University of Greenwich’s Department of Applied Engineering & Management TOFS 2016 symposium

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Blake House, one of the buildings at University of Greenwich - Medway Campus

Blake House, one of the buildings at University of Greenwich – Medway Campus



The University of Greenwich’s Department of Applied Engineering & Management, Faculty of Engineering and Science is holding a 1 day symposium on the developments and interlinkages within the oil, finance and shipping industries with particular emphasis upon security issues and current trends in the Global Economy.

We are thus calling for papers in the following areas:

  1. Oil and Security
  2. Oil Trading, ‘Dark Pools’ and Illicit Oil
  3. The impact of QE Quantitative Easing on the Global Oil and Shipping Markets
  4. Banking Sector interlinkages with Global Oil and Shipping
  5. Geopolitical Risk Management in Oil and Shipping
  6. Real Option Valuation in the Oil and Shipping Sectors
  7. Oil and Shipping Financial Derivatives
  8. Oil and Shipping Cyber Security. Regulation and Surveillance.
  9. ‘Peak Oil’ and Sectoral Business Cycles in Oil and Shipping
  10. Global Financial Crime in the Oil and Shipping Sectors

Please kindly send a proposal of your paper or presentation as soon as possible, preferably by 14th July 2016 to Dr Alec Coutroubis [], Dr Vince Hooper [] and George Kiourktsoglou  []

About the Department of Applied Engineering & Management (AEM)

Faculty of Engineering and Science University of Greenwich:

Directly or through Transnational Collaborations (TNEs), AEM is one of the two Departments of Engineering at the University of Greenwich responsible for the delivery of programmes and research & consultancy activities in a wide range of areas including Engineering Management, ICT and IT Management, ITMB, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Shipping & Marine Engineering, Maritime Security, Product Design, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Solids & Liquids Bulk Handling, Chemical Engineering (under consideration) as well as Business, International Business, Economics and Marketing, Accounting, Systems Management and so on. AEM’s combined student population is in excess of 1, 500 at all levels of academic studies making AEM a vibrant department within the Faculty and the University. AEM is located in the Old Naval Base HMS Pembroke, Chatham Maritime, Kent overlooking the Chatham Historic Dockyards where naval vessels such as HMS Victory were once designed and built. The Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME) located next to HMS Pembroke is also a key partner to AEM.

In response to the changing nature and complexity of the Global Oil, Gas and Shipping Industries AEM has launched two new MSc Programmes in Global Oil & Gas Management and Global Shipping Managementwhich combined bring together and provide the skills and technical knowledge to aspiring professionals in these crucially important global markets.

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