This year's opening will be by the President of SNAME, Mr. Joe Comer. Prime keynote speaker will be Dr. John Koustas, President and Chief Executive Officer of DANAOS Corporation. Additional keynotes will be delivered by Dr. Nikolaos Kakalis,Head of Maritime Research & Development, DNV GL Greece, Dr. Jan de Kat, Director of Energy Efficiency and Vessel Performance, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Mr. Theodosis Stamatellos, Marine Area Manager GEMA, Lloyd's Register. The Chairman of the Symposium is Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).
ALBA offers one partial scholarship for one of its Shipping Programs to a SOME symposium participant. For more information you can visit the site or you may contact Mr. Spyros Vougious (Academic Director of Shipping Programs at ALBA) at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to get more information on the programs.
SOME participants, who are interest in exploring this unique opportunity, should express their interest and participate in the draw during the Symposium.
Then applicants may apply directly to ALBA at https://applications.alba.edu.gr
Note that shortlist of the accepted applicants will be provided by ALBA based on a ranking of candidates and final selection will be done by SNAME after interview with all shortlisted candidates.