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Youngsuk Park
Exhibition & Sponsorship Sales Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7017 3409
E: young@thedigitalship.com

Digital Ship events around the world have been developed to address the issues and trends that technology leaders face in an increasingly changing and continuously developing business environment. Technical innovators in the maritime sector are expected to deliver strategies capable of both driving revenue and reducing costs for their organisations - while remaining at the forefront of technological breakthroughs and making smart decisions about maritime technology and satellite communications selection, investment and implementation.

This 13th Annual Digital Ship Athens will address strategic and practical challenges that all companies are facing at present. As well as covering innovation in maritime communication, technical developments and of course safety, training and navigation, we will also be looking at strategic drivers in the maritime business, such as:

  • How is innovation and technology in maritime communications driving the future of shipping?
  • The Digital Age - maximizing efficiencies with next generation solutions for the maritime market
  • The future of unmanned vessels
  • The evolution of maritime data
  • Big data and analytics to drive innovation, competitiveness and growth
  • Evolving cyber risks and implications
  • Future-proofing your IT infrastructure
  • Planning for disruptive innovation
  • And more

This year’s Digital Ship Athens will provide an opportunity for some of the industry’s leading technology experts and business heads to discuss and debate the on-going role of IT and communications in the shipping industry and help to solve the technology, leadership and business challenges ahead.

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Katerina Raptaki, IT Director, Navios Shipmanagement
  • Dr. Andreas Mitrakas, Head of Unit – Quality and Data Management, European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)
  • Stelios Sabanis, Head of IT, GasLog Ltd.
  • Ken Gregers Larsen, IT Project Manager, Maersk Tankers
  • George Bonikos, Information Technology Manager, Allseas Marine
  • Dimitris Theodossiou, Managing Director, DANAOS Management Consultants S.A.
  • Mary Etienne, Business Development Director, Maritime, Shipping, Offshore, Dell OEM
  • Ewan Robinson, Marine Communications Consultant
  • Tasos Makris, Information Systems Director, Gourdomichalis Maritime & AMMITEC Treasurer
  • Drosoula Makare, Supply Chain Manager, Exmar Shipmanagement
  • Barbara Bersani, Head of Sales, Europe South & MEA, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Captain Emmanouil Koutsakis, Operations Manager, Oceanbulk Containers Management
  • Alikiotis Ioannis, IT Officer, SPS
  • Captain Paul Hailwood, Master Mariner, UKHO
  • George Efthimiou, IT Department & Security Expert, Gourdomichalis Maritime S.A.
  • Benjamin Vernooij, Internet of Things and End User Computing Lead, Dell OEM
  • Giampiero Soncini, CEO, SpecTec
  • Martin Reason, Director of Maritime Sales Europe, SpeedCast Ltd.
  • Manuel Valero, Sales Manager, Maritime, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting
  • Wouter Deknopper, Executive Director EMEA & Russia, Iridium
  • Barbara Bersani, Head of Sales South Europe, Middle East & Africa, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Lars Martinussen, Sales Director, Dualog
  • Dieter Hageman, Business Development, Pearlchain
  • Noémie de Rozieres, Head of Sales, Key Channel Partners, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Asterios Voulanas, Partner, PwC
  • George Panayi, Research Fellow - Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology
  • Roula Zachariou, COO, SAIT Communications

For more information about this programme or to find out how your company can be part of the Digital Ship Athens 2015 please contact young@thedigitalship.com

Agenda – Latest update 5/11/2015

Day 1 (11 November 2015)

08:30 Registration and Welcome Tea/Coffee kindly sponsored by Otesat-Maritel

Otesat
 

09:30 Opening Notes from Conference Chair

Giampiero Soncini, CEO, SpecTec

Session: Developments and Lessons in Maritime Communications

09:45 Keynote Panel Session 1: How is Innovation in Technology Driving the Future of Shipping?

