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The time for change is NOW!’ by WISTA UK
September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
On the occasion of LISW 2023, WISTA UK in association with Seatrade Maritime invites you to join us for 2 insightful panel discussions with C-Suite maritime leaders, outstanding Keynote Speeches, followed by a networking reception and suprises.
The event takes place on the 19th floor of 240 Blackfriars Rd, which is home to Seatrade Maritime.
Join us for the afternoon of insightful discussions with C-suite maritime leaders, which will culminate with a networking drinks reception, enjoying the panoramic views of London.
Schedule for the afternoon:
13:30 – Registrations
14:00 – Welcome Address from Gina Panayiotou, Secretary General, WISTA UK
14:05 – Ministerial Address from Nusrat Ghani MP, Minister of State at the Department for Business and Trade, Minister of State for the Investment Security Unit, and Minister for Industry and Economic Security
14:10 – Opening Keynote Address by Arsenio Dominguez, Secretary-General Elect, International Maritime Organization (IMO)
14:20 – Panel Session 1: Green roles are the future
Session moderated by Monica Kohli, President, WISTA UK
- Sarah Kenny, CEO, BMT Group
- Commodore Melanie Robinson CBE, Royal Navy
- H.E. Eng. Essam AlAmmari – VP Advisor – Regulation Sector at Transport General Authority
- Chuck Kemper, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, ABS
15:00 – Coffee break
15:10 – Motivational Keynote Address from Amb. Nancy Karigithu , Kenya’s Ambassador and Special Envoy for Shipping and Blue Economy
15:20 – Panel Session 2: Responsible Leadership: A CEOs guide to ESG in shipping
Session moderated by Gina Panayiotou, Secretary General, WISTA UK
- Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschold, Global Sustainability Manager, IKEA
- Dr. Anil Sharma, CEO, Global Marketing Systems
- Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO at Tototheo Maritime
- Mark O’Neil, President & CEO, Columbia Group
16:00 Presenting the first ESG Index for maritime by Dr. Stavros Karamperidis, Head of Maritime Transport Research Group, Plymouth University
16:05 – ICS Diversity Toolkit Presentation by Ondrilla Fernandes, Employment Affairs Advisor, International Chamber of Shipping
16:10 – Closing Keynote from Elpi Petraki – President – WISTA International
16:15 – Networking Reception
For further information, please visit: https://digital.seatrade-maritime.com/en/wista-event.html