iShipping Copenhagen:
2018 Agenda


Across two days and four clearly defined sessions, these issues will be addressed at Digital Ship’s iShipping Conference in Copenhagen – where we will delve into the complexities and outlook of maritime’s digital future.

SpeedCast0830 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments
kindly sponsored by SpeedCast

0900 - Opening Notes from Conference Chair
click for bioRear Admiral Nick Lambert, Director, NLA, Former UK National Hydrographer

Rear Admiral Nick LambertA master mariner and a committed proponent of the maritime users’ perspective, Rear Admiral Nick Lambert concluded a long naval operational career as the UK National Hydrographer in December 2012. He advises on a wide range of maritime issues including the importance of spatial data infrastructures and hydrography for maritime economies, the evolution of eNavigation and GNSS vulnerability, near or real time situational awareness (especially that derived from space based assets and applications), human factors, and training and education in the maritime sector.

Session 1:
Disruptive Technologies, Sustainable Thinking

0910 - Welcome Address and Keynote Address: Oceans of the Future
What are the future scenarios for shipping?
Anne H. Steffensen gives her view on how we can make the most of the many opportunities offered by current changes in tech, connectivity, digitalization and new flows of international trade, while keeping an eye on sustainability as well
click for bioAnne H. Steffensen, Director-General, Danish Shipping

Anne H. SteffensenAnne H. Steffensen has since 1 October 2013 been Director General of Danish Shipping.

Following a Master of Science from London School of Economics (1988) and a Master of Politics from the University of Aarhus (1990) Anne H. Steffensen joined the Foreign Service in 1990. Her first posting was to London in 1992. From 1995 she worked as Head of Section in the Secretariat for Foreign Trade.

In 1998 she was posted to the Danish Consulate General in New York as Deputy Consul General. From 2001-2004 she headed the Department for Bilateral Relations and Project Export and the Secretariat. In 2004 she was appointed Ambassador, Under-Secretary for Foreign Trade and Investment.

In 2006 she was appointed State Secretary for Trade, Investment and Trade Policy and in 2011 Ambassador of Denmark to the Court of St. James’s.

0935 - The Maritime CEO Summit: How Digital Transformation is Driving Maritime Innovation
Moderated by:
click for bioRob O’Dwyer, Editor, Digital Ship

Rob O’DwyerRob O'Dwyer, Editor of Digital Ship, has been a maritime IT journalist since 2005. He has a Master's degree in business and law from University College Dublin and was previously a commercial writing consultant in Seoul, South Korea.

Rob was also previously Editor of Port Finance International.

Panellists include:
click for bioAnne H. Steffensen, Director-General, Danish Shipping

Anne H. SteffensenAnne H. Steffensen has since 1 October 2013 been Director General of Danish Shipping.

Following a Master of Science from London School of Economics (1988) and a Master of Politics from the University of Aarhus (1990) Anne H. Steffensen joined the Foreign Service in 1990. Her first posting was to London in 1992. From 1995 she worked as Head of Section in the Secretariat for Foreign Trade.

In 1998 she was posted to the Danish Consulate General in New York as Deputy Consul General. From 2001-2004 she headed the Department for Bilateral Relations and Project Export and the Secretariat. In 2004 she was appointed Ambassador, Under-Secretary for Foreign Trade and Investment.

In 2006 she was appointed State Secretary for Trade, Investment and Trade Policy and in 2011 Ambassador of Denmark to the Court of St. James’s.

click for bioJenny Braat, Managing Director, Danish Maritime

Jenny BraatHolding a Master Degree in Business Management from Copenhagen Business School, Jenny N. Braat was employed at Danish Maritime in 1990 focusing on market research, statistics and state aid and further managed to build up a network of political contacts and other persons of significance for the industry to raise political issues. From 1995 to 1999 Jenny N. Braat was heading the Brussels office of Danish Maritime. This office serves to maintain the interests of Danish Maritime in relation to the European Parliament, the European Commission and other international organisations. As chief economist from 2000-2011 Jenny N. Braat headed up several working groups within the circle of members of Danish Maritime covering the fields of after-sales service, market research and development, trade negotiations among others. The primary focus of these groups was to safeguard the political interests of the Danish maritime industry, and many of the working groups are still existing and more have been added. In 2007 Jenny N. Braat was appointed deputy director of Danish Maritime, and from 2011 she has been heading the organization as managing director. From the beginning of the career at Danish Maritime it has been a set goal to unite the Danish maritime industry by developing the organization from primarily focusing on shipyards to encompass the entire land-based maritime industry and especially raising its profile politically. This on-going process has resulted in a significant increase of members of Danish Maritime and a much clearer valuation among Danish decision-makers as to the value of the Danish maritime industry. Among other notable positions Jenny N. Braat is Chairman of the SEA Europe Working Group on Market & Forecast, vice chairman of the Danish Maritime Fund and in the board of SEA Europe. Furthermore is she in the advisory board member of several universities and maritime clusters.

