15 November 2018 | Thursday

Opening Inauguration Address: (Speech) Current State of Maritime Industry in Myanmar – Policy, Regulations and Economic Development  H.E U Kyaw Myo Deputy Minister for Ministry of Transport and Communications 


Keynote Address: (Speech) Speaker: H.E Ms. Tone Tinnes Norwegian Ambassador

Ms. Tone Tinnes

International Regulatory Framework on Marine Pollution Speaker: Professor (Dr.) Proshanto K. Mukherjee Professor of Law, Dalian Maritime University; Professor Emeritus and Former Vice Chairman (Research), World Maritime University.

Mr. Mukherjee

Administrator’s Address: DMA’s Update on Legislation, Safety, Security and Environment Protection Speaker:  Ye Myint Deputy Director General Department of Marine Administration

Mr. Ye Myint

Myanmar as an Asian Maritime Hub – Where is Myanmar Heading to? Trade Outlook, Ships Arrivals, Port Handling and Infrastructure Developments Speaker:  Dr. Myo Nyein Aye Deputy General Manager Myanmar Port Authority 

Dr Myo Nyein Aye

The IMO – IPIECA Global Initiative for South East Asia (GISEA) on Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Speaker: Amanda Chee Project Manager – Global Initiative for Southeast Asia (GISEA), IMO-IPIECA

Ms. Amanda Chee

Afternoon Session: Opening remarks by Class NK (Speech) Speaker:  Kenji Takami General Manager of Class NK, Bangkok/Yangon Office

Mr. Kenji Takami

Marine Spill Strategy in Practice – Oil Spill Response Centre to be Evolved in Myanmar  Speaker: Darren Waterman Regional Director (Asia Pacific), OSRL

Darren Waterman

Oil Spill Lessons Learnt – The Importance of Tier-1 and Tier-2 Oil Spill Combat Preparedness Speaker: Yodi Satya OSCT Operations Director


Requirements of the Myanmar seafarers for the international shipping market Speaker: Martin Hernqvist Managing Director, ALL Academy, Sweden

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Conceptualizing Health & Wellbeing: A fusion of health, risk and profitability Speaker:   Adrian Stray, President Marine Benefits, Inc., Norway

Adrian Stray,

Marine Insurance Regime in Myanmar – Recent development and practices   Speaker : Dr Maung Maung Thein Ex. Dy Minister for Ministry of Finance and Planning Executive Chairman, ZICO Law Myanmar

Dr Maung Maung Thein


16 November 2018 | Friday

Opening Address: (Speech) Government Address on Myanmar Crewing and Manning Opportunities and Economic Potential Speaker: Capt. Ko Ko Naing Director for Maritime Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, Department of Marine Administration

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New Era and Digitalization – Autonomous shipping Speaker: Kathrine Idas Norwegian Coastal Administration               

Mr. Kathrine

Milestones of Myanmar MET System – Achievement of STCW Audit (Speech) Speaker: Captain Lawrence J Aye-Maung (FNI) Director Liverpool Seafarers Centre, U.K

Capt. J Aye Maung

Authority’s Perspectives on Seafarers Registration, Certification and Verification Speaker: Capt. Myo Min Thant Deputy Director, Department of Marine Administration

Capt. Myo Min Thant

Crew Training, Education and Equipping the Right Talent for the Right Job Speaker: Capt. Tin Maung Tun Add. Secretary of MNA UNITEAM 

Capt. Tin Maung Tun

Building Competence Through Simulators Speaker: Capt. Paing Soe Aung, Vice-Principal, Myanmar Excellent Stars (MES) Training Centre

Paing Soe Aung

Animation Platform for MET – 3D Animation Videos For Effective Training3D Animation Platform for MET Speaker: Capt. Pravesh Diwan Director, KARISHMA MARINE SOLUTIONS PVT LTD (KARCO)    

Capt. Pravesh Diwan

Developing Future Ready Workforce – What can Industry Expect?  Speaker: Capt. Kyaw Zin Win Visiting Professor, Head of Nautical Science Myanmar Maritime University  

Capt. Kyaw Zin Win

Seafarers supply and demand – availability versus job security    Speaker: Capt. Myo Nyunt Aung Principal Brilliant Maritime Training Centre (BMTC)  

Capt. Myo Nyunt Aung