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9:15 AM - 9:50 AM REGISTRATION - BREAKFAST RECEPTION SPONSORED BY:   Hellenic Petroleum
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis - President, Capital Link, Inc.
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM INAUGURAL SPEAKER Mrs. Louka Katseli
Minister of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping of the Hellenic Republic

10:20 AM - 10:40 AM Dry Bulk Commodities/Global Oil and Energy: Market Outlook Mr. Casper Burgering, Vice President, ABN AMRO Economics
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM The New Normal in Shipping Finance Mr. Harris Antoniou, Global Head Energy, Commodities & Transportation, Fortis Bank Nederland
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Opportunities and Challenges in the Current Market Environment Mr. Socrates Leptos-Bourgi - Partner, Global Shipping & Ports Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Mr. Elias Sakellis - Executive Director, Goldman Sachs International
Mr. Jim Karp - Managing Director, Financing Group, Goldman Sachs

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Bank Financing Panel Moderator:
Mr. George Cambanis - Senior Partner, Global Shipping Leader, Deloitte Hadjipavlou Sofianos & Cambanis

Panelists:


12:10 PM - 12:30 PM Vessel Scrapping Dr. Anil Sharma - Founder, President and CEO, Global Marketing Systems, Inc.
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Forecasting the Future: Shipping and Financial Markets Mr. Clay Maitland - Managing Partner, International Registries, Founding Chairman of NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association)
12:50 PM - 1:10 PM Raising Capital for Shipping Today: Options and Alternatives - A Market Overview Mr. Loli Wu - Managing Director, Investment Banking Head of Americas Transportation & Infrastructure, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1:10 PM - 1:30 PM Raising Capital Through Private Equity Mr. Roland Peeters - Managing Director, Axia Ventures Group

Mr. Dimitrios Athanasopoulos - Managing Partner, Axia Ventures Group


1:30 PM - 2:45 PM LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS

SPONSORED BY:
Global Shipping and Finance:
From One Decade to the Next

Professor Costas Th. Grammenos
Pro Vice-Chancellor, City University London

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Raising Capital in the U.S. Capital Markets - Legal Considerations Ms. Vasiliki Tsaganos - Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Raising Capital in the Equity Markets Moderator:
Mr. Emil Yiannopoulos - Partner, Assurance Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers


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3:50 PM - 4:30 PM Raising Capital in the Bond Markets Moderator:
Mr. Stuart Gelfond - Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP


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4:30 PM - 4:50 PM Shipping Funds - Current Opportunities and Structures Mr. Michael Newell - Partner, Norton Rose LLP
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM Raising Capital in the Public Markets Through Alternative Financing (Reverse Mergers, SPACs, 144A etc.) Moderator:
Mr. Manos Pelidis - Senior Partner, Deloitte Hadjipavlou Sofianos & Cambanis


Participants:
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Investor Attitudes in Shipping Today Moderator:
Mr. Harry Wong - Managing Director, Head of Transportation Banking, Knight Capital Markets , Director / Trustee of the Glenmede Funds



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