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Conference Program Scheduler

NOTE: This is the 2018 schedule for reference only. The 2019 schedule will be released later this year.

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend.

Grant Gilfillan, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Port Authority of New South Wales & Chairman, Australian Cruise Association

With the amalgamation of Sydney, Newcastle and Port Kembla port corporations in July 2014, Grant Gilfillan became Chief Executive Officer and Director of Port Authority of New South Wales. He had previously been Chief Executive Officer of Sydney Ports Corporation (from 2008) and Newcastle Port Corporation (from 2013). Before joining Sydney Ports Corporation in 2008, Grant worked in Africa, the Middle East and Europe (Romania) as a Senior Vice President, Managing Director and General Manager for DP World. Prior to this he served as Director of Operations for P&O Ports, Australia and New Zealand and as Managing Director of CSX World Terminals in Australia. Prior to that Grant was a mining engineer and mine manager in the NSW Hunter Valley and the north-west of Western Australia. Grant served as President of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) from April 2013 to June 2015. Mr Gilfillan is currently serving as Chairman of the Australian Cruise Association and is a Director on the Board of Lyttelton Port Company in Christchurch, New Zealand.