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0900 – 1700ExCo Meeting

Marriott – Breezeway

1830 – 1945 Cocktails with the Governor of the Cayman Islands

By invitation – Presidents and WISTA International ExCo Government House

2000 – 2200 Presidents' Dinner

By invitation – Presidents and WISTA International ExCo

1630 – 1930 Sunset Sail

Optional for persons not attending Presidents' Dinner – US$55 per person

Westin Beach Resort

 

0630 – 0730 CARIBMEPA Beach Walk

Optional - all welcome to attend

Marriott to the Ritz Carlton

0900 – 1200 Presidents' Round Table

Marriott - Orchid Ballroom (NWA Presidents Only)

1200 – 1300 Networking Lunch

Marriott - Anchor and Den Restaurant

1300 – 1730 WISTA International AGM

Marriott - Orchid Ballroom

1830 – 1900 Cocktails

Grand Old House - Buses leave from Marriott at 1815 (all welcome to attend)

1900 – 2000 Opening Ceremony and Cultural Evening Launch of Cayman Maritime Yearlong Celebration

Grand Old House

2000 – 2200 Dinner

Grand Old House

 

0900 – 0915 Welcome and Formalities

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou

Chief Executive Officer

Tototheo Maritime Ltd.

President, WISTA International


Sherice Arman

Partner

Maples and Calder

President, WISTA Cayman Islands

0915 – 0945 Keynote Address

Patrik Dahlgren

Senior Vice President

Global Marine Operations

Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

0945 – 1000 Update from the Caribbean Regional Advisor to the IMO

Colin Young

Regional Maritime Adviser, Caribbean

Technical Cooperation Division

International Maritime Organization (Invited)

1000 - 1030 Collaborating with IMO's Technical Cooperation Committee

Juvenal Shiundu

Acting Director

Technical Cooperation Division

International Maritime Organization

1030 - 1045 III Code - Mandatory Audit Scheme – Cayman Leading The Way

Tanya Mortimer

Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

1045 – 1100 Coffee Break

1100 – 1130 GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships

Lilia Khodjet El Khil

Project Technical Manager

GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships

Subdivision for Major Projects

Marine Environment Division

International Maritime Organization

1130 - 1230 IMO WIMAs around the world - How organizations like WIMA and WISTA can work together to challenge gender bias

Moderated by

Carleen Lyden Walker

Co-Founder/Executive Director

IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador

North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA)

Helen Buni

Principal Programme Assistant

Resource Mobilization and Partnerships

Office of the Director

Technical Cooperation Division

International Maritime Organization

Merle Jimenez-San Pedro

President,

Women in Maritime Association, Asia (WIMA Asia)

Veronica Maina

Head

WOMESA Secretariat

Dwynette D. Eversley

President

Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC)

Nicole Martin

International Maritime Lawyer

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou

Chief Executive Officer

Tototheo Maritime Ltd.

President, WISTA International

1230 – 1330 Networking Lunch

Marriott – Anchor and Den Restaurant

1330 – 1400 Business Negotiation in A Global World

Suzanne Williams

Hostage Negotiator

1400 – 1500 Doing Business in a Global World – Panel Discussion

Moderated by

Suzanne Williams

Hostage Negotiator

Alexandra Anagnostis–Irons

President

Total Marine Solutions

Fabiana Simões Martins

Lawyer

Siano & Martins Advogados Associados

Angie W. Hartmann

Executive Vice President-Crew Affairs

Star Bulk

Karin Orsel

Chief Executive Officer

MF Shipping Group

Sanjam Gupta

Director

Sitara Shipping Ltd.

Oritsematosan Edodo Emore

Edodo Thorpe & Associates Legal Practitioners

Catherine Smith

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd.

1500 – 1530 Empowering Women in the Maritime Community – Diversity / Gender Bias

Jennifer Nugent–Hill

Director- Governmental & Community Affairs

Tropical Shipping USA, LLC

Jodi Munn Barrow

Secretary General

Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control

1530 – 1545 Coffee Break

Marriott Grand Cayman – Ballroom

1545 – 1630 Technology / the digital world / autonomous ships / Cyber Security

Cynthia A. Hudson

Chief Executive Officer

HudsonAnalytix / Hudson Marine Management Services

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou

Chief Executive Officer

Tototheo Maritime Ltd.

President, WISTA International

Pia Meling

Vice President

Massterly

Christopher Balls

Principal Surveyor

Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

1630 – 1730 Breakout Sessions- Issues affecting the Cruise Industry

Alexandra Anagnostis–Irons

President

Total Marine Solutions


Jeanne Grasso

Partner

Blank Rome

Donald Brown

Vice President – Maritime Policy

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

- Issues Affecting Ports – OAS CIP - Partnership Dialogue

Judy Espinal

President

E&M International Consulting

Mona Swoboda

Project Manager

Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) Organization of American States (OAS)

 

 

Representative from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands

- Issues affecting Crewing

Angie W. Hartmann

Executive Vice President-Crew Affairs

Star Bulk

- Issues affecting the Yachting Industry

Angus McLean

Chief, Policy, Quality and Casualty Investigation Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

1900 – 2200 Beach BBQ

Marriott

 

0900 – 0930 Shipping Market Update

Campbell Houston

Marine Money

0930 – 1030 Environmental Challenges / IMO 2020 and beyond / Greenhouse Gases / MARPOL / Ballast Water

Jeanne Grasso

– Session Chair

Partner

Blank Rome


Boriana Farrar

Vice President–Counsel

Senior Claims Executive

American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc.


Kathy J. Metcalf

President and CEO

Chamber of Shipping of America


Donald Brown

Vice President – Maritime Policy

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)


Katharina Stanzel

Managing Director

Intertanko

1030 – 1045 Coffee Break

1045 – 1115 Keynote Speaker – Safety and Regulation of the Industry

Honourable Dwayne S. Seymour

Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing

Elected Member for Bodden Town East

1115 – 1130 Conference Wrap Up

Sherice Arman

Partner

Maples and Calder

President, WISTA Cayman Islands

1130 – 1145 Hand Over Ceremony for 2020 WISTA International AGM and Conference

Sherice Arman -

WISTA Cayman Islands

Claudia Ohlmeier -

WISTA Germany

Networking Lunch

Marriott – Anchor and Den Restaurant

1300 – 1630 Activities

Buses leave from Grand Cayman Marriott at 1245

1930 – 2400 Costume Gala

Marriott - Ballroom