WISTA INTERNATIONAL EXCO MID. YEAR MEETING AND CONFERENCE


New Technologies and Research for Preventing

Plastic Pollution of the Marine Ecosystem

Marriot Hotel, Accra-Ghana

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Welcome Message by Wista Ghana President

Jemilat Mahamah (Mrs.)

WISTA GHANA PRESIDENT

On behalf of WISTA-Ghana, it is my honour and privilege to welcome all of you to the beautiful and vibrant city of Accra for the 2020 WISTA International ExCo Mid-Year meeting and a Day’s Conference marking the 10th anniversary of WISTA Ghana joining this highly professional and dynamic association.

Over the last 10 years WISTA Ghana has been at the forefront of advocacy for women’s participation in the maritime industry in Ghana. At the heart of its activities is coordinating and building collaborations with relevant stakeholders for mainstreaming gender for sustainable Oceans and Seas and promoting the core objectives of WISTA International.

To this end the theme for the 10th Anniversary Conference is “New Technologies and Research for Preventing Plastic Pollution of the Marine Ecosystem”. Read More..

Applying for a Ghanaian visa

GHANA’S VISA REQUIREMENTS

 

Citizens of the following 28 Countries and Territories are not required to obtain a visa for entry to Ghana for visits up to 90 days (unless otherwise stated).

According to the Ghana High Commission in the United Kingdom nationals of Malawi, Namibia and South Africa are also exempt.

 

Where to stay

Finding a good hotel can be tricky. So here are some of our favorite hotels nearby event location

Marriott Hotel

Conference Rate $220 per night

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Holiday Inn

2min drive to Venue

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Airport View Hotel

8min drive to Venue

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Conference Programme

WISTA International ExCo Meeting

9:00 – 17:00

Dinner with WISTA International ExCo and Stakeholders

19:00 - 22:00

Opening Ceremony

by The Honourable Minister of Transport

9:00 - 10:30

Tea/Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:00

New Technologies and Research for Preventing Plastic Pollution of the Marine Ecosystem

by Karin Orsel, CEO MF SHIPPING GROUP, THE NETHERLANDS

Moderator:  NAA DENSUA ARYEETEY, AFRICA DIRECTOR, WISTA International & Head of Shipper Services, Ghana Shippers’ Authority.

Panelist

-Rep, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Ghana

-Cruise Line Perspective by Alexandra ANAGNOSTIS-IRONS, Secretary – WISTA International & MD, Total Marine Solutions

-Kwaku Ennin, CEO – Zeal Environmental Technologies Limited

– HEAD, Fisheries Department, Ministry of Agric, Ghana

11:00 – 12:30

Courtesy Call on CEO, Ghana Shippers’ Authority

12:30 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Women and Leadership in the Maritime Industry – Challenges and Opportunities

by Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, President, WISTA International; CEO, TOTOTHEO, LIMASSOL, CYPRUS.

14:00 – 14:45

Q & A

Investments into Research and new technologies for marine plastic pollution prevention – Role of Financial Institutions

by Chief Alhassan Andani, MANAGING DIRECTOR, STANBIC BANK GHANA

Moderator – CONNIE ROOZEN, TREASURER WISTA INTERNATIONAL; C&B More, ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

 

Panellists:

-Peter Illiasu, MD, All Time Capital

-Akintoye Akindele, CFA, Partner SYNERGY CAPITAL (PEF) Lagos Nigeria

-TBA

14:45 -15:30

Tea/Coffee Break

15:30 – 15:45

National WISTA Associations – The Nigerian Experience

by Mary Madu Hamman, Immediate Past President, WISTA Nigeria & Head, Shipping Division, NIMASA, Lagos Nigeria.

15:45 – 16:30

Q & A

WISTA Ghana @10 Gala Dinner @ Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Accra

18:30-23:59

TRIP round Accra and its environs

6:00 – 17:00

Trip to Kakum National Park

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If you have any questions about the event, please contact us directly. We will respond for sure.

 

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ADDRESS

 

c/o Ghana Shippers’ Authority

P.o Box 1321,

Accra-Ghana

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CONTACT

 

wistaghboard@gmail.com

+233 20 758 4612

+233 24 438 5007

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Event Registration


* Bus will return to Accra by 6pm for the trip on the 8th

Wista Member Event fees
GHC 200
Please make Mobile Money Payment to
Alice
0243 888 411
International membership fee
$350
Please make Payment via bank transfer to:
Account Number 1441000973999
Ecobank GH Ltd
P. O. Box AN 16746
Accra - Ghana
Swift Code - ECOCGHAC
Local Non-Wista Member fee
GHC 300
Please make Mobile Money Payment to
Alice
0243 888 411

Event Registration


* Bus will return to Accra by 6pm for the trip on the 8th

Wista Member Event fees
GHC 200
Please make Mobile Money Payment to
Alice
0243 888 411
International membership fee
$350
Please make Payment via bank transfer to:
Account Number 1441000973999
Ecobank GH Ltd
P. O. Box AN 16746
Accra - Ghana
Swift Code - ECOCGHAC
Local Non-Wista Member fee
GHC 300
Please make Mobile Money Payment to
Alice
0243 888 411