Moderated by: Martin Reason, Director of Maritime Sales Europe, SpeedCast Ltd.
Panelists include:
Manuel Valero, Sales Manager, Maritime, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting
Wouter Deknopper
, Executive Director EMEA & Russia, Iridium
Barbara Bersani, Head of Sales, Europe South & MEA, Airbus Defence and Space
Roula Zachariou
, COO, SAIT Communications

10:30 The Future of Maritime Communications…Has Arrived

  • An introduction to what technology is available now and what is coming soon for maritime satcom customers
  • How to turn big data into big value
  • Project-based VSAT versus traditional

Noemie de Rozieres, Head of Sales, Key Channel Partners, Airbus Defence and Space

11:00 Tea/Coffee Break kindly sponsored by Oceanmanager

Intelsat
 

11:30 Maritime Satellite Communications Reinvented

  • High throughput
  • Reliable connection in all-weather
  • Robust and low-cost equipment
  • Absolute global coverage
  • Reasonable pricing
  • Iridium Certus is the future for smart maritime communications!

Wouter Deknopper, Executive Director EMEA & Russia, Iridium

12:00 Technology Changes and the New World of Multiband

  • Embracing technology changes
  • What would you want in an onboard system
  • What is available today and how to future-proof your technology
  • Securing flexibility, scalability, reliability and value for money

Barbara Bersani, Head of Sales, Europe South & MEA, Airbus Defence and Space

12:30 End User Case Study: Enhancing Satellite Communications for Both the Crew and the Business

Ken Gregers Larsen, IT Project Manager, Maersk Tankers

13:00 Lunch Break Kindly Sponsored by Dualog

Dualog
 

13:50 Dualog Prize Draw held in Conference Room.

14:00 Internet at Sea: Dream or Reality?

Lars Martinussen, Sales Director, Dualog

Session: Keeping your Ships Under Control – Technology for Security and Anti-Piracy

14:30 Panel Session 2: Evolving Cyber Risks and Implications

Moderated by: Ewan Robinson, Marine Communications Consultant

Panelists include:

  • Katerina Raptaki, IT Director, Navios Shipmanagement
  • George Bonikos, Information Technology Manager, Allseas Marine
  • Asterios Voulanas, Partner, PwC
  • George Efthimiou, IT Department & Security Expert, Gourdomichalis Maritime S.A.
  • Dr. Andreas Mitrakas, Head of Unit – Quality and Data Management, European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

15:15 Tea/Coffee Break Kindly Sponsored by Fortune Technologies

Fortune Technologies
 

15:30 - 17:30 Parallel Session Kindly Sponsored United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

 
 

Session: Big Data and Analytics to Drive Innovation, Competitiveness and Growth

Session: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office “Living with ECDIS Seminar”

15:30

Sea Traffic Management - Linking the Maritime Industry to the “Networked Society”


George Panayi

Research Fellow - Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology

 

This seminar from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office will cover the ongoing requirements following on from implementation and focus on what needs to be done to ensure the navigational benefits of ECDIS are achieved.

Living with ECDIS goes beyond compliance. ECDIS is capable of providing increased safety, improved spatial awareness, integrated supplementary information and automatic chart updates.  

The responsibilities of the shipping company will be highlighted and discussed with the audience. Questions and comments are encouraged upon registration and throughout the seminar to make the seminar interactive.

The seminar will benefit any person involved with the shipping industry including, managers, owners, ship personnel, regulators and auditors. by Captain Paul Hailwood.

Captain Hailwood will draw on his extensive experience with assisting shipping companies with the adoption and ongoing management of ECDIS.  He will also outline how the UKHO work closely with the ENC Working Group that develops standards on behalf of the IHO and explain how the latest IHO ECDIS Standards directly impact the ECDIS user-experience.

After the main presentation, UKHO staff will be available to assist with your queries over light refreshments.  You will be provided with two complimentary ADMIRALTY publications as future reference material.

The seminar is the same on both days so please choose one session only.

Please note that this seminar is only open to those delegates who have already registered as delegates with Digital Ship. Once you register for Digital Ship Athens by clicking here, you will have received confirmation email with the link to registration for ‘UKHO Living with ECDIS’ Seminar.

To enquire, contact Youngsuk Park via young@thedigitalship.com.

