Smart Maritime Network Copenhagen Conference

October 10, 2019
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The SMN Vision

Following the very successful launch of the Smart Maritime Network in Athens and Tokyo – with over 150 delegates at each event - this third SMN conference in Copenhagen will provide a platform to promote the benefits of enhanced integration and data sharing among stakeholders within the maritime and transport logistics sectors; informing and educating on technological developments and innovations, while providing wider opportunities for relationship building, business development and knowledge sharing.

The core aim of the Smart Maritime Network is to change the narrative around interoperability, standardisation and harmonisation in the maritime and the wider transport infrastructure.

Confirmed Speakers to date:
• Anette Dybdal Fenger, Director of Business Intelligence & Development, Danish Maritime Authority
• Steen Erik Larsen, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Maersk Technology
• Asbjørn Overgaard Christiansen, Head of Innovation and Digitalization, Danish Shipping
• Alberto Pérez Espinosa, Director Business Development, Inmarsat Maritime
• Ashok Srinivasan, Manager, Department of Maritime Technology & Regulation, BIMCO
• P. Michael A. Rodey, Senior Innovation Manager, A.P. Moller - Maersk
• Christopher Rex, Head of Innovation and Research, Danish Ship Finance
• Anton Rhodes, Project Manager, IMO (International Maritime Organization)
• Jenny N. Braat, Managing Director, Danish Maritime
• Dita Bruijn, Director of Operations, PortXchange, Port of Rotterdam
• Joost van Ree, Director Partner Relations, CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association)
• Erik Christian Lund, Managing Director, Trade & Transport Impact, Rainmaking
• Maren Hjorth Bauer, CEO and Co-Founder, Katapult Ocean
• Päivi Haikkola, Head, ONE SEA - Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem, DIMECC Ltd
• Ulf Siwe, Communications Officer of the STM Validation Project, Swedish Maritime Administration
• Mark Simmonds, Head of Policy & External Affairs, British Ports Association
• Peter Andersen, CEO, GTT Analytics
• Neville Smith, Director, Mariner Communications
• Mike Powell, Founder/Director, Cardinal Point Marine
• Rob O’Dwyer, Chief Network Officer, Smart Maritime Network
• Cathy Hodge, Chief Operating Officer, Smart Maritime Network

Topics to be covered within the various sessions of day include:
• Addressing the current state of digitalisation in maritime
• Harmonisation and standardisation
• Platforms and ecosystems to address maritime complexity
• Harnessing technology for sustainability
• Is the regulatory environment helping or hindering the process of innovation and technology adoption?
• Which comes first – new technology or new financing models?
• Beyond maritime – how to promote better integration between maritime, the logistics chain and other stakeholders in cargo transportation?
• Plus – Technology Display Zones, where key partners will have the opportunity to showcase and demonstate their products and services to the audience and explain how they are working towards a smarter, more joined-up future of shipping.

There will be a Networking Party at the end of the day at Tivoli’s Gemyse venue, kindly sponsored by Inmarsat, to further enable discussion and partnerships between all those attending.
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Learning

Learn from our expert speakers and get up to date on the latest technology developments.

Sharing

Share ideas on how to transform the shipping business using digital technologies.

Networking

Reconnect with your peers in the maritime IT sector and make new contacts to benefit your business.

Conference Agenda // October 10, 2019

Keynote speakers

Anette Dybdal Fenger, Director of Bus Intelligence & Development,
Danish Maritime Authority

Anette Dybdal Fenger has been a division chief at the Danish Maritime Authority since 2016. She has previously worked in a variety of roles for the Danish Business Agency, and also spent time as a company tax law specialist at the Danish Ministry of Taxation, focusing on company restructuring.

Christopher Rex,
Head of Innovation and Research,
Danish Ship Finance

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

Anton Rhodes,
Project Manager,
IMO

Anton Rhodes is a Project Manager within the IMO’s Marine Environment Division, responsible for implementing the European Union funded and IMO implemented Global MTCC Network (GMN) Project. Mr. Rhodes has 10 years experience as manager and team leader on global projects across the energy and transport sectors.

Steen Erik Larsen,
Head of Mergers & Acquisitions,
Maersk Technology

Steen Erik Larsen joined Maersk in 1984, and moved to Maersk Technology in 2011 after working in a variety of Maersk Business Units. Notable achievements include co-founding the Maersk Line e-commerce department in 2000 and established the Maersk Line Centre Customer Service function in 2007.

Joost van Ree,
Director Partner Relations,
CLIA​

Joost van Ree is Director of Partner Relations for the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association. CLIA was established in 1975 and supports policies and practices that foster safe, secure, and sustainable development in the cruise sector.

Päivi Haikkola,
Head of ONE SEA,
DIMECC Ltd

Päivi Haikkola heads One Sea – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem, working towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025. The Finland-based collaboration project began in 2016, and aims to create an environment suitable for autonomous ships by 2025.

P. Michael A. Rodey,
Senior Innovation Manager,
A.P. Moller - Maersk

Senior Innovation Manager in A.P. Moller-Maersk. Has accountability for the strategic development, direction, and execution of global innovation programs across the entire Group.
He oversees a large portfolio of programs with a combined value of over 1.2 billion USD. Additionally heads the facilitation of the group innovation committee (comprised of all companywide CTOs) where all strategic technology decisions are made.

