Conference program for IBC 2020 

Tuesday October 13th

Boarding and lunch

11.30 - 12.40Attendance Hjortneskaien Cruise terminal Oslo - Registration (boarding 1240)
12.40 - 13.00Boarding and possibility to drop off luggage at the ships conference center deck 12 forward
13.00 - 14.30Lunch in the Grand buffet restaurant - Hosted by Glander International Bunkering (Sailaway from Oslo at 1400) 
14.00 - 15.00Check in to cabins (luggage to be picked up at the ships conference center)

Afternoon Program

Session 1

15.00     Official opening of the 41st International Bunker Conference, IBC - Fantasy Conference Center Deck 12  

15.00 - 15.05 Welcome address by the Chairman of the IBC Program committee
Speaker: Fritz Jakob Fredriksen, Head of Fuel & Chartered Vessels - PGS
15.05 - 15.20 Conference Chairman introduction, 2020 summarized, is the real storm brewing?
Chairman: James J. Corbett - University of Delaware
15.20 - 16.00 Engage with Society, It's the key to building reputation.
Speaker: Peter Economides, Managing Director - Founder of - FelixBNI 
Session 2

16.00 - 16.25 An industry in transition, how is it going so far, and where will we end up? 
           Speaker: Unni Einemo, Director IBIA
16.25 - 16.50   Did the 2020 transition go as expected?                    
        Speakers: Trond Bårdsen, Senior Vice President Operations - Saga Welco

                                           Nils Otto Bjørhovde, Head of Technical - Saga Shipholding

16.50 - 17.00     Q&A - Closing day 1

Evening Program

19.00 - 20.00 Showtime - Show in the Fantasy show lounge - Deck 7 Fwd
       Recommended meeting time 30 minutes before the show starts
20.00 - 22.00 Welcome dinner at the Oceanic ala carte - Hosted by IBC main sponsor - Bureau Veritas VeriFuel - Deck 6 Aft
22.00 -      Bunker Corner Cosmopolitan Jazz bar - Deck 7 Aft 

Wednesday October 14th

Morning program

Session 3

09.00 - 09.15   Conference Chairman: James J. Corbett - University of Delaware
09.15 - 09.40   The cost of compliance 
                        Speaker: Hédi Grati, Director Refining & Marketing- IHS Markit
09.40 - 10.05   Specs met?                      
Speaker: Monique Vermeire, Fuel Technologist -Chevron
10.05 - 10.30   Lowering emissions safely and sustainably
Speaker: Donald Gregory, Director - Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association - EGCSA

10.30 - 10.40 Q&A session 1, Day 2

10.40 - 11.00 Coffee break with a snack
Session 4 
11.00 - 11.25    The new VLSFO's    
Speaker: Steve Bee, Group Commercial & Business Development Director  - VPS
11.25 - 11.50    The fuel quality being delivered in today's market
Speaker:  Naeem Javaid, Global Operations Manager - FOBAS Lloyd's Register
11.50 - 12.15    Fuel testing beyond the standard parameters
Speaker: Charlotte Røjgaard, Global head of Marine Fuel Services - Bureau Veritas

12:15 - 12.30Q&A  
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch in the Grand buffet restaurant - Hosted by Glander International Bunkering (Sailaway from Kiel at 1400)

Afternoon Program - Fantasy Show lounge Deck 7 fwd

Session 5

14.00 - 14.25  What will a multi fuel, low carbon future look like?                    
                          Speaker: Eddie Fish, Market Development Advisor - ExxonMobil Marine Fuels
14.25 - 14.50  Emission reduction by the use of bioLNG and future alternative fuels
Speaker: Claudia Beumer, Sales and Marketing Manager - Wärtsila Gas Solutions  

14:50 - 15.15     Zero emission fuels
Speaker: Sveta Ukkonen, Head Of Marine Fuels and Services - Neste Corporation

15.15 - 15.30  Q&A

15.30 - 15.45     Short coffee break whilst setting up the stage for panel debate

15.45 - 16.30     Panel Debate - Is there a storm brewing? What have we learned.
All speakers in interaction with conference delegates
16.30 - 17.00    Summary of IBC 2020 
Conference Chairman: James J. Corbett - University of Delaware

17.00      End of plenary conference program


Evening Program

19.00 - 20.00 Showtime - Show in the Fantasy show lounge - Deck 7 Fwd
         Recommended meeting time 30 minutes before the show starts 
20.00 - 22.00 Farewell dinner at the Oceanic Ala Carte Deck 6 aft Hosted by IBC main sponsor - Bureau Veritas VeriFuel 
22.00 -      Bunker Corner Cosmopolitan Jazz bar - Deck 7 Aft

Thursday October 15th

10.00 -      Color Fantasy Arrives Oslo, and disembarkation begins shortly thereafter. Airport express train is only 5 minutes away
       By taxi - The airport express train takes 19 minutes from Oslo Central station to the airport.
       Please do not hesitate to ask our staff onboard or Color Fantasy staff for details.

General information:
Depending on your accommodation category breakfast is served from 07.00 at either grand Buffet restaurant (Oceanview cabins), Oceanic Ala Carte (Color Class cabins) or Observation lounge (Color Suite cabins). 
The ship offers many places from quiet and atmospheric observation lounge on the top deck to the more stylish Manhattan Bar where you can enjoy a good company and a drink accompanied with piano/jazz music, Should you prefer to watch a game of football and have a beer instead, the Monkey Pub will be your place for the evening. For those of you whom enjoy the night club life, don't worry - the ships' own DJ plays funky dance tunes all night in the Tower Night club. Not enough? See the ships list of restaurants and bars or activities onboard

* Timings and contents of conference program are subject to change

Due to limited capacity, registration for this event will regretfully have to be on a first come, first served basis


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