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Thursday, February 20, 2020 - Hilton Athens Hotel, Athens, Greece

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Agenda



"THE ROARING TWENTIES" - TACKLING THE FOUR D'S:
DISRUPTION, DIGITALIZATION, DECARBONIZATION & A NEW DECADE


 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   REGISTRATION & COFFEE
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM  

OPENING REMARKS (VIA VIDEO WEBCAST from Shanghai)

 

Mr. Sun Lei, Vice President – Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

 

Introduced by: Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, PresidentCapital Link

 

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9:05 AM – 9:40 AM  

ANALYST PRESENTATIONS

REVIEW OF THE SHIPPING MARKETS - Sector review, analysis & outlook     

 

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INVESTOR ATTITUDES IN SHIPPING 


9:40 AM – 10:20 AM  

IMO 2020 – REALITY HIT – AND NOW WHAT?

 

Lessons learned – experience gained – scrubbers future? – HFO availability – status of compliant fuels market

 

Moderator: Mr. Stamatis Fradelos, Business Development Manager - DNV GL

 

 

Panelists:

 

10:20 AM – 11:05 AM  

CONQUERING THE NEXT FRONTIER – DECARBONIZATION – REDUCING GREEN HOUSE EMISSIONS

 

The reduction of greenhouse emissions is the next challenge which will have transformational impact on the industry. Regulators, fossil and alternative fuel producers, engine manufacturers and shipbuilders, shipowners, charterers, financiers and a wider range of industry participants need to come up with a workable and sustainable framework. The panel will discuss strategies, options and initiatives in this direction as the industry sets out to address the complexities involved.

 

Moderator: Mr. George Paleokrassas, Partner – Watson Farley & Williams

 

Panelists:

 

11:05 AM – 11:30 AM  

INNOVATION & DIGITALIZATION TRANSFORMING SHIPPING


CYBERCRIME: TOWARDS A SOPHISTICATED SEABORNE CYBER THREAT LANDSCAPE


DIGITALIZATION OF THE FLEET FOR IMPROVED REVENUE;


   

 

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
 

JAPAN IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS 

Shipbuilding, Financing & Trading Opportunities for Greek Shipowners

 

Mr. George Borovas, Partner – Shearman & Sterling

11:50 AM – 12:05 PM   

CHINESE LEASING – The Growth Continues

Mr. Channing Wang, Regional Customer Manager - Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (Europe) GmbH


  
Presentation/PDF
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12:05 PM – 12:40 PM  

CHINESE LEASING PANEL (VIA VIDEO WEBCAST from China)
Moderator: Mr. Dylan Potter, PartnerVedderPrice 

Panelists:

 

12:40 PM – 1:15 PM  

GREEK & CYPRIOT BANKS STEP UP THEIR ROLE IN SHIP FINANCING

 

Moderator: Mr. Chris Vartzis, Partner, Stephenson Harwood

 

Panelists:

 

 
1:25 PM – 2:50 PM  

LUNCHEON & AWARDS CEREMONY

georgiadis  

Introductory Remarks By:

H.E. Adonis GeorgiadisMinister of Development & Investments
Hellenic Republic

     

CAPITAL LINK GREEK SHIPPING LEADERSHIP AWARD CEREMONY



 HONORING    
   
 

Mr. George ProcopiouFounder
Dynacom Tankers Management, Sea Traders, Dynagas



Introduced by Mr. Nicolas Bornozis,
President – Capital Link

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We recognize Mr. George Procopiou for his long standing achievements and contribution to the Greek and Global Shipping Industry, for his thought leadership and pioneering initiatives, as well as for his contribution to Greece through his support of numerous cultural and philanthropic endeavors.

 

     
3:00 PM – 3:40 PM  

BANK FINANCE & SHIPPING

 

Moderator: Mr. Jasel Chauhan, Partner, Head of International Finance - Hill Dickinson International  

 

Panelists:

3:40 PM – 4:20 PM  

ALTERNATIVE FINANCE – BECOMING MAINSTREAM FINANCE FOR SHIPPING!

 

Moderator: Mrs. Kalliopi Karaiskaki, Partner - Holman Fenwick Willan

 

Panelists:


4:20 PM – 5:15 PM   CAPITAL MARKETS

 

Moderator: Mr. Edward Horton, PartnerSeward & Kissel

 

Panelists:

 

5:15 PM – 5:55 PM   PRIVATE EQUITY, M&A & INDUSTRY CONSOLIDATION

 

Moderator: Mr. Greg Chase, Partner - Reed Smith LLP

 

Panelists:

 

5:55 PM – 6:00 PM  

CLOSING REMARKS

 

Mr. Theo Xenakoudis, Director, Worldwide Business Operations IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM  

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