15th Maritime HR & Crew Development Conference, London

The Governing Board of Seafarers Professional and Development Cluster took a part in a 15th Maritime HR & Crew Development Conference in London. Mrs. Maya Evtimova – Chairman of the governing board, Mrs. Maya Alexandrova – member of the governing board and Mrs. Marieta Panova – member of the governing board were in the conference on 22nd & 23th October 2014.

Day 1, 22nd October 2014:

  • Managing Incentives & Rewards to Improve Retention – Speaker: Wiebke Schuett;
  • Is Stress Management a Crew Management Responsibility? – Speaker: Bren Hosking;
  • Developing Management Tools to Tackle Cultural Diversities, Motivation & Conflict – Speaker: Mads Shramm;
  • Analysis of the MLC, 2006 & STCW Timelines & What is Set for the Future– Speaker: Capt. Cristiano Aliperta;
  • A Strategic Approach to Continual Competence Development Beyond Regulatory Compliance – Speaker: Stephen Gosling;
  • Maintaining Keen Safety Awareness Whilst Coping With Increasing Administrative Duties– Speaker: Linda Frederich;
  • Addressing Seafarers’ Needs & Motivations – Speaker: Nicky Wynne;
  • Crew Access to the Internet Onboard – Cost & Company Benefits  – Speaker: Adonis Violaris.

 Day 2, 23th October 2014:

  • Settling on Training  Strategies for Your Crew – Compliance, Competence, Development & Retention. – Speaker: Oscar Johansen;
  • An Unbiased Reality Check of Where the World is in the Digital Transition in Regards to Maritime  Training – Speaker: Mark Broster;
  • Pay & Politics in Shipping – The Truth – Speaker: Phil Parry;
  • Investing in Youth, Ensuring Sound Retention for the Future: Cadetship; Manpower development; Career Development – Speaker: Torbjorn Eide;
  • Transferring the Company Ethos & Desired Attitudes ‘Across the Board’ – Speaker: Kjetil Meling.

15th Maritime HR & Crew Development was focused on proven timelines of continuous development of crew. Beginning with financial benchmarking of costs, this meeting was moved on to highlight the key strategies in ensuring crew remain loyal to your company, adding value in terms of a on going improvement process.

Ship Managers & Owners, Manning Agents, Crew Service Providers, Training and Maritime Academies attended Maritime HR & Crew Development Conference, London.

 HR conference London 2014

15th Maritime HR & Crew Development Conference, London

Participation in the conference was realised with the financial support of Operational Programme “Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007-2013″ scheme BG161PO003-2.4.01 “Supporting the development of clusters in Bulgaria”, financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund.

Source and more information about the event could be found from:  http://www.wplgroup.com/aci/conferences/eu-mhr15.asp