9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 10.00 Welcoming Addresses
• Capt. Dimitris Bezantakos,President – NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants
• Mrs. Danae Bezantakou, Managing Director of NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants
Official Opening Address
Mrs. Eva Kaili, Member of the European Parliament
Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Former Minister of the Hellenic Ministry of Shipping and the Aegean
10.00 – 10.15 Special Address
Mrs. Athena Kanellatou, Managing Director, MacGregor Greece
10.15 – 11.30 First Panel Session: ‘Foreign Ambassadors Panel’
Mr. Francois Lafond, Executive Director of EuropaNova, Paris
· H.E. Mr. Kyriakos Kenevezos, Ambassador of Cyprus in Greece
· H.E. Mr. Margus Rava, Ambassador of Estonia in Greece
· H.E. Mr. Pauli Mäkelä, Ambassador of Finland in Greece
· H.E. Mr. Andrey Maslow, Ambassador of Russia in Greece11.30 – 12.00 Coffee Break
12.00 – 12.15 Special Address
Mr. Serafim Katsikas, Chief Technology Officer of LAROS
12.15 – 13.00 Second Panel Session: ‘Μaritime Education Panel’
Mr. Ilias Bissias, Director of NAFTIKA CHRONIKA Magazine, Lecturer at ALBA Graduate Business School
· Prof. Thanos Pallis, Secretary General of MedCruise, Ass. Professor at the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean.
· Mr. Marios Karnessis, Founder and Chairman – MPK SHIPPING INC.
· Mr. Dionyssis Peppas, HSQE Manager – PANTHEON TANKERS MANAGEMENT LTD
· Mr. Emmanuel Alexandrou, Operations Manager – ALKON HOLDING INC.
13.00 – 13.15 Cultural Event – Presentation of Chios’ maritime tradition.
Mr. Manolis Vournous, Mayor of Chios
Chios will be the Honored Island for Navigator 2015
13.15 – 14.30 Third Panel Session: Technical and Operational panel: ‘Greening the maritime agenda’
Mrs. Helena Athoussaki, Head of Maritime Sustainability Centre – PwC
· Mr. Dimitris Fafalios, President / Director – FAFALIOS SHIPPING S.A.
· Capt. James B. Murray, Vice President, Sales – MORAN TOWING CORPORATON
· Mr. Apostolos Poulovassilis, Chief Operating Officer – ELETSON CORPORATION
14.30 – 16.00 Cocktail – Lottery of Travel Gifts
15th NAVIGATOR 2015 Forum Close