Baltic Ports Conference
Day 1: 7 September 2022

9:00 – 9:30

Registration & Morning Coffee

9:00 – 9:30
9:30 – 11:10

Session 1

Welcoming speeches

– Kimmo Naski, Chairman, Baltic Ports Organization (CONFIRMED)
Katarzyna Gruszecka-Spychała, Deputy Mayor, City of Gdynia (CONFIRMED)
Maciej Bąk, Vice-President of Managing Board, Port of Gdynia Authority
(CONFIRMED)

Presentation

Europe’s and Baltic’s geopolitical map is changing. What shape will it take in the near future and what are the challenges Europe needs to brace for?
Aaron Korewa, Director Warsaw Office – Europe Center, Atlantic Council  (CONFIRMED)

Presentation

Baltic Sea region – a new scene for Baltic Ports
Bogdan Ołdakowski, Secretary General, Baltic Ports Organization (CONFIRMED)
Monika Rozmarynowska-Mrozek, Consulting Projects Leader, Actia Forum (CONFIRMED)

Discussion panel

War in Ukraine, sanctions and the looming energy transformation. Role of the Baltic ports as a strategic asset of the European Union.
Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General, ESPO (CONFIRMED)
Ansis Zeltiņš, CEO, Freeport of Riga (CONFIRMED)
Grzegorz M. Poznański, Director General, CBSS (CONFIRMED)
Marek Wąsiński, Head of the World Economy Team, Polish Economic Institute (CONFIRMED)

Presentation

Prioritizing Green Investments – How to use port’s environmental data in decision making?
Karri Koistinen, Head of Sales, GISGRO (CONFIRMED)
9:30 – 11:10
11:10 – 11:40

Coffee break

11:10 – 11:40
11:40 – 13:00

Session 2

Presentation

Economy and trade in the Baltic Sea region – recent situation and outlook
Phd Dorota Książkiewicz, Faculty of Economics, University of Gdańsk (CONFIRMED)

Discussion panel

How the War in Ukraine, recent situation in Eastern and Northern Europe and trade under sanctions affect the shipping and port sectors
Dr Gernot Tesch, Managing Director, Port of Rostock (CONFIRMED)
Ville Haapasaari, CEO, Port of Helsinki (CONFIRMED)
Łukasz Binaś, Area Manager Feeder & Network, Unifeeder (CONFIRMED)
Björn Boström, Managing Director, Port of Ystad (CONFIRMED)

Presentation

Digitising Port Operations – why should we stop using Excel?
Graham Howe, Business Development Director Operations Optimisation, Marlin SmartPort (CONFIRMED)

Presentation

An efficient Port Call from order to delivery
Lauri-Tapio Korhonen, Business Consultant, Grieg Connect AS (CONFIRMED)
11:40 – 13:00
13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:30

Session 3

Presentation

Laying the cards on the table. Fossil fuels versus green energy in times of crisis. Are the goals set by the European Green Deal achievable in the given timeframe?
Steve Esau, COO, SEA-LNG (CONFIRMED)

Presentation

New Environmental Policy and Renewable Energy Projects for Business Opportunities in Klaipeda Port
Algis Latakas, Director General, Port of Klaipeda (CONFIRMED)

Discussion panel

Climate-related challenges faced by the Baltic maritime sector in context of lasting competitiveness. Which energy-related investments in ports and terminals offer best possibilities?
Michał Daczuk, Project Manager – Department of Research and Technological Development, Port of Gdynia Authority (CONFIRMED)
Margus Vihman, CCO, Port of Tallinn (CONFIRMED)
Dariusz Kryczka, Manager – Senior Associate, EY Poland – EY Law (CONFIRMED)

Presentation

Enersense Offshore Ltd, Ro-Ro Pontoon fabrication and delivery
Manu Grönlund, Senior Advisor, Enersense (CONFIRMED
– Jyri Laakso, Sales Manager, Enersense (CONFIRMED)
 

Closing remarks: Official announcement of the date and place of the Baltic Ports Conference 2023

14:00 – 15:30
19:00 – 23:00

Evening cocktail

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Museum of Emigration, Polska 1, 81-339 Gdynia
19:00 – 23:00
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