NavigatorVilag Expo - conference and exhibition

Date: November 19-20, 2019 (Tuesday and Wednesday)

Location: Aquaworld Resort Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

The conference language is Hungarian and English

– simultaneous interpretation on both days of the conference.


Participation fee: HUF 69,900 + VAT

Early bird fee until October 31: HUF 59,900 + VAT

MSZSZ member discount: HUF 55,900 + VAT

One-day ticket: HUF 38,900 + VAT

Quantitative discount: 55,900 HUF / person + VAT for at least three applications from one company.

You can apply for the conference by clicking this link!

Planned program, invited speakers:

First day

Impact of global and European economic trends on domestic transportation and logistics

Chairman of the morning program: Márton Lányi, President of Association of Hungarian Forwarders


9.009.20 Welcome and opening speach
Speaker: Márton Lányi, President of the Hungarian Transporters’ Association

9.209.40 Hungarian Government’s role in the development of the Port of Trieste
Speaker: dr. Garai Péter Head of Governmental Consultant for Frontier Economic Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

9.4010.20 Roundtable discussion: Where is the Hungarian economy heading in the light of global challenges?

Moderator: Dr. Simon András, University Lecturer, Communicational Expert


  • Botond Feledy, head of the Institute for Social Reflection
  • Gergely Salát, associate professor of China department at Pázmány Péter Catholic University
  • Márton Ugrósdy, Director of the Institute of Foreign and Economic Affairs

10.20–10.55 Roundtable discussion: Hungarian connections of Port of Constanta
Starting presentation/Moderator: Alexandru Madalin Craciun, Commercial Director, Port of Constanta


  • Amedeo Constantin Neculcea, GFR
  • Iryna Burka, Grampet 
  • Raluca Daraban, Commercial Director, DP World

10.55–11.15 Coffee break

11.15–11.25 Latest developments of Port of Rijeka
Speaker: Emmanuel Papagiannakis, CEO of Adriatic Gate Container Terminal

11.25-11.35 Trieste Marine Terminal: results, developments and additional possibilities
Speaker: Carolina Semino, Sales Representative, Trieste Marine Terminal

11.35-11.45 Highlights from Koper Container Terminal
Speaker: Borut Šemrl, representative of Luka Koper in Hungary

11.45–12.25 Round Table Discussion: Sea Ports Forum

Moderator: Ernő Pető, President, ChinaCham Hungary


  • Emmanuel Papagiannakis, CEO of Adriatic Gate Container Terminal
  • Gordan Ban, Head of Container Terminal at Harbour of Koper
  • Philip Sweens, Managing Director of HHLA International GmbH
  • Vittorio Torbianelli, Representative of International Relations of the Port of Trieste

12.25–12.40 Faktoring = improving liquidity, cutting costs
Speaker: Zsolt Major-Maróthy, CEO of MagNet Factor

12.40–13.20 Roundtable discussion: Measures in order to increase the volume of intermodal traffic
Moderator: Gergely Andó, Chief Editor of NavigatorVilág


  • Zoltán Fábián, Managing Director, Mahart Container Center
  • Tamás Gebhardt, Head of Business at Cosco
  • Ágnes Hernád, Managing Director of Rail Cargo Operator – Hungaria
  • Viktor Lippai, board member of Rail Cargo Terminal – BILK
  • Gergely Ódor, Managing Director of OGL
  • Attila Zahalka, Sales Manager, METRANS Danubia

13.20-13.35 Software for supporting road and rail transport
Speaker: Timea Pőcze, Sales Manager of Oltis Hungária

13.35-14.30 Lunch

Chairman of the afternoon program: Zsolt Bándy, publishing director of Cargo Transportation Ltd.

14.30–14.45 CMA CGM – CEVA fusion, the strategic step
Speaker: Ivan Loizeau, Director Intermodal and Logistics Services Central and South East Europe, CMA CGM

14.45–15.15 Roundtable discussion: Changes in VAT regulation
Moderator: Zoltán Tancsa, Partner at Deloitte Zrt.


