CRUISE EUROPE CONFERENCE 2018

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Program

Time Event Location
Monday 23 April 2018
18:30-21.30 Music Reception at the Palace (complimentary). For more information please see THINGS TO DO Prince Vladimir Palace
Tuesday 24 April 2018
10:00-16:00 Excursions for speakers and press  
12:00-15:00 Regional meetings (exact time appointed by each region) Corinthia hotel
14:00-15:00 Lunch Corinthia hotel
15:00-17:00 AGM Corinthia hotel
18:00-19:00 Short sightseeing excursion on the way to Cruise Terminal  
19:30-21:30 Informal dinner Cruise Terminal
21:30 Transfer to the hotel  
Wednesday 25 April 2018
09:00 Official opening of the Conference
• Greetings from the City of St. Petersburg
• Mr. Vadim Kashirin, CEO Passenger port of St. Petersburg
• Captain Michael McCarthy, Chairman Cruise Europe
Corinthia hotel
09:30 Deployment and Itinerary planning in Northern Europe
Speakers
• Chris Allen, VP Deployment & Itinerary Planning, RCCL
• Craig Milan, VP Itinerary & Destination Development, Virgin Voyages
Addtional panel member
• Chris Coates, Group Commercial Director, Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Moderator
• Nigel Lingard
Corinthia hotel
10:45-11:15 Coffee break Corinthia hotel
11:15 Port infrastructure and the impact of new Baltic environment regulations
Speaker
• Miguel Reyna, Director Commercial Development, RCCL
Moderator
• Nigel Lingard
Corinthia hotel
12:00-13:15 Lunch Corinthia hotel
13:15 How Cruise Europe ports can help small to medium ships differentiate their  itineraries
Speakers
• Nicolai Skogland, Senior Port Operations Manager, Viking Ocean Cruises
• Justin Poulsen, Director Strategic Pricing & Itinerary Planning, Silversea Cruises
• James Cabello, Operations & Product Development Executive, Mystic Cruises 
• Chris Coates, Group Commercial Director, Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Moderator
• Nigel Lingard
Corinthia hotel
14:30-14:45 Short break Corinthia hotel
14:45 Shoreside experience
Speakers
• Crystal Morgan, Director Deployment Planning, Princess Cruises
• Lotfi Trabelsi, Manager Port Operations & Guest Port Services, RCCL
Moderator
• Nigel Lingard
Corinthia hotel
15.20 Presentation of Cruise Europe Survey
Speaker
• Dr. Thanos Pallis
Moderator
• Nigel Lingard
Corinthia hotel
15:30 Cruise industry challenges: A geopolitical perspective
Speaker
• Ukko Metsola, VP Government Relations Europe & ASIA RCCL
Moderator
• Nigel Lingard
Corinthia hotel
15:50 Presentation of the hosts for the 2019 CE Conference Corinthia hotel
16:00 End of the Conference Corinthia hotel
19:00-23:00 Gala dinner Russian Museum of Ethnography
23:00 Transfer to the hotel  
THURSDAY 26 April 2018
Theatre tickets and excursions are available. For more information please see THINGS TO DO
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