Dominic Swords, a leading business economist and consultant, will give the opening address at this year's World Crane and Transport Summit, which takes place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 29 and 30 October.

Swords is a highly regarded speaker at corporate conferences on the business impact of economic change and will talk about the effect of global economic policies on prospects for the construction industry.

Living up to his reputation for delivering entertaining and challenging presentations Swords was one of the most popular speakers at the last WCTS in 2011.

A regular commentator on TV and radio, he is also a well-respected author. His titles include Strategy from the Inside Out, a strategic handbook for business leaders.

The World Crane and Transport Summit takes place at the Hotel Krasnapolsky in the centre of Amsterdam. The last event in 2011 attracted more than 270 delegates from more than 20 countries and 80 companies.

For full details of the programme and how to book go to www.khl-group.com/events/wcts

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