  • dr. Funtek Zsolt, Deputy Head of NTCA Central Customer Service and Information Department
  • financial managers of MSZSZ member companies

15.15–15.30 Changes in the transport of dangerous goods in 2020
Speaker: György Sárosi, Managing Director of HVESZ

15:30–15:45 Digital flow in transport and forwarding
Speaker: Ildikó Hock-Ritter, Head of TIMOCOM Representation in Hungary

15.45–16.00 News about General Terms and Conditions of Carriage
Speaker: Gyöngyi Grafl Fülöp, law specialist

16.00–16.40 Roundtable discussion: BUD Cargo City with the eye of a forwarder
Moderator: József Kossuth, Head of Air Freight Work Team


  • Imre Berecz, Managing Director of Kombi-Express
  • Bálint Lovász, Manager Air Cargo Import, cargo-partner
  • Ákos Kovács, Managing Director of Ekol Logistics
  • László Szabó, Air Freight Manager at Kühne + Nagel
  • Brigitta Biró, Business Development Manager, Yusen Logistics
  • Zita Várkonyi, Marketing and Sales Director, Celebi Ground Handling


The second day

Current Challenges and Breakthroughs in Rail and Road Transport

Chairman of the morning program: János Pekár, Secretary General of Association of Hungarian Forwarders

9.00–10.00 Roundtable discussion: Road Panorama
Moderator: János Pekár, Purchasing Manager at Kuhne + Nagel


  • Árpád Darvasi, Manager of Food Logistics, Liegl & Dachser
  • Zsolt Fülöp, Managing Director of Trans-Sped Kft
  • Attila Gonda, Managing Director of Truck Force One Ltd.
  • Gábor Kiss, Commercial Director of Inter-Épfu
  • Ferenc Lajkó, Managing Director of DigiLog Kft
  • Zsolt Székely, CEO of the Révész Group

10.0010.20 Digitization in the operation of rail freight wagons
Speaker: Günther J. Ferk, CEO, VTG Rail Logistics Europe

10.2010.40 Coffee break

10.40–11.30 Roundtable discussion: Challenges of rail freight

  • Péter Juhász, Sales Manager, VTG Rail Logistics Hungaria
  • Kotiers Roman, CFO of Rail Cargo Hungaria
  • Skierniewski Bogoslav, CEO of AWT Rail Hu
  • Botond Varga, Managing Director of LTE Hungária
  • Andras Végh, Deputy CEO of GYSEV Cargo

11.30–12.20 Roundtable: Solutions to Manage Shortage of Labour

  • Zoltán Ádám, Head of Deputy State Secretary for Educaation of Ministry for Innovatiton and Technology
  • Szilvia Bereczki, HR Director, DHL Global Forwarding Hungary
  • Mária Kelsánszky, HR Director, Trans-Sped
  • Ágnes Kemény, HR Director at DHL Freight
  • Dr. Katalin Várdi, Medical Director, InspiroMed
  • Teodóra Vincze , HR Director, Rail Cargo Hungaria

12.20–12.40 Drone solutions in logistical services
Speaker: Péter Paróczai, Sales Engineer, Rotors&Cams

12.40–13.40 Lunch

13.40–13.55 The future of domestic rail freight
Speaker: Lajos Hódosi, Managing Director of HUNGRAIL Hungarian Railways Association

13.55–16.00 Railway seminar on Hungarian-Romanian traffic
Starting presentation: Sárkány László, Head of Operative Center of MÁV Zrt. 


  • Alexandru Madalin Craciun, Commercial Director, Port of Constanta
  • Bogdan Dobre, CEO, Rail Container
  • Nándor Németh and  Johann Braun, Managers of BR-ICS
  • Horváth Ottó, Operative Director, Rail Cargo Hungaria
  • Amedeo Constantin Neculcea, GFR
  • representative of Grampet

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