Dr.-Ing. Eva Savelsberg

SVP Logistics Division, Board Member

Dr.-Ing. Eva Savelsberg is Senior Vice President of INFORM’s Logistics Division. She specializes in AI and Optimization Software that renders a wide range of operational processes more productive, agile, and reliable. Eva is also lecturer at the University of Aachen (RWTH), where she received her PhD in mechanical Engineering in 2002. Eva has published 5 books and over 40 papers on innovation in freight transportation.


Debating the Future of Automation
The adoption of automation in ports and terminals has accelerated, but operational difficulties and high costs has meant that the industry has been slow to adopt the technology. In this Panel, industry experts will anticipate the complex variables which will affect the adoption of automation in both brownfield and greenfield projects in the next decade.

– Discussing whether full automation is on the horizon for existing terminals.
– Which factors will improve the business case for automation projects in the coming years?
– Will a winning ‘playbook’ for successful automation emerge?
– How standardisation between terminals would streamline the implementation process and accelerate new automation projects.
– Predicting which innovative advanced technologies will yield the best value.