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Prominent Asia figures to address Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific

Prominent Asia figures to address Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific
Senior cruise line officials, key port figures, cruise terminal operators, consultants and leaders of tourism boards, ship agencies, destination management companies, tour operators, engineering/planning firms, shipyards and classification societies are scheduled to address Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific.

The Nov. 20-21 event will take place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Speakers include Jeff Bent, md, Worldwide Cruise Terminals; Ted Blamey, principal, CHART Management Consultants; Buhdy Bok, svp Pacific Asia & China, Costa Crociere; Sarina Bratton, chairman Australasia, Ponant; and Dickson Chin, md ship agency, Wallem Group.

Further speakers are Brett Dudley, founder and chairman, ecruising Group of Companies; Robert W. Guy, md–Singapore & Malaysia, Destination Asia; Michael Hackman, evp cruise operations, Genting Hong Kong; Bill Harber, vp market development, Carnival Asia; Tony Kaufman, svp Asia operations, Princess Cruises; and Bruce Krumrine, vp shore operations, Princess Cruises.

Additional speakers are Scott Lagueux, partner, LandDesign; Anthony Lau, executive director, Hong Kong Tourism Board; Ang Moo Lim, evp sales, marketing & hotel operations, Genting Hong Kong; Ki-tack Lim, president, Busan Port Authority; Zinan Liu, vp China and Asia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.; Masami Masuyama, md, NYK Cruises; and Paolo Moretti, gm marine, RINA Services.

Other speakers include Steve Odell, president, Europe, Africa, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Silversea Cruises; P.K. Ong, md, Sembawang Shipyard and deputy president, Sembcorp Marine; Krai Panyarachun, inbound director, SEA Tours and immediate past chairman, ACSN; Dominic Paul, svp international, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises & Azamara Club Cruises and md, RCL Cruises Ltd.; and Stephen Payne, principal consultant, PFJ-Maritime Consulting.

Further speakers are Phan Xuan Anh, president, Viet Excursions; Ann Sherry, ceo, Carnival Australia and chairman, CLIA SE Asia; Christina Siaw, ceo, Singapore Cruise Centre; Kelvin Tan, commercial director, Asia Pacific, Celebrity Cruises; John Tercek, vp, commercial & new business development, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.; and Isaac Vidales, regional operations manager Asia, Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services.

Conference program details are here.