This conference was conducted with simultaneous translation between English and Japanese
The Smart Maritime Network (SMN) Conference in Tokyo 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 aim of the conference is to raise issues relating to interoperability, standardisation and harmonisation in the maritime and the wider transport infrastructure.
Topics to be covered within the various sessions of day include:
• Addressing the current state of digitalisation in maritime
• Harmonisation and standardisation
• Harnessing Industry 4.0
• Regulatory discussion – how is the maritime regulatory environment impacting the process of innovation and technology adoption?
• Beyond maritime – how to promote better integration between maritime, the logistics chain and other stakeholders in cargo transportation?
Conference Agenda // AUGUST 28, 2019
- SESSION 1: The Smart Maritime Network
- Dr Ando Hideyuki, Senior General Manager of MTI, NYK Group 9:20 AM
Opening Notes & Welcome from Conference Chair
- Stefano Poli, VP Business Development, Inmarsat Maritime 9:45 AM
IoT Innovation for Enhanced Cross-Industry Connectivity
- Tea/Coffee Break 10:10 AM
- SESSION 2: Platforms for Growth and Efficiency
Across the maritime and transport sectors we have seen a number of collaborative initiatives, or ecosystems, emerging recently – all designed to provide better ways to approach complex challenges and create a more streamlined and efficient industry.
This session will review some of the more prominent platforms and provide the audience with an opportunity to learn how they might benefit from innovation in this space.
- Dr. Fumitaka Kimura, Chief Specialist - Digital Transformation Center, ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai) 10:40 AM
Maritime Digital Transformation Strategy
- How to approach digital transformation as a classification society
- Tetsuro Ashida, Senior Coordinator, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) 11:05 AM
MOL FOCUS Project: Enhancing Fleet Safety and Performance
- Enna Kitty Pan Hirata, Commercial Manager, TradeLens, A.P. Møller – Maersk 11:30 AM
Digitizing the Supply Chain
- Visions for Maritime's Digital Future 11:55 AM
A panel discussion and showcase for our sponsors to share their visions for a safer, more efficient and more sustainable maritime future.
With thanks to:
Marco Cristoforo Camporeale, Head of Digital, Inmarsat Maritime
Peik Jansson, Global Sales Manager, Digital Services, ABB
Stephan Jørgensen, Director APAC Maritime, Cobham Satcom
Giampiero Soncini, CEO, IB Marine
Morten Lind Olsen, CEO, Dualog
Andrew Faiola, Head of Mobility, Newtec
Aleksander Maracic, Senior Manager – Commercial Shipping, SES Networks
- Lunch 12:45 PM
Lunch and an opportunity for our delegates to tour our Partners’ Technology Display Zones and learn how they are working towards a smarter, more joined-up future of shipping.
- SESSION 3: Building a Digital Roadmap for Transparency and Efficiency
- Dr. Takahiro Majima, Director, Knowledge and Data System Department, National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) 2:15 PM
Smoother Sailing with the Internet of Things
- Neil Glynn, Head of European Transport Equity Research and Global Transport Research Coordinator, Credit Suisse 2:40 PM
Challenges for Shipping on the Way to 2020
How can the industry work together to meet these challenges?
- Yuta Murakami, Partner, McKinsey & Company Japan 3:05 PM
The Digital Opportunity in Shipping
- Tea/Coffee Break 3:30 PM
- Yoshio Otagaki, Advisor, Japan Marine United Corporation 3:55 PM
Innovation for Smarter Shipping in Japanese Shipyards
- Panel Discussion: Building a Digital Roadmap for Transparency and Efficiency 4:20 PM
How can the shipping industry work together and integrate with other sectors to create a safer, more reliable, and more efficient industry?
What are the core components that must be identified and addressed to create this roadmap, and how can better collaboration between the varied industry stakeholders and technology providers help achieve this?
Moderated by: Professor Daisuke Watanabe, Associate Professor at Department of Logistics and Information Engineering, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
- Yoshio Otagaki, Advisor, Japan Marine United Corporation
- Peik Jansson, Global Sales Manager, ABB Marine & Ports
- Samuel I. Guevara G., Segumar-Tokyo, General Directorate of Merchant Marine, Panama Maritime Authority
- Peter Schellenberger, Managing Director OSERV, Supply Chain and Services, OSM Maritime Group
- Shinichi Ishii, Global Infrastructure Consulting Department, Nomura Research Institute
- Alexander Varvarenko, CEO and Founder, Varamar
- Dr. Xiaofeng Wu, Research Supervisor, Shipbuilding Information Center of China & Specialist, ISO/TC8/WG10 (Smart Shipping Working Group) 5:00 PM
Introduction to ISO/TC8/WG10 and the Development of a Standardisation Roadmap for Smart Shipping
- SESSION 4: The Smart Maritime Council
Launched in February 2019, the Smart Maritime Council is a new initiative created by the Smart Maritime Network to support collaboration and standardisation in the development of IT systems for the shipping sector.
- Panel Discussion: Smart Maritime Council developments 5:25 PM
Moderated by: Rob O’Dwyer, Chief Network Officer, Smart Maritime Network
Launched in February 2019, the Smart Maritime Council is a new initiative created by the Smart Maritime Network to support collaboration and standardisation in the development of IT systems for the shipping sector. This session will bring some of the Founding Members together to discuss some of the findings from the Smart Maritime Council meetings held in London, Athens, Oslo and Tokyo.
MARITIME DIGITALISATION ADVISORS
International experts covering a range of maritime digitalisation technologies will be on hand at the Smart Maritime Network Tokyo Conference, ready to discuss how your company can leverage its data to improve processes and drive efficiency in an increasingly connected market
Dr Ando Hideyuki, Senior General Manager of MTI, NYK Group
"Collaboration and harmonisation in maritime technology underpins digitalisation in shipping. The Smart Maritime Network conference in Tokyo will be the ideal opportunity for everyone involved to hear the most up-to-date information. See you in Tokyo on 28 August."
Dr Ando Hideyuki is senior general manager of the Monohakobi Technology Insitute (MTI), the R&D division of NYK Line, based in Tokyo, Japan.
Since joining MTI in 2005, Dr Hideyuki has led a wide range of R&D projects in areas relating to ship energy efficiency and safety of operations. His team has contributed to the development of NYK’s IoT platform SIMS (Ship Information Management System) and driven its increasing utilisation of IoT and Big Data technologies to improve ship operations at NYK.
Dr Hideyuki received the Best Youth Award from JASNAOE (Japan Society of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) in 2003, and has previously served as an associate professor of the University of Tokyo. He holds a Doctorate of Engineering.
Yoshio Otagaki, Representative Director, Japan Marine United Corporation
Yoshio Otagaki has more than 35 years experience in the marine industry, starting with Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries in 1975. He has worked with Japan Marine United Corporation since 2013, currently supporting JMU on technical development activities.
Neil Glynn, Global Transport Research Coordinator, Credit Suisse
Neil Glynn is a Managing Director at Credit Suisse. He is the Head of the European Transport team at Credit Suisse, covering European Airlines, Logistics, and Travel Distribution and is Global Transport Sector Coordinator.
Dr. Takahiro Majima, Director, Knowledge and Data System Department, National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI)
Dr. Takahiro Majima's career in the maritime sector stretches back more than 25 years, with extensive expertise in shipboard equipment, particularly in the area of remote vessel sensors.
Professor Daisuke Watanabe, Dept of Logistics & Info Engineering, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
Daisuke Watanabe is an Associate Professor at the Department of Logistics and Information Engineering, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology. His recent research interests focus on logistics system engineering and logistics risk management.
Enna Kitty Pan Hirata, Commercial Manager, TradeLens, A.P. Møller – Maersk
Dr. Enna Hirata currently takes care of TradeLens development in the Asia Pacific region. An experienced supply chain digitization professional, particularly in the shipping and logistics sector, Enna holds a PhD in Business Administration and is the author of the book 'e-shipping'.
Yuta Murakami, Partner, McKinsey & Company Japan
Yuta is a Partner in McKinsey’s Tokyo office, leading the Travel, Transport and Logistics practice as well as the Manufacturing and Supply Chain practice in Tokyo. His recent focus has been on digitization of operations and building innovation in logistics enterprises. Yuta holds a Masters of Public Policy from Kyoto University.
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