Join leading industry figures at one of the most important events in the marine calendar.
Supporting Partner Sponsor
The IMarEST Annual Dinner is the Institute’s flagship event, bringing together over 400 industry leaders and marine professionals from across the sector.
As a learned society at the forefront of new research, the Institute is at the centre of marine knowledge creation and exchange around the world. Our members are experts and prominent leaders within the fields of marine engineering, marine science and marine technology. This dinner is a highly anticipated occasion for members and guests to see old friends and colleagues and to make new connections.
Having been an Institute tradition for over a century, this dinner is a hugely prestigious event within the marine community. You will enjoy good food and wine, hear a captivating after-dinner speaker and more importantly, you will have the opportunity to socialise with some of the most fascinating people in the industry.
Your host for the evening will be the 118th President of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.
Principal Guest & Speaker
K D Adamson, Futurist and CEO of Futurenautics
Futurist K D Adamson tells the story of the future. An inspirational keynote speaker, writer and presenter she offers a visionary perspective on the impact of global megatrends, breakthrough technologies and new generational mindsets and how they will radically transform our lives in the years ahead. K D advises a huge range of industries, coaching their leaders towards new digital visions and transformations and also works with start-ups and investors shaping the exponential organisations and ecosystems of the future.
K D Adamson began her career in advertising on the Coca-Cola account at London agency McCann Erickson before moving into strategic global branding and marketing. Working with high-tech and new technology accounts, including the emerging e-reader market in the mid-2000s led her to focus on foresight and future trends.
She has advised a diverse range of major companies and organisations from FMCG, pharma, and high-tech manufacturing, to consumer electronics, feature film, publishing, advertising, big brands, TV and media companies and the EU, and is the world’s foremost ‘blue’ futurist in shipping & maritime, where she literally wrote the book on digital transformation.
The CEO of Futurenautics and a member of The Futures Agency, K D Adamson has appeared worldwide on stages and in print, online, on radio and television. She is also the author of fraud thriller Payload, and the non-fiction book Shipping and the 800-lb Gorilla.
Company tables and individual tickets
Companies are invited to secure a limited number of tables of 10 or 12 guests. A group discount is available for bookings made before 31 December 2019.
Table of 10: £1,800 GBP (excl. VAT) early booking rate: £1,700
Table of 12: £2,160 GBP (excl. VAT) early booking rate: £2,040
Individual tickets: £180 GBP (excl. VAT)
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