Conference and Forum
Date: 23 Nov 2018 (Friday)
Time: 09:30 – 17:30
Venue: Hong Kong Maritime Museum

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Mr. Zheng Weihang
Executive Vice Chairman and Secretary General of China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association
China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA) was founded in November 2006. Its headquarters is based in Beiling, China. As trusted by the Chinese government, CCYIA is responsible for leading and developing yacht industry and cruise industry in China.
Mr. Rudolf Berglehner
Managing Director of FIPA Group S. R. L.
FIPA Group is an Italian shipyard established in the 1970s and located in Viareggio. With its brands Maiora, AB Yachts and CBI, FIPA Group established a joint venture company with Guangzhou Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company which under CSSC Group, targeting on the development of the yacht industry in both China and global market.
Mr. Fulvio Dodich
Partner, Chairman & CEO of Rosetti Superyachts
Fulvio Dodich is a Partner, Chairman and CEO of Rosetti Superyachts SpA – with the 10% of the Company share and fully entrusted with building responsibility. This was a period of progressive growth for Fulvio Dodich, which resulted in him taking over the reins of the company entirely, from the product to the organization of a network of national dealers and importers and distributors on an international level.
Mr. Traugott Kaminski
CEO of The Italian Sea Group (Asia)
T.I.S.G. combined 2 of the most iconic Italian yacht builders, Admiral and Tecnomar, into a shipyard with extensive engineering, design and production resources using state of the art manufacturing techniques and process’ brought from the luxury furniture industry. Both Admiral and Tecnomar moved into prestigious and unique corporate headquarters “The Italian Sea Group” in Marina di Carrara in 2013.
Mr. Joe Yuen
Head of Yacht Management Services, Asia of Burgess
Founded in 1975, and now with 13 offices globally, Burgess is the superyacht industry leader, specialising in yachts. Burgess has been involved many of the world’s most significant superyacht sale transactions, while their technical division is currently project managing the build and development of a diverse spectrum of large yachts. Recognising the importance of offering world-class services to the Asian market, Burgess launched operations in Asia in 2015, with a team of experienced superyacht professionals based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and the newly opened Shanghai office, supported fully by Burgess’ international network.
Dr. Simon Su
Managing Director of ASA Projects Ltd
Dr. Simon Su is the Managing Director of ASA Projects Ltd. The company provides a broad range of advisory services to support the public & private sectors with state-of-the-art strategic advice, innovative thinking and effective solutions, covering transport & infrastructure planning, economic & financial assessment and tourism & leisure development.
Mr. Benjamin Wong
Head of Transport & Industrial of Invest HK
Mr. Benjamin Wong is the Head of Transport and Industrial Sectors at Invest Hong Kong, a Government department which is responsible for attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment. He has a much-diversified portfolio covering maritime, aviation, road transportation, logistics, energy, infrastructures, mining, natural resources and construction.
Mr. Tommy Ho
Director of Voyager Financial Group
Voyager Financial Group with over 30 years of in-depth experience serving high net worth individuals in the pleasure craft industry, together with an expansive network of experts across every specialist fields, Voyager Financial Group is perfectly positioned to help you navigate the complicated global insurance scape and deliver the best insurance coverage at the most competitive terms. Voyager Financial Group offers dependable advice, and manage every policy diligently while taking away all potential stress and hassles through every step of the process.
Mr. Simone Centola
Special Counsel Withers KhattarWong
Simone Centola is an international lawyer practising in Singapore since his relocation from London in 2010. His practice includes a wide-range of legal and strategic advisory work as well as acting as counsel in international arbitrations. Simone has advised a broad variety of yachting and marina clients since 2000. Simone works with Withers KhattarWong, one of the largest international law practices in Singapore. Withers was founded in London in 1896 and has 18 offices across the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Matty Zadnikar
Owner of Sea Net
SeaNet was created by a passionate yacht owner to offer a complete 360-degree service for a faultless yachting journey, creating the best standards in yacht service and provision to ensure the best owner experience. SeaNet takes care of everything; from choosing the yacht, to creating the contract, build supervision, management of both the crew and yacht and offering a complete concierge service.
Ms. Ho Lai Hei, Julie
Assistant Principal (Academic) of Hong Kong Sea School
The Hong Kong Sea Training School and Boys’ Camp was established after the Japanese Occupation to provide shelter and care to orphans and children from poor families. After 70 odd years of development, it has evolved into its present state, the Hong Kong Sea School, a mainstream secondary school. What remains unchanged is its mission to nurture the younger generations for pursuing a career in the maritime industry. Ms. Ho Lai Hei started her service in the School in 2001. From a teacher to Assistant Principal, she has promoted and witnessed the sustained enhancement of the Maritime Studies curriculum of the School.
Mr. Wong Chi Ming
Senior Lecturer of Maritime Services Training Institute
The Maritime Services Training Institute (MSTI), previously known as Seamen’s Training Centre, was established in 1988 to provide a wide range of training courses for new entrants, in-service seafarers, and employees of maritime industry. Through its network and the Maritime Services Training Board, the MSTI maintains close relationships with the market. The Institute continuously provides quality vocational and professional education and training services to satisfy the manpower demands and training needs of the industry