THE HUMAN ELEMENT IN MARINE AUTOMATION

#IMECCON19

Thursday 11th April
The Ageas Bowl, Southampton



INTERACTIVE AGENDA

08:15 — 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 — 09:10

Conference Chairman’s Introduction and Conference Objectives

Dr. Konstantinos Poulis

Chairman

IMEC

09:10 — 09:20

Welcome and Keynote Speech

Capt. Belal Ahmed

Chairman

IMEC

SESSION 1 - TECHNOLOGICAL FACTORS

09:20 — 09:45

What is Automation and what is the business case for it?

Mr. Ifor Bielecki

Chief Commercial Officer

Seabot XR

09:45 — 10:10

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape

Dr. Katrina Kemp

Smart Ships & Automation Policy Officer

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

10:10 — 10:55

Panel Discussion

Lessons Learned from Increasing Automation - Panellists:

Mr. Ian Edwards

Underwriting Director

Shipowners P&I Club

Mr. Jack Hatcher

Director

Shoreside Law

Capt. Jae Jones

Inspector of Marine Accidents

Marine Accident Investigation Branch

Capt. Ian Lawrence

Marine Pilot

Port of Southampton

Mr. Branko Berlan

IMO Representative

ITF

Panel Chaired by

Mr. Francesco Gargiulo

CEO

IMEC


10:55 — 11:55

Morning Break



SESSION 2 - HUMAN FACTORS

11:15 — 11:40

Be careful what you wish for: The Rhetoric and Reality of Unmanned Shipping

Dr. Claire Pekcan

Director

Safe Marine

11:40 — 12:05

The Impact of Automation on Seafarers

Dr. Max Johns

Professor

Hamburg School of Business Administration

12:05 – 12:30

Automation versus Seafarers – or – Seafarers and Automation

Ms. Jacqueline Smith

Maritime Coordinator

The International Transport Workers’ Federation

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch



SESSION 3 - SHIPPING AND NON-SHIPPING PERSPECTIVES

13:30 — 13:55

Digitisation & Automation at sea; Possible Consequences for Future Maritime Education & Training

Mr. Cormac Gebruers

Head of College

National Maritime College of Ireland

13:50 – 14:10

Profiting from Technological and Business Model Innovation

Dr. Panos Desyllas

Associate Professor

University of Bath

14:10 – 14:30

It is right in front of you? Missing the Obvious in Information Displays:Implications for Design Development in Practice

Dr. Malcolm Cook

Principal Engineer

BAE Systems Submarines

14:30 — 15:05

Panel Discussion

Shipping and Other Industries: A Disruptive Innovation Perspective - Panellists:

Mr. Cormac Gebruers

Head of College

National Maritime College of Ireland

Dr. Panos Desyllas

Associate Professor

University of Bath

Dr. Malcolm Cook

Principal Engineer

BAE Systems Submarines

Dr. Jonathan Earthy

Human Factors Coordinator

Lloyd’s Register

Panel Chaired by

Dr. Konstantinos Poulis

Chairman

IMEC

15:05 – 15:25

Afternoon Break



SESSION 4 - THE FUTURE LEADERS

Panel Discussion


Cadets from:


Solent University

United Kingdom


The National University

Odessa Maritime Academy, Ukraine


The Kherson State Maritime Academy

Ukraine


Chaired by:

Mr. Adam Lewis

Head of Training & Operations

IMEC

Mr. Oleg Grigoryuk

First Vice President

MTWTU

Panel discussion sponsored by the TK Foundation



16:25 – 16:35

Conference Chairman’s Outcomes and Closing Remarks



16:35

Close of Conference