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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.

William MacLachlan, Senior Associate, HFW

William advises a wide variety of companies, financial institutions and individuals in both the commercial shipping and yachting industries on a range of transactional matters. William's practice encompasses the contractual life cycle of commercial ships and large yachts, with a particular focus on design, shipbuilding, sale and purchase, ship repair and ship management. William spent some eight months seconded to a leading European shipbuilder and brings a pragmatic and commercial approach to managing shipbuilding projects, refit / repair projects and warranty issues. Whilst experienced in all classes and types of vessel, William has significant experience of matters concerning passenger shipping and represents HFW on a day to day basis in its dealings with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). For many years William has also advised clients on contractual and licensing issues related to their physical and cyber security arrangements and/or their operation in complex environments. William acts for a number of private security companies, private maritime security companies and logistics providers, both on shore and offshore. William is actively involved in the UK's Security in Complex Environments Group (SCEG). William is qualified in England and Wales