8:15 AM - 8:55 AM REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
MORNING SESSIONS
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link, Inc.
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Outlook & Opportunities in Shipping James Frew, Director of Consultancy - Maritime Strategies International
9:20 AM – 10:00 AM Bank Finance & Shipping Moderator:
Mr. Jasel Chauhan, Partner - Holman Fenwick Willan International LLP

Panelists:
  • Mr. Gust Biesbroek, Managing Director, Global Head of Transportation Finance - ABN AMRO Bank NV
  • Mr. Philipp Wuenschmann, Head of Shipping - Berenberg Bank
  • Mr. Michael Parker, Global Industry Head for Shipping - Citi
  • Mr. Frans van de Bospoort, Managing Director and Co-Divisional Head of Shipping Finance, Eastern Hemisphere - DVB Bank
10:00 AM – 10:40 AM Alternative Finance Moderator:
Mr. Robert Wilkins, Partner - Reed Smith

Panelists:
  • Mr. Nino Mowinckel, Principal - Breakwater Capital
  • Mr. Martin Hugger, Managing Director - Meerbaum Capital Solutions
  • Mr. Alexis Atteslis, Managing Director - Oak Hill Advisors (Europe), LLP
  • Mr. John Hartigan, Senior Investment Manager - Northern Shipping Funds
  • Ms. Barbara Richter, Partner - Varde Partners
10:40 AM – 11:20 AM Capital Markets Moderator:
Mr. Robert Lustrin, Partner - Seward & Kissel

Panelists:
  • Ms. Christa Volpicelli, Managing Director - Citi
  • Mr. Erik Helberg, CEO - Clarksons Platou Securities
  • Mr. Todd Wilson, Senior VP of Maritime - Jefferies LLC
  • Mr. Larry Glasberg, Managing Director - Maxim Group
  • Ms. Isabella Schidrich, Senior Managing Director - NASDAQ
  • Mr. Eric H. Schless, Managing Director - Wells Fargo Securities LLC
11:20 AM – 11:50 AM Restructuring Moderator:

Panelists:
  • Mr. Evan Cohen, Principal - DC Maritime Partners
  • Mr. Christoph Geck-Schlich, Managing Director - CPO Investments GmbH & Co. KG
  • Mr. Glenn Peters, Partner - EY
  • Mr. Axel Siepmann, Managing Director - NAVES Corporate Finance
11:50 AM – 12:30 PM Private Equity Moderator:
Mr. Stuart McAlpine, Partner ¡V Clyde & Co. LLP

Panelists:
  • Mr. Costas Karagiannis, Operating Partner - Apollo Management International
  • Mr. Isaiah Toback, Managing Director - Castlelake
  • Mr. Rolf Wikborg, Partner - Sino Energy Capital Management, Hong Kong
  • Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager - Tufton Oceanic Ltd.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM KEYNOTE ADDRESS
The Internationalization of China & Chinese Shipping
Mr. Zhang Ye, President - Shanghai Shipping Exchange
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM "One Belt - One Road" - The New Silk Road and How it Will Affect Shipping Mr. Georgios Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager - DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East
LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM CAPITAL LINK GREEK SHIPPING LEADERSHIP AWARD

Honoring


Professor Costas Th. Grammenos


CBE DSc LRF Chair in Shipping, Trade & Finance

Chairman, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance
Cass Business School, City, University of London

Introductory Remarks by

Dr. Anthony Papadimitriou
President to the Board of Directors of
Alexander S. Onassis Foundation
&
Dr. Nikos P. Tsakos
Chairman - INTERTANKO;
President & CEO - Tsakos Energy Navigation
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Regulatory Developments & Geopolitical Factors Affecting Shipping Moderator:
Mr. George Paleokrassas, Partner - Watson Farley Williams

Panelists:
  • Mr. Clay Maitland, Managing Partner - International Registries; Founding Chairman - NAMEPA; Chairman - NYMAR
  • Mr. Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, President Designate - BIMCO; President - Common Progress Company
  • Mr. John Patsidakis, Chairman - INTERCARGO; Managing Director - Anangel Maritime Services Inc
  • Mr. Nikos P. Tsakos, Chairman - INTERTANKO; President & CEO - Tsakos Energy Navigation
3:40 PM – 4:20 PM Optimizing Technical Management & Fleet Performance Moderator:
Mr. Michael Pantazopoulos, Managing Director - LISCR

Panelists:
  • Mr. Andreas Hadjipetrou, Managing Director - Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Mr. Sokratis Theodossiou, Managing Director - Tototheo Group
4:20 PM – 5:00 PM Analyst Panel Moderator:

Panelists:
  • Mr. Herman Hildan, Shipping Analyst -Clarskons Platou Securities
  • Mr. James Jang, Senior Analyst, Vice President, Equity Research - Industrials and Maritime - Maxim Group LLC
  • Mr. Michael Webber, Senior Analyst, Managing Director, Shipping, Equipment Leasing & Marine MLPs, Equity Research - Wells Fargo Securities
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION
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