Shipping2030 Asia Agenda

*All timings reflected are in SGT

Day 1: 24 Nov 2020

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


Shipping Transformation Asia 2020
Day 1: Joint Opening Plenary Session
(Shipping2030, Future of Ports)

PLENARY#CEOKeynotes


13:10
CEO KEYNOTE 1:
A Look at Strategic Equilibrium – Geopolitics, Digitalisation, and Sustainability

Bjorn Hojgaard, ChiefExecutive Officer, Anglo-Eastern Group and Chairman, Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA)

13:30
CEO KEYNOTE 2:

Rethinking Maritime Business Strategies in the “New Normal” of the Global Trade System

Hugo De Stoop, Chief Executive Officer, Euronav, Belgium

13:50
SHIPPING TRANSFORMATION THINK-TANK:
Pioneering a Shift in Shipping for a Sustainable Future

  • Global trade market shifts and maritime industry positioning
  • How transformational leadership can play a part
  • Digitalisation goals and partnerships underlined
  • Adapting to e-commerce
  • Investment, incentives and promoting the start-up ecosystem

Panelists:
Mrs. Sandra Jensen Landi, Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Mrs. Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus
Violet Bulc, Former EU Commissioner of Transport, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia
Patricia Picini, VP – Sustainability / Corporate Social Responsibility, CMA-CGM, France

14:50
Online Networking & Stretch Break


Shipping2030 – Day 1 Commences
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMATION – THE NEXT STEPS


15:20
DIGITAL SHIPPING LEADERSHIP KEYNOTE:
The Power of Digital Ecosystems Greater than Their Parts

Dr. Ibrahim Gokcen, Members of the Board of Directors, Maersk Tankers; Chief Technology Officer, Schneider Electric, United States

15:50
CHANGE MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP FORUM:
The Transformation Imperative: Differentiating Between Revolution and Evolution

  • Renewed business models
  • Generational and cultural changes to drive the digital conversion
  • Why the need for the maritime industry business model to change?
  • Making the case for circularity in the maritime economy
  • The human element in shipping: Skillsets for the next-gen CIOs
  • Cross-silo leadership: Doing away with siloed initiatives for successful digital transformation

Moderator:
Shanker Pillai, Head- Innovation & Change, Hafnia Tankers, Singapore

Panelists:
Ken Hasegawa, Head of Chartering & Innovation, Mitsubishi Corporation Shipping Singapore
Capt. Shirish Phatak, Vice President – Shipping, Olam International, Singapore
Peter Schellenberger, Vice President Supply Chain, Thome Group, Singapore
Claus Nehmzow, Chief Innovation Officer, Eastern Pacific Shipping, Singapore

16:50
WHAT’S NEXT FOR GREEN SHIPPING:
Market-Ready Zero Emission Ship Technology Pathways & Barriers to Uptake

  • Introduction to the Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association’s activities & partners
  • Overview of current state-of-the-art in marine decarbonization technologies which are truly zero-emission & technically ready-to-go
  • Blueprint of policy recommendations to activate widespread uptake among shipowners
  • Insider information on policy solutions to optimally assist zero-emissions technology OEMs

Madadh MacLaine, Secretary General, Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association, United Kingdom

17:10
OPERATIONAL C-SUITES’ ROUNDTABLE:
Enabling Automation: Securing Investment & Managing Legacy Infrastructure

  • The need to modernize legacy systems to move forward in digital transformation
  • What are the ideal conditions for automation?
  • Should investment prioritize existing infrastructure or greenfield?
  • How is automation impacting OpEx and justifying CapEx?
  • Assessing ROIs of digital projects
  • Key takeaways and considerations for small-medium shipowners/operators in their digital strategy

Moderator:
Ambar Sangwan, Head of Strategy, Synergy Marine Group, Singapore

Panelists:
Shubpreet Singh, Managing Director – Singapore, OSM Maritime Group
Lars Gruenitz, Managing Director, Norstar Ship Management, Singapore
Rasmus Nagel, General Manager, Customer Service and Business Systems, Swire Shipping, Singapore
Bernard Wong, Head of Fleet Management, PSA Marine, Singapore
Ashish Malik, Vice President, Tanker, Thome Group, Singapore

