YES To Shipping Forum FORUM 2018

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YES To Shipping Forum FORUM 2018

YES Forum says YES to Shipping by organizing again, YES to Shipping Forum on Friday 8th June at Posidonia Conference Hall during Ρosidonia Exhibition 2018 at Metropolitan Expo.  

YES Forum was initiated by Danae Bezantakou, CEO - Navigator Shipping Consultants and is the first forum to be held under the auspices of the Ministries of Shipping & Education and the majority of Greek Universities, organizedby a team of 60 volunteers.

YES Forum is the leading platform of open dialogue among the Decision Makers ofthe Greek Shipping and Sea Tourism Industry and the Entrepreneurship in general,principals, executives and university students, recent graduates and youngexecutives. What we are aiming for, is the next generation to become acquaintedwith the Greek Shipping History through our Collaboration with the Greek Shipping Miracle and the Posidonia Exhibitions as well as to exercise and practice theirnetworking skills.

The President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodoros Veniamis willaddress the opening remarks.

Moderators of the Forum will be: George Teriakidis, Regional Manager of BusinessDevelopment -DNV GL Maritime, George Xiradakis, Chief Executive XRTC BusinessConsultants Ltd and President of Propeller Club (Port of Piraeus), Danae Bezentakou,CEO of NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS and Katerina Stathopoulou, ExecutiveDirector - INVESTMENTS AND FINANCE LTD.

This year, the participants on the day of the Forum, apart from having theopportunity to ask their questions, they will be able to either take part in organizedvisits to the Posidonia Exhibition stands or to participate in the logistics panel inorder to become familiar with the Industry of Shipping Services.

Submit your question and get your Free invitation HERE!

Say YES to Shipping and we are looking forward to welcoming you on Friday 8 th June2018!

YES Forum Program:

10.00 – 10.30: Registration for YES Tour @ Posidonia Exhibition &10.30 – 11:30:YES Forum Registration

10.30 – 12.30: YES Tour @ Posidonia Exhibition (limited seats) or

11:30 – 12.30: Introduction Panel – Logistics

Moderator: Kostis Achladitis, Managing Director – GOLDEN CARGO
Speakers: Christos Bravos, General Manager – GOLDEN CARGO
Pantelis Sarantis, Marine Solutions-Air & Sea Product Development – GOLDENCARGO

13.00 – 13:15: Official Opening Address Theodoros Veniamis, President – Union ofGreek Shipowners

13:15 – 14:15: Ship-owners PanelModerator: Georgios Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager - DNV GLMARITIME

Speakers:Nikolaos Veniamis, CEO - STARBOARD SHIPPING AND TRADING, Director - GOLDENUNIONIoanna Procopiou, Managing Director - SEA TRADERS S.A. PROMINENCEMARITIME SAGeorge Papagiannopoulos, Principal - COMMON PROGRESS COMPANIA NAVIERAS.A.Basil Sakelis, Managing Director - ALASSIA NEWSHIPS MANAGEMENT INC

14:15 – 14:30: YES Forum presentation

14:30 – 15:30: Mapping the Youth Shipping Organizations and presenting theGreek Shipping HistoryModerators:Danae Bezantakou, CEO - NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS LTD.Katerina Stathopoulou, Executive Director - INVESTMENTS AND FINANCE LTD.Speakers:George Alexandratos , Managing Director - APOLLONIA LINES S.A. & Vice-President -Hellenic Chamber Of ShippingFilippos Ioulianou , Founder & Vice President - YoungShip Cyprus – Member of BodYoungShip Cyprus InternationalPetros Kokkalis, President – BLUE GROWTHMarkos Kiosseoglou , Co-founder and Board Member - Reload GreeceMichael Foustanos , Director - Greek Shipping Miracle

15:30 – 15.45: Presentation of YES Forum Research

15.45. -16.00: Presentations of the winning projects of ECONOMIA Competition' THE FUTURE OF GREEK SHIPPING

”16.00- 16.50: Shipping Executives PanelModerator:George Xiradakis, Managing Director of XRTC BUSINESSCONSULTANTS LTD. and President of THE PROPELLER CLUB (PORT OF PIRAEUS)

Athena Kanellatou, Regional Director - MACGREGORDorothea Ioannou, Chief Commercial Officer SCB Inc., Manager -The American P&IClubCostas Kontes, General Manager - V.Ships Greece Ltd.Costis Fragkoulis, CEO - FRANMAN GROUPWanda Costopoulou, Managing Director - ARKAS HELLAS

16.50 – 17.00 YES to Shipping Forum 2018 Closing