Speaker Profile
Program Manager at Vopak


After studying and living internationally, Nick settled in Rotterdam at Vopak since 2017, where he is currently focusing on strategic transformation projects.

Besides working, he actively contributes to Rotterdam as a member of the Young Maritime Board – an independent advisory body to the municipality of Rotterdam, the Drecht Cities and Province Zuid-Holland. He is also a board member of Rot.Jong – a network for young professionals to increase the attractiveness of living and working in Rotterdam.


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.