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2020 Event Schedule

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by sector, pass type or event type. With this Session Builder, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Seatrade Cruise Global 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.

Per BjornsenManaging DirectorV.Ships Leisure

Per Bjornsen, Managing Director of V.Ships Leisure, has had a career of over 25 years dedicated to the cruise industry. Holding key roles at V.Ships Leisure in Monaco before his appointment as Managing Director in 2015, Per has been instrumental in the development of the market leading global ship and hotel management partner for the cruise industry. V.ShipsLeisure has supported the start-up of many cruise lines including the prestigious Silversea. As the partner of choice for start-ups, Per and his team support new entrants from the initial concept stages all the way through to operations and fleet growth. Within 2019 alone V.ShipsLeisure supported the start-up of Scenic Eclipse, Piano Land, Spirit of Discovery and Magellan Explorer in addition to partnering with a variety of new operators set to join the market in the coming years. Prior to V.Ships Leisure, Per worked as a shipbroker in Oslo, Gothenburg and Paris sourcing vessels for new and existing cruise lines. Per was educated at INSEAD, Oslo Business School and the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy.