2016 Program

Programme for the Danish Maritime Forum 2016

The meeting outline for the Danish Maritime Forum can be downloaded here.

Tuesday 25 October

Welcome Reception
Hosted by Ericsson at the Hotel d’Angleterre, Kongens Nytorv 34, 1050 Copenhagen K

Welcome remarks by
John Taxgaard, Vice President Global Maritime Services, Ericsson, Denmark
Jenny N. Braat, Managing Director, Danish Maritime, Denmark

Wednesday 26 October

Registration and networking

Working lunch
History of the Future
Looking back, looking forward – what are possible future inflection points that will have a significant impact on the global maritime industry?

Opening plenary
The New Normal
What will the future of the maritime industry look like when the fundamentals are changing?

Welcome remarks by
– Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister of Business and Growth, Denmark

Rodolphe Saadé, Vice Chairman, CMA CGM, France
Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director, LADOL; Commissioner, Business & Sustainable Development Commission, Nigeria
Christine Loh, Undersecretary for the Environment, Hong Kong SAR
Fotis Karamitsos, Deputy Director General and Director, MOVE, European Commission, Belgium
– Ulrik Sanders, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Global Leader, Transport & Logistics

Moderated by
Gillian R. Tett, Managing Editor, US and columnist, The Financial Times, USA

Working session
Think Tanks
In parallel Think Tanks, participants explore new research, technologies, ideas and concepts and consider how they will impact the global maritime industry.

Disruptive Technologies
Global Trade at Risk
What’s Next for the Global Economy
New Paradigms

Learn more about the Think Tanks here.

The Age of Discovery
Navigating the risks and rewards of rapid change. Keynote presentation by

Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Gala Evening
Hosted by Maersk at the Old Stock Exchange, Slotholmsgade 1, 1217 Copenhagen K Welcome remarks by

Søren Skou, Group Chief Executive Officer, A.P. Møller – Mærsk, Denmark

Thursday 27 October

Arrival and networking
Participants are invited to select their working group topic for the day upon arrival at the venue. The working group topics will be defined by the participants themselves during the previous day’s Think Tanks. There will be a total of approx. 20 groups. Once they have chosen their topic, participants will stay together in their designated group for all but the Global Marketplace.

Plenary session
Introduction to the Day
Recap of the first day and setting objectives for the work ahead.

Gillian R. Tett, Managing Editor, US and columnist, The Financial Times, USA

How to Think Like a Futurist
A dive into the power of imagination. Keynote presentation by

Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research and Development at the Institute for the Future, USA

Working session
Define Your Work
In groups, participants define the specific solutions they will work on and the deliverables they will provide by the end of the day.

Working session
Work in Teams
Groups continue working on solutions for the topics and challenges they have defined.

Networking lunch

Working session
The Global Marketplace
All groups share their work in the tradeshow-style Global Marketplace to get feedback, identify possible collaborations and highlight areas where they can contribute to unleashing the potential of the global maritime industry.

Working session
Finalize solutions
Based on the inputs and learnings from the Global Marketplace, groups finalize their work and summarize their deliverables to be presented in the closing plenary.

Plenary session
From Ideas to Action
How can the industry work together to unleash the potential of the global maritime industry to deliver value for the industry and for society? As the culmination of the previous 28 hours’ work, the Danish Maritime Forum community comes together for a fishbowl – where all participants can, at any time, join the conversation – to share solutions and discuss practical next steps to take their ideas forward.

Moderated by
Gillian R. Tett, Managing Editor, US and columnist, The Financial Times, USA

Closing remarks by
Anne Steffensen, Chairman, Danish Maritime Days and Director General, Danish Shipowners’
Association, Denmark