15:55

Big Data Analytics in Fleet Performance


Dimitris Theodossiou
Managing Director, DANAOS Management Consultants S.A.

 

16:20

IOT and Connected Ships


Mary Etienne
Business Development Director, Maritime, Shipping, Offshore, Dell OEM

16:45

Panel Session 3:
Using Big Data and Analytics to Make Smarter Decisions


Moderated by:
Benjamin Vernooij
Internet of Things and End User Computing Lead, Dell OEM


Panelists include:


Dieter Hageman
Business Development, Pearlchain


Dimitris Theodossiou
Managing Director, DANAOS Management Consultants S.A.

17:20

Closing Notes of Conference Day One

17:30 AMMITEC AGM A.M.M.I.T.E.C

 

 
17:30 Parallel networking Drinks Reception kindly sponsored by Telenor Satellite Broadcasting Telenor Satellite Broadcasting AS

 

 

19:00 Followed by a Gala Dinner Kindly Sponsored by Marlink at Alimos Kitchen Bar

Buses to depart from outside Metropolitan Hotel at 19:00
Restaurant Address: Leof. Posidonos 3, Paleo Faliro 175 61

Alimos  
Marlink

 

 

Agenda – Latest update 5/11/2015

Day 2 (12 November 2015)

09:00 Registration and Welcome Tea/Coffee kindly sponsored by Globecomm

Globecomm

There will be a light breakfast and exhibition showcase on offer during the morning while there is a parallel workshop. This will provide a chance for delegates, speakers and exhibitors to interact, watch product demos and ask questions.

 

10:00 Interactive Workshop Session: An A-Z of VSAT

  • Considerations when adopting VSAT: what key factors to consider when deciding on VSAT
  • Delivery and installation: what we do in the phase of project installation
  • Post installation: tools available for management of VSAT link
  • Palantir: on IT management from shore
Delivered by Marlink with Palantir Marlink Palantir

This workshop will provide participants with an interactive, hands-on overview and demonstration on VSAT, XChange or Palantir ITsolutions.

Please note this workshop is aimed at shipping companies and is by invitation only. Please contact jo@thedigitalship.com for your invitation and to register your place.

11:30 Tea/Coffee Break kindly sponsored by NAVTOR

NAVTOR
 

Session: Developments in Vessel Safety and Performance

11:45 Opening Notes from Conference Chair

Katerina Raptaki, IT Director, Navios

12:00 Ideas for Enhancing Crew Efficiency and Usability of On-Board Software

Tasos Makris, Information Systems Director, Gourdomichalis Maritime & AMMITEC Treasurer

12:30 Business Performance Improvement by Means of an Integrated Ship-Management System

Drosoula Makare, Supply Chain Manager, Exmar Shipmanagement
Dieter Hageman
, Business Development, Pearlchain

13:00 The Pros and Cons of using ECDIS as Primary Means of Navigation

  • Why NAVTOR was chosen as supplier of ENCs charts

Captain Emmanouil Koutsakis, Operations Manager of Oceanbulk Containers Management and Alikiotis Ioannis, IT Officer, SPS

13:30 Lunch kindly sponsored by SpeedCast

Speedcast
 

1430 - 1630: Session: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office “Living with ECDIS Seminar

This seminar from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office will cover the ongoing requirements following on from implementation and focus on what needs to be done to ensure the navigational benefits of ECDIS are achieved.

Living with ECDIS goes beyond compliance. ECDIS is capable of providing increased safety, improved spatial awareness, integrated supplementary information and automatic chart updates.  

The responsibilities of the shipping company will be highlighted and discussed with the audience. Questions and comments are encouraged upon registration and throughout the seminar to make the seminar interactive.

The seminar will benefit any person involved with the shipping industry including, managers, owners, ship personnel, regulators and auditors. by Captain Paul Hailwood.

Captain Hailwood will draw on his extensive experience with assisting shipping companies with the adoption and ongoing management of ECDIS.  He will also outline how the UKHO work closely with the ENC Working Group that develops standards on behalf of the IHO and explain how the latest IHO ECDIS Standards directly impact the ECDIS user-experience.