click for bioPia Berglund, Executive Vice-President, Swedish Shipowners’ Association

Pia BerglundBiography pending.





click for bioTiina Tuurnala, Managing Director, Finnish Shipowners' Association

Tiina TuurnalaManaging Director of the Finnish Shipowners’ Association as of 1 April 2017.

The Finnish Shipowners’ Association is a trade association with an interest in industrial and labour market policies. Its members include 25 Finnish shipping companies.

Tiina began her career in the field of hydrography with the Finnish Maritime Administration in the early 1990’s. With the establishment of the Finnish Transport Agency in 2010, Tiina was appointed Development Director. In 2011 she was appointed Deputy Director General in charge of the national traffic management. In 2013 Tiina was appointed Deputy Director General in charge of the traffic and Information Function and she was responsible for national traffic management (road, maritime, rail), icebreaking services, hydrographic surveys and functions related to the development of digitisation, automatisation and intelligent traffic.

In 1998 she graduated with a MSc. (Engineering) from the Helsinki University of Technology majoring in geographic information technologies.

Tiina has extensive experience with national and international representation, including e.g. Finnish Meteorological Institute, Advisory Board Member 2012-2017; Finnish Lifeboat Institution, Board Member 2016 - ; IALA Council Member 2013-2017;National Treasury Insurance Sector Advisory Board, Member 2007-2012; Finnish Forestry Industry Development Centre Tapio, Supervisory Board Member 2006-2012; etc..

1020 - Standardising, Automating and Securing your Network in the New Connected Era
click for bioTom Erling Hansen, VP Sales, Europe North, Marlink

Tom Erling HansenTom Erling Hansen has double engineering degrees in Telecom and IT from the Royal Norwegian Air Force complemented with a Master’s degree in Business administration and Management from the Norwegian Business School.

He has worked with Maritime applications and communication for more than two decades and has extensive international experience from working and living in several key maritime hubs including Dubai, Oslo, London, Brussels, Singapore and Houston.

He is currently Vice President of North Europe Sales in Marlink.

NSSLGlobal1045 - Tea/Coffee Break
kindly sponsored by NSSLGlobal

1120 - The Shared Infrastructure for Digitization of Global Shipping

  • Details of the ecosystem platform that is designed to be the foundation for completely digitizing information exchange and documents in global shipping
  • Digital trends guiding the design of the platform
  • What is Blockchain and where can Blockchain be used in global supply chains?
click for bioHenrik Hvid Jensen, Product Manager, Global Trade Digitization, Maersk Line

Henrik Hvid JensenHenrik Hvid Jensen has envisioned, designed and is now realising the concept of a shared global infrastructure that will completely digitize global trade. He will during this presentation cover the digital trends that has guides the design and show how the future digitization of global trade will materialize.

1200 - Differentiation through Digital Innovation & Transformation in Practice
This session will showcase a best practice example from a related industry on how to apply and reap the benefits of implementing digital innovation transforming business operations in the context of industry 4.0. During his session, Glen also introduces several concrete initiatives to drive digital innovation and transformation within the maritime industry; being exemplified by current business innovation initiates in-action.
click for bioGlen Koskela, Fujitsu Fellow & CTO, Fujitsu Nordics

Glen KoskelaGlen Koskela is Fujitsu Fellow & CTO at Fujitsu Nordics. Glen has 35+ years of experience within the IT industry and has a broad understanding of emerging technologies working closely with clients implementing technical innovation initiatives and driving digital transformation. Glen leverages Fujitsu’s global R&D capabilities addressing technology developments within the context of Business-driven Innovation and IT Operations. He facilitates a digital co-creation process with Fujitsu’s clients and helps them reap the benefits of digital transformation initiatives with the objective of succeeding with business imperatives.

