Panelists

Panel: Impact of Technology and AI in Shipping

Bio

Manager 
Signal Maritime

Semiramis 

Assimakopoulou

Panel: ​Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry

Bio

Head of Global Cyber Security

ABS Group

Ian Bramson 

Panel: Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry 

Bio

Deputy, Safety and Security Operations, Coast Guard Sector New York

Lieutenant Commander
Sarah Brennan

Panel: Environmental & Other Regulations - IMO 2020

Bio

President and COO

CR Ocean Engineering

Nick Confuorto

Panel: Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry

Bio

ABS Chair of Marine Transportation and Logistics in the Global Business & Transportation Department

Dr. Christopher Clott

Moderator: Luncheon Keynote Address

Bio

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright

Brian Devine

Panel: Impact of Technology and AI in Shipping

Bio

Founder and CEO
Wine Dark Sea

Alex Donger

Moderator: The Next Generation of Shipowners

Closing Remarks

Bio

Director
Core Assurance
CR Marine

Hara Gisholt

Panel: Environmental & Other Regulations - IMO 2020

Bio

SVP, Corporate Affairs
Navios Maritime Holdings

Fred Gordon

Panel:

Impact of Technology and AI in Shipping

 

Bio

Manager  
StormGeo

Tobias Gröger

Panel: Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry

Bio

CEO
HudsonAnalytix

Cynthia Hudson

Panel: Impact of Technology and AI in Shipping

Bio

Founder and CEO
Sea Machines Robotics

Michael G. Johnson

Macro Shipping and Economic Overview

Bio

Managing Director Deutsche Bank Securities

Thomas P. Joyce

Panel: ​The Future of Ship Finance - The Decline of Banks and the Rise of Alternative Financing

Bio

Partner
Watson Farley & Williams

Marsila Karpida

Panel: ​The Next Generation of Shipowners

Bio

Founder & CEO

SwiftBulk

Stefanos Kasselakis

Panel: The Future of Ship Finance - The Decline of Banks and the Rise of Alternative Financing

Bio

Managing Director 
RMK Maritime

Michael Kirk

Panel: Environmental & Other Regulations - IMO 2020

Bio

 

Principal Surveyor and Business Development Director
DNV GL

Allan Krogsgaard

Panel: The Next Generation of Shipowners

Bio

Business Development and Strategy Manager
Keystone Shipping

D.J. Kurtz

Panel: 
Impact of Technology and AI in Shipping 

 

Bio

CIO 
Springfield Capital Management

Dr. George A. Lentzas

Panel: The Future of Ship Finance - The Decline of Banks and the Rise of Alternative Financing

Bio

Managing Director
Nordea 

Martin Lunder

 

Bio

Director

The Marshall Islands Registry

Clay Maitland

Panel: The Next Generation of Shipowners

Bio

Director 
Interunity Management 

George Mangos

Panel: The Next Generation of Shipowners

Bio

Vice President of Operations
Marinakis Chartering

Irene Marinakis

Panel: Panel: Environmental & Other Regulations -IMO 2020

Bio

General Counsel
Guardian Navigation

Molly McCafferty

Panel: Regulatory & Corporate Governance
Impact of OECD, EU & OFAC in Shipping

Bio

Director of Compliance
Liberian Registry

Irene Nossova

Panel: Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry
 

Bio

Vice President, Head of Ship Operations
International Seaways

William Nugent

Panel: Environmental & Other Regulations - IMO 2020
 

Bio

Founder & CTO

Boundary Layer Technologies

Jeremy Osborne

Luncheon Keynote Address

Bio

Chairman, Global Shipping, Logistics & Offshore
Citi

Michael Parker

Panel: Strategic Decision-Making and Political Turmoil

Bio

Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation
US Department of State

Taylor Ruggles

Moderator: The Future of Ship Finance - The Decline of Banks and the Rise of Alternative Financing

Bio

Partner
Seward & Kissel 

Larry Rutkowski

Moderator: Environmental & Other Regulations -
IMO 2020

Opening Remarks

Bio

Director of Environmental Compliance
Scorpio Group

Ole Christian Schrøder

Panel: Strategic Decision-Making and Political Turmoil

Bio

Founder
Quinella Global

Thomas P. Sheehy

Panel: Strategic Decision-Making and Political Turmoil
 

Bio

Professor of Political Science

SUNY Albany

Eric Stern

Moderator: Strategic Decision-Making and Political Turmoil 
 

Bio

Partner 
Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzalez

John Stratakis

Panel: The Regulatory and Corporate Governance
​Impact of OECD, EU & OFAC in Shipping

Bio

 

Chief Legal Officer
The American P&I Club

Daniel A. Tadros

Panel: Environmental and Other Regulations -
IMO 2020

Bio

Sector Commander & Captain 

Port of New York

U. S. Coast Guard

Captain Jason Tama

Panel: The Future of Ship Finance - The Decline of Banks and the Rise of Alternative Financing

Bio

Managing Director, Global Head of LNG Shipping and Offshore
Societe
 General

Paul Taylor

Moderator: Regulatory & Corporate Governance
Impact of OECD, EU & OFAC in Shipping

Bio

Partner
Blank Rome

Matthew Thomas

Moderator: Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry 

Bio

Director
GJT Marine Consultants

George J. Tsimis

Panel: Regulatory & Corporate Governance
Impact of OECD, EU & OFAC in Shipping 

Bio

Partner
Freehill Hogan & Mahar

Gina M. Venezia

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