After the main presentation, UKHO staff will be available to assist with your queries over light refreshments.  You will be provided with two complimentary ADMIRALTY publications as future reference material.

The seminar is the same on both days so please choose one session only.

Please note that this seminar is only open to those delegates who have already registered as delegates with Digital Ship. Once you register for Digital Ship Athens by clicking here, you will have received confirmation email with the link to registration for ‘UKHO Living with ECDIS’ Seminar.

To enquire, contact Youngsuk Park via young@thedigitalship.com.

 

To enquire about exhibition stands contact:

Exhibition Sales Manager - Youngsuk Park,
T: +44 (0)755 375 0160,
E: young@thedigitalship.com

  • Stand available
  • Stand booked
  • Stand on option
  • Bar
  • Registration Desk
  • Red lines = Open sides
 
 
 
 

* subject to change as required by the organiser

To enquire about sponsorship contact:

Exhibition Sales Manager - Youngsuk Park,
T: +44 (0)20 7017 3409,
E: young@thedigitalship.com

 

Global + Dinner
Marlink

 

Gold + Drinks Reception

 

Silver + Wi-Fi
dell

 

Bronze
Iridium Everywhere

 

Stream
Admiralty

 

Day 1 Lunch Day 2 Lunch
Dualog Speedcast

 

Day 1 Welcome Break Day 1 Morning Break
Otesat Intelsat

 

Day 1 Afternoon Break Sponsor
Fortune Technologies

 

Day 2 Welcome Break Sponsor
NAVTOR

 

Bags
GTMaritime

Venue
Metropolitan Hotel
385 Syngrou Avenue
17564, Athens
Greece

http://www.chandris.gr/athens/

How to reach the venue
Conveniently located half way between the Piraeus port and the centre of Athens.
Athens International Airport:  Via Taxi: 35 - 45 Min
Downtown Area:  Via Taxi: 5 Min or Via Hotel Bus: 12 Min
Piraeus Port:  Via Taxi: 5 Min

Accommodation
Metropolitan Hotel
385 Syngrou Avenue
17564, Athens
Greece

Tel:       +30 210 9471000
Fax:      +30 210 9471010
Email:  metropolitan@chandris.gr

To book: please contact metropolitan@chandris.gr - tel. +30 210 9471132-4.

105 Euros, per room per day,inclusive of all taxes and buffet breakfast
Valid 9-13 November 2015, subject to availability.

Digital Ship cannot book rooms on your behalf; you need to arrange your own accommodation for yourself and colleagues.

Please note that we have no arrangements with a third party for travel or accommodation services. Delegates are responsible for booking their own travel and accommodation using their preferred provider. If you are contacted by a travel or accommodation service provider claiming to be working on the behalf of Digital Ship, please let us know. This includes EHS, with who we have no agreement.

Global + Dinner Sponsor

Marlink

Gold + Drinks Reception Sponsor

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting AS

Silver + Wi-Fi Sponsor

dell

Bronze

Iridium Everywhere

Stream Sponsor

Admiralty

Day 1 Lunch Sponsor

Dualog

Day 2 Lunch Sponsor

Speedcast

Day 1 Welcome Break Sponsor

otesat

Day 1 Morning Break Sponsor

Intelsat

Day 1 Afternoon Break Sponsor

Fortune Technologies

Day 2 Welcome Break Sponsor

Globecomm

Day 2 Morning Break Sponsor

NAVTOR

Bags Sponsor

GTMaritime

Exhibitors

WorldLink Communications DNV GL NAVTOR Dualog airbus Marlink navarino otesat Intelsat Station 711GTMaritimeSatMind Emphasis Telematics Hellenic Radio Services S.A. dell Marpoint Sait Communications TNL Greece TNL Greece docmap PoloSeas SpecTec soldecom

Supporting Organisation

A.M.M.I.T.E.C I.M.E.S

Media Partner

maritime connector jdc pti elnavi naftika maritimes naftiliaki netweek

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