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Singapore’s First Women in Shipping Summit

16 – 17 April 2020, One Farrer Hotel, Singapore

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overview

As boardrooms around the world increasingly recognise the need to progress gender diversity, the maritime industry is following suit. And Singapore, the world’s top maritime capital is leading by example by way of recent appointments.

Powered by top achievers, this pioneering event will be the first of its kind for the Singapore Maritime industry. Get empowered, inspired and connect with likeminded participants to fast track this top of the mind issue for your and your organisation’s benefit.

Motivational, Inspirational and Practical, this summit will bring together the champions of industry to rethink pathways for women in shipping.

Learn, Engage, Succeed!

  • Hear firsthand how organisations’ are succeeding in embracing the incredible talent pool of women in shipping
  • Engage with women leaders who have shattered the age-old myths around glass ceilings
  • Get practical tips and techniques to strategically influence across your workplace
  • Enhance your self-development with practical management tools
  • Assess and develop the unique skill sets needed for succeeding in the shipping industry
  • Maternity and mindsets – removing the barriers
  • Returnees – innovative approaches to workplace integration and career development
  • Millennials and talent management strategies to harness the next generation of leaders
  • Enter the Boardroom! Just what does it take to cross the last frontier

agenda

8:00 am

Registration

Beyond the Rhetoric

9:00 am

  • HR policy developments
  • Trends in diversifying the workforce in major shipping players
  • D&I programme case studies: From recruitment, retention, diversity to talent development and managing cross-generational issues

9:30 am

  • Impediments and initiatives
  • The need for raising competencies through mentoring and coaching
  • Specific initiatives at PSA International

10:00 am

  • Visualising a career pathway
  • The power of self
  • Overcoming the “tapering off” effect of women in leadership positions

10:30 am

Networking Morning Tea

11:00 am

  • Practicality and Progress in Advancing the Status of Women in Port & Shipping Industry
  • The industrial nature of the ports business
  • Overcoming the challenges arising
  • Practicality and Progress in Advancing the Status of Women in Port & Shipping Industry

11:30 am

Girl Power! Practical Tips for Strategically Influencing Across Your Organisation

June Manoharan, Director, Lukoil Marine Lubricants

Pernille Dahlgaard, VP – Group Finance, PSA International

Sakura Kuma, Executive Director, Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation

Mailyn Perena-Borillo, Country Head, OSM Philippines

Grace Chia, General Manager, MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company).

Carla S. Limcaoco, Director, PTC Holdings Corp/Adviser, Women in Maritime Philippines Association

12:10 pm

Lunch

1:10 pm

  • The story to date
  • Challenge with biases in workplace
  • The VALE Shipping Perspective on an Unbiased and Inclusive Approach in the Workforce
  • How gender balance is being implemented

1:40 pm

  • What maternity & paternity policies are being adopted across shipping players
  • Return to work programmes – key elements to consider (career options, training, retention)
  • Childcare & equal access to employment post-maternity
  • Challenges facing small business owners in maritime & shipping
  • Health, working conditions and sustainability in shipping

2:40 pm

Networking Afternoon Tea

3:10 pm

Global Approach to Women in Shipping

Maite Bolivar Klarup, General Manager, BIMCO, Singapore

3:40 pm

4:10 pm

  • Perspectives from the other side
  • How gender balance is being embraced across multiple sectors in maritime
  • Walking the talk

5:00 pm

Close of Conference Day One

8:00 am

Coffee

Women and Leadership

9:00 am

  • What it felt like 10 years ago
  • What did it take to make it to senor leadership?
  • The how – what should todays budding leaders be doing

9:30 am

  • How to get more women in board room?
  • The pros and cons of gender quotas: Is such number ceiling, or floor?
  • Market-led initiatives and key success elements

10:30 am

Networking Morning Tea

11:00 am

  • Shipping trends and implications for career development
  • Skill shortage and where women deliver unconventional value
  • How Maersk is enabling D&I

12:15 pm

Lunch

Women Seafarers

1:15 pm

  • Gaining acceptance as a female seafarer
  • What it takes to attract more women in seafaring roles?

2:00 pm

  • Representation of females in seafaring career
  • Improving conditions for women on board

2:45 pm

  • Understanding crew welfare and culture
  • Attracting, engaging and retention of crew – onshore & onboard
  • Developing high-performing workforce
  • Career opportunities available to female talents in maritime & energy

3:15 pm

Afternoon tea

3:35 pm

Roundtable Discussion: Developing Seafaring & Technical Careers for Women in Shipping

Capt. Radhika Menon, Synergy Maritime India (Recipient, IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea)

Atty. Iris Baguilat, President, Döhle Seafront Crewing

Jodie Reibel, VP - QHSSE & Operations, Wilhemsen Group

Agnes Sulit Enesto, VP – Crewing Operations, Odfjell Philippines

Celia Kang Shiwei, Marine Personnel Manager, Ardmore Shipping

4:10 pm

  • Experiences and training required for seafaring jobs
  • Overcoming professional & psychological challenges
  • The inspiring career journey you will learn

5:00 pm

Close of Conference

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day ConferenceSGD $2795SGD $2295Early BirdEarly Bird

Early Bird Rate: Register and pay before 20 Feb 2020

Special 1 + 1 offer.
Register 2 delegates at the price of one on normal rates.

Members of InterManager
Members of InterManager receives 20% Discount using special code P51552INTMGR20 or contact miki.kong@informa.com for further information.

GROUP SAVINGS:
Register 2 Delegates and get 1 FREE PASS
Register 3 Delegates and get 2 FREE PASS
(Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only)

For Group Registrations of more than 3 team members,
email info.sg@informa.com or call +65 6508 2477

  • Multiple Bookings Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 3 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies; either the early bird rate OR group rate.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • All delegates from Singapore-based companies are required to pay an additional 7% GST (SINGAPORE EVENTS ONLY)

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speakers

Eleana Choy

Chief HR Officer, Thome Group of Companies

Pernille Dahlgaard

VP – Group Finance, PSA International

June Manoharan

Director, Lukoil Marine Lubricants

Siti Noraishah Azizan

General Manager, Sabah Ports

Sakura Kuma

Executive Director, Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation

Mailyn Perena-Borillo

Country Head, OSM Philippines

Grace Chia

General Manager, MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company).

Carla S. Limcaoco

Director, PTC Holdings Corp/Adviser, Women in Maritime Philippines Association

Michelle Gonzalez

Senior Contract Manager, VALE

Maite Bolivar Klarup

General Manager, BIMCO, Singapore

Capt. Radhika Menon

Synergy Maritime India (Recipient, IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea)

Rebecca Garcia-Malone

Assistant Director – Vessel Services, TT Salvage

Sita Doornbos

Chief of Staff – Trade Finance, A.P. Moller – Maersk

Jodie Reibel

VP - QHSSE & Operations, Wilhemsen Group

Anushka Nair

Claims & Demurrage Manager, Ardmore Shipping Corporation

Suneeti Bala

Chief Engineer, Maersk India

Atty. Iris Baguilat

President, Döhle Seafront Crewing

Agnes S. Enesio

Head of Crewing, Odfjell

Agnes Sulit Enesto

VP – Crewing Operations, Odfjell Philippines

Celia Kang Shiwei

Marine Personnel Manager, Ardmore Shipping

Reshma Nilofer

Maritime Pilot, Kolkata Port Trust (First & Only Female Pilot India)

when & where

16 - 17 Apr 2020

One Farrer Hotel
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Cynthia Tan
Manager, Catering & Events
DDI: (+65) 6705 7876
Fax: (+65) 6705 7892
Email: cynthiatan@onefarrer.com

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