Speaker Profile
Senior Researcher/Business Developer at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Maurice Jansen

Maurice is an expert in Port Strategy, Logistics Management and Environmental issues. Maurice is a real connector and puts the human factor and human capital at the centre of port-city development.

At Erasmus UPT Maurice concentrates on issues such as: Port-City crossovers, Inclusive (social and sustainable) port development, Port partnerships, Serious gaming in shipping, ports and logistics, Zero waste supply chains. Maurice considers ports and port cities as breeding grounds for talent, innovation and entrepreneurship. From this perspective, he supports policy and initiatives that lead to a breakthrough in wicked port and port city issues.


Opening & Kick-off

Oct 19 | 18:25 – 19:00 CEST
Why Rotterdam: Discover why Rotterdam, and the Netherlands, are well placed as the European hub for shipping and related maritime businesses.

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About the Conference

Digital Globally

All conference sessions (including the final "Live in Rotterdam session) will be delivered globally via a dedicated digital event platform. Network with attendees, sponsors and speakers all in one app – from your phone, tablet or PC.

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Are you in a timezone or have prior commitments – no dramas. All live sessions will be available on-demand within 24 hours of their live broadcast so you can watch it again or catch up.

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In case you missed it, our final session will be delivered live in person from Europort at the Rotterdam Ahoy. Attendees are free to join the broader Europort activities as well.

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Hosted By

YoungShip Rotterdam is honored to be hosting this year’s Shipcon event in our beautiful port city of Rotterdam and for the first time virtually globally.

Supported By

Great events need support and we’re proud that many of Rotterdam’s youth focused maritime organizations are supporting Shipcon 2021.