Date(s) - Thursday, October 29, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Water Club
NAMEPA is pleased to again present its annual Marine Environment Protection Conference. The focus of this event will be on maninging change in a changing world.
The all-day conference will be followed by our annual NAMEPA Awards Dinner where we recognize the signature achievements of corporations, Federal Agencies, Educational institutions, individuals and non-profit associations.
Please plan to attend, participate, and contribute to the industry’s dialog on these important issues.
0900- Welcome and opening remarks- Clay Maitland, Founding Chairman NAMEPA
USCG Hot Topics- RADM Paul Thomas, USCG
What’s around the Corner- Paal Johansen, DNV GL
Energy Efficiency – Healthy, Safe & Profitable- Anuj Chopra, RightShip
Managing Regulatory Change- Matt Thomas, Blank Rome
1030- Coffee Break
1100- Port Waste Reception Facilities
12:15- Luncheon Keynote:
Balancing Conservation and Commerce- Katie Cubina, Sea Research Foundation
1400- Managing Change
Moderator – Joe Hughes of the American Club
A new look at KPI’s- Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO
Modern Leadership a Changing Paradigm- James Spear, Seafarer & NAMEPA
Emerging Challenges-Cyber security- James Watson, ABS Americas Division
1500- Coffee/tea break
1530- Senior Leadership Roundtable
Moderator – Christopher Bastis, Seagroup, Inc.
Marc Gagnon- FedNav
Michael Carter, Director of the Environment, MARAD
Jeffrey Pribor- Jefferies
Jim Butler- Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network
1700- NAMEPA AGM
1800- NAMEPA Reception and Awards Dinner
NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards
NAMEPA annually recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions and individuals whose efforts support our mission to “Save Our Seas”. Since our inception, NAMEPA has been engaging maritime businesses, educators, government and the public to “Save our Seas” by promoting sound environmental practices. Previous recipients have included Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Maersk, APL, Teekay Corporation, the United States Coast Guard, National Geographic and others.
NAMEPA Awards Winners
Corporate Marine Environment Protection Award – Fednav, accepting the award will be Marc Gagnon.
Government Agency Marine Environment Protection Award – Maritime Administration, accepting the award will be Paul “Chip” Jaenichen.
Individual Marine Environment Protection Award – Dave Barry / Jack Gallagher, Gallagher Marine Systems
Association Marine Environment Protection Award – Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network, accepting the award will be Jim Butler
Financial Services Marine Environment Protection Award – Jefferies, accepting the award will be Jeff Pribor.
Innovation Marine Environment Protection Award – Maritime Solutions, Inc., accepting the award will be Richard Fredricks.
Product Marine Environment Protection Award – ORCA, accepting the award will be Sultan Riaz Khan.
Educational Institution Marine Environment Protection Award – Massachusetts Maritime Academy, accepting the award will be Ian MacLeod.
Lifetime Achievement Marine Environment Protection Award – Chris Koch, World Shipping Council.