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European Maritime Day in Piraeus 2015

European Maritime Day in Piraeus 2015

European Maritime Day in Piraeus 2015

 

The EMD 2015 conference attracted a record number of participants from the European maritime community

It brought together over 1300 participants to discuss about the potential of the blue economy.

On May 30 & 31, the city of Piraeus hosted a series of public happenings at various locations of the city, celebrating its rich maritime history and culture. See more: www.emdpiraeus.gr

Speakers list 2015

Mr Yiorgos ANOMERITIS
Chairman & Managing Director, Piraeus Port Authority (OLP)
Dr Michail ANTONIS
Senior Advisor, Environment, Health, Safety and Security, Co-ordinator EcoPorts, European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO)
Mr Adam BANASZAK
Member of the Committee of Regions
Professor Kenneth BLACK
Principal Investigator, Scottish Association for Marine Science
Mr Patrick CHARLTON
Vice President, Europe, Alltech UK
Mr George Chatzimarkos
Regional Governor of the South Aegean Region
Mr Zeno D'AGOSTINO
Commissioner of Trieste Port Authority
Ms Jacki DAVIS
Moderator of the Conference
Dr Michaël DOOMS
Coordinator Portopia project
Mr Thodoris DRITSAS
Alternate Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Maritime Affairs and Tourism, Greece
Ms Lowri EVANS
Director-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
Ms Sigi GRUBER
Head of Marine Resources Unit, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Dr Ian JENKINSON
Director, School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations, John Moore University, Liverpool
Ms Eva KAILI
Member of the European Parliament
Mr Zoltán KAZATSAY
Deputy Director-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
Mr Petros KOKKALIS
Councillor for local economic growth & entrepreneurship, Piraeus Municipality
Ms Karina KORNA
Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Transport of Latvia, Latvian Presidency
Ms Elena KOUNTOURA
Alternate Minister for Tourism, Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Maritime Affairs and Tourism, Greece
Dr Stella KYVELOU
ESPON Programme Contact Point Director
Mr Remi MAYET
Deputy Head of Unit Ports and Inland Navigation, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
Ms Gesine MEISSNER
Member of the European Parliament, President of the Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas
Ms Pauli MERRIMAN
Project Director, Baltic EcoRegion Programme, WWF
Ms Monica MICHEL-BONVALET
Commercial Director, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille
Mr Yiannis MORALIS
Mayor of the City of Piraeus
Mr Aleksi RANDELL
Mayor of the City of Turku
Mr Paris SANSOGLOU
Secretary General of the European Dredging Association (EuDA)
Mr Mark SHORROCK
CEO, Tidal Lagoon Power
Mr Zacharias SIOKOUROS
President of the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean
Mr Donné SLANGEN
Director Regional and Project Development, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, The Netherlands
Mr Francis VALLAT
President of the European Network of Maritime Clusters
Mr Kurt VANDENBERGHE
Director for Climate Action and Resource Efficiency, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
Mr Karmenu VELLA
Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
Ms Helena VIEIRA
Marine Biotech Expert, University of Lisbon, EurOCEAN'14
Mr Axel WENBLAD
Senior Adviser to the Swedish Maritime Administration on the Monalisa 2 project
Ms Marianne WENNING
Director for 'Quality of Life, Water & Air', Directorate-General for the Environment, European Commission
Ms Tine Viveka WESTERBERG
Department of Maritime Technology, Management and Innovation, Buskerud and Vestfold University College, Norway

Schedule for Thursday, 28th of May 2015

10:30 to 11:00

12:30 to 14:00

13:30 to 13:45

14:00 to 14:30

14:30 to 15:15

15:15 to 15:30

15:30 to 16:00

16:00 to 17:30

17:30 to 18:30

20:00