Monday, June 4, 2018 - Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Greece

Agenda



8:15 AM - 8:50 AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
MORNING SESSIONS
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President – Capital Link
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Remarks Mr. Clay Maitland, Chairman – New York Maritime (NYMAR); Managing Partner – International Registries; Conference Chairman
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Dry Bulk Shipping Moderator:
Mr. James Johnston, 
Senior Analyst - Braemar ACM Shipbroking

Panelists:
  • Mr. John Platsidakis, Managing Director – Anangel Maritime Services, Inc.; Chairman - Intercargo
  • Mr. John Dragnis, CEO – Goldenport
  • Mr. John Michael Radziwill, CEO – Goodbulk
  • Mr. Stamatis Tsantanis, CEOSeanergy Maritime Holdings (NASDAQ:SHIP)
  • Mr. Spyros Capralos, Chairman – Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Container Shipping Moderator:
 

Panelists:
  • Mr. Nils Aden, CEO – E.R. Schiffahrt GmbH & Cie. KG
  • Mr. Aristides Pittas, CEO – Euroseas Ltd.  (NASDAQ:ESEA)
  • Mr. George Youroukos, CEO – Poseidon Containers
  • Mr. Ted Petrone, Vice Chairman – Navios Corporation (TBC)
  • Mr. Bing Chen, President & CEO – Seaspan Ltd. (NYSE:SSW) (TBC)
10:20 AM - 11:00 AM Bank Finance Moderator:
Mr. Richard Brand, Partner - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Panelists:
  • Mr. Joep Gorgels, Global Head Transportation & Logistics Clients – ABN AMRO  - Corporate & Institutional Banking
  • Mr. Michael Parker, Global Industry Head for Shipping – Citi
  • Mrs. Kristin H. Holth, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Industries –  l Energy – Maritime – Seafood – DNB Bank ASA
  • Mr. Christian P. Nieswandt,  Managing Director, Global Head Shipping - HSH Nordbank
  • Mr. Tobias Zehnter, Global Head Ship Finance – NORD/LB
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM LNG / LPG Shipping Moderator:

Panelists:
  • Mr. John Lycouris, CEO – Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG)
  • Mr. Tony Lauritzen, CEO – Dynagas LNG Partners LP
  • Mr. Paul Wogan, CEO – GasLog Ltd.
  • Mr. Harry Vafias, CEO – StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS)
  • Mr. Christos Economou, Founder – TMS Cardiff Gas
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM Tanker Shipping Moderator:
Mr. Robert Burke, Partner & CEO – Ridgebury Tankers

Panelists:
  • Mr. Jerry Kalogiratos, CEO – Capital Product Partners
  • Mr. Vassilis Kertsikoff, Vice Chairman – Eletson Holdings
  • Mr. Nicolas Busch, CEO – Navig8 Group
  • Mr. Eddie Valentis, CEO – Pyxis Tankers
  • Mr. George Saroglou, COO – Tsakos Energy 
12:20 PM - 12:50 PM Capital Markets & Private Equity Moderator:
Mr. Panos Katsambas, Partner Reed Smith

Panelists:
  • Mrs. Christa Volpicelli, Managing Director & Head of Maritime Investment Banking – Citi
  • Mr. Theodore Jadick, Managing Director, CEO and President – DNB Markets, Inc.
  • Mr. Rikard Vabo, Managing Director, Corporate Finance – Fearnley Securities
  • Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager - Tufton Oceanic Ltd.
12:50 PM - 1:10 PM Keynote Addresss
Mr. Kitak Lim
Secretary General
International Maritime Organization
1:10 PM - 2:20 PM The Future of Shipping – Risks & Opportunities

A high-level discussion by leading shipowners on the evolution of the shipping industry, the main industry drivers, opportunities and challenges for the shipping industry across the board.

Shipping markets outlook, energy and commodity flows, investment opportunities, access to capital, the impact of technology, operational and regulatory challenges and more.
Moderator:
Mrs. Sofia Kalomenides, Partner, Central & Southeast Europe Accounts, Business Development Leader & Capital Markets Leader – EY

Panelists:
  • Mr. Evangelos Marinakis, Chairman – Capital Maritime & Trading Corp.
  • Mr. George Economou, Founder & CEO – DryShips; Chairman – Ocean Rig
  • Mr. Panos Laskaridis, CEO – Lavinia Corporation/ Laskaridis Shipping Company Ltd.; President – European Community Shipowners Associations
  • Mr. George Prokopiou, Chairman – Dynagas LNG Partners
  • Mr. Petros Pappas, CEO – Star Bulk Carries
  • Mr. Nikos Tsakos, President & CEO – Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE: TNP); Chairman – Intertanko
2:20 PM - 3:30 PM  
NETWORKING LUNCH 
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