Programme

Join us for this 3 day programme!

The Congress will comprise of a three day programme which combines plenary, thematic, regional and interactive sessions. The programme will bring together a wide range of international key speakers from diverse sectors. It also includes three evening functions, which will provide the ideal platform for partnership building.

Day 1
13 Mar 2019
Day 2
14 Mar 2019
Day 3
15 Mar 2019

Welcome Opening Remarks

Dr Koji Sekimizu

Panel Discussion: The Ocean as the Pathway to International Commerce and the Global Economy

The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as the Pathway to International Commerce and the Global Economy will address the following topics: Topic 1. Revealing the great trade routes of history...
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Carleen Lyden Walker

Keynote Address: Why Must We Connect the Past to Navigate the Future?

Ocean Connections: The Maritime Past, Present and Future.  In an illustrated exploration of global maritime heritage, the role of the oceans as the single most powerful force in the development...
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James P. Delgado

Panel Discussion: Maritime Heritage is used to communicate the Issues of the Present and the Future.

The Panel Discussion regarding Maritime Heritage and how it is used to communicate the issues of the present and future will address the following topics: Topic 1. What is the...
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You Zefeng
Richard Wesley
Kevin Sumption

Panel Discussion: The Ocean as a Pathway to a Sustainable future.

The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as Pathway to a Sustainable Future will address the following topics: Topic 1.  The evolving role and future direction of Museums, Aquariums, and Ocean...
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Kimberly Faulk
Mark J. Spalding

Panel Discussion: on the Ocean as a Pathway to Cultural Diversity

Synopsis. The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as Pathway to a Cultural Diversity will address the following topics: Topic 1.  The ocean as a pathway for migration and how mass...
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Akifumi Iwabuchi
Daniel J Basta

Panel Discussion on The Ocean as a pathway to Governance; using heritage to inform the future.

The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as Pathway to Governance; using heritage to inform the Future will address the following topcis: 1)  Navies and Coast Guards around the Globe.  How...
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Paul Holthus
Esben Poulsson
Peter Hinchliffe
Frederick J Kenny, Jr.

Regional Perspectives: [Asia Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Ocean]

Exploring new Maritime Heritage connections, opportunities, and strategies within regions for helping to support a sustainable future. Speakers Asia Pacific Region  Ms Noriko Miyamoto, Nippon Yusen Kaisha Line, Managing Corporate...
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Delegates can chose to join 1 of 4 sessions in the afternoon of Day 2

“Today is the Future of the Past” hosted by the World Maritime Heritage Society. Refer to detailed programme below.A series of key presentations and panel discussions covering topics such as...
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Panel Discussion 1: Harmonising Maritime Heritage for One Ocean, One Direction, One World

Session speaker: Chair: Ambassador Albert Teo Panelists: Captain James Lim, Dr Sanjay Kuttan, Frederick Francis, Jeya Ayadurai, K Kesavapany, Nikolay Zorchenko

Panel Discussion On Managing Seafarers Physical & Mental Wellness Onboard And Improved Connectivity With Family And Employers.

Session Speaker: Chair: Professor Frederick Francis Panelists: Andy Chin, Capt Anuj Velankar, Capt Mohd Salleh Bin Ahmad Sarwan, Olga Tishchenko, Prof Elizabeth, Rob Walker, Sanjay Chittarajan Kuttan (Dr)

Post Conference Tours Available To The S.E.A. Aquarium, The Maritime Experiential Museum And The Asian Civilizations Museum

S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa is one of the world’s largest aquariums and home to more than 100,000 marine animals from across 1,000 species. Featuring more than 50 diverse...
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Closing Reception at the Singapore Maritime Gallery, Hosted by The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

  Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was established on 2 February 1996, with the mission to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime centre...
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Programme subject to change and development.