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Monday, October 2, 2017 - The Metropolitan Club, New York City

Agenda


7:30 AM - 7:55 AM  --- REGISTRATION
MORNING SESSIONS
WEST LOUNGE (1ST FLOOR)
7:55 AM - 8:00 AM
WELCOME REMARKS
 
Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President & CEO  Capital Link
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
OPENING REMARKS

Mr. Theodore Jadick, Managing Director, CEO and President  DNB Markets, Inc.  Conference Chairman

8:10 AM – 8:30 AM
FOLD, HOLD, DOUBLE UP – WHICH HAND TO PLAY NEXT?

Mr. James Frew, Director of Consultancy – Maritime Strategies International

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
LPG SECTOR PANEL

Moderator:
Mr. Nicolay Dyvik, Head of Shipping Research – DNB Markets

Panelists:
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
MARINE FUELS: AN INDUSTRY IN TRANSITION

Moderator:
Mr. Casey Burlage, Senior Counsel – Clyde & Co

Panelists:
WEST LOUNGE (1ST FLOOR) LIBRARY (2ND FLOOR)
9:40 AM - 9:55 AM 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
CHEMICAL TANKERS


Mr. Kevin M. Kilcullen, CFO – Team Tankers International (TEAM:NO)

SHIPPING INDUSTRY CHANGES & THE IMPLICATIONS TO
THE PORT OF NY & NJ

Mr. Sam Ruda, Deputy Director, Business Development – Port Department – Port Authority of NY & NJ

9:55 AM - 10:30 AM 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
INDUSTRY CHALLENGES & THE ROAD MAP AHEAD

Moderator:

Mr. Clay Maitland, Chairman – NYMAR; Managing Partner – International Registries and Founder - NAMEPA

Panelists;
OVERVIEW OF NEW YORK’S MARITIME ECONOMY

Mr. Andrew Genn, Senior VP, Ports & Transportation – New York City Economic Development Corporation


10:30 AM - 11:05 AM 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
BANK FINANCE

Moderator:
Mr. Tony Salgado, Partner – Blank Rome LLP

Panelists:
  • Mr. Francis Birkeland, Managing Director – ABN AMRO Bank
  • Mr. Michael Parker, Industry Head, Global Shipping & Logistics and Chairman, EMEA Corporate Banking – Citi
  • Mr. Evan W. Uhlick, Senior Vice President and Head of Ocean
    Industries  DNB
  • Mr. Martin van Tuijl, Managing Director, Shipping Finance Americas – DVB Bank SE


CONTAINER SECTOR PANEL

Moderator: 
Mr. Christian Wetherbee, Director  Citi

Panelists:



11:05 AM - 11:40 PM 11:00 AM - 11:40 PM
ALTERNATIVE FINANCE


Moderator:

Mr. Michael Timpone, Partner – Seward & Kissel LLP

Panelists:


MARINE INSURANCE – "CURRENT HOT TOPICS :
BREXIT, PRICING, CYBER RISK"

Moderator:

Ms. Boriana Farrar, LL.M., VP, Senior Claims Executive – Counsel – The American Club

Panelists:

11:40 AM – 12:15 PM 11:40 AM – 12:15 PM
RESTRUCTURING, CONSOLIDATION & M&A


Moderator:

Mr. William Haft, Partner - Orrick

Panelists:

IS ARBITRATION YOUR BEST ALTERNATIVE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION?

Moderator:

Mr. Keith W. Heard, Partner – Burke & Parsons

Panelists:
  • Ms. Leanne O'Loughlin, Claims Director, UK & Americas Charles Taylor P&I Management (Americas), Inc.
  • Ms. Molly McCafferty, Senior Manager, Insurance and Claims – Clipper Bulk Shipping
  • Mr. David Martowski, Arbitrator/Mediator – David W. Martowski
  • Mr. Richard Corwin, Former Head  Gard North America

12:15 PM – 12:50 PM 12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
CAPITAL MARKETS

Moderator:

Mr. Daniel Rodgers, Partner – Watson Farley Williams

Panelists:

MARITIME & ADMIRALTY LAW PANEL

Moderator:

Mr. John C. Stratakis, Partner  Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzalez

Panelists:



1:00 PM – 2:20 PM

LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS
"THERE'S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME AND PLACE TO BE A SHIPOWNER THAN NOW IN NYC"
Mr. John C. Hadjipateras
Chairman of the Board and President
and Chief Executive Officer
Dorian LPG

 

Introductory Remarks by:
Mr. Theodore Jadick, Managing Director, CEO and President – DNB Markets, Inc.
Mr. Clay Maitland, Chairman – NYMAR

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
WEST LOUNGE (1ST FLOOR)
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM
DRY BULK SECTOR PANEL

Moderator:

Mr. Nicolay Dyvik, Head of Shipping Research – DNB Markets

Panelists:
3:10 PM – 3:45 PM
PRIVATE EQUITY

Moderator:

Mr. Greg Chase, Partner – Reed Smith

Panelists:
3:45 PM – 4:25 PM
CRUDE OIL SECTOR PANEL

Moderator:
 
Mr. James Jang, Senior Analyst, Vice President Equity Research, Industrials and Maritime – Maxim Group LLC

Panelists:
4:25 PM – 5:10 PM
PRODUCT TANKER SECTOR PANEL

Moderator: 
Mr. Ben Nolan, Director, Shipping Research  Stifel

Panelists:
5:10 PM – 6:00 PM
ANALYST PANEL

Moderator:
 
Mr. Ted Young, Chief Financial Officer  Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG)

Panelists:
  • Mr. John C. Gandolfo, Senior Analyst, Equity Research  Clarksons Platou Securities
  • Mr. Gautam Khurana, Director, Head of Drewry Financial Research Services  Drewry
  • Mr. James Jang, Senior Analyst, Vice President Equity Research, Industrials and Maritime – Maxim Group LLC
  • Mr. Fotis Giannakoulis, VP Research – Morgan Stanley
  • Mr. Ben Nolan, Managing Director – Stifel
  • Mr. Spiro M. Dounis, CPA, CFA, Director - Equity Research  UBS

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM --- COCKTAIL RECEPTION
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