The maritime world has forever changed due to COVID-19. New issues have emerged, necessitating a rethink on existing workflow and operational processes. The APM V-Connect Strategic Conference aims to shed light on some of these new developments and will focus on exciting new developments such contactless technology and autonomous operations, while also shedding light on existing discussions on digital solutions, sulphur emissions and ship maintenance in a post-COVID world.
30 SEPTEMBER 2020 (WEDNESDAY)
30 SEPTEMBER 2020 (WEDNESDAY) | 10AM - 11AM
REIMAGINING MARITIME SUPPLY CHAIN IN A POST-PANDEMIC ERA
Understand the financial and logistical impact of COVID-19 on maritime supply chain and explore new ideas, innovation and strategies to ensure that shipping companies emerge leaner, stronger and better placed to respond to future uncertainties.
30 SEPTEMBER 2020 (WEDNESDAY) | 3PM - 4PM
MIGITATING MARITIME CYBER-RISKS IN AN INCREASINGLY CONNECTED ENVIRONMENT
The maritime industry is becoming more connected through digitalization and adoption of a wide range of new technologies. This has inevitably led to greater cyber-security risks as attacks are becoming more sophisticated and persistent. This session will look at the various types of cyber-threats facing the industry, and what companies can do to mitigate and reduce these unseen risks.
30 SEPTEMBER 2020 (WEDNESDAY) | 5PM - 6PM
ACTIONABLE PLANS FOR IMO 2030 AND 2050
Examine the impact of IMO 2030 and 2050 on the maritime sector and understand the necessary steps that maritime companies need to do in order to meet the stricter requirements required by these two regulations.
KON WAI SENG
General Manager – Asia Pacific Engineering Services, South East Asia, Pacific & India
ExxonMobil Marine Lubricant
REMOTE BUT PRESENT
1 OCTOBER 2020 (THURSDAY)
1 OCTOBER 2020 (THURSDAY) | 10AM - 11AM
ACCESSING SHIP FINANCING POST COVID-19
Obtaining financing is already hard but COVID-19 has made it even harder. Understand what banks mean by a credit-worthy shipping company, and explore new alternative ways to fund your existing operations or to fund new digital solutions.
1 OCTOBER 2020 (THURSDAY) | 3PM - 4PM
REVOLUTIONSING SHIP OPERATIONS POST COVID-19 THROUGH DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
Digital solutions are becoming increasingly important post COVID-19 as companies look to revamp their existing operations and increase efficiency. This session will showcase some of these solutions for the maritime sector, how to implement an effective digital transformation strategy and also explore how standardisation is equally important in a sea of standalone digital solutions.
1 OCTOBER 2020 (THURSDAY) | 5PM - 6PM
POWER PANEL: ENABLING DIGITALISATION THROUGH STANDARDIZATION & COLLABORATION
- Understanding the importance of standards in maritime digital solutions
- Discussing ways to improve collaboration among various digital solution vendors
- Improving adoption of digital solutions through a more robust standards framework
2 OCTOBER 2020 (FRIDAY)
2 OCTOBER 2020 (FRIDAY) | 10AM - 11AM
BUILDING A STRONG AND MORE RESILIENT SHIP-REPAIRING INDUSTRY
Explore innovation and cutting-edge technologies that drive transformative change and greater resilience in the ship-repairing industry, including industry 4.0, 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
2 OCTOBER 2020 (FRIDAY) | 5PM - 6PM
REDEFINING THE ROLE OF AUTONOMOUS VESSELS AND DRONES POST COVID-19
Autonomous technology has taken a more important role during the COVID-19 pandemic. Explore the latest developments in autonomous vessels, drones and how the industry can leverage on these new technologies to operate more efficiently and safely.