Thomas Pawlik

Thomas Pawlik

Vice president for Academic Affairs | Professor of Maritime Management Hochschule Bremen (HSB) | City University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Thomas Pawlik is Professor of Maritime Management and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Hochschule Bremen (HSB), City University of Applied Sciences. Prior to his academic career, he worked for an international liner shipping company, followed by further occupations in manufacturing companies. He is a member of the International Association of Maritime Economists and the German Association of Transport Sciences. Pawlik is the head of the University Council at Kiel University of Applied Sciences as well as advisory board member at the Bremen based Institute for Shipping and Logistics and Svendborg’s International Maritime Academy, or SIMAC, in Denmark.
 
The range of degree courses at Hochschule Bremen is decidedly innovative and practically oriented. Maritime expertise has a long tradition at Hochschule Bremen with its roots from the founding of Bremen School of Navigation in 1799 and the beginning of higher education in naval architecture in 1895. Nowadays, Hochschule Bremen is engaged in a number of diversified maritime and marine related activities in higher education and research. Among others, the sustainable use of the sea as transport mode and resource is an important challenge for technology, business and society. Study courses from the field of Ship Management (Nautical Sciences), Shipping & Chartering, Naval Architecture and Applied Biology are co-operating in various subjects in the area of Blue Sciences

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Wednesday 22/05/2019

From 15:30 To 16:20

05/22/2019 15:30 05/22/2019 16:20 Our People, Our Future – Engaging the leaders of tomorrow

Identifying, developing and maintaining strong, diversified talent is an increasing challenge across all sectors and aspects of our industry. Attracting, training, and retaining staff to achieve the right level of skill and expertise are fundamental to the success of the industry. Stakeholders need to join forces to strengthen this pipeline – join this session to brainstorm with peers and set the wheels in motion to recruit the future generation.   

We will examine key topics, including: 

  • Who must be involved to trigger change? 
  • How to attract more diverse talent? 
  • What skills training will the future workforce need? 
  • How can the industry engage with the younger generation? 
  • What initiatives and opportunities exist for mentoring and partnerships? What’s been successful? 
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"Our People, Our Future – Engaging the leaders of tomorrow"

Christoph Hilgers Felix Schoeller Jessica Lakmann Sari Safianti Steve Thornley Thomas Pawlik
Time and date

Wednesday 22/05/2019

From 15:30 To 16:20

05/22/2019 15:30 05/22/2019 16:20 Our People, Our Future – Engaging the leaders of tomorrow

Identifying, developing and maintaining strong, diversified talent is an increasing challenge across all sectors and aspects of our industry. Attracting, training, and retaining staff to achieve the right level of skill and expertise are fundamental to the success of the industry. Stakeholders need to join forces to strengthen this pipeline – join this session to brainstorm with peers and set the wheels in motion to recruit the future generation.   

We will examine key topics, including: 

  • Who must be involved to trigger change? 
  • How to attract more diverse talent? 
  • What skills training will the future workforce need? 
  • How can the industry engage with the younger generation? 
  • What initiatives and opportunities exist for mentoring and partnerships? What’s been successful? 
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