Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka continues its Logistics Leaders’ Evening this month with a lecture on “China’s Belt & Road Initiative – A realization of an Aspiration” by Professor Paul Tae-Woo LEE on 2nd Aug 2017 at the Auditorium of The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, Colombo 10 at 5.30 p. m.
Currently a hot topic in Sri Lanka – China’s Belt & Road initiative appears to be in high gear with the recent signing of the deal between the Government and China Merchant Holdings for Hambantota Port. CILT is proud to bring in an expert on the subject to share his perspectives on the broader global aspects of the belt & road initiative and the role that Sri Lanka plays therein.
Professor Paul Tae-Woo LEE is a Professor at the School of Business IT & Logistics and Leader of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Research Lab in RMIT University Melbourne Australia. Prof. LEE holds a PhD from Cardiff University UK followed by degrees of BEng, MBA & Master of Economics. He is also Secretary General OBOR International Collaboration Network (OBOR-ICN). He was a visiting Professor at, amoung others the Faculty of Economics & Politics in the University of Cambridge, Dalian Maritime University, Shanghai Maritime University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Chulalongkorn University and MPA Visiting Professor of Singapore. Prof. LEE conducted more than 50 key research projects in the Maritime sector and International Logistics for governments and major public and private companies in several countries including Korea, Indonesia, Egypt, India, China, Japan and South Africa. Prof. LEE is also a regular speaker at International conferences including the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), ASEAN, Australia – New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA), China Academy of Social Studies (CASS), Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Supply Chain Asia (Singapore). Prof. LEE has published 7 books and more than 200 papers. He has contributed to Llyods List in 1997 – 2001 as a monthly columnist. He is currently the Editor in Chief of Journal of International Logistics & Trade, Associate Editor of Transportation Research Part E and Journal of Shipping & Trade. He is also a book series editor of ELSEVIER’s China Transportation Series (Elsevier Publishers) and a book series editor of ANTHEM Studies in Maritime Logistics & Supply Chain Management, ANTHEM Press, London, UK.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is a leading global professional body associated with the Logistics and Transport industry. The Institute holds unparalleled International recognition and works towards achieving its objectives of promoting and encouraging the art and science of Logistics and Transport through its membership and its educational qualifications. With a global membership of over 33,000 from 32 countries across the globe, CILT provides a professional identity to those in the ever expanding Logistics and Transport sector. It is a strong, active and a unified professional association that is able to speak with authority on strategic issues affecting businesses and people in the industry and support their careers.