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Explore key topics

Have a look at what key areas our expert speakers will be digging deep into.

Cyber security & risk mitigation

PANEL: Maritime Cyberwatch

Commissioner William Doyle, Amit Basu and Norma Krayem join the speaker faculty to discuss the latest intelligence and data around cyber security. Our expert speakers will outline today’s challenges regarding cyber attacks and what mitigation plans could be put in place.

Resilience versus Flexibility

Amit Basu, Chief Information Officer, International Seaways will discuss how we can build a digital-first, cyber resilient organisation.  Explore how CIOs can shape cyber resilient organisations that can withstand cyber attacks, whilst remaining flexible enough to satisfy the increasing need for data and information to be circulating freely within and between stakeholder companies. 

Harnessing disruptive tech

Creating a digital culture in your organisation

Katherine J. Mosquera, Regional Communications Manager at Maersk Line North America will discuss creating a digital culture and leadership required to shape your business, looking at everything from social media management, talent acquisition and training ,through to perfecting your marketing and comms strategy.

Can shipping collaborate to harness disruption?

Anshul Tuteja, Director Fleet Optimization at Royal Caribbean Cruises, and Pierpaolo Barbone, President Services Wärtsilä Corporation, will be tackling the need for collaborative partnerships to harness disruption and fully capitalise on the benefits of new tech

The Disrupters - Living the Dream?

Leading CEOs and start-ups will come together to discuss the integration of disruptive tech, looking at working with investors, the reality of creating a disruptive start-up, and the relationship between the tech provider and the end user.

Supply chain efficiency

Redifining rleationships

Carriers, logistics providers, tech providers and freight forwarders will come together to address how collaboration, transparency, and integration can transform supply chains and internal processes.

PANEL: The Digital Supply Chain

How do you create and implement a digital supply chain? Discover what systems you need and how to work with suppliers to achieve your objectives.

Autonomous vessels

Drivers for Driverless Cars?

Michael Alfultis, President at Maritime College, State University of New York, will be joining our speaker panel to discuss the training and recruitment needs of future seafarers in an intelligent shipping world.

Autonomy and Unmanned Operation

Experts will look at the development of autonomous and unmanned vessels, sharing their vision of a potential intelligent mobility ecosystem and new business model for shipping.

Digital transformation, collaboration & investment

Has shipping adopted 'Silicon Valley' thinking?

Gordon Downes, CEO at New York Shipping Exchange, will be addressing the state of digital transformation for shipping in the USA, focusing on investment requirements and challenges and assessing the risks of disruptive tech

Shipowner case study

Shipowners case studies will focus on the rise of the Chief Digital Officer, looking at their role and responsibility in shaping the fourth industrial revolution.

Fundamentals of blockchain

New Kids on the Block

Experts will explain the loose concept of blockchain, and contextualise the technology for shipping and maritime stakeholders.

Blockchain for Shipping and Maritime

Join our practical workshop on blockchain for more in-depth learning and have your questions answered by leading experts in the blockchain field.