided capacity-building sessions for members; hosted high-level dialogues; and allowed members to meet the HQ team in Geneva.  

Despite being held online due to the pandemic, the event welcomed over 300 participants to these four days of meetings, with 31 sessions taking place, and over 1,000 virtual connections made. See the 2021 FIATA Week in numbers.

The next FIATA HQ will take place in May 2022; exact dates and place will be announced at a later stage.

Contact

For questions regarding this event, please contact the events team at [email protected].

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