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09:10 - 09:15 5 mins
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Chair’s Opening Remarks
09:15 - 09:35 20 mins
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Intelligent Mobility for Shipping - Autonomy and Unmanned Operation
  • Oskar Levander - Vice President Innovation, Engineering & Technology, Marine, Rolls-Royce
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Rolls-Royce are pioneering the development of autonomous and unmanned vessels, and share their vision of a potential intelligent mobility ecosystem and new business model for shipping.

09:35 - 10:05 30 mins
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Panel: Singapore: A Digital Vision for Shipping
  • Sam Wei Hoong - Vice President, Information Technology, Jurong Port, Singapore
  • SK Lim - Managing Director of Transport and Logistics, IMC Industrial Group, and Board Member of ICS and SSA
  • Kenneth Lim - Chief Technology Officer / Director (Research & Technology & Industry Development), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
  • Steen Brodsgaard Lund - Vice President and Regional Manager South East Asia, Oceania and India, DNV GL
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Remaining a top maritime capital city will increasingly depend on the ability to provide cutting-edge digital infrastructure, nurture innovation and provide the platforms to enable the shipping ecosystem to trade safely and efficiently in the DX Economy. How does Singapore's national 'digital vision' embrace shipping, and how can it support shipping as it undergoes its digital transformation?

10:05 - 10:35 30 mins
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Panel: The Innovation Imperative
  • Marius Johansen - VP Business Solutions & Marketing, Wilhelmsen Ships Service AS
  • Sverre Prytz - Partner, Helix Advisers
  • Geir Isene - Innovation Manager, Dualog Innovation Garage
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How do organisations manage the balance between innovating towards an uncertain future and operating within the confines of the current regulatory framework? Where and how can regulators work with the industry to support innovation, and how can investors do the same?

10:35 - 11:00 25 mins
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Download the Ocean
  • David Pollak - Commercial Manager, TideTech
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Unique Insights into how Ocean and Tidal current data is developed and delivered, and why it is essential to measuring and improving vessel performance and profitability.

10:55 - 11:30 35 mins
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Coffee Break & Exhibition
11:30 - 11:55 25 mins
Shipping2030
Creating the Future - Green Ship of the Future's 3D Printing Project - Digitisation as a catalyst for a sustainable and collaborative industry
  • Anne Katrine Bjerregaard - Head of Secretariat, Green Ship of the Future
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Some might question why Green Ship of the Future is supporting projects dealing with 3D print, digitization and emerging technologies, rather than reducing emissions and improving energy efficiency, but the reality is that data and digitization can help us deliver on the on the demand for efficiency and sustainability, particularly when we begin to break down internal silos and combine technologies together.

11:55 - 12:20 25 mins
Shipping2030
Case Study: Creating a radical technology adoption mindset
  • Rasmus Elsborg-Jensen - General Manager, PJ Diesel
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Competing in the new world means coping with fast moving technologies, shifting commercial and environmental sustainability and customer priorities, but having traditional large R&D budgets and facilities isn't a necessity. Discover how the differentiating factor is not budget, but mindset, and how to adopt the correct one in the new digital age.

11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
What Is True Business Innovation? It's All About Your Customer.
  • Thomas R. Knudsen - APAC CEO, Damco
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In trade reality that changed from innovation driven by suppliers and shaping customer expectations, to customers well versed in what they need and expect, the questions that keep Thomas up at night are:

  • How do you run your own business better ?
  • How do you use data for strategic planning?
  • But the most importantly,  how can you make it easier for customers to do business with you?
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Reefer Cargo State of the Union: Key challenges and opportunities on the horizon
  • Thomas Eskesen - Founder, Eskesen Advisory
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This presentation will focus on:

  • Overview of the Global Reefer Market
  • What are the overall Mega Trends in the Refrigerated markets:
    • Population Growth, Food Safety, Traceability, Supply / Demand Patterns, Digitization, Carrier Consolidation


 

12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
How Can a Ship Deliver the Best Return on Investment?
  • Tommi Keskilohko - Director, Customer Solutions, MacGregor
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The efficiency of a container ship’s cargo system has a direct effect on the vessel’s earning potential and the return on investment throughout its lifetime. It is important to reduce operational inefficiencies for better long-term profitability; non-utilised cargo space should be the area under scrutiny. MacGregor has recognised this, and has over the past five years developed and introduced a concept that aims to maximise customers’ investments.

