Navigating to 2050
A Safe and Sustainable Maritime Future.
Tuesday 15th November 2022
Session one - Navigating Safely and Sustainably to 2050
Registration and Refreshments
Welcome and Introduction
Yvonne Shields O’Connor,
CEO, Irish Lights.
Minister Hildegarde Naughton,
Minister of State, Department of Transport.
Session 1. Navigating Safely and Sustainably to 2050
Opening remarks from Session Chairperson
Dr. Paul Little,
CEO, City of Glasgow College and Chair of UK Shipping Skills Taskforce.
Conference Keynote Address:
Transitioning to a Sustainable and Profitable Decarbonised Shipping Future
Founder and CEO of Ardmore Shipping, Ireland.
Safety and Sustainability:
Ensuring the Resilience of Future Shipping
Maja Markovčić Kostelac,
Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency, Portugal.
Meeting IMO targets, an industry perspective.
Technical Director, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Implications of Fit for 55 on the Irish Maritime Sector and Wider Economy
Prof. Alan Ahearne,
University of Galway, Ireland.
Climate Challenges for the Maritime Sector:
National and International Targets
Caoimhín Ó Ciaruáin,
Assistant Secretary, Department of Transport, Ireland.
What Will It Take to Decarbonise the Maritime Sector?
Dr. Kirsi Tikka,
Independent Director and International Maritime Advisor, UK.
Unlocking the Opportunities From Tackling Climate Change in the Maritime Sector
CEO, Opportunity Green, UK.
Panel discussion including all speakers above
Session two - Will technology change the future of Navigation and what are the implications for safety and sustainability?