1225 - The Digital Imperative in Shipping

  • 7 trends digital trends that will affect the shipping industry
  • Threats posed by digital trends for the container shipping industry
  • What players in the container industry can do to utilize the opportunities and counter the threats
click for bioUlrik Sanders, Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Leader Shipping Industry, The Boston Consulting Group

Ulrik SandersUlrik Sanders started his career in the shipping industry and later transitioned into consulting where he has spend the last 20 years advising Shipping companies. Ulrik Sanders is the Global Leader of BCG's Shipping Practice

Ulrik has led more than 150 project in the Shipping Industry including several projects for shipping companies, suppliers to the shipping Industry and ship financing

Projects include:
   - Strategy and scenario development
   - Post Merger Integration of major liner companies
   - M&A / Transaction support for more than 45 deal in the Shipping space
   - Strategy execution
   - Cost improvement
   - Network design
   - Strategic sourcing/ global advantage
   - Commercial excellence
   - Operational excellence

Prior to joining BCG, Ulrik has worked with A. T. Kearney (2001–2005), Andersen Business Consulting (1994– 2001), and Maersk Line (1991– 1994).

He holds a M.Sc in Business Law and Economics from Copenhagen School of Business and is privately a keen yachtsman and sailor.

dualog1250 - Question and Answer Session followed Lunch
kindly sponsored by dualog

Lunchtime will be followed by Dualog Prize Draw in Conference Room. Win Amazon Echo Dot!

Session 2:
Aligning Practical Concerns with the Digital Landscape

1400 - What the Hacker Sees
click for bioLisa Forte, Cyber Security Advisor, Red Goat Cyber Security, and Formerly South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (Police)

Lisa FortePartner of Red Goat Cyber Security and formerly of the UK Police Cyber Crime Unit.

Lisa has worked in U.K counter terrorism intelligence and then for the UK Police Cyber Crime Unit. She has developed a deep understanding of how social engineering can be used to attack companies and draws on her experience working in intelligence to highlight how to view information differently. Lisa also has a Masters in Maritime Law (LLM) and spent her early career working in the anti-piracy industry.

1425 - The Digital Coastal State – Services, Standardisation and Cybersecurity
click for bioBjørn Borbye Pedersen, Director e-Navigation, Danish Maritime Authority

Bjørn Borbye PedersenBjørn Borbye Pedersen has worked with strategy and innovation management at the Danish Maritime Authority for the past six years. He led the design of the EU project EfficienSea2 in which he is responsible for the work package ‘Measures to Maximise Impact’. EfficienSea2 has 32 partners, a budget of M11.5Euro and aims at developing the essential solutions that will take e-Navigation from testbeds to real-life implementation. The Maritime Cloud being the evolving concept.
Prior to joining the Danish Maritime Authority Bjørn worked five years in an innovation think thank and two years in management consulting. Bjørn holds an MSc (Econ.) in Management of Innovation and Business Development from Copenhagen Business School combined with MBA studies at National Cheng Chi University, Taipei, and Cox School of Business, Dallas.

1450 - How to Unlock the Next Level of Value in the Shipping Industry

  • How digitalization will unlock value far beyond the vessel
click for bioChristopher Rex, Head of Research, Danish Ship Finance

Christopher RexMr. Christopher Rex served as Chief Analyst of Danmarks Skibskredit A/S and serves as its Director. He has Broad knowledge of macroeconomics, financial risk management and international shipping through his position as Head of Research with Danish Ship Finance. He has been the Director at Danmarks Skibskredit A/S since March 29, 2012.

1515 - The Sky is No Longer the Limit

  • A view into how satellite communications is evolving and will become a standard for any vessel
click for bioHåkan Olsson, Vice President, Maritime, Kymeta

Håkan OlssonHåkan holds a Master of Applied Physics and Electromechanical Engineering from Linköping University in Sweden. He also has a Marketing Professionals degree from Kellogg University in Chicago. His career over the last 20 years has been founded on developing and executing new and unique business initiatives from the ground up.

