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Charting a Course to Success – OTG Panel Discussion

September 12, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Charting a Course to Success: Navigating Human Capital Challenges in Shipping with Technology-Driven Strategies

This event brings together esteemed executive thought leaders from major organisations in our industry to share their views on the winning commercial strategies needed and the innovative solutions that can shape the future of the maritime workforce and drive transformation and growth.

Attend this invite-only gathering to gain invaluable insights into our industry’s most pressing issues.

In recent years, the maritime industry has witnessed a transformative wave of technological advancements and evolving customer demands. While these changes have presented unprecedented opportunities, they have also brought forth complex human capital challenges. The panel seeks to address these challenges head-on, with an emphasis on strategizing for long-term success.

Esteemed panellists, renowned for their extensive experience in the industry, will share insights into the key issues surrounding human capital in the maritime sector. The discussion will revolve around the recruitment and retention of top talent, fostering a culture of innovation, promoting diversity and inclusion, and adapting to the changing workforce dynamics.

The conversation will encompass topics such as leveraging automation and artificial intelligence in recruitment and retention, fostering a digitally skilled workforce, and creating an environment conducive to innovation and agility. It will provide a platform for thought-provoking conversations and exchange of ideas, exploring the ways in which industry leaders are actively shaping their organisations to overcome these challenges.

Attendees will gain valuable knowledge and actionable takeaways on how to effectively navigate the evolving human capital landscape in a time of disruption. By integrating cutting-edge tools and systems, fostering a digital mindset, and promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing, organisations can position themselves for long-term viability and growth.

Join our exclusive closed-door event during the prestigious London International Shipping Week.


The panel will be hosted by Peter Schellenberger who will be joined by:

  • John Karre Aune, CEO – Wallem Group
  • Capt. Jaquelyn Burton, Head of Creative Design – Kongsberg Maritime
  • Johan Gustafsson, Chief Revenue Officer – OTG.
  • Chuck Kemper, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer – ABS
  • Ronhald Spithout, MD for OneHealth by VIKAND
  • Steve Yandell, Assistant Coordinator – ITF Seafarers and Inland Navigation

We are also proud to announce that the event will also feature a special address from Arsenio Dominguez – Director Marine Environment Division, International Maritime Organization.


If you are interested in attending this event please email: contact@oceantg.com


‘Ocean Technologies Group’ are also holding a second event within the LISW23, click on our logo below for more information:

OTG Maritime Mixer


September 12, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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Browne Jacobson
15th Floor, 6 Bevis Marks
London, EC3A 7BA United Kingdom
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