Conference
The Agenda
Wednesday 26th February 2020

09:00 - 09:45
Registration

09:45 - 10:00
Welcome to day one

Setting the agenda

Panelists confirmed to date

Paul Gunton, Technical Editor, ShipInsight


10:00 - 11:15
2020 sulphur cap & fuel choices

With an opportunity to review how the first few months of low-sulphur fuelling is working out, is it too early to say whether it is a success or an unfolding horror story?

Panelists confirmed to date

Monique Vermeire - Fuels Technologist, Chevron

Mark Bell - General Manager, The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)

Ranjan Naik - Marine Technologist, Clean Marine

Heidi Paulsrud - Director of Sales and Marketing for Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Wärtsilä


11:15 - 11:45
Break

Coffees and refreshments will be served in the adjacent networking area.


11:45 - 13:00
Smoothing the way to hull efficiency

Where the hull meets the water is the prime interface that every efficiency initiative has to cross. What is the best approach to balancing cost and benefit of these crucial technologies?

Panelists confirmed to date

Stein Kjølberg - Global Concept Director, Jotun

Nick Topham - Managing Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Simon Doran - Managing Director, HullWiper

Inno Gatin - CFD developer and consulting engineer, Wikki


13:00 - 14:00
Lunch

Lunch and refreshments will be served in the adjacent networking area.


14:00 - 15:15
Building the ballast treatment experience

Are the teething troubles over and what will ‘experience-building' show?

Panelists confirmed to date

Jad Mouawad - Owner, Mouawad Consulting

Tore Andersen - Executive Vice President, Optimarin

Paul Stebbing - Principal Consultant, APEM Ltd

Kostas Ladas - General Manager, Liberian Registry


15:15 - 15:45
Keynote speaker

Jasper Faber - Director of Aviation and Maritime, CE Delft


15:45 - 16:15
Break

Coffees and refreshments will be served in the adjacent networking area.


16:15 - 17:30
Cutting carbon in shipping

The IMO has set ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions but with shipping a long-term business, are new technologies arriving quickly enough to meet them?

Panelists confirmed to date

Chris Millman - Vice President Corporate Marine Technology, Carnival Corporation

Julien Bec - Vice-President, GTT

Peter Hinchliffe - Methanol Institute (MI)

Bob Sanguinetti - Chief Executive, UK Chamber of Shipping

Volkmar Galke - Global Director Sales, WinGD - Winterthur Gas & Diesel

Unni Einemo - Director & IMO Representative, IBIA


17:30 - 17:45
Closing remarks

17:45 - 19:30
Drinks reception

Thursday 27th February 2020

09:00 - 09:45
Registration

09:45 - 10:00
Welcome to day two

Setting the agenda

Panelists confirmed to date

Paul Gunton, Technical Editor, ShipInsight


10:00 - 11:15
Communications and the data revolution

Communications will be at the heart of future shipping technology and regulation: remote monitoring for management and enforcement; linked equipment through an Internet of Things; broadband communications for crew welfare: what new technologies are needed and what will be the implications for the industry?

Panelists confirmed to date

Dan Rooney - Maritime Business Development Director, Iridium

Peter Broadhurst - Senior VP Safety and Security Services, Inmarsat

Mike Powell - Strategy Director, Stratum Five


11:15 - 11:45
Break

Coffees and refreshments will be served in the adjacent networking area.


11:45 - 13:00
Navigating towards the future

Is shipping too dependent on GPS? Is the EU’s Galileo an alternative and what will the UK’s post-Brexit withdrawal from that project mean? Are navigation systems vulnerable to cyber threats? Will autonomy mean the end of the seafarer?

Panelists confirmed to date

David Patraiko - Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute

Captain Azriel Rahav - CEO, Totem Plus

Rakesh Pandit - Nautical Policy Lead, Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Captain Roger Barker - Director of Navigation, Trinity House


13:00 - 14:00
Lunch

Lunch and refreshments will be served in the adjacent networking area.


14:00 - 15:15
Digitalisation and artificial intelligence

What will new tools such as AI and Blockchain bring to shipping? And where will we find the skills to develop and apply these new concepts?

Panelists confirmed to date

Pia Meling - Vice President, Massterly AS

David Patraiko - Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute

Nick Chubb - Maritime innovation intelligence. Technologist, founder, speaker, Thetius


15:15 - 15:45
Keynote speaker

Nick Chubb - Maritime innovation intelligence. Technologist, founder, speaker, Thetius


15:45 - 16:15
Break

Coffees and refreshments will be served in the adjacent networking area.


16:15 - 17:30
Evaluating the technology of the future

Drones, 3D printing and more: are these new technologies becoming essential survival tools? And what is the report card looking like for wind-assistance devices such as rotor sails and kites?

Panelists confirmed to date

Gavin Allwright - Sustainable Development Consultant & Secretary, International Windship Association (IWSA)

Hayato Suga - Director of Plan Approval and Technical Solution Division, ClassNK

John Roger Nesje - CEO, ScanReach

Captain Sanjay Patil, Head of Relationship Management, Eaglestar Marine Holdings


17:30 - 17:40
Closing remarks
Panelists confirmed to date

Paul Gunton, Technical Editor, ShipInsight


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