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Abstract submission deadline is Friday, 30 March 2023


The research and production for content for the TRANSPORT EVOLUTION and LOGISTICS EVOLUTION AFRICA FORUMS 2023 are now underway, with the Forum scheduled to take place from 20-22 September in Durban, South Africa.

The content agenda comprises a 3-day programme which includes world-class keynote speakers, plenary sessions on trends and strategies as well as technical workshops on the expo floor on specific topics, social events and extensive opportunities for networking.

All topics related to the theme, will be considered. Some of the suggested focused areas include:

Transport evolution africa

Logistics evolution africa


Boosting transport infrastructure and logistic operational levers as strategic enablers for competitive trade in Africa.

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AcFTA) – The next steps and impacts on transport sector

What cargo owner expect from ports, rail, and road operators

Port, rail and road infrastructure expansion projects and investment

Supply chains turmoil: Solutions and opportunities

Port operational challenges, solutions and innovations

Improvement of efficiencies in cross boarder logistics

Building greener port infrastructure with smarter energy solutions

Use of electric vehicle fleets for last mile logistics challenges   

Public : Private partnership – new operating model for transport operations in Africa

Risk mitigation and freight optimization by using technology 

Rail successions, expansion and upgrades in Africa

Challenges and solutions in to address cargo container production delays due to congestions

Rail integration through technology

Bulk multipurpose logistics challenges, solutions and innovations 

Road corridors expansion, innovation and future of roads 

Appropriate energy solutions in logistics 

Technical presentations on: Engineering, Design, Planning and operations, Technology

Green traffic backhauling   

Submission guidelines:

  • Complete the form, below and submit with your abstract.
  • Include speaker/s biographies .
  • Abstract should be approximately 300 – 500 words, 2 paragraphs and explain the content of proposed presentation or paper with the issues the presentation will cover
  • The selection panel of the Advisory Board, will consider all abstracts received by the published deadline to ensure that the proposed submission is relevant to the Conference.

Submit your abstract and gain personal and professional recognition by delivering your expertise at this highly respected Forum!



Phone: +27 21 137 5958  

Abstract submission deadline is Friday, 30 March 2023