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  • 15 May 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Seward & Kissel LLP's Conference Center, One Battery Park Plaza New York, NY, 10004
Registration is Now Open!

WISTA USA's New York/New Jersey Chapter is looking forward to welcoming you to the 2015 Annual General Meeting.

8:00am – 8:30am
Annual General Meeting Check In
Seward & Kissel LLP office at One Battery Park Plaza, First Floor
Coffee and continental breakfast will be served

8:30am – 11:30am
Annual General Meeting
WISTA Members only

11:30am – 1:00pm
Lunch:  Current Price of Crude Oil and its Impact on the Shipping Industry
Key Note Speaker:  Peter Evenson, CEO Teekay GP
Lunch will be held in the conference room

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Networking Break

1:30pm- 2:45pm
Session I:  Cybersecurity Session with Q&A – Kate Belmont, Blank Rome LLP
Captain Andrew Tucci, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Office of Ports and Facilities: Cybersecurity issues within the marine transportation system and the Coast Guard response
Emilian Papadopoulos, President, Good Harbor Security Risk Management, LLC: Cybersecurity, an industry perspective. How companies should prepare for the inevitable: a successful breach

2:45pm – 3:00pm
Networking Break

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Session II:  Emerging Challenges Facing Shipping – Micheal Timbone, Seward & Kissel
Joseph Hughes, Chairman & CEO, The American Club: Bluewater blues: the insurance response to challenging times for the maritime transportation industry.
Captain Melissa Bert, Chief of Staff, United States Coast Guard Seventh District: Emerging regulatory issues in the maritime community
Nathalie Sykora, VP Global Technical Services at The CSL Group Inc.:Is your technical operations team ready to face future challenges?  An owner's perspective based on recent shipbuilding projects and transition to operations.
Lois Zabrocky, Senior Vice President and President of the International Flag Strategic Business Unit OSG Ship Management (invited)

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Conference Wrap Up

AGM Dinner
The India House
Please note that the price of the dinner ($100/person) is not included in the AGM Registration Fee

Be sure to check out the AGM website for full details
and register today!

If you have questions, feel free to contact us at wista2015agm@gmail.com

WISTA is seeking donations from sponsors to make this event a success. Your generous donation supports WISTA by providing meals and refreshments during the event, as well as promoting WISTA’s mission which is to support women in management positions in maritime transportation and related industries worldwide with networking, education and mentoring opportunities thereby enhancing members’ professional competence and empowering career success.


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