Informa Maritime is part of the Knowledge and Networking Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Informa
Key Sessions

Global Keynote: One Belt One Road: The Opportunity for Shipping

Nov 27
Show Filter
08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Main agenda
Registration & Morning Networking
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
Main agenda
Welcome Remarks from ShipTech Middle East
09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
Main agenda
Dubai Maritime City Authority Welcome Address
  • Khamis Ghumail - Director – Maritime Traffic Management, Dubai Maritime City Authority
more
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Global Keynote: One Belt One Road: The Opportunity for Shipping
more

Seizing the opportunities presented by one of the defining economic initiatives of our time.

The One Belt One Road policy will redefine trade patterns between Asia, with repercussions for the maritime industry that will unlock commercial opportunities, but also create new legal challenges for the shipping supply chain.

10:00 - 10:15 15 mins
Main agenda
Onstage Q&A
more

This exclusive and interactive session will give attendees the opportunity to interact with the keynote speaker through our dedicated event app and facilitated interview style question and answer session allowing you to engage with the speaker and have all of your questions answered.

10:15 - 10:20 5 mins
Main agenda
Interactive Voting
more

Using your smartphone or laptop, attendees will have the chance to take part in an interactive voting session at the start of the day. Polling will take place again at the end of the with results compared to see how opinions have been affected throughout the course of the day.

10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
Main agenda
Panel Discussion
more

Oil Price Forecast: What is the Mid- to Long-Term Outlook on Oil Prices And Should Safeguards Be Put in Place To Protect Your Interests?

10:50 - 11:20 30 mins
Main agenda
Panel Discussion
more

Shifting Tides: The Future Of Ship Building and the Impact the Far East and Political Events are Having on Middle East’s Shipping Businesses

Do you have all the facts and information you need to know to make the most cost-effective decisions over the long-term? Analysing the correlation between price, safety, quality and longevity.

11:20 - 12:00 40 mins
Main agenda
Executive Speed Networking and Morning Coffee Break
more

Get your business cards ready and join this structured and fast paced networking format where every minute a bell will ring and participants will shift places. It is designed to accelerate business contacts where participants can share their professional background and business goals.

12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
Main agenda
The Business Side of Smart Shipping
more

Revolution or risk? How rapidly developing technology trends will shape the shipping industry going forward.

12:30 - 13:15 45 mins
Main agenda
Case Study
more

Big Data in Shipping: Using Voyage Data and Data from Ship Structures, Components and Machinery to Enhance Performance and Safety

13:15 - 14:15 60 mins
Main agenda
Lunch
14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
Main agenda
Next Generation Shipping: Technology and Data as the Driving Force of Change Over the Next 10-20 years
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Main agenda
How AI Will Shape the Future of Shipping
more

As the shipping industry moves toward a digital and data-driven future, artificial intelligence is emerging as a powerful new tool to help prepare for the future. Are you prepared?

15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Main agenda
Afternoon Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Main agenda
Investing in Blockchain: Increasing Efficiencies and Committing to a Fundamental Digital Transformation to Ensure Future Profitability
more

Blockchain is making headlines in the shipping and maritime industry. This practical session will provide an in-depth opportunity for participants to understand the concept of blockchain, identify a set of critical questions to examine before jumping on the blockchain hype train, and learn about some current concrete use cases and applications within the shipping and maritime industry.

16:15 - 17:00 45 mins
Main agenda
Identifying the Latest Advancements in Cybersecurity to Combat the Vulnerabilities Lurking Beneath the Surface
more

With the very latest intelligence and data around cyber security and resilience in shipping and maritime, this panel will discuss where the industry’s challenges lie today, and answer pressing questions from the ShipTech audience.

17:00 - 17:05 5 mins
Main agenda
Interactive Re-Voting
more

Using your smartphone or laptop, attendees will have the chance to re-vote on the day’s earlier questions to see how the results may have changed based on new learnings from throughout the day.

17:05 - 17:10 5 mins
Main agenda
Close of Conference & Lloyd’s List Awards