March 23, 2022 8:30 AM
Conference
350 USD
Canopy by Hilton West Palm Beach Downtown

Super Yacht Americas: WPB Edition

The Future of Superyachting

We are pleased to announce the "Superyacht Americas WPM 2022" by Mare Forum, to be held on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022. The conference will take during the Palm Beach International Boat Show. The central theme of this symposium will be "The Future of Superyachting". [ scroll down... ]

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In this conference, transfer of knowledge, exchange of thoughts and ideas will take place and will be attended by yacht owners, yacht builders, yacht designers, executives from the yacht, shipping and maritime industries, lawyers, flag and port states representatives, brokerage companies, key investors in yachting, bankers, consultants and entrepreneurs, classification societies, marine and yachting equipment manufacturers, financial institutions, regulators, and the media.

This prestigious gathering is to exchange views, visions and valuable information on the yachting future, which will make this forum another imperative and meaningful event

Except for the reserved speaking slots, most of the conference time will be allocated to the debates and discussions between the speakers, discussion panellists and audience participants.

It will be inspiring, Be there, Be heard


PROGRAM

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

08:00
Registration

08:30
Opening & Welcome
CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN:
- Peter Southgate, Regional Director Americas, Cayman Registry
ORGANISER:
- Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas President, Mare Forum

08:40
Session 1
Designing The Superyacht of the Future 
What happens to Russian billionaires' yachts once they’ve been impounded? What is the effect on the order yacht book and the yachting industry?
What are market and owners’ expectations and requirements / the yachting trends / environmental imperatives / new technologies/digitalisation and cybersecurity?
Destinations/ Investments in the American Hemisphere yacht market

SESSION MODERATOR:
- Peter Southgate, Regional Director Americas Cayman Registry
PANEL:
- Glen Allen President, International Superyacht Society
- Michael Moore, Founding Partner, Moore & Company
- Darren Dubois, Product Development Manager, at Westport Shipyard LLC
- Giorgio De Sciora, Director, Global Passenger Ships Excellence Center, RINA
- Kevin Spiker Design Asset Management
- Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons Owner, Total Marine Solutions
- Audience Participants
(scroll down to view the list of speakers panellists)

10:00
Session 2
Regulations, fiscal and legal issues,- Looking Ahead

SESSION MODERATOR:
- Sherice Arman Partner, MAPLES GROUP
PANEL:
- Robb R. Maass Partner, Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, P.A.
- Barrett Wright President, Hill Robinson USA
- Cris Wenthur Managing Partner, Wenthur Law Group, LLP
- Andrew J. High Principal Owner of High Law LLC
- Louis R. Montello Owner, Montello & Associates, P.A
- Corey Ranslem CEO at International Maritime Security Associates, INC (IMSA)
- Audience Participants
(scroll down to view the list of speakers panellists)

11:20
BREAK

11:40
Session 3
New yachting trends: Management, Ports and Marinas, Toys, Extravaganzas, Chase & Support boats
What is the future of the charter market? Will we see continuing growth in the use of chase boats? What is the next hot destination, homeport or refit facility and what services will be expected? Will we see more drones, submersibles or helicopters? Integration of yacht and villa or other assets? Integration of management services, co-operation and integration of yacht, family office and service providers?

SESSION MODERATOR:
- Michael Moore, Founding Partner, Moore & Company
PANEL:
-  Kevin Spiker Design Asset Management
- Graeme Lord Owner, Fairport Yacht Support
- Bert Fowles Vice President of Sales and Marketing, IGY Marinas
- Peter Selivanoff Senior Manager Yacht Services, Fraser Yachts
- All conference panelists
- Audience Participants
(scroll down to view the list of speakers panellists)

12:50
Concluding remarks and Synthesis by the conference chairman:
- Peter Southgate,
Regional Director Americas Cayman Registry

13:00
LUNCH hosted by the Cayman Registry

14:00
Special program hosted by
International Superyacht Society (ISS)
- Current Events – An update on the industry right now.
- Promoting Safety – How can we improve?
- Ask The Board – An opportunity for a Q &A with ISS Board Members.

16:30 - 17:30
Social Drinks hosted by
MARE FORUM & ISS International Superyacht Society (registration required)

Speakers & Panelists

Bert Fowles
Bert Fowles
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
IGY Marinas
Darren Dubois
Darren Dubois
Product Development Manager
Westport Shipyard LLC
Cris Wenthur
Cris Wenthur
Managing Partner
Wenthur Law Group, LLP
Peter Southgate
Peter Southgate
Regional Director, Americas & Yacht Code Specialist
Cayman Registry
Louis R. Montello
Louis R. Montello
Owner
Montello & Associates, P.A.
Graeme Lord
Graeme Lord
Owner
Fairport Yacht Support
Kevin Spiker
Kevin Spiker
Design Asset Management
Robb R. Maass
Robb R. Maass
Partner
Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, P.A.
Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons
Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons
Owner
Total Marine Solutions
Joel Walton
Joel Walton
CEO
Maritime Authority of Cayman Islands
Sherice Arman
Sherice Arman
Partner
MAPLES GROUP
Giorgio De Sciora
Giorgio De Sciora
Director
Global Passenger Ships Excellence Center & North America Area Marine Business Development, RINA
Glen Allen
Glen Allen
President
International Superyacht Society
Andrew J. High
Andrew J. High
Principal Owner
High Law LLC
Barrett Wright
Barrett Wright
President
Hill Robinson USA
Corey Ranslem
Corey Ranslem
CEO
International Maritime Security Associates, INC (IMSA)
Michael Moore
Michael Moore
Founding Partner
Moore & Company
Peter Selivanoff
Peter Selivanoff
Senior Manager Yacht Services
Fraser Yachts

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