Τετάρτη, 17 Ιουλίου 2013

5th Hydra Shipping Conference

The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots
Established in 1890
5th Hydra Shipping Conference
Maritime Greece in the Privatization Era - Challenges and Opportunities of the China -Greece Cooperation
Athens, July 11th 2013
Dear Friends,
It is our great pleasure to announce the 5th Hydra Shipping Conference, which will take place in Hydra, on Saturday, September 14th 2013, focusing on key issues of Maritime Greece in the context of the privatization era and Greek-Chinese cooperation.
Conference Coordinator is Mr. George Xiradakis, Managing Director, XRTC Business Consultants. Speakers that have participated in our previous conferences include the following:
1.       Panos Laskaridis, Secretary General of the Greek Ship Owners Association
2.      Martin Stopford, Managing Director, Clarkson PLC
3.      Nathanael Mauclair, Managing Director - International Listings,NYSE Euronext, Inc
4.      Dr. Yiannis Koustas, President & CEO, Danaos Corp.
5.      Michalis Bodouroglou, President & CEO, Paragon Shipping
6.      Polys V. Hadjioannou, President and Managing Director, Safety Management Overseas S.A.
7.      Ion Varouxakis, President of Board and Managing Director, FreeSeas Inc
8.      Manolis Vordonis, ex General Manager of Thenamaris
9.      Gelina Harlaftis, Professor, Ionian University, Dept of History

This Conference is a meeting point of leading Greek ship owners, distinguished experts from the international shipping world, academics as well as the historical Hydriot shipping families.
Extensive networking opportunities will be offered both during the main conference program, as well as in the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of side events such as lunches, dinners, cocktail parties on private yachts and a special treasure hunt in the streets of Hydra town and the footpath system of the island.
We look forward to welcoming you in Hydra on September 14th.
Yours Sincerely,
John Sahinis
President,
The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots