08:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:15 Chairman's Introduction
click for bioChairman: Henrik Hyldahn, Chief Solutions Officer, ShipServ

Henrik HyldahnHenrik Hyldahn joined ShipServ in 2017 and is based in ShipServ’s Copenhagen office.

Henrik will focus on developing the business’ new ventures and developing new solutions to address the key challenges our customers face.

Before joining ShipServ, Henrik was Chief Information Officer at global maritime services group Seven Seas, before which he held the role of Managing Director at technical and strategic consultancy CUBISOL. Prior to that Henrik also held senior roles at Coca-Cola, the Carlsberg Group, and the Eitzen Group.

09:30 Can Digitalisation solve the Climate Challenge in Shipping?
click for bioAsbjørn Overgaard Christensen, Head of Innovation and digitalisation and Executive Director, Danske Rederier

Asbjørn Overgaard ChristensenAsbjorn Christiansen has since March 2018 been heading the innovation and research efforts of Danish Shipping. For 12 years prior to this, he held various roles in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark covering Invest in Denmark, the Trade Minister’s office, the Trade Council as well as Innovation Centre Denmark, including two postings in Hong Kong and Bangkok.Asbjorn holds a degree of Innovation & Entrepreneurship and has himself been a founder and co-founder in two start-up companies.

10:00 Digital Strategy - How to achieve your digital transformation
click for bioSvend Lykke-Larsen, Director Sales and Business Development, Maritime IT Solutions, Marlink

Svend Lykke-LarsenSvend has over 12 years’ experience in satcom connectivity and IT management, working with international companies. At Marlink, he is in charge of sales and business development of maritime IT and OT solutions and he has extensive experience in service development, customisation and business solutions for maritime operators.

Prior to his time at Marlink, he held a position in the satellite communications industry as Managing Director for KVH Industries, Europe. Before that Svend spent several years working in sales, product management and global key account management functions for the maritime electronics manufacturers Navico and Simrad/Kongsberg Maritime.

Svend studied both in Denmark and France and graduated from the European Centre for Executive Development (CEDEP). .

10:30 Creating value in the marine industry: the role of collaboration and technology in changing the status quo
click for bioJon Key, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer and Business, Key&Co

Jon KeyJon is currently working as an independent consultant. He has extensive marine experience in equipment manufacturing, support services and asset management in commercial and naval marine, in his previous roles with Bain & Company, Babcock International and V.Group. Jon also has experience from related markets including oil and gas, energy, industrial goods and services and some less related markets in consumer and B2B. He is currently working as interim strategy director of Associated British Ports, a UK commercial ports business. He has spent his career working on strategy, innovation and transformation with family owned, government, private equity backed and corporate businesses. His grandfather was sunk (twice) during The Battle of the Atlantic and Jon is a round the World Yachtsman.

11:00 Networking Coffee Break

11:30 Smart Assets – future needs for connectivity services
click for bioKlaus Egeberg, Head of Mobility and Connectivity, A.P. Moller - Maersk

Klaus EgebergKlaus Egeberg has been working as Head of Connectivity and Mobility at A.P Moller - Maersk and other roles related to mobility for over 7 years. Klaus added a MBA in technology and innovation from the Technical University of Denmark in 2017.

12:00 Finnlines Vessel ERP
click for bioKimmo Kostia, Head of Group IT Hardware, Finnlines

Kimmo KostiaKimmo Kostia has a career of over 20 years in shipping-related IT and in Finnlines. He is currently responsible for the IT infrastructure of the Finnlines Group.

12:30 Panel discussion: What is the best way for the maritime industry to move forward with digitalisation?
Panellists include:
click for bioMichael Carter, Sales Director, Telenor Satellite

Micheal CarterMichael Carter is a Sales Director working with Telenor Satellite in the sales of data services, capacity and related hosting services. Michael played a crucial part in growing the business in the Middle East and building the maritime business in advance of Telenor Satellite’s latest launch, THOR 7.

Michael has over 16 years of experience within International Telecomms, having previously worked for Tandberg (now CISCO) and BaneTele.

