Conference agenda announced for ARACON 2019
THE NEW NORMAL?
BUNKERING AFTER 2020 – THE COMMERCIAL, OPERATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTORS
ARACON will be one of the last major platforms before IMO 2020 for industry players to have their say on how the global 0.50% sulphur regulation will impact – and irrevocably change – the ARA and global bunker and shipping sectors.
Operational and technical hot topics, such as fuel quality and availability and supply chain management, will be comprehensively debated by industry experts. However, a key focus of this year’s ARACON will be on the commercial challenges and realities facing the industry after the tumultuous upheaval and recalibration caused by IMO 2020 and in the light of future environmental regulation.
There is a growing call for the bunker industry to make its business practices more transparent, streamline bunker transactions and delivery operations, and engage more fully in the debate on meeting tough environmental and sustainability targets. ARACON will ask top industry experts to explain what this will all mean for fuel buyers, physical suppliers, traders, brokers, testing agencies – and the new cohort of technology ‘disruptors’.
Witness the vigorous debate at ARACON 2019 and join us for some spectacular networking, including a fabulous evening at the exclusive Royal Maas Yacht Club.
EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE UNTIL 15 AUGUST
Session One – Are we ready for the 2020 challenge?
Session Two – The alternative approach to 2020 – new fuels and technologies
Session Three – Panel discussion: How do ports view the post-2020 era for shipping and bunker companies?
Session Four – Panel discussion: IMO 2020: Fuel buyers have their say on the marine fuel ‘revolution’
Session Five – Getting to know the technology ‘disruptors’
Session Six – The bigger picture – the post-2020 outlook for shipping and marine fuels
If you would like to contribute to the conference programme as a speaker, please contact Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, ARACON Chairman: LBH@petrospot.com
‘My compliments to the organisers and the attendees. We love the “open” atmosphere where all people feel the safety to express their views, success and frustrations as well’. Tanido
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