CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018
 
02/28/2018
08:30 am - 10:00 amCONFERENCE REGISTRATION
OPENING CEREMONY
10:00 am - 10:15 am
H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO , Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), United Arab Emirates
10:15 am - 10:30 am
H. E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman – Offshore Arabia 2018, Chairman – Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Board Member, MD & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
KEYNOTE SPEECHES
10:30 am - 10:45 am
H.E. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General , International Maritime Organization (IMO), United Kingdom
10:45 am - 11:00 am
H.E. Dr. Eng. Abdulla Salem Al-Katheeri, Director General , Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime, United Arab Emirates
10:45 am - 12:30 pmINAUGURATION OF OFFSHORE ARABIA 2018 EXHIBITION
12:30 pm - 01:30 pmLUNCH BREAK
SESSION 1: MARINE & MARITIME INDUSTRY - THE CHALLENGE
01:30 pm - 01:40 pmSession Chairman:
Mr. Paul Holthus, Founding President / Chief Executive Officer, World Ocean Council, United States of America
01:40 pm - 01:55 pmThe Maritime Industry - Beyond Today
H. E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman – Offshore Arabia 2018, Chairman – Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Board Member, MD & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
01:55 pm - 02:10 pmMarine Industry (the Challenge)
Mr. Ali Shehab Ahmad, Deputy Chief Executive - Fleet Operations , Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), State of Kuwait
02:10 pm - 02:25 pmFuture of Global Offshore Oil & Gas Business
Mr. Ibrahim Fahmy, Independent Advisor, Offshore & Marine Strategic Consultant, United Arab Emirates
02:25 pm - 02:40 pmAdvanced Underwater Survey for Offshore Structures
Mr. Waleed Altamimi, Chief Operating Officer , Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF), United Arab Emirates
02:40 pm - 02:55 pmChallenges, Opportunities & Managing Change
Mr. Omar Abu Omar, President Maritime & Operations , Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
02:55 pm - 03:10 pmOffshore Class Digitalized
Mr. Alok Ravi Shanker BEng, MIET, Consultant Offshore Classification - Region South East Europe & Middle East, DNV GL AS, United Arab Emirates
03:10 pm - 03:25 pmCrude and Refined Products Routes Changes, After the Panama Canal Expansion
Eng. Nicolas Vukelja Duque, Vice President of the Panama Maritime Chamber, Former President of The Panama Bunkering and Barge Commission and currently CCO & Owner, Terramar Oil & Services, Panama
03:25 pm - 03:40 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
03:40 pm - 03:50 pmNETWORKING BREAK
SESSION 2: OIL SPILL PREVENTION, RESPONSE & PROTECTION OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT
03:50 pm - 04:00 pmSession Chairman:
H. E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman – Offshore Arabia 2018, Chairman – Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Board Member, MD & Group CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, United Arab Emirates
04:00 pm - 04:15 pmThe Vital Role of the Human Element in Pollution Prevention
Capt. Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, Director General , Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA), Greece
04:15 pm - 04:30 pmRecent Developments in the Oil Pollution Compensation Regime
Mr. José Maura, Director, International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds), United Kingdom
04:30 pm - 04:45 pmShip Source Pollution Trends and Recent Events
Mr. Richard Johnson, Technical Director , The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Limited (ITOPF), United Kingdom
04:45 pm - 05:00 pmEnhanced Oil Spill Detection and Consequence Management Through Satellite Imagery
Mr. Rob Ayasse, International Sales Manager for Energy, Environment & Security , Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), Norway
05:00 pm - 05:15 pmThree Basic Oil Spill Response Tools – Back to Basics
Mr. Michael Roldan, Middle East Regional Manager, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), Kingdom of Bahrain
05:15 pm - 05:30 pmIntegrating Emergency Response Services
Mr. Simon Valentine, Emergency Response Manager , Swire Emergency Response Services (Pte) Limited, United Arab Emirates
05:30 pm - 05:45 pmFairdeal’s Regional Oil Spill Response Capabilities
Mr. Abdalla El-Suleiman, OSRC & Environmental Services Manager, Fairdeal Marine Services, United Arab Emirates
05:45 pm - 05:55 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
06:00 pm - 07:30 pmOFFSHORE ARABIA 2018 WELCOME RECEPTION