European Shipping Week Announces Speakers
Adam Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Pierfrancesco Vago, Chairman of CLIA Europe and Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, and Paolo Tonon, Vice-President and Head of Maersk Technology join the list of key industry shipping personnel and EU regulators at European Shipping Week in Brussels March 2-6 .
Goldstein and Tonon will bring experience and knowledge of corporate strategy and information technology to the innovation panel discussion, and Vago will be a participant on the closing roundtable session.
Other confirmed panellists at the inaugural flagship conference on March 4 at the Plaza Theatre include, Per Hansson, Vice President, Strategy, Ship Power at Wärtsilä and Esben Poulsson, Chairman of Avra International Pte. Ltd and Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Shipping Association.
The flagship conference will attract up to 400 top industry ship owners and regulatory personnel who will hear from industry specialists on key issues such as; CO2 emissions: Is shipping part of the solution or the problem?; How can shipping remain an attractive career option for jobseekers?; and is the EU shipping industry competitive in the global market?
These issues will interspersed with panel debates and roundtables composing of top level shipping personnel and moderated by senior industry commentators. The event will also provide essential networking opportunities for regulators and ship owners to discuss themes covering industry standards, safety levels, environmental concerns and training.