PROGRAM

09:30 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome Speech by George Saris, President - Turkey Ship Suppliers Association (TURSSA)
Welcome Industry Address by Saeed al Malik - ISSA President
10:15 - 10:45 Grand Opening Ceremony and ribbon cutting at Trade Exhibition Entrance by Guests of Honour:
Mr Tamer Kiran (Chamber of Shipping President),
Mr Selim Dursun (Vice Minister of Transport and Infrastructure)
Mr Bekir Pakdemirli (Minister of Agriculture & Forestry)
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.30 Keynote Speech by Mr Kaan Turan (Turkcell Digital Integration & IT Solution Director): "Turkcell: Digital Operator"
11.30 - 12.00 Mr Recep Duzgit (President - Maritime Association of Shipowners & Agents): "Turkish Straits; One Stop For All Your Supplies".
12.00 - 12.30 Mr. Durmuş Ünüvar - Director General of Merchant Marine: “Sea Trade and Importance of Coastal safety in Turkish Straits”
12:30 Lunch and Trade Exhibition Networking Opportunities
14.00 Mr. Oral Erdogan (The President (Rector) of Piri Reis University: "Global Economy, Trade and Maritime Fleet Development"
14.30 Mrs Sadan Kaptanoglu - Vice President of Turkish Chamber of Shipping & Designated President of BIMCO: "Change : Shipowner perspective
15.00 Coffee Break and Trade Exhibition Networking Opportunities
15.30 Presentation by Philip Morris International's Mr. Can Pekcan (General Manager Duty Free)
18.00 ISSA 63 Welcome & Networking Reception
09:30 Registration + Trade Exhibition Networking Opportunities
10:00 Launch Of "Watchdog" - The New Credit Reporting and Debt Recovery Service in Association With Salvus Law - Mr. Bruce Hailey Partner/Director
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break & Trade Exhibition Networking Opportunities
11:00 "Blockchain technology: its impact on ship supply and the secrets revealed"" Arne Mielken, ISSA Customs & Senior Trade Adviser
11:30 Panel Discussion - Ship Supply's Digital Future: An Inter-Active Discussion With Experts on the Digital Future Of Ship Supply and the Coming E-commerce Revolution. Panelists Include Issa President (Saeed Al Malik), Michalis Leoutsakos (Sales Manager Poseidon Marine Supplies), Capt. Kuba Szymanski (Secretary-General Of Intermanager), Metin Düzgit (Managing Director, DSM – Duzgit Ship Management), Aydın Alaftan ( Group CEO – Polimar Shipping Group of Companies) Panel Moderator: Sean Moloney, Managing Director, Elaborate Communications Ltd.
13:00 Lunch and Trade Exhibition Networking Opportunities
14:00 Capt. Kuba Szymanski (Secretary-General Intermanager)
14:30 Presenting the new ISSA Team. Saeed al Malik (ISSA President) introduce the ISSA Board Members who form ISSA's top management team.
Subjects to discuss include:
  • Increasing use of Drones in Ship Supply
  • Ship Recycling and Ship Suppliers' Duty of Care
  • P & I - input from the Turkish P & I Club
  • Launch of the Updated and Refreshed ISSA Web Site
15:00 Coffee Break and Trade Exhibition Networking Opportunities
15:30 Questions from the Floor to ISSA Management followed by Convention Summary by Mr Douglas Inch (Master of Ceremonies)
16:00 Final Trade Exhibition networking opportunities
17:00 Close of ISSA 63 Plenary
19:30 Gala Dinner including Flag Hand-over Ceremony to Korea from Turkey