The maritime world is set to converge in the heart of Europe this September for the highly anticipated European Shipping Summit 2023. Hosted at the prestigious Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels on the 19-20 September 2023, this two-day event promises to be a pivotal gathering for industry leaders, policymakers, regulators, and stakeholders from both Europe and around the world.
The European Shipping Summit 2023 will delve deep into three key themes that are central to the maritime industry’s future:
1. Environment: The summit recognizes the pressing need for sustainable practices in the maritime sector. Discussion panels and sessions will focus on cutting-edge technologies, regulations, and innovations aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of the shipping industry. With climate change at the forefront of global concerns, this theme will provide a platform for meaningful conversations on eco-friendly shipping solutions.
2. People: Maritime professionals are the backbone of the industry, and the summit acknowledges the importance of fostering a skilled, diverse, and inclusive workforce. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in dialogues about human capital development, workforce diversity, safety measures, and the well-being of those who drive the maritime world forward.
3. Industry: The future of shipping is evolving rapidly, driven by advancements in technology, automation, and changing global trade dynamics. In-depth discussions at the summit will address the challenges and opportunities faced by the maritime industry. Attendees will gain insights into the latest trends, market shifts, and strategies for navigating a dynamic and ever-evolving landscape.
The European Shipping Summit 2023 is expected to boast an impressive lineup of speakers, including:
- José Manuel Barroso: Former President of the European Commission.
- Margaritis Schinas: Vice-President of the European Commission.
- Magda Kopczynska: Director-General of DG MOVE, European Commission.
- Emanuele Grimaldi: Chair of ICS (International Chamber of Shipping), President, and Managing Director of Grimaldi Euromed.
- Vassilios Kroustallis: Senior Vice President, Global Business Development & Global Marine, ABS (American Bureau of Shipping).
These distinguished speakers will share their invaluable insights and expertise on critical maritime issues, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to engage in high-level discussions and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
In addition to the insightful sessions and thought-provoking dialogues, the European Shipping Summit 2023 offers unparalleled networking opportunities. Connect with industry leaders, experts, and peers, fostering meaningful relationships that can shape the future of your maritime endeavors.
Mark your calendar for the European Shipping Summit 2023 on September 19-20, 2023, and wait no more to attend the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels for an event that promises to be both informative and transformative.
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