Sea Asia
Conference Programme

 

The Asian Voice in a Global Industry

The highly acclaimed Sea Asia conference has always been one of the defining features of Sea Asia with exceptional content delivered by some of the industry's most influential speakers from Asia and around the world. Each edition of Sea Asia conference includes thought leadership content with unique delivery intended to stimulate interest and engagement. Featuring the highly successful Sea Asia Global Forum keynote session and the popular Parliamentary Debate session where leading shipping executives engage in an intense discussion on the motion, be part of the conference and participate as a delegate today.  


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Conference Programme - Day 1
TUESDAY, 9 APRIL 2019

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9.00am - 10.00am            Opening Ceremony

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10.00am - 11.00am          VIP Tour of the Exhibition

                                     
                                         Welcome Coffee

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11.00am - 12.30pm

SEA ASIA GLOBAL FORUM


The Sea Asia Global Forum brings together industry leaders, representing both shipowners and cargo interests, to discuss the key issues facing the industry. In a complex business environment influenced by geopolitics, technological disruption and regulatory pressures, this opening panel will draw on the perspectives of seasoned veterans to reflect on where the industry is headed.

Session Moderator:
Teymoor Nabili, Journalist and Broadcaster and Managing Editor, TheSignal.asia

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2.00pm - 3.00pm

FUTURE OF THE MARITIME WORKFORCE

Attracting future talent to the maritime industries, both onshore and offshore, is a key concern. How will the shipping and maritime industries attract the best young talent given the allure of the technology sector and others that have acted quickly to modernise. Today's speakers will discuss what skills will be required by future maritime executives onshore, as well as seafarers, as the Industrial Revolution 4.0 reshapes the industry.

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3.30pm - 4.30pm

APPLICATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN SHIPPING?


Blockchain - everyone is talking about it, but what will it actually mean for the shipping industry? This session will focus on the practical implementation of Blockchain initiatives within the shipping and logistics space, paying particular attention to how these have improved the way business is done. The speakers will also examine the importance of developing common, neutral platforms that everyone in the industry can trust.


This programme is subject to changes.