Outline Agenda - 2 March 2017

08.30 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments

09.15-10.45 - Exclusive Invitation to Attend Marlink Workshop


This private session will provide participants with an interactive, hands-on overview and demonstration of Marlink’s XChange-based crew solutions, including XChange Media, the new Marlink XChange Telemed service, as well as Palantir’s KeepUp@Sea solution for standardised onboard IT. Participants will have the opportunity to experience multiple interactive demo sessions, hosted from different stations.

Please note this session is for shipping companies only. Please confirm your place when registering through our website, or contact jo@thedigitalship.com

Refreshments will be served during the session.

10.45 - Morning Coffee and Networking

Session 3: Harnessing Disruptive Influence

11.00 - Short Introduction by Conference Chair
Nick Lambert, Maritime Domain Expert, Satellite Applications Catapult

11.10 - Sea Traffic Management and its Role in Harnessing Disruptive

    •    What advances in disruptive influence will transform the face of the industry?
    •    Evaluating the different models, technologies and solutions
    •    Lowering the threshold for new entries in the shipping service market
Ulf Siwe, Communications Officer, The Swedish Maritime Administration

11.35 - Shipping 4.0: Leveraging Industry 4.0 at Sea
Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, Senior Scientist, SINTEF Ocean

12.00 - The Impact of Increasing Mobility on the Crew and Guest Experience
    •    How operators can prepare for the increased demand for video
         content onboard
    •    Exploring new technologies to get the best user experience
    •    Meeting network needs through flexibility, manageability and scalability
KnutHelge Drivenes, Sales Director Commercial Shipping, Global Eagle Entertainment

12.25 - Panel Discussion - Blockchain and its Impact on the Maritime Industry
Moderated by: Maurice Meehan, Transport and Logistics lead, BSR
    •    Beyond the hype – the long-term advantages and opportunities
    •    Calculating the cost savings afforded by blockchain and IoT
    •    Applying blockchain applications to accurately track assets and achieve
         frictionless trade
Panellists include:
Aljosja Beije, Co-Owner and Managing Director, BeScope
Deanna MacDonald, Co-Founder and CEO, Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC)

13.10 - Lunch and Networking

Session 4: The Business of Digitisation

14.00 - Short Intro by Conference Chair
Walter Hannemann, Product Manager, Dualog

14.10 - How will Digitisation Transform the Future of Shipping?
    •    Is digitisation the greatest driver for shipping innovation?
    •    Exploring applications of digitisation: deployment of sensors across fleets
         of ships, enhanced remote internet connectivity and detailed data
    •    Improving cross functional collaboration to determine which elements of
         digitisation will yield the greatest benefits
    •    How will this link ships, to shore, to enterprise?
Troels Blicher Danielsen, Deputy Director General, Danish Maritime Authority

14.35 - Case Study: Maersk Line - the Journey Towards the Digitised Ship
    •    An insight into the Maersk journey
    •    Challenges and opportunities
Niels Bruus, Head of Future Solutions, Fleet Management and Technology, Maersk Line

15.00 - “A Digital Payments Maritime World” – The Evolution of Payments from Cash to Digital
    •    A WIN/WIN for ship managers and seafarers using new technologies and financial tools. New financial technologies are bringing cheaper, faster and more secure alternatives to cash. In this session we’ll explore the new mobile generation of seafarers, what this means to shipping companies and explore the opportunities that are coming to take ship board finances digital and create a WIN/WIN scenario for ship managers and seafarers alike.
Hal Ramakers, Executive Vice President of Global Solutions, Brightwell Payments Inc

15.25 - Panel Discussion - Building the Business Case for Digitisation in

Moderated by: Martin Jarrold, Chief of International Programme Development, Global VSAT Forum (GVF)
    •    Evaluating the benefits in terms of ROI, cost savings and efficiency gains
    •    A CFO perspective – a guide to calculating the financials
Anshul Tuteja, Director Energy Management, Global Fleet Optimisation, Royal Caribbean Cruises
Michael Hust, IT Manager, Uni-Tankers
Berian James, Head of Data Science, Maersk Line
Svend Lykke Larsen, Sales & Business Development Director, Europe, Palantir
Lars Martinussen, Sales Manager Europe, Dualog AS

16.10 - Conference Conclusions and Close

* Please note some speakers and topics may be subject to confirmation and/or change. For more information, please contact cathy@thedigitalship.com