Navigating the Future

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When the world stops playing by the rules, champions are vulnerable

Global trade is in flux. After centuries as the indispensable workhorse of globalisation successive shocks – pandemic to geopolitical – mean that navigating the future now presents a defining challenge to maritime and shipping industry participants.

The old certainties are being dismantled, but what will replace them is still fluid and so the judgements and decisions you make now are critical.

You can’t predict the future, but you can be wise to it

If you are launching, scaling, growing, transforming or piloting an organisation in the shipping and maritime industry then the FutureWise Navigating the Future Masterclass series offers all the essential strategic knowledge and actionable insight you need to make the right choices for the future.

From Navigating the Future and Sustainable Transformation to Unpacking ESG these intensive, immersive, interactive, inspirational masterclasses with world-renowned futurist K D Adamson will identify the priorities, principles, paradigm shifts and practical steps that will help you unlock future sustainable value creation and growth.

The Navigating the Future Masterclass Series


Navigating the Future

Global trade is in flux and the expectations of stakeholders are changing rapidly, impacting everything from assets to talent. The future is a defining challenge for shipping and maritime participants, this masterclass in the future will teach you how to navigate it successfully.

Unpacking ESG

ESG is a window to the future, and unpacking what it means for your organisation is critical. As ESG restructures global business and the established basis for value creation, this masterclass will help you form a strategic approach addressing both opportunity and risk across your business, value chains and stakeholders.

Sustainable Transformation

Transformation has been shorthand for emissions technology and digitalisation, but Sustainable Transformation is a commercial and cultural imperative that technology alone won’t deliver. This masterclass equips you with the competencies you need to change behaviours & business models and take decisive action.

Unique Events. Unique Venues.

Held in elegant and historic venues in Singapore and Copenhagen with participation limited to just 30, the FutureWise Maritime Masterclasses represent a unique opportunity.

Hotel D’Angleterre, Copenhagen

Established in 1755, the 5-star hotel d’Angleterre is an icon and an historic landmark in Copenhagen and Denmark, rated as one of the best hotels in Copenhagen and indeed Northern Europe. Celebrated for its elegance, luxury and style, hotel d’Angleterre embodies the perfect balance between the stately Victorian architecture of the historic building and the graceful simplicity of contemporary Nordic design.

Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore

Originally built in 1926 as a British military administration building and surrounded by the lush greenery of a historical park, Hotel Fort Canning is an iconic 5-star luxury heritage boutique hotel in Singapore. Offering a discreet sanctuary of calm in the vibrant city and an epitome of style and modern comfort Hotel Fort Canning is an award-winning urban oasis in the heart of the Lion City.


Intensive. Intimate. Inspirational

Strictly limited to 30 attendees, the FutureWise Masterclass Series is your opportunity to ask key questions, gain new knowledge, build new competencies, develop new thinking, learn how to frame the challenges of the future effectively, and catalyse practical action for professional and business growth in the company of an inspirational and trusted guide to the future.

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Powerful Masterclasses

Navigating the Future

This masterclass in the future will identify 10 practical priorities, 5 guiding principles, 3 paradigm shifts, and 1 key question for the future and teach you how to use active framing to unshackle your inner futurist and create the future you want effectively.

Singapore: 13th September 2022
Copenhagen: 5th October 2022

Unpacking ESG

This masterclass will enable you to evaluate and benchmark your ESG maturity, equip you with knowledge, tools and templates to wireframe your strategic approach, to create scalable pilots and to develop an ESG implementation roadmap for your organisation.

Singapore: 14th September 2022
Copenhagen: 6th October 2022

Sustainable Transformation

With Sustainable Transformation now a commercial and cultural imperative, this masterclass will teach you how to create holistic and dynamic transformation strategies resistant to prolonged uncertainty which encompass not just technology and digitalisation but cultural resilience and depth.

Singapore: 15th September 2022
Copenhagen: 7th October 2022


The World’s Leading Maritime Futurist

One of the most sought-after futurist speakers globally K D Adamson’s keynotes have been likened to a TED talk on steroids. She has advised organisations in multiple industries from the largest companies to start-ups, and is expert in ESG, agility, leadership, technology, digital and organisational transformation, and the Blue, Green and Circular Economies.

As the world’s foremost maritime futurist her client list spans the ocean industries and she is renowned for combining visionary thinking, foresight and insight with sharp, straight-talking commercial and business acumen & expertise. A day with K D Adamson is a practical, energising and empowering experience.

“The future represents a defining challenge for a generation of shipping and maritime industry participants.

It demands bold vision inspired by purpose; transformative strategies articulated authentically, executed consistently and translated effectively into sustainable growth.”

K D Adamson

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Use the form below to register your interest and request your copy of the Navigating the Future, Unpacking ESG and Sustainable Transformation Masterclass brochures.