As head of maritime for Kymeta, Håkan manages internal teams to deliver Kymeta technology that meet the needs of the maritime industry. He also drives the recruitment and strategic development of partners to deploy maritime solutions to market. He specializes in bridging technological aspects of products with business modeling, product management, marketing and engaging global partner ecosystems.

Before Kymeta, Håkan worked at Microsoft Corporation for 17 years where he gained in depth experience in taking new software and hardware solutions to market worldwide through OEM and retail partners. Håkan was born and raised in Sweden and moved to Seattle in 1998.

Wärtsilä1540 - Tea/Coffee Break
kindly sponsored by Wärtsilä

1610 - Continuous Connectivity – and The Internet of Things
Ubiquitous, continuous connectivity is an absolute requirement for the connected world of the Internet of Things and the constant need for information, intelligence and awareness. Globecomm look to the future and how that continuous connectivity will be achieved
click for bioGregor Ross, Sales & Marketing Director – Europe, Globecomm

Gregor RossHaving joined the British Merchant Service at the age of 16
Gregor has over 40 years’ experience in the maritime industry.
Following 7 years at sea and 4 years at Cardiff’s Maritime University, Gregor and some university colleagues founded MCTS. MCTS was an early pioneer of Shipboard IT and in the 1980’s developed one of the earliest ship to shore email systems.
Over 15 years MCTS grew to be a major player in cargo management systems and a leader in solutions for Electronic Data Interchange. When MCTS was acquired by GN Store Nord in 1996 Gregor took up a position as Vice President, Maritime Operations of GN Comtext, at the time the Industry’s leading provider of Telex, email and EDI .
In 2000 Gregor moved into maritime e-commerce working in the early stages with Container-Hub and Setfair. There followed a spell with EMS Technologies where Gregor was responsible for the launch of the industry’s first Fleet 55 and in 2009 Gregor joined Telaurus communications as head of European sales. Gregor currently holds the position of Director, Sales and Marketing, Europe for Globecomm Maritime – Telaurus’ parent company.

1635 - The Future of Data Exchange
click for bioMichael Card, Deputy Secretary-General, IALA (The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities)

Michael CardMichael Card graduated with Bachelor and Master degrees in Engineering from the University of Melbourne. He worked for the Australian Government in marine aids to navigation, becoming head of the Australian federal aids to navigation service where he introduced a forward five-year modernisation plan.

Resigning from government to work in industry, Mike initially worked in South-East Asia for AGA Navigation Aids, before being appointed Sales and Marketing Director at AGA (later Pharos Marine) headquarters in London where he directed sales teams in UK, Sweden, Singapore, and Brazil. He continued to maintain his business involvement in the Far East, especially Indonesia and Philippines, and joined the board of Automatic Power, USA, when that company was acquired.

After ten years with Pharos Marine he joined Zeni Lite Buoy Company Ltd., first in sales management, and then on the Board as Engineering Director, responsible for the work of a team of more than forty engineers and designers located near Osaka

Mike joined IALA as Deputy Secretary-General in October 2012, where he has a special focus on forward strategy and technical policy.

1700 - The Journey through Autonomous Technology
click for bioMichael Rodey, Senior Innovation Manager, Maersk Group

Michael RodeyWith a specialization in Strategy, I currently work for Maersk as the Innovation Strategy Manager. My role is to look into the future, examine the trends, and develop a suitable innovation strategy to drive growth and value.

Prior to Maersk I worked for both Saudi Aramco and Statoil as a Senior Strategist; consulted in petroleum and management in a variety of different roles globally; and had various positions outside of the petroleum and management field of which the highlight includes 4 years in the US Marine Corps as a Non-Commissioned Officer.

I hold a Master of Science in Petroleum Economics and Management from the IFP School (ENSPM) in Paris and a Bachelors in both Economics and History from San Diego State University.

1725 - Panel Discussion: Autonomous Shipping – Emerging Technologies, Emerging Challenges?
Moderated by:
click for bioJames Fanshawe, Chairman, MASRWG

James FanshaweJames Fanshawe retired from the Royal Navy in 2005. An Anti-Submarine warfare specialist, he commanded HMS HURWORTH, CLEOPATRA AND FEARLESS and was the Commander United Kingdom Task Group and Commander of the Devonport Flotilla. He held several senior appointments ashore including Director of Plans at the UK Permanent Joint Headquarters.

