European Marine Intelligence
Conference May 23, 2018
Hamburg

European Marine Intelligence <br>Conference

2018 Programme

How can shipping profit from digital tech?

 

08.00 Registration, coffee and networking in the exhibition area

09.00 Welcome address from Riviera Maritime Media

09:05 Welcome address from Platinum Sponsor
Senior Representative, Caterpillar

09:15 Welcome address from the conference chairman

SESSION ONE: HOW IS DIGITISATION TRANSFORMING THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY

Keynote presenters will define the technologies at the centre of the digital transformation debate, analyse the state of the market, and explain why and how disruptive technologies will transform shipping.

09:25 From Buzzwords to profit
Creating value from Digital disruption in the Maritime Industry

  • Cutting through the hype. What trends are real.
  • Ecosystems and their implications on Data
  • Emerging technologies and their potential impact
  • Digital as an accelerator in the Maritime industry to profitability
  • 5 things to start doing now.

Marco Ryan, Chief Digital Officer, Wärtsilä

09:45 Q&A

09:55 Death of the dinosaurs – Is failure to embrace this change an extinction event?

  • What is the forecasted uptake and growth of emerging digital technologies?
  • How will shipping be affected?
  • Where is shipping with respect to other industries in incorporating these new innovations?
  • When can we see widespread uptake of digital transformation technologies in shipping?

10:15 Q&A

10:25 Disruptive technology: ROI case study

  • What is the technology, how does it work?
  • ROI case study – Whose using it and for what, and ROI data
  • Why should shipping pay attention?

Bert Ritscher, Business Development Manager Marine Asset Intelligence – EAME, CATERPILLAR

10:40 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area

SESSION TWO: BLUE SKY THINKING – STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS TO GET YOU STARTED

11:20 Developing your digital strategy: Taking advantage immediately through existing data and infrastructure

  • Overcoming obstacles restricting you getting started
  • Developing an agenda for your digital transformation
  • Building new digital offerings to meet your customers’ needs

11:40 Q&A

11:50 Disruptive technology: ROI case study

  • What is the technology, how does it work?
  • ROI case study – Whose using it and for what, and ROI data
  • Why should shipping pay attention?

Walter Mitchell, Maritime Director, SparkCognition

12:05 Understand how blockchain technology will transform shipping
Blockchain technology promises to help shippers, ports, customs offices, banks, and other stakeholders in global supply chains track freight as well as replace related paperwork with tamper-resistant digital records.

12:25 Q&A

12:35 Smart and comprehensive thinking - opportunities through connected vessels

  • Predict or React, why smart information is money
  • How to start, low hanging fruits through use of existing data and process optimisation
  • Keeping operations under control by safeguarding decisions and investments
  • Getting prepared - How automation is setting the course for the future

Marcus Wolter, Marketing Director, New Businesses, MacGregor Technology and R&D
Dr. Jörg Peschke, Director Drives and Controls, MacGregor Technology and R&D

12:50 Networking lunch in the exhibition area sponsored by SparkCognition

SESSION THREE: ANALYSING THE BUSINESS CASE

Speakers will present strong cases for and against investment into digital transformation technologies. This key discussion will address todays industry challenges, obstacles and risks facing senior and board level executives.

14:00 Understanding projects underway and senior management buy-in

  • Which digital projects are you involved with currently?
  • What benefits have derived from your initiatives and your investments?
  • What are your KPI’s and how do you measure results?
  • Are digital transformation initiatives driven at board level and what involvement does senior management have in these projects?
  • What plans are in place for further development; where do you see digital transformation within maritime in the future?

Moderator: Christof Schwaner, Director Communications & Digitalisation, VDR – German Shipowners‘ Association

14:30 Q&A

14:40 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are on top of the information technology hype cycle. Tore Torvbråten from DNV GL will give a brief description of what AI is and how it can be relevant for companies in the maritime industry.

  • Advices and experience on how to get started with AI
  • Examples of implementations
  • Examples of value and return on investment

Tore Torvbråten, Director Class Development, DNV GL

SESSION FOUR: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CASE STUDIES 

Hear from companies that have adopted and executed digital strategies.

14:55 Digital transformation case study

Patrick Toll, Managing Director, PT-Shipmanagement

15:10 Q&A

15:15 Disruptive technology: ROI case study

  • What is the technology, how does it work?
  • ROI case study – Whose using it and for what, and ROI data
  • Why should shipping pay attention?

Martin Briddon, Engineering Manager, James Fisher & Sons

15:30 Networking coffee break in the exhibition area

16:10  Case study: Digital transformation within shipping
Mark O'Neil, CEO & Member of the Executive Board, Columbia Shipmanagement / Marlow Navigation

16:25 Q&A

16:30 What is needed in the transition to a new age of shipping

  • The cultural divide that exists in the shipping industry today
  • Developing the right attitude and culture to enable new technologies 
  • Incorporating new approaches to maritime operations and infrastructure

16:50 Q&A

17:00    Disruptive technology: ROI case study

  • What is the technology, how does it work?
  • ROI case study – Whose using it and for what, and ROI data
  • Why should shipping pay attention?

Senior representative, Rolls-Royce

17:00 Chairman’s closing remarks
17:10 Riviera’s closing remarks
17:15 End of conference

*Programme agenda subject to amendments/change

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