MORNING SESSIONS
 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
 9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Welcome Remarks
KEYNOTE OPENING REMARKS
 9:05 AM – 9:20 AM Cyprus as a maritime, logistics & energy hub H.E. Marios Demetriades, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus
FORUM SESSION ON THE GLOBAL SHIPPING MARKETS
MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
 9:20 AM – 9:40 AM Global Shipping Markets - Current Developments & Outlook Mr. Martin Stopford, Non-Executive President - Clarkson Research Services Ltd.
 9:40 AM – 10:20 AM A review of the global commodity, energy and shipping markets - Sector review, analysis & outlook Dry Cargo Market / Dry Bulk and Containers:
Mr. Ben Nolan, Director, Shipping Research - Stifel

Energy/Crude & Product Tankers; LNG/LPG:
Mr. Mark Williams, Managing Partner, Research - Affinity Shipping
FORUM SESSION ON SHIP MANAGEMENT
 10:20 AM – 10:55 AM Optimizing Technical Fleet Management Moderator:

Panelists:
 10:55 AM – 11:15 AM COFFEE BREAK
 11:20 AM – 11:55 AM Good people pay off - Crewing strategies and staff development Moderator: 
Capt. Kuba Szymanski, Secretary General -  InterManager

Panelists:
 11:55 AM – 12:30 PM Managing Risks - Cybersecurity Opening presentation
“Cyber security in the shipping industry”
Mr. Yannis Ioannides, Manager, Risk Advisory Practice, Cyber Risk Services – Deloitte

Moderator:
 
Ms. Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Managing Director – Tototheo Group of Companies

Panelists:
 12:30 PM – 12:45 PM Managing Risks - Foreign Corruption Practices Act Mr. Richard Brand, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM Optimizing Insurance & Reinsurance - Trends & Developments Moderator:
Mr. Mark O’Neil, President - Columbia Shipmanagement

Panelists:
 1:15 PM – 2:10 PM NETWORKING LUNCH
FORUM SESSION ON GEOPOLITICAL & REGULATORY DEVELOPENTS AFFECTING SHIPPING
AFTERNOON KEYNOTE SPEAKER
 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM China, the Global Economy & Shipping Mr. Zhang Ye, President, Shanghai Shipping Exchange
 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM "One Belt - One Road" - The New Silk Road and How it Will Affect Shipping Mr. Nikolaos Kakalis, Manager R&D and Advisory, Region South East Europe and Middle East - DNV GL
 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Geopolitical and regulatory developments affecting shipping Mr. Clay Maitland, Managing Partner - International Registries, Founding Chairman - NAMEPA; Chairman - NYMAR
FORUM SESSION ON FINANCE AND CAPITAL MARKETS
 3:15 PM – 3:50 PM Access to Capital as a Competitive Advantage - Bank Finance, Capital Markets, Private Equity & Alternative Financing Moderator:
Mr. Andreas Christofides, Member of the Board of Directors, Hellenic Bank; Executive Director - Granfeld Wealth Management

Panelists:
  • Mr. Kjartan Bru, Head of Shipping, Offshore & Logistics, CEMEA - DNB Bank 
  • Mr. George Arcadis, Chief Representative Greece, ABN AMRO Energy, Commodities & Transportation 
  • Mr. Christos Chrysanthou, Chairman - Terra Navis Shipping Ltd; Vice President - Cyprus Union of Shipowners
  • Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager – Tufton Oceanic
 3:50 PM – 4:10 PM COFFEE BREAK
 4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Restructuring as a Business & Investment Opportunity

Mr. George Paleokrassas, Partner - Watson Farley Williams

CYPRUS AS A MARITIME, LOGISTICS & ENERGY HUB

 4:30 PM – 5:10 PM Expertise and Infrastructure in Cyprus - Cyprus as an Operational Hub Moderator:
Mr. Markus Wenker, Head of Ship Finance - Hellenic Bank

Panelists:
  • Mr. Ioannis Efstratiou, Acting Director - Department of Merchant Shipping of Cyprus
  • Mr. Dieter Rohdenburg, CEO - Intership Navigation Co., Ltd.;  Vice President - Cyprus Shipping Chamber
  • Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, CEO - Transmed Shipping Co. Ltd, Former Chairman - Marine Environment Protection Committee (IMO)
  • Mr. Roine Ahlquist, Managing Director - Tufton Oceanic Shipping Management
  • Mr. George Mouskas, Managing Director - Zela Shipping Group; Member of the Executive Committee - Cyprus Union of Shipowners
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER : THE SHIPOWNER PERSPECTIVE
 5:10 PM – 5:55 PM Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel? - The Shipowner Perspective Moderator:
Mr. Mark Friedman , Managing Director, Investment Banking – Evercore Partners

Panelists:
  • Mr Andreas Hadjiyiannis, President - Cyprus Sea Lines Shipping; President Cyprus Union of Shipowners 
  • Mr. Aristidis Pittas, CEO, Euroseas Ltd. 
  • Mr. Polys Hajioannou, CEO - Safe Bulkers; Vice President, Cyprus Union of Shipowners 
  • Mr. Spyros Capralos, CEO - Oceanbulk Containers; Chairman - Star Bulk Carriers
 5:55 PM – 6:00 PM Concluding Remarks Mr. George A. Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group - Conference Chairman
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

NETWORKING COCKTAIL RECEPTION

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