James works within a mixed commercial portfolio, chairing several companies and organisations. He chairs the UK’s Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group on behalf of the Marine Industries Alliance. This group has now released a Code of Conduct for the safe operation of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) and has now published a Code of Practice for MASS, having prepared the proposal submitted by the UK to the International Maritime Organisation in February 2017 for a regulatory scoping exercise for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships. He is a member of the Maritime Autonomous Systems (MAS) Steering Group and the MAS Council.

He was appointed the Chairman of Smart Ports in September 2017.

Panellists include:
click for bioMichael Rodey, Senior Innovation Manager, Maersk Group

Michael RodeyWith a specialization in Strategy, I currently work for Maersk as the Innovation Strategy Manager. My role is to look into the future, examine the trends, and develop a suitable innovation strategy to drive growth and value.

Prior to Maersk I worked for both Saudi Aramco and Statoil as a Senior Strategist; consulted in petroleum and management in a variety of different roles globally; and had various positions outside of the petroleum and management field of which the highlight includes 4 years in the US Marine Corps as a Non-Commissioned Officer.

I hold a Master of Science in Petroleum Economics and Management from the IFP School (ENSPM) in Paris and a Bachelors in both Economics and History from San Diego State University.

click for bioAssad Khan, Sales Manager, Telenor Satellite

Assad KhanAssad Khan is a Sales Manager who works with Telenor Satellite in the acquisition and management of accounts throughout Northern Europe. Assad has a track record for his impeccable customer service and has managed to turn losses into successful contracts through his determination and ambition.

Having previously worked as an International Sales Manager for Inmarsat, Assad has a sound understanding of the Satellite industry and is always keen to discuss the latest trends and issues at industry events and through participation in panel sessions.

Assad holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications from Delft University of Technology and an International Marketing and Sales Bachelor’s degree from Rotterdam University of Applied Science.

click for bioGregor Ross, Sales & Marketing Director – Europe, Globecomm

Gregor RossHaving joined the British Merchant Service at the age of 16
Gregor has over 40 years’ experience in the maritime industry.
Following 7 years at sea and 4 years at Cardiff’s Maritime University, Gregor and some university colleagues founded MCTS. MCTS was an early pioneer of Shipboard IT and in the 1980’s developed one of the earliest ship to shore email systems.
Over 15 years MCTS grew to be a major player in cargo management systems and a leader in solutions for Electronic Data Interchange. When MCTS was acquired by GN Store Nord in 1996 Gregor took up a position as Vice President, Maritime Operations of GN Comtext, at the time the Industry’s leading provider of Telex, email and EDI .
In 2000 Gregor moved into maritime e-commerce working in the early stages with Container-Hub and Setfair. There followed a spell with EMS Technologies where Gregor was responsible for the launch of the industry’s first Fleet 55 and in 2009 Gregor joined Telaurus communications as head of European sales. Gregor currently holds the position of Director, Sales and Marketing, Europe for Globecomm Maritime – Telaurus’ parent company.

click for bioJörgen Strandberg, GM ANC Advanced Technology, Wartsila SAM Electronics

Jörgen StrandbergJörgen Strandberg is General Manager Advanced Technology at Wärtsilä Electrics and Automation. He joined the company in September 2016 after having previously served in various ship management positions in Germany, most recently with AIDA and Costa Cruises. Born in 1967, he studied mechanical engineering but because of his love of the sea, he joined the merchant navy and then studied to become a Captain. He subsequently served as an officer and eventually earned his captain’s license. Following his marriage, he became a lecturer at Kalmar Maritime Academy, specialising in instrumentation and navigational systems.

click for bioSvend Lykke Larsen, Sales & Business Development Director, Europe, Palantir AS

Svend Lykke LarsenSvend Lykke Larsen is Sales & Business Development Director for the leading Vessel IT services provider PALANTIR. He also has a background from the satellite communications industry as Managing Director for KVH Industries, Europe and prior to that sales, product and Global Key Account Management functions for the maritime electronics manufacturers Navico and Simrad/Kongsberg Maritime.

click for bioMartin Jarrold, Chief, International Programme Development, Global VSAT Forum (GVF)

Martin JarroldMartin Jarrold has worked for GVF for more than 15 years, having been appointed GVF Chief of International Programme Development in June 2001. His particular responsibilities include outreach to the member organisations of the GVF and for the further development of the profile of the Forum within the satellite communications industry, and across the global telecommunications policy and regulatory community. This extends to the development and delivery of programmes focused on extending the understanding of, and promoting the use of, satellite-based communications in various key end-user vertical markets.