Jenny N. Braat, Managing Director, Danish Maritime

Danish Maritime's goal is to unite the Danish maritime industry further and to develop the organization from primarily focusing on shipyards to encompass the entire land-based maritime industry, especially raising its profile politically. This on-going process has resulted in a significant increase in members of Danish Maritime and a much clearer valuation among Danish decision-makers as to the value of the Danish maritime industry for Denmark.

Erik Christian Lund,
Managing Director, Trade & Transport Impact,
Rainmaking

Erik Christian Lund heads 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.

Asbjørn Overgaard Christiansen,
Head of Innovation & Digitalization,
Danish Shipping

Asbjorn Christiansen has been heading the innovation and digitalization efforts of Danish Shipping since March 2018, as well as covering a temporary role as acting director for security, environment and maritime research since January 2019.

Dita Bruijn,
Director of Operations,
PortXchange, Port of Rotterdam

Making port calls more efficient & greener. Proven track record in shipping, operational excellence, digitalization, project management, change management and people leadership. Strategic thinker and able to put strategy into practice.

Maren Hjorth Bauer,
CEO and Co-Founder, Katapult Ocean

Maren Hjorth Bauer is one of the founders of Katapult Ocean, an ocean tech accelerator and global ecosystem . The group invests in and scales up startups likely to have a positive impact on our ocean, through the Katapult Ocean Accelerator and fund.

Ashok Srinivasan,
Manager, Department of Maritime Technology & Regulation, (br> BIMCO

Responsible for coordinating BIMCO’s initiatives on a variety of technical and regulations related matters including ballast water management, biofouling, ship safety and e-navigation.
An experienced seafarer with 20 years in the maritime sector. Certified as a lead auditor and integrated marine auditor by LRQA (Lloyds Register Quality Assurance).

Ulf Siwe,
Communications Officer of the STM Validation Project,
Swedish Maritime Administration

Ulf joined the maritime world and the MONALISA 2.0 project in 2013. He has had leading roles within the Sea Traffic Management (STM) initiative and is currently project manager of STM BALT SAFE. Ulf is the author of several scientific papers on e-navigation and IT infrastructures, and a regular conference speaker.

Mark Simmonds,
Head of Policy & External Affairs,
British Ports Association

Before joining the BPA, Mark spent five years working for an MP in the House of Commons as a senior researcher and speechwriter, and previously worked at the Department for Transport and separately in a central role overseeing the Government’s Regional Development Agency strategy. He has also worked in a division of the Bank of New York Mellon in the US.

Neville Smith,
Director, Mariner Communications

Maritime Media Consultant to a roster of international shipping industry clients. Former maritime journalist with 16 years' experience reporting the shipping and marine insurance markets and former Deputy Editor at Lloyd's List.

Mike Powell, Founder/Director,
Cardinal Point Marine

Mike Powell is the founder of Cardinal Point Marine, a maritime consultancy. An former solicitor and master mariner, his 35+ year career has seen him working with companies such as BP Shipping, Glencore's ST Shipping and Maersk Tankers.

Peter Andersen,
Board Member,
GTT Analytics

Peter Anderson a member of the board at GTT Analytics, and has 35 years of experience in maritime services, data and technology, specialising in commercial strategy, business development, and marketing.

Venue

Tivoli Gardens

Axelborg Building,
Vesterbrogade 3,
1630 København V,
Denmark

Accommodation Options

Address: Agiou Nikolaou 10,
Vouliagmeni 166 71,
Greece

Rates: Single Superior: €220/Double Superior: €240

Please contact the Reservations department at reservations@divaniapollon.gr, quoting ‘Smart Maritime Network’, to secure this rate.

Address: 13, Agiou Nikolaou Str. 

166 71 Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece

  1. +30 210 8990391 F. +30 210 8955790

Email: Info@Amarilia.Gr – www.amarilia.gr

Dates: From 6-10 May 2019 

Rates: €108 for Double/Twin for Single

€117 for Double/Twin

Quoted rate is per night, per room, including American buffet breakfast and taxes. Should taxes change, the hotel has the right to adjust rates accordingly. Note that above rates do not include the new tax accommodation fee (effective from 1/1/18 onwards, according to Greek Law) which is €3 per room per day.

To book:

  1. Enter website: https://amarilia.reserve-online.net/
  2. Click ‘Booking Code’ at the top of the page
  3. Enter the booking code (SMARTMARITIME2019)
  4. Enter the required information (dates, room type, number of guests etc.)
  5. After completing the reservation process, guests will receive an email with confirmation of their booking.

Registration

Shipping Company VIP Pass

0
  • Free conference registration for qualifying vessel operators (includes ship owners, ship managers, ship builders, ports & terminals, and other selected industry stakeholders - subject to confirmation by the organisers).

Conference Delegate Pass

625
  • Delegate pass for admission to all conference sessions, lunch, roundtable discussions and the evening Networking Party. Discounts are available for multiple delegate bookings.

With thanks to the Smart Maritime Council

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