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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Main agenda
Keynote Address
  • K D Adamson - Futurist & CEO, Futurenautics
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A range of global megatrends are colliding headlong with a range of breakthrough technologies experiencing exponential growth. The combinatorial effect, together with new generational mind-sets, will be a world that changes more in the next few decades than it has in the past few centuries. The impact on shipping will be profound, and there are as many opportunities as there are threats.

09:45 - 10:00 15 mins
Main agenda
A sustainable business model for future shipping
  • Pierpaolo Barbone - President, Services, Wärtsilä Corporation
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  • Increased earning potential through smart shipping
  • Strategic partnerships for enhanced performance
  • Optimising lifecycle efficiency
10:00 - 10:35 35 mins
Main agenda
Panel: The State of Digital Transformation in Shipping
  • Pierpaolo Barbone - President, Services, Wärtsilä Corporation
  • K D Adamson - Futurist & CEO, Futurenautics
  • Andre Simha - Global Chief Information Officer, MSC Group
  • Chris Rex - Head of Research, Danish Ship Finance
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The Waypoint Digital survey shows that shipping and maritime companies recognise digital transformation is key to the future commercial success of their businesses, but few feel they understand what's necessary to achieve it. As digital transitions from 'initiative' status to a strategic business imperative, this panel examines the global context for the digital shift in shipping, the reality of the new 'seaconomics', what the data tells us about the health of the industry, and how different companies are collaborating to drive the digital transformation of their operations.

10:35 - 11:20 45 mins
Main agenda
Refreshment Break
11:10 - 11:25 15 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Global Liner Keynote Address| Container Shipping: The Next Wave
  • Nicolas Sartini - Chief Executive Officer, APL
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2016 marks a year of exponential consolidation which structurally transformed the container shipping industry. Mr Sartini will discuss how the industry has changed and the challenges and opportunities that will further shape the industry.

11:25 - 12:00 35 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Shipping Leadership Forum - A critical look at the industry: scale vs agility. What's the next big thing in shipping?
  • Moderator Tom Behrens-Sorensen - Board Member & Senior Advisor, Behrens-Sorensen Advisory P/S
  • Niklas Holck - Managing Director, Costamare Shipping Company
  • Tristan Howitt - CEO, X-Press Feeders
  • Markus Thewes - Vice President / Global Sales, NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
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Our panel of industry leaders and experts will come together to discuss:

  • The impact of the transformative changes we have seen in 2016
  • How is industry performing in today's market conditions?
  • What foreseeable developments can be expected mid and long term
  • What trends we can see and should be monitoring?
  • How are business models likely to change?
  • Have we seen this before? If so, what are the lessons?

Share your thoughts on these talking points or post your questions to our panel. Good strategies start from good questions.

12:00 - 12:15 15 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Where is the money? Global Economic Outlook, Investment and the Container Market
  • Chris Rex - Head of Research, Danish Ship Finance
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12:15 - 12:50 35 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Shippers Panel - The Self-Service Model: Is this what customers want?
  • Moderator Tom Behrens-Sorensen - Board Member & Senior Advisor, Behrens-Sorensen Advisory P/S
  • Bjorn Vang Jensen - VP Global Logistics, Electrolux
  • Sean Ginnane - Asia General Manager, Henry Bath Singapore PTE Ltd
  • Sundararaman Anandan - Head of Logistics & Transportation- Asia, The Coca-Cola Company
  • John Vitkus - Vice President of Sales for the Asia Pacific, Inttra
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In an attempt to get an informed answer to that all important question "What do customers want?", our panel of shippers will address:

  • How is the shift to digital shipping impacting their business and relationships?
  • Can they see a ROI already, or have any challenges come up?
  • Is the industry going in the right direction for digital adoption, or is it already behind?
  • Will this drive even further reduction in choice of carriers and suppliers?
  • Balance sheet: how are your expectations met?
11:10 - 11:45 35 mins
Shipping2030
Panel: Leadership at the Digital Edge
  • Mark O'Neil - President & CEO, Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Ian Livingstone - Managing Director, Ankaa Ltd
  • Constantine Komodromos - CEO & Co-Founder, VesselBot
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From the largest companies in the industry to bright start-ups, how do CEOs craft, hone and implement a digital vision for their organisation and their people, whilst staying abreast of the operational necessities day-to-day. This panel brings together a diverse range of views and experiences of leading at the digital edge.

11:45 - 12:25 40 mins
Shipping2030
Panel: Disruptive Connectivity
  • Mark Dembitz - Business Development Executive, Spire Global
  • Toni Linden - Founder and CEO, KNL Networks
  • Andrew Faiola - Director, Mobility Solutions, EMEAAP, Intelsat
  • Geir Isene - Innovation Manager, Dualog Innovation Garage
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For many years the cost and complexity of deep sea communications acted as a brake on digital developments, but now the scale and speed of improvements in connectivity is fundamentally changing the landscape. From nanosats and high-throughput networks to cognitive networked high frequency radio, learn from those at the bleeding edge of maritime connectivity.

12:25 - 13:00 35 mins
Shipping2030
Panel: Optimal Connection
  • Eric Jan Bakker - Head of Sales Asia Pacific, Marlink
  • Stephan Jorgensen - Regional Sales Director, APAC, Cobham Satcom
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With enterprise grade connectivity an affordable reality how are real-time data, analytics and performance monitoring changing the way ships and equipment can be understood, optimised and utilised?

