Manifest 2023 Agenda




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Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marketing

How to Pitch a Journalist

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Marketing

How to Pitch a CEO

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

Opening Remarks

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Opening Remarks

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

Sustainability Summit

Opening Remarks

1:05 pm - 1:20 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

The Vital Role of Intelligent Infrastructure for the Logistics Industry

1:05 pm - 1:20 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Current State of the Maritime Industry

1:05 pm - 1:20 pm

Sustainability Summit

Logistics With a Purpose – Actionable Sustainability Measures

1:20 pm - 1:55 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

The Intersection of Intelligent Infrastructure & Logistics

1:20 pm - 1:55 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Visibility and Data-Sharing – How Do We Do It?

1:20 pm - 1:55 pm

Sustainability Summit

Sustainable Supply Chains: Ensuring Buy-in and Transparency Across the Entire Organization

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

What Does a Digital City Look Like?

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Role of Big Data, AI & IoT

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sustainability Summit

Fleet Autonomy and Electrification – What Goes Into a Connected and Sustainable Supply Chain?

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Networking

Networking Break

3:00 pm - 3:35 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

Implementation of 5G Networks in Logistics & Supply Chain

3:00 pm - 3:35 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Manifesting Port Innovations

3:00 pm - 3:35 pm

Sustainability Summit

Optimized Yards & Logistics Buildings – Hold the Carbon

3:40 pm - 4:15 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

Building Innovative Mobility Strategies

3:40 pm - 4:15 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Drayage Doesn’t Have to Suck – Solving Backlogs Through Collaboration

3:40 pm - 4:15 pm

Sustainability Summit

Scalable and Sustainable Shipping

4:20 pm - 4:55 pm

Intelligent Infrastructure Forum

What Enables Connected Vehicles?

4:20 pm - 4:55 pm

Maritime & Ports Symposium

Operational and Environmental Efficiencies Are One in the Same

4:20 pm - 4:55 pm

Sustainability Summit

The S in ESG – Empowering Your Communities & Your Supply Chain

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking

Official Launch Party

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

7:00 am - 8:20 am

Networking

Breakfast

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

Registration Open

8:25 am - 8:30 am

Plenary Stage

Welcoming Remarks

8:30 am - 8:55 am

Plenary Stage

Supply Chain 4.0 – The Secret to Supply Chain Resiliency is Co-Opetition

8:55 am - 9:15 am

Plenary Stage

Supply Chain Mega Trends: Why an “All In” Approach to Innovation is Critical​

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Plenary Stage

The Customer Journey – Empowerment With Tech and Partners

9:45 am - 10:05 am

Plenary Stage

Fireside Chat: Taking White Glove to the Next Level

10:05 am - 10:20 am

Networking

Networking Break

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 1

Next Level Customer Experience

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 2

Automated Micro Fulfillment & Autonomous Routing

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 3

Make It Make Sense! How Do We Vet the Technology Market Based on What Works for Us?

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 4

The Many Layers of Visibility

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 1

Workforce of the Future – Taking a Holistic View

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 2

Intermodal: Increasing Visibility & Reducing Variability

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 3

How To Automate Warehouses Without Disrupting Your Operations

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 4

The Shipping Journey – How Do You Efficiently Utilize Your Network?

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Track 1

Supply Chain Resiliency- From Robotics & Automation to Visibility

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Track 2

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is…

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Track 3

A Tech Driven Supply Chain Ecosystem – Addressing the Cultural Evolution

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Track 4

Logistics Networks – How Do We Drive Value Across Different Players?

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking

Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Track 1

Your Future Warehouse: Top Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges of Warehouse Robotics – Presented by Exotec

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Track 2

Sponsored Session Hosted by Mujin

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Track 3

Sponsored Session Hosted by ZBOX

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Track 4

Touchless & Digital BOL

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm

Track 1

Fulfillment & Last Mile Offerings Driven by the Customer

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm

Track 2

Robust Reverse Logistics

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm

Track 3

The Intersection of AI & Warehouse Automation

2:55 pm - 3:20 pm

Track 4

Build vs Buy – Playing the Balancing Act Between In-housed Tech and 3rd Parties

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm

Track 1

Scaling Electric Fleets

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm

Track 2

AI & Logistics – How Can We Connect It All and Better Combat Disruptions?

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm

Track 3

Go To Market – Driving a Clean and Efficient Transportation System

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm

Track 4

Hyper-Growth Done Right – From Physical Footprint to ROI, Visibility & Data

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking

Office Hours

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Networking

Expo Hall Networking Reception

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

7:00 am - 8:20 am

Networking

Breakfast

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration

Registration Open

8:30 am - 8:35 am

Plenary Stage

Welcoming Remarks

8:35 am - 8:50 am

Plenary Stage

Harnessing Strategic Investments & Innovations Across the Supply Chain

8:50 am - 9:10 am

Plenary Stage

Where Do We Stand With Supply Chain Disruptions and Cybersecurity?

9:10 am - 9:40 am

Plenary Stage

It’s a Plane, It’s a Ship, It’s a Train! Keeping Goods Moving Through Disruptions & Bottlenecks

9:40 am - 10:00 am

Plenary Stage

Legacy Companies x Startups – How Innovation & Collaboration Is Transforming the Logistics Industry

10:00 am - 10:20 am

Networking

Networking Break

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 1

The Evolution of the Truck and the Impact It Has on Drivers

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 2

Last Mile Innovations – Ensuring Speed and Sustainability

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 3

Today’s Challenges vs the Future – How Do We Balance Both and What Pivots Do We Need To Start Making?

10:20 am - 10:50 am

Track 4

Seamless Integrations of Partners & Optimized Bill Management

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 1

Refueling Transportation To Reduce Emissions

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 2

Micro Freight

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 3

Digital Transformation

10:55 am - 11:25 am

Track 4

International Expansion of Operations & Supply Chain

11:30 am - 12:05 pm

Track 1

Adaptive Lidar Advances Autonomous Fleet Safety – Hosted by AEye

11:30 am - 12:05 pm

Track 2

Sponsored Session Hosted by Mastercard

11:30 am - 12:05 pm

Track 3

Sponsored Session Hosted by Dexterity.ai

11:30 am - 12:05 pm

Track 4

The Future of Freight Is Agile Procurement – Hosted by Uber Freight

12:05 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking

Lunch

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 1

Humanitarian Logistics

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 2

Drone Deliveries

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 3

Innovation From the Yard to the 4 Walls

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 4

Tech Savvy Fulfillment for Tech Savvy Customers

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 1

Cyber Threats – Navigating Challenges We Face as an Ecosystem

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 2

Safe & Compliant Trucking

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 3

Scaling Shipping Offerings With Technology

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 4

Cross Border Logistics

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 1

Airports & Air Cargo

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 2

How Rules and Regulations Are Opening up the Industry

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 3

From Process to Technology – Enabling Seamless & Efficient Logistics

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 4

Circular Economy

3:40 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking

Expo Hall Networking Reception

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Networking

Official After Party Featuring a Performance by Nelly