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Shipping Finance 2021 | Episode2

Episode 2 – Yellow Innovation Wednesday 17 March 2021

16:30​ Guest of Honor – Brief Greeting by
H.E. Julie Lymberopulos, Ambassador and General Consul of Panama in Greece
Interview conducted by
Ms Danae Bezantakou, CEO, NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants, Secretary General,
International Propeller Club (Port of Piraeus), Concept Founder, YES FORUM

16:50​ Virtual tour in the Exhibition Hall with 360o Navigation

17:00​ Welcome by the Conference Moderator
Dr Eugenia Arsenis, Director, Dramaturg and Dr in Philosophical Aesthetics

17:02​ Opening Remarks
Ms Despina Travlou, Managing Director, Slide2Open Communications – Organizer
Mr Angelos Roupas Pantaleon, Founder, Second Wind & Partners – Conference Chair

17:05​ Greeting Speech
Ms Elpi Petraki, President of WISTA Hellas,
Operations/Chartering & Business Development Manager, Enea Management INC

17:10​ Secure automations lead to successful Digital Transformations
Mr Manolis Kontos, Managing Director, INFORM (member of AUSTRIACARD HOLDINGS)

17:20​ Keynote Speech
Mr Ronald Spithout, President, Maritime at Inmarsat

17:30​ Navarino’s new Quazar service brings a whole new approach to maritime ICT
Mr Christian Vakarelis, VP, Media Communications, Navarino

17:40​ Panel Challenge: How does Maritime ICT respond to contemporary challenges?
Are we “leading ahead” or “running to catch up”?
Ms Eftychia Benaki, IT Manager at Minerva Marine
Mr George Bonikos, IT Consultant
Mr Juan Manuel Puertas, IT Manager at Compañía Naviera Horamar
Mr Ronald Spithout, President, Maritime at Inmarsat
Dr Anna Vazintari, ICT Manager at Unisea Shipping Ltd

Session’s Chair and Moderator:
Ms Katerina Raptaki, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security and e-Governance
specialist, Navios Group of Companies, Member of the Board of Directors, AMMITEC

18:15​ Safely Navigate the Sea of Cyber Security
Dr Konstantinos Papapanagiotou, Senior Manager, Cyber Security Solutions,
OTE Group

18:25​ Panel Discussion IT & ΟΤ Innovation Partners – What’s Next?
Mr Christos Giordamlis, CEO, Laros by Prisma Electronics
Mr Dimitris Kontinos, Managing Director, CloudFin
Mr Vassilis Petrolekas, Managing Director, Project One Ltd, SAP Partner
Mr Christian Vakarelis, VP, Media Communications, Navarino

Session’s Chair and Moderator:
Ms Eirini Liadi, ICT Senior Sales Specialist, OTE Group

18:55​ Space Systems Advancements and the Maritime Industry
• The next generation of space architectures
• Space technologies and the maritime industry
Professor Periklis Papadopoulos, Aeronautics & Astronautics,
SJSU (San Jose State University), President of the BoD, AI IA

19:05​ AI IA – Artificial Intelligence in Action on Board and on Shore
Professor Hua Harry Li, Computer Engineering, SJSU, Director CTI One Corp.,
IEEE Organizing/Technical Committee Member, Member of the BoD, AI IA

19:10​ Dinno meets Professors Peri and Harry
Dinno (Digitalization & Innovation), Humanoid Robot, IT Innovation Center, OTE Group

19:15​ Managing Crew Travel during COVID-19. What will the Next Day bring?
Mr Konstantinos Oikonomou, CEO, Marine Tours

19:20​ Panel Discussion Should I stay or should I go? – A Shipping Banker’s Dilemma
Mr Evan Cohen, Managing Director & Group Head of Maritime Finance at CIT Bank
Mr Christian L. Speer, Director, Head of International Shipping, M.M. WARBURG & Co
Ms Eleni Vrettou, Executive General Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking,
Piraeus Bank

Session’s Chair & Moderator:
Mr Angelos Roupas Pantaleon, Founder, Second Wind & Partners

19:50​ Ask the Captain about:
Financing of small and medium-sized Shipping Companies by Banks
Mr Vassilios Th. Terzis, Managing Director, Queensway Navigation Co. Ltd
on an interview conducted by
Mr Konstantinos Ioannou, Member of the BoD, Association of Banking & Finance
Executives of Hellenic Shipping, Shipping SAU, National Bank of Greece

20:00​ Panel Discussion Breaking the mould – perpetuating the legacy
Mr John Dragnis, Chief Executive Officer, Goldenport Group
Mr George D. Gourdomichalis, Managing Director, Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A.
Mr George G. Mangos, Principal, Interunity Group
Mr Vasilis Α. Papagiannopoulos, Director, Common Progress Co. Na Ltd

Session’s Chair and Moderator:
Mr Angelos Roupas Pantaleon, Founder, Second Wind & Partners

20:30​ End of Episode 2

Source: Despina Travlou – Slide2Open

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