Thamm will then be joined on stage by a strong panel of industry personalities that include: Capt. Michael McCarthy, Chairman, Cruise Europe; Wybcke Meier, Chief Executive Officer, TUI Cruises GmbH; Gianni Onorato, CEO, MSC Cruises; Karl J. Pojer, Chief Executive Officer, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises; and Gavin Smith, SVP of International, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Also participating in the Seatrade Europe conference programme is Figan Ayan, Vice President - Cruise Operation, Galataport Istanbul; Claus Bodker, Director, Cruise Baltic; Luis De Carvalho, CEO, Bermello Ajamil & Partners Europe; Arantxa Garcia, Head of Sustainability, Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services; Mark Ittel, Sr. VP Ports and Maritime, Bermello Ajamil & Partners Europe; Esther Mallach, Partner, Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein; Thomas Mielke, MD, AETHOS Consulting Group with many more speakers to be announced.
As well as the opening session, the following topics will be discussed during the three-day event:
- How Ships and Ports Adapt for a Greener Future
- How do we Create Effective Dialogue Among Cruise Lines, Ports and Cities
- Exploring the Terminal of the Future
- Small is Beautiful - Does Size Matter? Catering for Smaller Ship in Ports and Destinations
There will also be two sessions focusing on interiors and design hosted by the co-located MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo:
- How to Design to Comply
- How Design Helps to Convey, Define or Create Brand Identity
To find out more about the full programme, and for regular updates, please visit www.seatrade-europe.com/programme/conference