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The Danish Maritime Forum starts today: Watch the live streaming

More than 200 of the most influential people in the global maritime industry are gathered for the Danish Maritime Forum on 7-8 October. Plenary sessions are live streamed.

Today, ministers, top-executive and leading experts meet in Copenhagen for the Danish Maritime Forum. Representing all parts of the global maritime value chain, they will work collaboratively to identify key challenges and opportunities to unleash the full potential of the global maritime industry to increase long term economic development and human wellbeing.

The format of the Danish Maritime Forum is highly collaborative and the program primarily consists of working sessions focusing on the issues on the agenda. In addition, the program includes briefing sessions with leading experts to inspire and challenge the discussions as well as informal conversations with leaders in the industry who share their thoughts on a professional or personal challenge. In addition, a number of plenary discussions featuring top government officials, business leaders and prominent experts will take place. These can be viewed via this link: https://www.danishmaritimedays.com/forum/video/


Live Streaming schedule

Wednesday 7 October 2015

09:00-09:40 Welcome and Introduction
Welcome and introduction to the two days ahead by
Anne Steffensen, Chairman, Danish Maritime Days and Director General, Danish Shipowners’ Association, Denmark

A conversation with
Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General, International Maritime Organisation, United Kingdom

Moderated by
Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA

11:20-11.50 A Shortcut to Global Growth Canal expansions: business as usual or game changer?
A conversation with
Admiral Mohab Mameesh, Chairman, Suez Canal Authority, Egypt
Jorge Quijano, Administrator, Panama Canal Authority, Panama

Moderated by
Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA

13:00-14:10 Setting the Scene: Navigating Challenging Waters
In the next 10-15 years world trade is projected to grow significantly, despite volatility in global markets and uncertainties about future growth. What drivers and obstacles, risks and opportunities could affect this outlook? How will the maritime industry adapt its growth strategy in the context of this “new normal”?

Opening remarks by
Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister of Business and Growth, Denmark
Yoo Ki-June, Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, South Korea
Robert Goodwill, Minister of Shipping, United Kingdom
Joyce Bawah-Mogtari, Deputy Minister of Transport, Ghana

Moderated by
Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA

16:45-18.00 What if?
Scenarios for the future. What systemic changes are likely to unfold over the coming years and what will be their impact on the global maritime industry?

Introductory remarks by
– HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

Keynote address by
Dambisa Moyo, Economist and Author, USA
Nik Gowing, Visiting Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy, Kings College London and former presenter, BBC World News, United Kingdom

Wednesday 8 October 2015

14:15-15:30 Closing Plenary: Unleashing the Potential of the Global Maritime Industry
Presentation of the working group outcomes. What are the promising solutions and actions – and what are the next steps?

Randy Chen, Vice Chairman and President, Wan Hai Lines, Taiwan
Claus Hemmingsen, Chief Executive Officer, Maersk Drilling and Chairman, Danish Shipowners’ Association, Denmark
Michael Parker, Managing Director, Global Head of Shipping, Citi, United Kingdom

Moderated by
Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup, USA

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