Posidonia conferences on important topics

Just 10 days from the opening of Posidonia 2022, the world’s largest maritime show is finalizing the details of its multitude of conferences and seminars throughout the week of June 6-10.

“Digitalization Demystified” and “All Aboard: Shaping the Future of Shipping” are the two sessions of Seatrade Maritime’s inaugural summit in association with the Global Maritime Club. Scheduled for June 9, the event will be moderated by Minister of Maritime Affairs and Island Policy Ioannis Plakiotakis. Other confirmed speakers include Ben Palmer OBE, Inmarsat Marine; Sean Fernback, Wartsila Travel; Mike Konstantinidis, METIS Cyberspace Technology; Henrik Jensen, Danica Maritime Services GmbH; Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, WISTA; Mark O’Neil, Columbia Shipmanagement & InterManager; John Platsidakis, Intercargo; and Peter Schellenberger, Thome Group.

Chris Hayman, Chairman Emeritus of Seatrade, said: “This list of distinguished speakers reflects the important topics we wish to discuss both in panel discussions and with public input. Posidonia is a global and prestigious platform from which to do this, and we look forward to meeting friends and colleagues in person in June.

HELMEPA’s conference will showcase sustainable shipping with a moderated panel discussion of three generations of distinguished Greek shipowners and cross-industry leaders from the international community, who will share their views on key issues facing the industry in the global economy. future and reflect on the evolution of maritime transport over the years. the last decades. Fittingly, the event will take place on June 8, designated by the UN as World Oceans Day.

“Our conference will bring together shipping industry leaders, policy makers, social partners, academics, regulators and civil society to discuss, exchange and share knowledge and know-how on sustainable shipping while inspiring collective action to get on board to save the seas,” said Olga Stavropoulou, CEO of HELMEPA.

This year’s version of the YES to Shipping Forum, scheduled for June 10, will offer students, graduates and young maritime executives the opportunity to meet and interact with exhibiting companies at Posidonia 2022 and also attend a panel discussion about career opportunities in the industry.