Mr. Jarrold is Chairman of the GVF Oil & Gas Communications Conference Series, the GVF Broadband Maritime Conference Series, as well as of GVF's Connectivity, HTS (London), and AeroConnect events. He is also contributing to the development of new events in the GVF-EMP Conference Partnership portfolio.

Mr. Jarrold is also Co-Chairman of the GVF Maritime Satcom Forum. Additionally, he is a frequent contributor to various telecommunications and other industry publications, online and in print. He regularly chairs and contributes to a wide variety of telecommunications conferences, symposia, and workshops around the world. Previously, Mr. Jarrold was Commissioning Editor and Head of Research for Space Business International magazine.

1810 - Closing Commentary, Followed by Networking Drinks until 1900

marlink1900 - Buses to Gala Dinner at Nimb Restaurant
Kindly Sponsored by Marlink

The dinner is open to all conference participants at no charge, please just ensure you have RSVPd to jo@thedigitalship.com

**Please note all topics and timings are TBC and subject to change

GLOBECOMM0845 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments
kindly sponsored by Globecomm

0930 - Exclusive Marlink Hosted Workshop: Empowering your Connectivity

marlink

BUNKEREX1100 - Tea/Coffee Break
kindly sponsored by BUNKEREX

Session 3:
Building Digital Competence and Measuring Impact

1115 - Opening Notes from Conference Chair
click for bioRear Admiral Nick Lambert, Director, NLA, Former UK National Hydrographer

Rear Admiral Nick LambertA master mariner and a committed proponent of the maritime users’ perspective, Rear Admiral Nick Lambert concluded a long naval operational career as the UK National Hydrographer in December 2012. He advises on a wide range of maritime issues including the importance of spatial data infrastructures and hydrography for maritime economies, the evolution of eNavigation and GNSS vulnerability, near or real time situational awareness (especially that derived from space based assets and applications), human factors, and training and education in the maritime sector.

1130 - Case Study: Digital Innovation in Practice
click for bioJon Key, Director of Strategy, Innovation and Transformation, V.Group

Jon KeySenior executive with proven track record of working with CEOs, their leadership teams, senior management and the front line to create value for customers and shareholders of large, complex, global organisations.

Currently responsible for strategy, the digital and innovation agenda and delivery of the transformation programme for V.Group, a global marine support services provider.

Formerly Head of central Business Enhancement team at Babcock International, a leading global engineering support services company which delivers critical and complex asset management to the marine, nuclear, land and air sectors.

Formerly Strategy and Transformation Director at Royal Mail, a large complex organisation, operating critical national infrastructure with a large, distributed workforce. Worked side-by-side with senior executives, management and the front line on strategy, large scale transformation and cultural change. Also responsible for new revenue opportunities and innovation and data services.

Spent first 12 years of career in strategy consulting with Mars and Bain and Company on strategy, organisation and transformation projects including extensive experience of the marine, energy and logistics sectors but also generalist experience of consumer, retail and telecommunications.

Experience of a wide range of business issues across multiple industries and geographies in the marine, energy, engineering support services, logistics and manufacturing sectors within private equity, government and corporate organisations.

Specialties: Strategy, performance improvement, organisation, transformation, within marine, nuclear, energy, logistics and engineering support services sectors. Plus extensive Private Equity due diligence and portfolio company work for large and small PE funds in industrial and other sectors.

Round the world yachtsman and qualified skipper. Marathon runner also competing in cross country and track.

1155 - Digital Reinvention and Building Digital Competence
click for bioSue Terpilowski, President, WISTA UK, Chair, CILT Ports, Maritime & Waterways

Sue TerpilowskiSue is the Chairman of the Ports, Maritime and Waterways Forum of the Chartered Institute of Transport (CILT), a fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing, President of WISTA UK (Women in Shipping and Trade) and a member of Women in Logistics. She is regularly quoted in the business press as an expert source on a wide range of issues affecting the PR, marketing and advertising industries. Sue has been featured in the Financial Times, on BBC News, BBC Radio, ITN and in the Daily Telegraph.

