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Have You Seen The Program & Speakers?

Welcome back to the new year and a new decade for The 4th GTDW Anti Illicit Trade, Brand & IPR Protection Conference + GTDW Trade Facilitation, Compliance & Digitalisation Conference & Exhibition our biggest edition to date returns to Shanghai Pudong, China from 16-18 June, presented in English & Mandarin as part of the 19th Edition of Global Trade Development Week. Theme: Digitalization, Standardization & Interoperability of Technologies. 800 International delegates, 80 Speakers, 40 Exhibitors, 2 Concurrent Conferences – Asia’s largest event for legitimate and anti illicit trade technologies.


1. [KEYNOTE] Huang Feng, Director General, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational Center (SAOC); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

2. [KEYNOTE] Ricardo Treviño Chapa, Deputy Secretary General, World Customs Organization (WCO)

3. [KEYNOTE] Michael Ding, Chairman, Quality Brands Protection Committee of China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (QBPC); Head of IP Operations, Asia, Middle East and Africa Region, ABB Group

4. Alan Bersin, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Chairman, Altana Trade & Technology; Former Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security

5. Dr Ali Salamat, Economic Adviser-Trade Economist, the Directorate of International Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources, Commonwealth Secretariat, London

6. Andrew Keable, CEO, KW Group; Chairman, GTDW Advisory Council

7. C. Donald Brasher Jr., President, Trade Data Monitor, Inc.

8. Christoph Stegemann, Director Sales & Business Development, Asia Pacific, Tesa Scribos

9. Douglas McKay, VAT & Customs Director Asia Pacific, Lear Corporation

10. Ethan Xu, Director, International Trade Compliance, Otis Elevator Co.

11. Glyn Hughes, Global Head of Cargo, International Air Transport Association (IATA); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

12. Ivy Ji, Senior Manager, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational Center (SAOC)

13. Dr Jan Hoffmann, Chief, Trade Logistics Branch, DTL, United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

14. Kewei Zheng, Senior Manager, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational Center (SAOC)

15. Dr Lars Karlsson, CEO & MD, KGH Global Consulting; Former Director WCO and Swedish Customs; Advisory Council Member of GTDW; Advisory Board Member of INCU; Chairman of the IBMATA Advisory Board

16. Lisa McAuley, Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA)

17. Louisa Xu, IP Manager, Treasury Wine Estates

18. Michael Yu, North Asia Brand Protection Head, Unilever

19. Miller Wang, Brand Protection Director & Legal Counsel, MCM APAC

20. Dr. Mohammad Saeed, Senior Trade Facilitation Adviser, International Trade Centre (ITC); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

21. Ray Xu, Vice President, Legal, Pernod Ricard

22. Richard Morton, Secretary General, International Port Community System Association (IPCSA); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

23. Roman Quaedvlieg, Principal Consultant, RAQ Consulting; Former Commissioner, Australian Border Force; Former CEO, Australian Customs & Border Protection; Former Chief Police Officer, Australian Federal Police

24. Prof. Samuel C. Bautista, Chief Learning Officer, Academy of Developmental Logistics & Member, Management Committee, International Network of Customs Universities (INCU)

25. Stephen Dunn, Regional Director Of Investigations, Asia Pacific, Sanofi

26. Thomas Bagge, CEO & Statutory Director, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA)

27. Virginie Ticha, President, International Federation of Consular Chambers for Africa (F.I.C.A.)

Exhibition Prospectus:

FINAL EXHIBITION STANDS! Exhibition starts from $5500USD for 3x3SQM Shell Scheme Includes 5 Delegate Passes + Limited Corporate Presentations Available. Email me for floor plan & availability details.

Visit for the latest on programmes, site tours, exhibitors, speakers, partners. We look forward to see you in Shanghai Chairman GTDW Advisory Council

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