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London & South East Branch Summer events
Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The London and South East branch have a busy and exciting
programme of member events over the coming months.Member events are
organised so that you can network, socialise and just have some
fun, so we hope to see as many of you at these events as
If you are also willing to join our committee, we'd be keen to
hear from you.
28th May - Pub night
Join us at Liberty Bounds (on Trinity Square) from 6pm on
Thursday 28th May for drinks with other members and your branch
Cost - free! RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
4th June - Roebuck lecture
A lecture organised by CIArb looking at Bills of
Lading incorporating Charterparties will be held on 4th June
at CIArb (12 Bloomsbury Square). The lecture this year is entitled
"Is the devil in the detail? A maritime perspective on
incorporating arbitration clauses".
By kind invitation of CIArb, members of our branch are able to
attend this lecture for £50 (a 15% discount).
To book, please go directly to email@example.com and remember to
tell them you're an ICS member to get your discount.
16th June - "Smart Solutions" forum
The Baltic Exchange is running a free one day forum called
"Smart Solutions". It's designed to allow shipbrokers, owners and
charterers to meet and discuss with the providers of software
The day will consist of a few presentations, the suppliers
showcasing their websites/solutions in an exhibition area
throughout the day and a reception. Topics under discussion
will include big data and its applications for the shipping world,
what insights can vessel data bring to the freight market analyst?
What cost savings can IT bring to a poor market? What are the best
tools to deal with charterparty management, vessel vetting, voyage
estimation and message management?
Time: 11.00am - 7.00pm The event takes place at The Dutch
Centre, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA.
Cost - free
Register for free at http://www.balticexchange.com/events/
18th June - Branch BBQ
Overlooking the River Thames from the terrace at The Doggett's
Coat and Badge public house, our annual London and South East
Branch Barbeque will be held on 18th June. Now a traditional
part of the London maritime social calendar, Fellows, Members and
students can enjoy an evening of catching up with old friends and
networking with new acquaintances over some cold drinks and
Start time: 6.30pm
Cost- £25.00 per person includes a free drink and BBQ
RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd July - Charity dinner
The Annual Dinner of the Institute's London Branch has in the
past been an iconic and hugely successful evening in the City
shipping events calendar with up to a thousand guests attending,
raising significant sums for charities. We are hoping this
year to resurrect this event, and launch it as a regular on the
London fund raising scene. This is a wonderful opportunity for the
Institute to support the OSCAR Campaign at Great Ormond Street as
well as giving our members a prestigious event through their
We have rescheduled the date of the dinner to 3rd July.
There will be an auction to raise funds for OSCAR, a 17 piece
orchestra, cocktails and wonderful food.
We have a discounted rate for a table of ten, and whilst we
aren't seeking corporate sponsorship, we'd be delighted if your
company would be willing to take a table.
6th August - Result drinks
We are planning student results drinks on Thursday 6th August.
Come and join the students who want to celebrate/ need to drown
All students and members have been invited, it's a cash bar and
the branch will stump up the cash for a few bowls of chips.
Exam Results drinks on 6th August will be in the Garden Bar at
RSVP to: email@example.com
8th September - LISW debate
After our successful debate at the last London International
Shipping Week (LISW), we will be again organising a members
Tuesday 8th September from 6pm, and we look forward to seeing
many of you there.
The debate title is provisionally: Shipping - Forecasting the
Future Further details to follow.
15th October - AGM and prize giving
The Institute will hold its annual AGM at Trinity House from 5pm
on Thursday 15th October.
All members of our branch are encouraged to attend and
participate, and as an added incentive, if you attend the AGM,
you're invited to join the prize giving celebrations
More information, and the Institute annual report will be sent
to all members with their September edition of Shipping
We look forward to seeing you at as many events as possible.
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