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Would you like to present at GST 2021? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

We are currently accepting abstracts for speaking sessions and content ideas. Details on key themes and how to submit your abstract are detailed below. The deadline for submissions is Friday 19 February 2021.


  • Mitigating climate risk and meeting 2030 and 2050 compliance
  • Alternative fuels: infrastructure, safety and sustainability
  • Retrofitting: compliance and finances
  • Financing and development of wind propulsion systems
  • Integration of battery systems: safety and reliability
  • ESG factors in shipping
  • Carbon pricing schemes
  • Market based mid-term measures to reduce GHG emissions
  • Developments in alternative power sources
  • Strategies for movement to zero emissions
  • Commissioning testing of BWM systems
  • Hull biofouling and antifouling technology
  • Incentives and finance options

Benefits of speaking

  • Showcase your expertise in front of a targeted audience of potential business partners
  • Be seen as a thought leader and inspire others in your industry
  • Unlimited networking opportunities with fellow speakers, VIPs and attendees
  • Increased brand awareness through listings on our social media, website, emails and event guide

How to submit your abstract

All abstracts must be submitted by Friday 19 February 2021. Send your abstract(s) to Ana Duvancic -

Please note that submitting an abstract does not guarantee a speaking slot at the conference.

What do I need to include?

  • Paper title
  • Authors and co-authors
  • Paper outline (abstract should be no more than 150 words)