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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.

Jan KreftingPartner & Senior Architect YSA Design

Jan Krefting is a senior architect and partner of YSA Design, former Y & S Architects, where he has been a key player since 1987. YSA Design is based in Oslo, Norway and has specialized in designing cruise ships, river cruises and small ships since 1985.

Once Jan graduated with a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the Oslo School of Architecture, he started his carrier at the offices of Geir Grung, working on several RCCL exterior design projects. This experience started his lifelong dedication and passion for ship design.

Since then, Jan has been lead architect and project manager for several new building and refurbishment projects, including Seabourn Cruise Line, NCL, Disney Cruise Line and Viking River Cruises. Through his expansive experience, he has gained detailed understanding of the client’s needs and specifications, the relationship with the yard and deep knowledge of the process of how to design a cruise ship from the development of the GA and the exterior & interior design.