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Women in Shipping

27 – 28 October 2020, Singapore

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Early Bird Rate: Register and pay before 4 September 2020
3+2: Register 3 delegates and get 2 FREE PASSES
5+3: Register 5 delegates and get 3 FREE PASSES
MCF Training Grant Is Available For Eligible Participants.

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

Main Conference Registration & Morning Coffee

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

LEADERS' ROUNDTABLE Girl Power! Practical Tips for Strategically Influencing Across Your Organisation

June Manoranee Manoharan, Regional Director, Lukoil Marine Lubricants, UAE

Pernille Dahlgaard, VP – Group Finance, PSA International, Singapore

Sakura Kuma, Executive Director, Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation, Japan

Mailyn Perena-Borillo, Country Head, OSM Maritime, Philippines

Grace Chia, General Manager, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company), Singapore

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

Elaine Ong, Chief Financial Officer, BW LPG, Singapore

12:10 pm

Lunch & Networking Break

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

Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

3:10 pm

Global Approach to Women in Shipping

Maite Bolivar Klarup, Generap 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

4:40 pm

  • Gender equality as a thrust of IMO and UNSDG
  • Gender equality in shipping & maritime – crew management perspective
  • Seafarer’s career – from recruitment to deployment, training and professional development strategies

5:10 pm

End of Conference Day 1

8:00 am

Main Conference Registration & Morning Coffee

Women and Leadership

9:00 am

Opening Address: Narrating the Tales of Success – Capacity Building for Tomorrow's Women Leaders

Caroline Yang, President, Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), Chief Executive, Hong Lam Shipping, Singapore

9:20 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

9:40 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

Morning Tea & Networking Break

11:00 am

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

11:30 am

12:15 pm

Lunch & Networking Break

Women Seafarers

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 & Networking Break

3:35 pm

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

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

Atty. Iris Baguilat, President, Döhle Seafront Crewing, Philippines

Agnes S. Enesio, Head of Crewing, Odfjell SE, Philippines

Celia Kang Shiwei, Marine Personnel Manager, Ardmore Shipping, Singapore

4:10 pm

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

5:00 pm

End of Conference Day 2

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day ConferenceSGD $2995SGD $2795Early BirdEarly Bird

Early Bird Rate: Register and pay before 4 September 2020

MCF Training Grant Is Available For Eligible Participants.
Please Refer To www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf For Information.

GROUP SAVINGS:
3+2: Register 3 delegates and get 2 FREE PASSES
5+3: Register 5 delegates and get 3 FREE PASSES
(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, Singapore

Pernille Dahlgaard

VP – Group Finance, PSA International, Singapore

June Manoranee Manoharan

Regional Director, Lukoil Marine Lubricants, UAE

Siti Noraishah Azizan

General Manager, Sabah Ports, Malaysia

Sakura Kuma

Executive Director, Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation, Japan

Mailyn Perena-Borillo

Country Head, OSM Maritime, Philippines

Grace Chia

General Manager, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company), Singapore

Carla S. Limcaoco

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

Elaine Ong

Chief Financial Officer, BW LPG, Singapore

Michelle Gonzalez

Senior Contract Manager, Vale, Singapore

Atty. Iris Baguilat

President, Döhle Seafront Crewing, Philippines

Maite Bolivar Klarup

Generap Manager, BIMCO, Singapore

Capt. Radhika Menon

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

Caroline Yang

President, Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), Chief Executive, Hong Lam Shipping, Singapore

Rebecca Garcia-Malone

Assistant Director – Vessel Services, TT Salvage, USA

Sita Doornbos

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

Anushka Nair

Claims & Demurrage Manager, Ardmore Shipping Corporation, Singapore

Suneeti Bala

Quality Manager (India's First Lady Chief Engineer), MAERSK FMT, Germany

Agnes S. Enesio

Head of Crewing, Odfjell SE, Philippines

Celia Kang Shiwei

Marine Personnel Manager, Ardmore Shipping, Singapore

Reshma Nilofer

Maritime Pilot (India's First Female Maritime Pilot), Kolkata Port Trust, India

when & where

27 - 28 Oct 2020

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