Liberian Registry CEO to Be a Keynote Speaker at SHIPPINGInsight 2015

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Scott Bergeron, CEO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR)

Scott Bergeron, CEO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR)

Agenda Finalized, All Speaking Positions Filled for North America’s Premier Maritime Technology Event

NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 3, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Scott Bergeron, CEO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), has agreed to serve as a keynote speaker at the SHIPPINGInsight 2015 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, which takes place in Stamford, Conn.,  Oct. 13-14.

Bergeron joins four other distinguished keynoters at the annual maritime technology event. He will lead off the roundtable on “The Role of Class & Flag” in the “Efficient Ships” session on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Other keynote speakers are Gary Vogel, partner and group CEO of Clipper Group (USA), Inc.; Paal Jacobsen, vice president and director of operations maritime for DNV GL; Angus Campbell, managing director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement; and Ronald Spithout, president, maritime, Inmarsat. The conference chairman is Capt. Michael Wilson, president and COO (Americas) of Laurin Maritime.

The agenda has been finalized and all speaking positions filled, according to co-director Jim Rhodes. “We’ve put together a powerful program that includes five guest keynote speakers, three themed sessions, six panels and four roundtables, with more than 26 shipping company executives, 30 maritime technology experts, and an expected 200 delegates from more than 10 countries. Each panel will be moderated by senior executives from major shipping companies.”

SHIPPINGInsight 2015 Agenda at a Glance

  • Session A: Fuel & Propulsion
    • Panel A1: Fuel & Bunkering
    • Panel A2: Engines & Emissions Controls
    • Roundtable: ECA Compliance
  • Session B: Efficient Ships
    • Panel B1: Ship Performance Optimization
    • Panel B2: Shipping Intelligence
    • Roundtable: The Role of Class & Flag
  • Rapid-Fire HR Roundtable
  • Session C: Ship Telematics
    • Panel C1: Infrastructure
    • Panel C2: Solutions
    • Roundtable: Connected Ships & Cyber Security
  • ShipNet Seminar – open to all SHIPPINGInsight registered delegates

SHIPPINGInsight co-director Frank Soccoli said that 26 industry sponsors have signed up for the 2015 event, and the exhibit hall is nearly sold out. “We still have a very limited number of sponsorships and booth spaces open, but they will fill up in the next few weeks.”

Register online at The deadline for Early-Bird registration discounts is Sept. 15. To learn more about sponsorships and exhibits, contact, tel. +1.434.295.6642.

About SHIPPINGInsight

Soccoli Associates LLC, a maritime consultancy, and Rhodes Communications, Inc., an international communications firm specializing in the maritime industry, are co-producers for the SHIPPINGInsight Conferences.

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