Sue started her own company, the leading specialist logistics and supply chain PR, Marketing and Visual Events Agency Image Line Communications over 28 years ago.

Sue regularly chairs sessions for CILT including ones on SOLAS, CTU Code and port trends.

Sue Terpilowski was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2014 for her work and lobbying on behalf of micro and small businesses in London. She has a diploma in Business

1220 - Future Proofing for Maritime Competencies
click for bioMikkel Hansen, CEO, Maritime Development Center (MDC)

Mikkel HansenAfter a number of years at sea and 10 years at A.P. Moller - Mærsk Headquarters, Mikkel has worked with Shipping Companies Nordic tankers and Ultranav before starting as CEO for MDC - Maritime Development Center, the cluster organization for Blue Denmark.

Mikkel is a master marine from SIMAC and MBA in Shipping and Logistics, the blue MBA, from CBS, Copenhagen Business School

Session 4:

1245 - The Pioneers’ Showcase – Accelerating Maritime Transformation

Shipping is still one of the most traditional industries, but the speed of change in the maritime sector is providing a real opportunity for new entrants to the market. With even CMA CGM creating their own start-up incubator, it is clear that we need fresh influence to accelerate much needed maritime transformation.

These short 10 minute sessions will provide a platform for start-ups with demonstrable traction and pitch to join the discussions around Maritime’s digital future. With the opportunity for first-mover advantage, this is the time for new entrants to make themselves known, and demonstrate how they can help the shipping sector harness all that digital innovation has to offer.

1245 - Session A) Fleetrange BOQA is Here
Fleetrange BOQA is a Bridge Operational Quality Assurance solution. The methodology is adopted from the Flight industry (FOQA) and is used for automatically tracking Operational Quality events, such as cross-track/off-track, heavy motion, crash stops, excessive turns, heavy weather along the route, proximity to ice and icebergs, close encounter with other ships, ECA/PSSA and restricted area entries, off-schedule, port arrivals/departures and blackouts etc.
click for bioHenrik Ramm-Schmidt, CEO and Founder, Fleetrange Ltd

Henrik Ramm-SchmidtCapt. Henrik Ramm-Schmidt – CEO and Founder of Fleetrange Ltd – holds a Master Mariner degree and has worked in all positions onboard merchant ships, from deckhand to officer to Master and even Ship owner. Before starting Fleetrange, Henrik spent five years as a very successful Product and Sales Manager at Napa Ltd for Napa’s shipboard Safety Solutions.

1300 - Session B) IceTrails
Solution to provide traffic analysis on ice covered sea areas to assist winter navigation.
click for bioJaakko Ristaniemi, Senior Consultant, Navidium Plc

Jaakko RistaniemiJaakko is a senior manager with +10y track record in leading supply chain development. He is a proactive generalist with experience in leading operational business also. With strong business acumen, he is equipped with proven project management and process development skills. Jaakko is a creative continuous improvement type of person with a passion to win challenges in order to achieve desired results. He has excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people in all levels of organizations. His working environment has been entire time cross-functional, multi-cultural and global.

1315 - Session C) Digitising Bunker Procurement to Lower Operational Expenditure
Bunker costs are approximately 70% of a voyage's operational expenditure. Procurement is typically done manually via online chat and emails. This is not only inefficient, but open to human bias and subjective decisions. BunkerEx is using data and technology to make the process faster, cheaper and more transparent.
click for bioIshaan Hemnani, Head Bunker Broker, BunkerEx Limited

Jarkko TiesmäkiIshaan Hemnani, co-founder of BunkerEx holds nearly a decade of experience in the oil and shipping space after working for Glencore, Noble Group and World Fuel Services - the largest bunker supplier in the world. He has experienced first-hand how technology can help the marine industry become more efficient, transparent and competitive for those that employ it."

1330 - Conference Conclusions and Lunch/Hosted Roundtables
We are pleased to invite all delegates to join our hosted lunch to round the conference days off. This will be a chance to have a final discussion with sponsors, speakers and each other, and share your findings and thoughts generated by the last 2 days – all over a glass of wine!

**Please note all topics and timings are TBC and subject to change

If you wish to participate in iShipping Copenhagen 2018 as a speaker or panellist contact cathy@thedigitalship.com