Speakers have been confirmed for the upcoming Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, organized by UBM, Sept. 17 and 18, 2012, in Singapore.

Featured speakers include Rama Rebbapregada, associate vice president, international charters, consumer outreach & business development, Royal Caribbean International and chairman of the Asia Cruise Association ; Ann Sherry, CEO, Carnival Australia;  Gianni Onorato, president, Costa Crociere; Roberto Giorgi, president, V.Ships;  Naohiko Yamaguchi, director, group leader onboard service management group, Mitsui OSK Passenger Line;  Richard Doyle, head of sales and marketing, Captain Cook Cruises;  Buhdy Bok, vice president of Asia Pacific & China for Costa Crociere;  Barbara Muckermann, CMO, MSC Cruises; Betsy O'Rourke, senior vice president of global marketing, Royal Caribbean International; Brett Jardine, general manager, International Cruise Council of Australia; and Ted Blamey, principal consultant, Chart Management Consultants Pty Ltd.

The conference is formatted to host four key plenary sessions and a choice of eight individual master classes all designed to focus on education and collaboration during the event.

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific is supported by the Asia Cruise Association, International Cruise Council Australasia, Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association and has the exclusive support of the Cruise Lines International Association.