12:50 - 14:00 70 mins
Main agenda
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:15 15 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Trade data - why and how to use it. Application: China Market in Focus
  • Michel Looten - Director, Maritime Seabury Group
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This session is an attempt at bringing home why it is important to use trade data in strategic decision making. Michel will present a specific data set for China and wider Asian market to understand where the growth is and adjust your business model.

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Next bride-to-be: Liner M&A review and outlook
  • Aden Wong - Senior Analyst, Drewry
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  • Liner M&A review
    1. Why to M&A: Global context analysis
    2. Is it a successful M&A: Liner performance comparison of before and after M&A
    3. Is it a good deal: Review the M&A price
  • Liner M&A outlook
    1. Possible brides-to-be review
    2. Possible M&As
    3. Impact of M&A: To liner; to freight rate; to consignor/ee, to port
  • Summary

  

14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Global container ship supply outlook
  • Tan Hua Joo - Principal, Liner Research Services, Alphaliner
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  • The current orderbook
  • Big picture scrapping trends
  • Possible deployment by the lines
14:00 - 14:15 15 mins
Shipping2030
Digitalising trade: the 300cubits project
  • Johnson Leung - Co-Founder, 300cubits
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To understand how digital is changing the nature of international trade, this presentation explores the case study of the 300 cubits project, focusing on:

  • The creation of a crypto currency called TEU
  • Integration of industry processes
  • How this works with blockchain
  • Could this be a game changer for the container shipping sector?
14:15 - 14:30 15 mins
Shipping2030
Digital Utilities - A Maritime Blueprint
  • Jens Poulsen - CEO, The Marcura Group
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In the same way that big and small firms plug into power grids and communication grids, the time is ripe for a Maritime Business Utility. Offering plug-in services which will cover everything from basic units of transactions to data analytics and intelligence, Marcura has a pioneering mission to streamline transactions and help each stakeholder embrace the internal change needed.

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Shipping2030
Panel: Redefining relationships: how collaboration, transparency, and integration can transform supply chains and internal processes
  • Shen Lee Loh - APICS Recognized Instructor; SIM Global Education, Lecturer,, Aramco
  • Peter Schellenberger - Managing Director, OServ
  • Jens Poulsen - CEO, The Marcura Group
  • Niklas Holck - Managing Director, Costamare Shipping Company
  • Ian Sehgal - Co-Founder & CEO, Invicta Pte
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Consumer demands and customer expectations are evolving rapidly, redefining the relationship between shipping, it's suppliers, the cargo owners and the end-users. How can collaborative business models, facilitated by digital technology, enable faster responses, benefit the shipping supply chain as a whole, and begin to create new value?

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Main agenda
Refreshment Break
15:30 - 16:20 50 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Consolidation Panel: How is the business model working?
  • Moderator James Baker - Editor , Containerisation International
  • Tristan Howitt - CEO, X-Press Feeders
  • Bjorn Vang Jensen - VP Global Logistics, Electrolux
  • Michael Nielsen - Transportation Operations Manager (ASEAN & India), Caterpillar
  • Rebecca Dye - Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
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  • Have business operations inside alliances changed drastically?
  • How are alliances differentiating themselves?
  • What is the impact for shippers - what are the benefits?
  • Are customer expectations better understood and serviced?
16:10 - 16:30 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Interview | Competition regulation: focus on digital platforms
  • Gerald Yee - Marine Partner, Clyde & Co Clasis
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Policy updates:

  • Competition law and protectionism - what are the measures and potential threats?
  • Are the correct provisions in place for digital shipping?
  • What about enforcement?

Plus: How is Technology Changing Relationships Between Institutions and Clients in the Import - Export Business?

  • Are administrations keeping up with digital and technology adoption?
  • Have any notable changes taken place to reduce administrative burden and streamline trade?
  •  How does Asia-Pacific fare compared to other regions?
16:30 - 16:50 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Disruption and Innovation: Supply Chain Visibility and Regulatory Reform
  • Rebecca Dye - Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
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  • Avoiding disruptions to international Supply Chain networks
  • Exploiting positive disruptions via regulatory reform
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Wrap Up Day 1
  • Lars Jensen - CEO and Partner , SeaIntel Maritime Analysis
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15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
Shipping2030
Crewing: Getting the Right Skills for Shipping's Future
  • Marcin Wolasiewicz - Crew Director, V. Ships Asia Group
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New technologies require new skills, potentially accelerating the problems of recruitment and retention in shipping. But, will a more technologically advanced industry attract a younger, more digitally skilled workforce? What will be the impact of autonomous vessels on crewing?

15:50 - 16:10 20 mins
Shipping2030
Seafarer cyber safety
  • Mick Thurlbeck - Chief Executive, Stapleton International Pte Ltd
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16:10 - 16:35 25 mins
Shipping2030
Download the Ocean
  • David Pollak - Commercial Manager, TideTech
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Unique Insights into how Ocean and Tidal current data is developed and delivered, and why it is essential to measuring and improving vessel performance and profitability.

16:35 - 17:05 30 mins
Shipping2030
Blockchain
  • Maurice Meehan - Director of Global Shipping Operations / Co- Founder, Carbon War Room / BLOC
  • Justin Gadbois - Strategic Advisor, BLOC
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BLOC will Present an overview of their approach to open collaboration for maritime blockchain development and dive into a couple of use cases they are working on and developing for key stakeholders.

17:05 - 17:10 5 mins
Shipping2030
Shipping 2030 Wrap Up Day 1
  • K D Adamson - Futurist & CEO, Futurenautics
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17:10 - 19:10 120 mins
Main agenda
Drinks Reception