WYNDHAM WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON D.C.
SEPTEMBER 23 & 24, 2004
PROGRAM (Subject to change)
Moderator: Jon Waldron, Esq., Partner, Blank Rome LLP
Thursday, September 23
Welcome to the ISPS World
VADM Terry Cross, Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
Initial Experience in implementing ISPS and MTSA: Where do we go from here?
RADM Thomas H. Gilmour, Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security & Environmental Protection, U.S. Coast Guard
Maritime Regulation: A shipowner's view
ISPS/MTSA Introduction: Where do we go from here?
Scott Bergeron, Chief Operating Officer of Maritime Services, LISCR
Kathy Metcalf, Director of Maritime Affairs, Chamber of Shipping of America
Kim Petersen, Chief Executive Officer,SeaSecure
CAPT Michael Karr, Chief, Office of Compliance, U.S. Coast Guard
Finding Funding for Port Security
Jay Grant, Jay Grant & Associates, P.S., Port Security Council of America
USCG Ballast Water Regulations and International Activities Update,
CDR Kathy Moore, Division Chief, Environmental Standards, U.S. Coast Guard
Ballast Water Management: Why we take it seriouslyand what we're doing about it
Bikramjit Kanjilal, Manager, Fleet Marine & Commercial Operations, Teekay Marine Services
Ballast Water Management: Requirements of the new IMO treaty and the U.S. Invasive
Joel C. Mandelman, Vice President & General Counsel, Nutech 03 Inc.
Dont Make the Wrong Move on the Right Whale -- or on other environmental protection measures that dont hit the headlines
Philip Buhler, Esq., Partner, Moseley, Warren, Prichard & Parrish
EPA's Vessel Discharge Activities
Elizabeth Kim, Environmental Protection Specialsit, Environmental Protection Agency
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Freedom of the Seas? No More!
Dr. Hans G. Payer, External Affairs Advisor & former Chief Executive Officer Maritime
Services, Germanischer Lloyd
Whats in the Works at IMO?
Jack Polderman, Internaional Registries, Inc..
Seafarer Detention and Visas
Douglas B. Stevenson, Director, The Center for Seafarers Rights, Seamens Church Institute of NY & NJ
Maritime Arbitration Under the SMA Rules
David W. Martowski, President, Society of Marine Arbitrators
Whats in the Works in Congress?
Carl Bentzel, Senior Counsel, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation
Luncheon Speaker: Dr. William H. Moore, VP Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc., Manager of the American Club: "What can statistics tell us about whether ISPS/MTSA is Working?"
What Can Seafarers Learn from Martha Stewart?: Lessons from the Staten Island ferry & Bow Mariner incidents
Jane Barrett, Esq., Partner, Blank Rome LLP
Maritime Policy in the Enlarged EU
Christopher Ross, Special Advisor, European Commission
OPA 9O Salvage Response Requirements
Dick Fairbanks, President, TITAN Maritime, LLC & President, American Salvage Association
Subject to change and/or augmentation