VENUE IN THE WARD ROOM AS IN IMAGE/MAP ABOVE!
TOFS SYMPOSIUM-THE OIL, FINANCE & SHIPPING SYMPOSIUM
UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH, WEDNESDAY 31ST AUGUST 2016
FREE ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
After careful selection by the TOFS Review Committee, the following schedule of presenters/papers has been devised and programme:
8.45-9.15am REGISTRATION: WARD ROOM, PEMBROKE BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH, CHATHAM MARITIME.
9.15-9.45am OFFICIAL OPENING: BY THE MAYOR AND MAYORESS OF MEDWAY.
WELCOME: OPENING ADDRESS BY DIRECTOR OF NRI.ORG NATURAL RESOURCE INSTITUTE PROFESSOR WESTBY.
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT DR COUTROUBIS AND MANAGEMENT & SYMPOSIUM CHAIRMAN DR HOOPER.
9.45-10.45am GLOBAL BANKING INTERLINKAGES WITH OIL & SHIPPING INDUSTRIES: SENIOR ECONOMISTS, DRs BABARCICH & MINOIU. INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, NEW YORK.
10.45-11.15am COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING.
11.15-11.45am ILLICIT OIL & MARITIME SECURITY: DR ALEC COUTROUBIS HEAD OF APPLIED ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT & GEORGE KIOURKTSOGLOU, RESEARCHER & LECTURER IN MARITIME SECURITY, DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT.
11.45-12.30pm NEW ENERGY SOURCES & FRACKING: PROFESSOR WEBBER, UNIVERSITY OF KENT.
12.30-1.30pm LUNCH & NETWORKING.
1.30-2.00pm GLOBAL ENERGY GOVERNANCE: PROFESSOR KEATING, HEAD OF POLITICS, RICHMOND UNIVERSITY.
2.00-2.30pm ALGAL OIL: DR JOHN MILLEDGE, RESEARCH FELLOW, SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH.
2.30-3.00pm COMMODITY EXPLORATION IN AFRICA: RESHNA ILLOUZ,SENIOR CONSULTANT IN OIL, GAS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION.
3.00-3.30pm COFFEE & NETWORKING.
3.30-4.00pm ENERGY AND FINANCE: JON FITZPATRICK, SCOTTISH OIL CLUB.
4.00-4.30pm ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF OIL PIPELINES IN CANADA: MARC CLAUDE, RESEARCHER AT LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.
4.30-5.00pm MODELING OBSOLESCENCE RISK/STRANDED ASSETS IN EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES.
ECONOMIC FREEDOM, ENERGY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP: SYMPOSIUM CHAIRMAN DR VINCE HOOPER.
5.00pm ANY OTHER BUSINESS. SYMPOSIUM CLOSE BY DR ALEC COUTROUBIS.
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 Management which combined bring together and provide the skills and technical knowledge to aspiring professionals in these crucially important global markets.