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The Future of Ports: Marine, Trade and Energy

Date: 26 November 2020, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Online webinar
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COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on global markets, but what does the future hold for ports, shipping and commodities? Will technology drive further disruption and perpetuate an already uncertain future or can it provide solutions for a strong recovery?

Event Details

Our speakers will discuss the future of commodities and energy ports; the rise in legal and economic challenges due to the pandemic; emerging technologies and; the outlook specifically for Australia and the Port of Newcastle as an energy port.


17:00 - 18:30 (AEDT)
06:00 - 07:30 (GMT)

DWF Speakers and Topics

  1. Chair: Mark Hickey, Chairman, Asia Pacific
  2. The impact of COVID-19 on Global shipping and commodities and the outlook for the future: Jonathan Moss, Head of Transport
  3. Terminal/Operator Liabilities - Future Issues: Alison Thorp, Senior Associate and Mark Allen, Senior Associate

External Speakers and Topics

  1. How technology will transform Ports and shipping over the next 5 yearsCharles D'Aumale, International Business Development Manager, Big Data & Security - Mission Critical Systems, Atos
  2. The future of energy ports and hydrogen development: Medha Rahman, Associate Director, Jacobs and Ashden Saege, Commercial Manager, Port of Newcastle

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