ONLINE STRATEGIC CONFERENCE

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.

MARITIME: NEXT-GEN

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.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

JAYENDU KRISHNA
Director
Drewry Maritime Services (Asia) Pte Ltd

THOMAS BAGGE

Chief Executive Officer and Statutory Director
Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA)

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.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

ANDY POWELL

Chief Information Security Officer 
Maersk

BIRESHWAR KUMAR

Business Development Director
Voyager Worldwide

R SRINIVAS

Vice President and Sr. Principal Surveyor
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass)

WU SHENGWEI

Head of Section Shipping & Technical Advisory,  South East Asia, Pacific & India
DNV GL

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.

SPEAKER INCLUDES:

CHRIS CHATTERTON

Chief Operating Officer
Methanol Institute

FRANCIS TANG

Director, Strategic Sales
Bureau Veritas Marine

KON WAI SENG

General Manager – Asia Pacific Engineering Services,  South East Asia, Pacific & India
ExxonMobil Marine Lubricant

NAZERY KHALID

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Ocean Engineering Technology and Informatics
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

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.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

ANAND PERIWAL

Chief Commercial Officer
Validus Capital

DMITRY PISMENNY

Associate Director, Escrow Service
The Baltic Exchange

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. 

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

ERIK LIND OLSEN

PMO Lead – Digital Transformation
Swire Shipping

MAGNUS LANDE

Veracity Head of APAC
DNV GL

NAKUL MALHOTRA

Vice President Open Innovation
Marine Products
Wilhelmsen Ships Service

SVEN-ERIC BROOKS

KVH Senior Director, Business Development IoT
KVH Industries, Inc

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

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

ALEKSANDER STENSBY

Managing Director
Klaveness Digital

MARCO CRISTOFORO CAMPOREALE

Head of Maritime Digital
Inmarsat

MORTEN LIND-OLSEN

Chief Executive Officer
Dualog

SANJAY CHITTARAJAN KUTTAN

Executive Director
Singapore Maritime Institute

PETER SCHELLENBERGER

Vice President Supply Chain
Thome Ship Management

THINK TECH

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.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

CHYE POH CHUA

Founder
ShipsFocus

HAKON ELLEKJAER

Head of Venture | 3D Printing
Wilhelmsen Ships Service

NAVIN KUMAR

Director
Drewry Maritime Research

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.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

DANIEL RIDGWELL

Co - Chair, MASS SIG / Principal Engineer, Autonomous Systems Capability Lead
IMarEST / BMT

GORDON MEADOW

Chair, MASS SIG / Founder and CEO
Founder and CEO - IMarEST / SeaBot