INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Cooperation, Competition, and Confrontation in a Globalised Economy

A multidisciplinary conference to consider the balance between commercial opportunity, risk, security and defence

WHEN

Tuesday, 8th September 2015

9:30 AM

WHERE

The Royal Society of Arts

8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ

Britain and the Sea 4

BATS4 aims to consider maritime risks in an era of uncertainty, and their effects on world trade

Key issues:

Free trade and protectionism
The cost of limiting ship emissions
Competitiveness in UK maritime education and research
Geopolitics, sea power and the security of trade routes
Rethinking ocean governance

2015/09/08 09:00:00

Conference Programme

09.30–10.00

Coffee

10.00–10.05

Welcome and introduction
Julian Parker OBE, Chairman The Maritime Foundation
Chairman: Paul Wright MSc, Master Mariner, Visiting Fellow Plymouth University Marine Institute

10.05–10.15

Opening address
Dr Fotios Moustakis, Director, The Dartmouth Centre for Sea Power and Strategic Studies

10.15–10.55

The political economy of trade and development
Dr James Scott, Lecturer in International Politics, Kings College London

10.55–11.30

Global warming and the restrictions on carbon emissions. How will this affect the international shipping industry?
Dr Tristan Smith, Director Shipping in Changing Climates Project UCL Energy Institute

11.30–12.00

Coffee Break

12.00–12.40

Taking the lead in competitive maritime global markets – the case for Education Research and Development
Professor Richard Clegg, Managing Director Lloyds Register Foundation

12.40–14.00

Lunch

Chairman: Professor Sarah Palmer, Chairman, The Greenwich Forum

14.00–14.40

Geopolitics and the sea – security and insecurity
Rear Admiral Chris Parry CBE, Author of Superhighway Sea Power in the 21st Century

14.40–15.20

The strategic role of the Royal Navy in safeguarding global trade and defence of the United Kingdom
Speaker, senior Royal Navy officer name tbc

15.20–15.40

Tea Break

15.40–16.20

Ocean Governance – the challenge for change
Sunil Shastri, Lecturer in Maritime Policy, Hull University

16.20–17.00

Forum discussion facilitated by Julian Parker, followed by reception until 18.30

Speakers

Partners

This fourth Britain and the Sea Conference is organised by The Maritime Foundation in cooperation with Plymouth University

Maritime Foundation
Inspire with Plymouth University Marine Institute

A London International Shipping Week 2015 event

London International Shipping Week 2015

As members, participants to the conference on International Trade can receive a 15% discount for the London International Shipping Week 2015 Conference and Gala Dinner on 10th September. The discount can be obtained by registering direct on the LISW15 website and using the coupon code LISW15SO where prompted in the checkout area. To download the free LISW15 app just visit either the Google Play or Apple Store to keep up to date on the event.

Supporting Organisations: The Greenwich Forum • Hull University • Kings College London • Lloyds Register • The Ministry of Defence • The Royal Society of Arts • University College London

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