• 13:00-14:00GATHERING

  • 14:00-18:00CONFERENCE

  • 14:00-14:30OPENING CEREMONY

    At the beginning Mrs. Pınar Kalkavan Sesel and Mr. Cihan Ergenç will give a short speech as host country representatives. Afterwards, the following guests will be invited to the stage for opening ceremony.

    Host Country Representatives

    Pınar Kalkavan Sesel,
    Chair of Association of Turkish Coaster Owners and Operators

    Cihan Ergenç,
    Chair of Turkish Shipowners’ Association
    Opening Ceremony Participants(Will be invited to the stage)

    Dimitris J. Fafalios,
    Chair of INTERCARGO and Representative of Union of Greek Shipowners (as guest country)

    Charalampos Simantonis,
    Chair of Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners’ Association (as guest country)

    Abraham Jose Segovia de Leon,
    Consul General of Panama

    Ünal Baylan,
    Director General of Maritime Affairs

    Durmuş Ünüvar,
    Director General of Coastal Safety

    Tamer Kıran,
    Chair of Turkish Chamber of Shipping

    Funmi Folorunso,
    Secretary General of African Shipowners’ Association

    Figen Ayan,
    President of the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports

    Dr. Gaby Bornheim,
    President of German Shipowners’ Association / GERMANY

    Dott. Lorenzo Matacena,
    Vice President of Confitarma /ITALY

    M. Alain Mistre,
    President of the Maritime Union of Marseille Fos /FRANCE

  • 14:30-15:00Keynote Speech

    Futuristic approach for maritime economy and shipping in general
    Martin Stopford,
    Director and Teacher The Maritime Lectures
  • 15:00-15:45First Panel Session - Industry

    Discussing the decarbonization dilemma among uncertainties, regulations and international efforts

    Prof.Dr. Mustafa İnsel
    Advisor to Turkish Chamber of Shipping

    Dr Nikolaos Liapis
    HSSA BoD’s Member
    Andreas Syrigos
    HSSA Maritime Affairs Advisor
    Charles Haskell
    Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub Programme Manager
  • 15:45-16:15Coffee Break

  • 16:00-16:45Second Panel Session – Shipping Analysts

    Future expectations in shipping markets and maritime economics

    Prof.Dr. Oral Erdoğan
    Professor at Piri Reis University

    Angelica Kemene
    Head of Market Analysis & Intelligence | Optima Research
    Enrico Paglia
    Research Manager | Banchero Costa
    Niels Rasmussen
    Chief Shipping Analyst
  • 17:15-17:45Coffee Break

  • 17:45-18:30Third Session- NGOs

    Open Forum

    Harun Şişmanyazıcı,
    Turkish Shipowners’ Association Principal Advisor

    Yüksel Yıldırım,
    Chair & CEO of YILPORT Holding
    Dimitris J. Fafalios,
    Chairman of INTERCARGO
    Funmi Folorunso,
    Secretary General of African Shipowners’ Association

    19:00 - 19:30

    Song of Songs
    Soprano Otilia İpek
    Tenor Hüseyin Likos
    Piano Yulia Bapova
  • 20:00-23:30GALA DINNER

    At Divan Kuruçeşme In a fascinating place, among the traces of the past, sunsets are more magnificent and nights are more starry in a place that must immerse in to believe (in a view of İstanbul Straight)

    with the songs of Seran Bilgi

    At the gala dinner, Pınar Kalkavan Sesel, Cihan Ergenç, Charalampos Simantonis, Dimitris J. Fafalios and Tamer Kıran will give a speech on the name
  • Dress Code

    Business Formal or Smart Casual