Afternoon Session for Young Executives

10 October 2023 at 14:30 - 18:15

Location: Parklane Resort and Spa, Limassol

Within the framework of creating the necessary environment for young people to be enchanted  in maritime affairs, seek jobs within the industry and provide them with future career development, the Maritime Cyprus Organising Committee organise the Young Executives Session specifically addressed to young shipping executives of the industry under 40 years of age.  The objective is to create a forum for young shipping professionals to debate career related shipping issues and discuss their vision of the industry, prospects and challenges that stimulate and affect them from a different perspective.

This year’s Young Executives Session is organised in cooperation with WISTA Cyprus and YoungShip and will take place on Tuesday afternoon, 10 October 2023 between 3.00 pm and 6:15pm at the “ Parklane Resort and Spa, Limassoll, Cyprus.

Session Programme:

  • 14:30 Registration and Coffee
  • 15:00 Welcome Address
  • 15:05 Diverse Deck, Guided Journey: Upskilling in Modern Maritime
    Moderator: Natalia Bury Loyal, President WISTA Cyprus
    Key Note Speaker: Simon Pitout, Chief Executive Officer, DP World, Cyprus
    • Mrs Elpi Petraki, President, WISTA International (Chartering / Operations /Business Development Manager, ENEA MANAGEMENT INC)
    • Mr. Theodoros Loukaides Director General at Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation
    • Capt. Natalia Bello Martin, Fleet Performance Manager, Lemissoler Shipmanagement Ltd
    • Mrs. Taleen Tashdjian Tchalikian, SHRM-SCP, EMCC EIA Practitioner, VP People & Culture, Celestyal Cruises
  • 16:15 War for Talent: Future of Work
  • Marshmallow Challenge
    • 17:20 – 18:15: Panel discussion on War for Talent: Future of Work
      Moderator: Mr. Andreas Tziarras, CEO of OneJar.
      • Katerina Andreou, Founder & CEO HR Innovate
      • George Prastitis - Global HR Partner OSM-Thome
      • Yangos Hadjiyannis - CEO Cyprus Institute of Marketing