12:30 - 12:50 20 mins
Global Liner Shipping
Crisis Management - Are you prepared for a Breach of Cyber Integrity?
  • Toby Stephens - Partner , Holman Fenwick Willan
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The recent cyber attacks have highlighted the importance of building cyber resilience into an organisation's risk and crisis management plans. Toby has unrivalled experience advising global maritime companies in developing their organisational resilience and crisis management procedures to cope with emerging risks and cyber attacks in particular. This session will look at how those systems and procedures should be incorporated into a company's existing crisis plan.

12:50 - 13:50 60 mins
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Lunch Break
13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
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Interview: Technology for Shippers, "What's going on with Silicon Valley?"
  • Matthew Tillman - CEO & Co-Founder, Haven
  • Interviewer Lars Jensen - CEO and Partner , SeaIntel Maritime Analysis
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Most people in the industry don't understand how growth equity works and why tech companies in shipping are getting better multiples than established players.

Also, there's a long held belief that technology companies are here to destroy relationships which doesn't seem to be the case in any but the most extreme circumstances.

Matt will clarify these assertions, as well as provide some more valuable insight into Silicon Valley, innovation and investment.


14:10 - 14:35 25 mins
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Case study: Collaboration and Adoption of Technology
  • Sean Ginnane - Asia General Manager, Henry Bath Singapore PTE Ltd
  • Matthew Tillman - CEO & Co-Founder, Haven
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Henry Bath is a specialist in global commodities exchange warehousing and logistics. Hear about the trials and tribulations of technology adoption and how it has impacted their business.

14:35 - 15:05 30 mins
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The port of the future - developing a strategy for smart technology
  • Sue Terpilowski OBE - Chairman of Ports Maritime and Waterways Forum, Chartered Institute of transport
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Ports have a vital role to play as part of the intelligent transport system. How do we develop the right strategy to deliver, hyper-connected, cyber resilient, intelligent ports with new kinds of facilities like 3D print fabs on site?

15:05 - 15:35 30 mins
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What is Really Driving Innovation? Predicting the Future Needs of Business and Potential Game-Changers
  • Maurice Meehan - Director of Global Shipping Operations / Co- Founder, Carbon War Room / BLOC
  • Lars Jensen - CEO and Partner , SeaIntel Maritime Analysis
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There are a few realities that must be addressed so much so that Maurice is dedicating his full energy to them each, in his full time job at Carbon War Room. He will discussion:

  • Lack of regulation from IMO  - if the industry is not driving de-carbonisation, it will not happen 
  • Focus on transparency, data to drive decisions - working with ship-owners, regulators, connected services to ensure they have the right information to take action
  • Supporting and promoting the alternative fuels

Followed by a tete a tete with Lars Jensen, who will ask:

  • Since there is no statistical difference between shippers with a " good" environmental policy and those without, what can we do to put the action in relation to saving money?

15:35 - 15:55 20 mins
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Coffee Break & Exhibition
15:55 - 16:30 35 mins
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Connecting the Dots: Where Digital Disruption and Business Meets
  • Lars Jensen - CEO and Partner , SeaIntel Maritime Analysis
  • Andre Simha - Global Chief Information Officer, MSC Group
  • Thomas R. Knudsen - APAC CEO, Damco
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To wrap up , Lars will ask "What is hype, and what is valid and sound when we talk about Digital Disruption in Shipping?"

Our panel of industry leaders will address the most challenging questions about the digitisation in the  industry:

  • What is true innovation for the container market, translating into ROI?
  • Who is in and who is out in what we forecast as the age of digital shipping?
  • What technology should we monitor? 
  • What is the next big thing?

Join our panellists, share your thoughts, and more importantly, examples making or breaking the business case for digital. 


16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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Panel: Fake News? How Does Shipping Leverage Transparency to Engage the wider world and gain its trust?
  • David Kelly - Director Asia-Pacific, IMarEST
  • Lena Gothberg, Shipping Podcast
  • Alec Peck, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
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During 2017 Gartner predicts that the marketing department will become the largest purchaser of technology in the enterprise, but whilst marketing, PR and media engagement is going social, driven by data, analytics and automation in other sectors, the shipping and maritime industry seems stuck in the past. To what extent is shipping invisible and misunderstood because marketing and PR practitioners and the maritime media are following outdated practices, and what is the opportunity for the industry to use new technology to cut costs and collectively engage better in the digital age?

17:00 - 17:05 5 mins
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Chair's Closing Remarks