Agenda

All times displayed for Asia/Shanghai timezone.

Registration & Welcome Tea and Coffee
08:00 - 09:00 Level 1 Delta Hotels by Marriott Baoshan (Shanghai)
Session

MAIN STAGE

International Cruise Research Alliance Summit
09:00 - 11:00 Main Stage
Session
Cruise Talent Education Alliance Summit
11:30 - 12:30 Main Stage
Session
VIP Exhibition Tour & Entrance
14:00 - 14:15
Session
Opening Ceremony
14:15 - 15:00 Main Stage
Opening Speech

Session features addresses by Chinese government officials and the launch of the Report on China's Cruise Industry 2019 (Green Book). 

 

CLIA’s Remark
15:00 - 15:10
Session
Managing Director
Cruise Lines International Association Australasia
State of the Asia-Pacific Cruise Industry
15:10 - 16:30 Main Stage
Panel Discussion
Group President
Genting Hong Kong
President and CEO
Carnival Corporation & plc
Executive Chairman
MSC Cruises

Senior cruise line leaders will provide insights into the recent development of the cruise industry in Asia-Pacific by assessing the market dynamics, addressing the challenges in each sector, and sharing their current and future plans for the region.  

Moderator: Mary BOND, Group Director, Seatrade Cruise

The Development of the Cruise Supply Chain in China
16:45 - 18:00 Main Stage
Session

THEATRE 1

Workshop: The Strategic Management of the Relationship among Cruise Lines, Cruise Terminals and Ports, and Service Providers
09:00 - 11:00 Theatre 1
Workshop
Chief Commercial Officer
Global Ports Holding

More and more players entered the Asia cruise industry following the rapid development of the market in recent decades. While this helps the entire industry and its surrounded businesses to reach the maturity, it also raised another challenge on relationship management among the stakeholders. This interactive workshop is designed to help the participants to understand ways of improving communications with their business partners and creating or maintaining the strategic relationship that is beneficial to both the business and the market. 

Moderator: Mark ROBINSON, CCO, Global Ports Holding

Workshop: The Development of Land-Based Activities at Destinations
11:30 - 12:30 Theatre 1
Workshop
Director
Cruise Asia, Destination Asia

This interactive workshop will invite participants to discuss the development of the Asian cruise destinations and the land-based, shore excursion programmes, and try to figure out the best formula for delivering an experiential shorex that is tailored to the demographics of the region.

Chairperson: Alvin MATERI, Director, Cruise Asia, Destination Asia

 

THEATRE 2

Port and Vessel Operational Challenges & Management
09:00 - 12:30 Theatre 2
Session
Director of Cruise, Ferry and Yacht Business
Wärtsilä

**Session includes 30min break from 11:00-11:30**

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Networking Reception with Exhibitors & Evening Activity
18:00 - 22:00
Extra Activity