18:10
End of Day 1

Day 2: 25 Nov 2020

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


Shipping2030 – Day 2 Commences
COLLABORATIVE STANDARDS
& NETWORKS


13:00
DCSA’S ADDRESS:
Transformation of Container Shipping through Digital Standards

  • Standardization as enabler of maritime innovation
  • Major DCSA initiatives (IoT and eBL)
    • How it enables interoperability, operational efficiency and customer experience
  • Digitalization as means to drive growth, lower costs and increase transparency
  • Collaboration & adoption – how our industry must work together for more effective solutions and a sustainable future

Thomas Bagge, Chief Executive Officer and Statutory Director, Digital Container Shipping Alliance (DCSA), Netherlands

13:30
MAERSK’S TRADELENS CASE STUDY:
A Review of Blockchain Implementation in Shipping 

  • How TradeLens is using blockchain tech to tackle biggest challenges in the industry
  • Updates on getting shippers and global ports onboard this alliance shippers
  • Solving the lack of standards, missing regulations in different countries
  • Security challenges of the system

Vijay Anand, Head of TradeLens, Asia Pacific, Greater China, Japan, Middle East & Africa, Maersk’s TradeLens, Singapore

14:00
MARITIME CONNECTIVITY ROUNDTABLE:
Speaking the Same “Digital Language” to Accelerate Shipping 4.0

  • State of data interoperability and connectivity in maritime
  • How are industry-wide initiatives and consortiums like DCSA, MCP and GSBN progressing?
  • Biggest pain-points faced by vessels around industry connectivity
  • Key areas that are most in need of data standardization
  • The maritime IoT landscape in the next decade and feasibility of blockchain and 5G for said purposes

Panelists:
Steve Siu, Chief Information Officer, Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL), Chief Executive Officer, CargoSmart, Hong Kong
Thomas Bagge, Chief Executive Officer and Statutory Director, Digital Container Shipping Alliance (DCSA), Denmark
Vijay Anand, Head of TradeLens, Asia Pacific, Greater China, Japan, Middle East & Africa, Maersk’s TradeLens, Singapore

15:00
Online Networking & Stretch Break


MEASURING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION


15:30
MEASURE & SAFEGUARD DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION:
Shaping the Future of a Cyber-Smart Shipping

  • Measuring the cost and benefit of transformation from cyber security perspectives
  • Cyber threat landscape – latest trends and vulnerability identification
  • Sharing of best practices, protection measures and defense tech onboard vessels
  • How cyber aware is the shipping industry? Are we proactive or reactive?
  • Addressing the gap in understanding between C-Suites and IT Managers: Importance of cyber-resiliency, investments, etc.

Moderator:
Jakob Paaske Larsen, Head of Maritime Safety & Security, BIMCO, Denmark

Panelists:
Rohit Talwar, Head of Risk Management & Quality Assurance, OSM Maritime Group, Singapore
Albert Santiago, IT Administrator, Superintendent, Norstar Ship Management, Singapore
Deepak Rai, Manager, Network & Cyber Security, Teekay, Singapore

16:30
Designing Digitally Smart Ships that Provide Commercial and Environmental Returns

  • Emerging tech trends in green shipbuilding
  • Why design matters in digital transformation?
    R&D to ROI
  • Decarbonization & digitalization versus safety regulations
  • Opportunities for Open Innovation

Dr. Spyros Hirdaris, Associate Professor – Maritime Safety, Aalto University, Finland

17:00
HUMAN CAPITAL LEADERS’ THINK-TANK:
Measuring Digital Transformation ROI through Intelligent Investing in Talents 

  • Human resource and education challenges facing maritime
  • Digital transformation: How will it change the seafarer’s role?
  • Key trends and opportunities in crew training and development in the 4.0 age
  • Sharing of best practices and industry initiatives to boost engagement of younger gen

Moderator:
Capt. Sartaj Gill, Managing Director, Training Services, V.Group, Singapore

Panelists:
Agnes Enesio, Head of Crewing, Odfjell Ship Management, Philippines
Jim Basterfield, Director, Human Resources, Teekay Corporation, Singapore
Emily Tan, Head of Crewing, Norstar Ship Management, Singapore
Anna Ruszczyńska, Crew Management Partner, V.Ships Asia Group Pte Ltd, Singapore