Michael holds an MBA in International Marketing Management from Griffith University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Fontys University in Eindhoven, Holland.

click for bioKimmo Kostia, Head of Group IT Hardware, Finnlines

Kimmo KostiaKimmo Kostia has a career of over 20 years in shipping-related IT and in Finnlines. He is currently responsible for the IT infrastructure of the Finnlines Group.

click for bioJacob Grieg Eide, Chief Business Development Officer, Scanreach

Jacob EideJacob holds a degree in naval architecture and maritime technology, in combination with a master degree in industrial design. He has extensive experience within digital innovation and business development, primarily within the maritime and offshore segments.

13:15 Networking Lunch

14:15 How to make innovation work?
click for bioErik Lund, Managing Director, Trade & Transport Impact, Rainmaking

Erik LundErik Christian Lund is heading up the corporate startup engagement programme “Trade and Transport Impact” at Rainmaking Innovation, facilitating change and innovation in the maritime, transport and supply chain industry. Erik comes with an extensive background from shipping and logistics, combined with many years in technology/telecom, working in the enterprise software space, strategy consultancy and IoT/digital security with stints as a startup. Erik holds a BA in Logistics and an executive MBA from HEC Paris, majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation.

14:45 Mapmaking: making shipboard software more transparent and easier to maintain
click for bioDimitris Lyras, Director, Lyras Shipping

Dimitris LyrasDimitris Lyras is a member of a family with more than 150 years of experience in shipping, He is director of Lyras Shipping, and director and founder of Ulysses Systems, a software company specializing in the delivery of actionable information, and Ulysses Learning, a simulation-based e-Learning company.

  • Software which is based on a map or model is much easier to develop and maintain
  • It is easier to ensure that the software works for highly paid multitasking users and the wide range of use cases which happen in shipping, including increasingly stringent oil major audits
  • It is easier to show interdependencies and logic when integrating sensors into the software, or integrate with other software
  • Cyber and data Security require more precise mapping of protection measures
  • How to set about software mapmaking

15:15 Cyber Security – same game, same ball – different players
click for bioGregory Puckett, Head Digital Services, MAN Energy Solutions

Gregory PuckettGregory Puckett, VP digital Services at MAN-Energy solutions has had a mission to connect products in the digital world since 2009. Since then he has safely and cyber securely connected thousands of Medical Devices, Industrial Assets, and Maritime assets. Although technology and development methods have changed, the principles of connectivity and cyber security have not changed.

15:45 The vision and roadmap towards autonomous maritime transport system
click for bioJukka Merenluoto, Ecosystem lead, ONE Sea

Jukka MerenluotoJukka Merenluoto is Ecosystem Lead for One Sea, a high-profile business alliance leading the way towards an autonomous maritime ecosystem in the by 2025. He has a lengthy background in ICT and digitalization. He has held director positions and headed strategically important change initiatives in several companies in various industries including maritime, manufacturing, and telecom. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science. He is also MBA graduate from Henley Business School.

16:15 Panel discussion: What does the future hold for Maritime technology?
Panellist:
click for bioDimitris Lyras, Director, Lyras Shipping

Dimitris LyrasDimitris Lyras is a member of a family with more than 150 years of experience in shipping, He is director of Lyras Shipping, and director and founder of Ulysses Systems, a software company specializing in the delivery of actionable information, and Ulysses Learning, a simulation-based e-Learning company.

click for bioJukka Merenluoto, Ecosystem lead, ONE Sea

Jukka MerenluotoJukka Merenluoto is Ecosystem Lead for One Sea, a high-profile business alliance leading the way towards an autonomous maritime ecosystem in the by 2025. He has a lengthy background in ICT and digitalization. He has held director positions and headed strategically important change initiatives in several companies in various industries including maritime, manufacturing, and telecom. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science. He is also MBA graduate from Henley Business School.

click for bioErik Lund, Managing Director, Trade & Transport Impact, Rainmaking

Erik LundErik Christian Lund is heading up the corporate startup engagement programme “Trade and Transport Impact” at Rainmaking Innovation, facilitating change and innovation in the maritime, transport and supply chain industry. Erik comes with an extensive background from shipping and logistics, combined with many years in technology/telecom, working in the enterprise software space, strategy consultancy and IoT/digital security with stints as a startup. Erik holds a BA in Logistics and an executive MBA from HEC Paris, majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation.

17:00 Closing Remarks and Drinks Reception

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

For more information on speakers and agenda please contact ben@thedigitalship.com