Annual Summit 2017

The Annual Summit 2017 has passed, please see our follow up Annual summit 2018 and 2019, and join us for the next Annual Summit 2020. Information to be announced later.

Annual Summit Session

This year's Annual Summit takes place at Losby Gods on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 April. The topic is Consolidation for Sustainable Growth, which is what most of the industry is going through now.
Following the 2015 Annual Summit called “Come Hell or High Water” and last year’s “Restructuring & Survival”, we this year look at the urgent consolidation taking place in the maritime industry. We bring you leading speakers from Oslo, Ulsteinvik, Gothenburg, London and Hamburg to discuss topics like geopolitics, macroeconomy, energy, culture and leadership, digitalisation, consolidation, as well as how to actually buy a second-hand vessel these days.
Our confirmed speakers are:

Ingar Skaug, former Group CEO of Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, Chairman of Center for Creative Leadership (NC, USA), Chairman of Nordic Trust AS, Board Member of Maritime Battery Forum, author of “Levende lederskap” (Aschehoug, 2015)

Sverre Lodgaard, Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of Foreign Affairs<div

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist, Handelsbanken Capital Markets

Rystad Energy, Oslo

Per Olaf Brett, Ulstein International AS, Ulsteinvik

Tore Ulstein, Chairman and Co-Owner Ulstein Group ASA, and President NHO

Klaus Stoltenberg, Chairman of Global Shipping, Deutsche Bank AG, Hamburg

Erik Hånell, CEO, Stena Bulk AB, Gothenburg

Walter Qvam, Chairman, DIGITALNORWAY, formerly CEO of Kongsberg Group

Nicolai Hansteen, Head of Corporate Development, Lorentzen & Stemoco AS

Mark Williams, Managing Partner, Affinity Research LLP, London<div

Matthew Guest, Head of Deloitte’s Digital Strategy Practice in EMEA, London

Registration is not available at this time.