Secure the Future


Securing the future for shipping & maritime businesses is an urgent, complex challenge.

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

When the world stops playing by the rules champions are the most vulnerable. The old certainties are being dismantled, but what will replace them is still fluid. Understanding and meeting changing expectations and securing the future is an urgent, complex challenge, so the judgements and decisions you make now are critical. The 2022 FutureWise Maritime & Shipping masterclasses have been carefully developed to equip you with the tools you need to secure sustainable future value creation & growth.

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

The 2022 FutureWise Maritime & Shipping Masterclasses have been specially designed to support all kinds of shipping and maritime industry companies, bodies and organisations across the full spectrum of the shipping and maritime stakeholder ecosystem.

For senior and rising leaders, functional managers, entrepreneurs and policymakers, those launching, scaling, growing, steering, transforming and responsible for securing the future for their organisations these unique masterclasses offer 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.

2022 Maritime Masterclasses


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.

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.

Intensive Day



Vital Topics

Navigating the Future

This masterclass in the shipping & maritime future will identify 10 practical priorities, 5 guiding principles, 3 paradigm shifts, and 1 key question for the future and teach you how to catalyse organisational future-readiness, adaptation and innovation.

Copenhagen: 5th October 2022
Singapore: 1st November 2022

Unpacking ESG

This masterclass in ESG for shipping & maritime stakeholders 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.

Copenhagen: 6th October 2022
Singapore: 2nd November 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 and position your organisation for future sustainable growth.

Copenhagen: 7th October 2022
Singapore: 3rd November 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.


Unique Events. Global Locations.

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

Asia Masterclasses

Singapore November 2022

An ancient maritime crossroads occupying a position of great strategic trade significance, the island nation is a vibrant maritime and shipping hub. With its multi-cultural atmosphere, centuries-old temples, hawker centres world-class shopping and nightlife the city-state is a must-visit for travellers and a familiar destination to shipping and maritime industry participants.

Masterclass Venue

Hotel Fort Canning

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.

Europe Masterclasses

Copenhagen October 2022

Originally a Viking fishing village Copenhagen has become a maritime powerhouse and is now one of the great maritime and shipping hubs of the world. A vibrant city with its internationally-renowned food scene, charming colourful Nyhavn and many cultural buildings and museums Copenhagen has much to explore and enjoy for visitors on business and vacation.

Masterclass Venue
Hotel D’Angleterre

Established in 1755, the 5 star hotel d’Angleterre is an icon and a historic landmark in Copenhagen and Denmark and it is 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.


Reserve Your Seat Now

Limited to just 30 participants you can join a Navigating the Future, Unpacking ESG or Sustainable Transformation Masterclass in Singapore for USD$850 per masterclass or in Copenhagen for EUR850 per masterclass, including all day refreshments, coffee breaks, lunch and your Masterclass Handbook.

Book one, two or three masterclasses, spend one-on-one time with the world’s leading maritime futurist, and leave inspired with your Masterclass Handbook, including key takeaways, materials, reading lists and more.

Asia Masterclasses

Singapore, September 2022
USD$ 850.00 /masterclass

Europe Masterclasses

Copenhagen, October 2022
EUR 850.00 /masterclass

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