8:00 - 8:50
8:50 - 9:00
GUESTS TO BE SEATED FOR GOH AND VIPS ARRIVAL
9:00 - 9:05
INTRODUCTION AND FORMALITIES
ARRIVAL OF GOHS AND VIPS
9:05 - 9:15
WELCOME OPENING REMARKS
9:15 - 9:20
DR KOJI SEKIMIZU
SG MINISTER ADDRESS: SINGAPORE’S PERSPECTIVE
9:20 - 9:35
DR JANIL PUTHUCHEARY
OFFICIAL OPENING OF CONGRESS
9:40 - 9:50
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: OMAN MARITIME HERITAGE
Session speakers: H.E. Dr Ahmed Mohammed Salem Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Sultanate of Oman
9:50 - 10:15
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE OCEAN AS THE PATHWAY TO INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.
“Charting the evolution of global commerce and the maritime world economy today.”
10:15 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
KEY SPEAKER PRESENTATION: INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY ISSUES PRESENTATION
11:00 - 11:15
CRISTINA SAENZ DE SANTA MARIA
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE OCEAN AS THE PATHWAY TO INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as the Pathway to International Commerce and the Global Economy will address topics such as revealing the great trade routes of history and their resurgence today, Maritime industries and how they serve as a catalyst for developing the global infrastructure.
11:15 - 12:00
CARLEEN LYDEN WALKER
MS CAROLINE YANG
MR GERARDO A. BORROMEO
12:00 - 13:30
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: WHY MUST WE CONNECT THE PAST TO NAVIGATE THE FUTURE?
“What is Maritime Heritage and why is understanding of it vital today?”
13:30 - 13:50
JAMES P. DELGADO
PANEL DISCUSSION: MARITIME HERITAGE IS USED TO COMMUNICATE THE ISSUES OF THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE.
The Panel Discussion regarding Maritime Heritage and how it is used to communicate the issues of the present and future will address topics such as the role of Maritime Museums and education programs, as well as how to promote better coverage of maritime issues.
13:50 - 14:35
CAPTAIN FREDERICK JAMES FRANCIS
COMMUNICATIONS CASE STUDY: PRESERVING THE TITANIC COLLECTION
14:35 - 14:50
DR. KEVIN FEWSTER
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE OCEAN AS A PATHWAY TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.
The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as Pathway to a Sustainable Future will address topics such as the future direction of Museums and Aquariums, and developing “models” for protection of underwater cultural heritage.
14:50 - 15:35
DR. SHELLEY WACHSMANN
ELAINA OLIVIA CHONG
S M DAUD HASSAN
15:35 - 16:05
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: WHY CELEBRATING AND UNDERSTANDING MARITIME HERITAGE IS VITALLY IMPORTANT TODAY.
16:05 - 16:25
PANEL DISCUSSION: ON THE OCEAN AS A PATHWAY TO CULTURAL DIVERSITY
Synopsis. The Panel Discussion regarding The Ocean as Pathway to a Cultural Diversity will address topics such as the impact of mass migrations by sea on society, and how many of today’s complex cultural issues can be communicated through the use of shared Maritime Heritage.
16:25 - 17:10
DANIEL J BASTA
DR JOHN N MIKSIC
HANS VAN TILBURG
MR CLEMENT ONN
17:10 - 17:15
Maritime Experiential Museum™, Resorts World Sentosa