18:00
End of Day 2

Day 3: 26 Nov 2020

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


Shipping2030 – Day 3 Commences
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY & TRADE


13:00
Fueling Maritime Innovation through Partnerships & Government Investments

  • New global demands on maritime
  • State of maritime entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Government’s role in supporting new partnerships with start-ups and established players
  • Snapshot of maritime collaborations between Denmark and Singapore
  • Next steps

Mrs. Sandra Jensen Landi, Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

13:30
The Mediterranean Perspective on Driving a Multidimensional Blue Growth Strategy

  • Cyprus’ maritime innovation roadmap
  • Lessons learnt from designing and implementing action plan for the blue growth strategy
  • Rising above competition through digital collaboration
  • Next steps and the ultimate goal
  • Collaborated approach

Mrs. Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus

14:00
Changing Demand for Maritime Trade

  • What is the future (50 years) of world population and trade outlook?
  • What are the likely pathways for maritime trade?
  • How will future globalization evolve and what does this imply for maritime trade?

Prof. Pierre Cariou, Senior Professor Shipping and Port Economics, Kedge Business School, Founding Member, PortEconomics.eu, France

14:30
THE FACULTY ROUNDTABLE:
From Green to Sustainable Shipping: Can Maritime Trade Weather the Storm?

  • Trade wars, deglobalization & technology: Impact on shipping & maritime transformations responding to these
  • Shipping without borders: Tackling challenges of the new era with digital tech innovations (e.g. autonomous ships)
  • Key energy and power trends observed across different shipping trades
  • Creating a sustainable intermodal freight system

Moderator:
Dr. Sanjay C Kuttan
, Executive Director, Singapore Maritime Institute

Panelists:
Dr. Puay Guan Goh, Associate Professor, Academic Director MSc Industry 4.0, National University of Singapore
Dr. Spyros Hirdaris, Associate Professor – Maritime Safety, Aalto University, Finland
Eng Kiong Koh, Assistant Centre Director, Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development Centre of Excellence, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Pierre Cariou, Senior Professor Shipping and Port Economics, Kedge Business School, Founding Member, PortEconomics.eu, France

15:30
Online Networking & Stretch Break


INVESTMENT ASSESSMENTS


16:00
UPDATES ON THE EASTERN PACIFIC ACCELERATOR:
Shipowner as a Next Generation Maritime Technology Entrepreneurs

  • Why the focus on start-ups in the era of tech giants?
  • Technology investment amidst COVID-19 priorities
  • Achievements and lessons learnt in year 1
  • A mentor driven approach to the partnership
  • Moving forward: Long-term goals

Joint Presentation:
Dhritiman Hui, Managing Director, Techstars, Singapore
Claus Nehmzow, Chief Innovation Officer, Eastern Pacific Shipping, Singapore

16:30
Rise of an Alternative Venture Capital for Maritime Innovations

  • Rainmaking at a glance
  • Evolution of investment models for maritime & supply chain startups
  • Model 3.0: Co-creation & scaling up innovations
  • Our answer: Ocean Ventures & how we partner
  • Status and next steps: How much money are we looking at?

Michael Pomerleau, Co-Founder and Partner, Rainmaking Transport, Singapore

17:00
CASHING IN ON MARITIME TECH:
Funding Models for the Global Maritime Technology Development 

  • State of VC funding and investment activity in the maritime industry
  • How do maritime tech startups differ from other industry segments?
  • Key considerations when funding maritime startups
  • Areas of the industry seeing the most VC funding and investments
  • Technology trends set to have the biggest impact

Moderator:
Ignacio Pizarro, Senior Manager, Strategy and Innovation, Klaveness Asia, Singapore

Panelists:
Haymon Sinapius, Investment Manager, Asia, INNOPORT, the Schulte Group, Singapore
Dhritiman Hui, Managing Director, Techstars, Singapore
Saurabh Bhatnagar, Head of Investments and Growth, Asia Pacific, A.P. Moller –Maersk, Singapore
Michael Pomerleau, Co-Founder and Partner, Rainmaking Transport, Singapore

18:00
End of Main Conference