SESSIONS AND SCHEDULE

 

 

CONFERENCE DAY 1

Opening Ceremonies

Interferry Update

Panel 1: Mediterranean Ferry Update

Keynote Speaker:
David Rowan • The Changing Digital World

Panel 2:
Planes, Trains, Automobiles and... Ferries

Panel 3:
Cooking with Social Media

Panel 4:
Mobile Communications – Always On, Always Connected

Digitalization and Big Data – Enhancing Your Profits with Data Mining

Panel 5:
Demographics – One Size Does Not Fit All

Panel 6:
CEO Customer Focus

 

 

CONFERENCE DAY 2

Keynote Speaker:
John Wright • Why Safety is Good for Employee Engagement and the Bottom Line

Keynote Speaker:
Markku Mylly • European Marine Safety Agency (EMSA) Update

Interferry's Safety Committee

Panel 7:
Ship Propulsion / Energy and Technology

Interferry AGM

Keynote Speaker:
Brent Perry • Renewable Energy – A Game Changer

Panel 8:
Electrification

Fast Ferries – What's New?

Big Data

Cybersecurity

Closing Ceremonies

 

 

 

CONFERENCE DAY 1 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 9

Click on a session or panel title to see the associated abstract.

 

9:00am
OPENING CEREMONIES

WELCOME
Mike Corrigan – Interferry, Canada
Mike Grainger – Liferaft Systems Australia, Australia; Chairman, Interferry
Alan Klanac – Interferry, Croatia
David Sopta – Jadrolinija, Croatia

 

9:15am
INTERFERRY UPDATE

MIke Corrigan – Interferry, Canada

 

Moderator
Philippe Holthof – Shippax, Belgium

9:30am
PANEL 1: MEDITERRANEAN FERRY UPDATE

Opening Presentation by Philippe Holthof followed by a panel discussion

Matteo Catani – GNV, Italy
Philippe Holthof
– Shippax, Belgium
Alan Klanac – Jadrolinija, Croatia
Antonios Maniadakis – Minoan Lines, Greece

Spiros Paschalis – Attica Group, Greece

 

Moderator
Simon Johnson
– Shipshape Consulting, UK

10:00am
KEYNOTE: DAVID ROWAN • THE CHANGING DIGITAL WORLD

30 minute presentation followed by a 15 minute Q & A

David Rowan – WIRED UK, UK

 

10:45am - 11:15am
COFFEE BREAK

 

11:15am
PANEL 2: INTERMODAL TRAVEL • PLANES, TRAINS, AUTOMOBILES AND... FERRIES

5 minute individual presentations followed by a 30 minute panel discussion

Christophe Mathieu – Brittany Ferries, France
David Rowan
– WIRED UK, UK

Andrew Steele – Silverrail, UK
Alan Warburton – Pharos, UK

 

12:00pm
PANEL 3: COOKING WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

Individual opening comments followed by a 20 minute panel discussion

Helen Cripps – Edith Cowan University, Australia
Juan Sieiro – Ultramar, Mexico
Patti Schom-Moffatt – PSM Ventures, Canada

 

12:30pm - 2:00pm
LUNCH BREAK

 

2:00pm
PANEL 4: MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS – ALWAYS ON, ALWAYS CONNECTED

5 minute individual presentations followed by a 25 minute panel discussion

Mark Collins – BC Ferries, Canada
Petri Ebeling
– Carus, Aland Islands
Steve Scraper – Speedcast, USA
Ole Siversten
– Global Eagle, USA

2:45pm
DIGITALIZATION AND BIG DATA – ENHANCING YOUR PROFITS WITH DATA MINING

10 minute individual presentations followed by a 10 minute Q & A

Marco Ryan – Wärtsilä, Finland
Roberta Weisbrod – Worldwide Ferry Safety Assoc., US

 

3:15pm - 3:45pm
COFFEE BREAK

 

3:45pm
PANEL 5: DEMOGRAPHICS - ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL

5 minute individual presentations followed by a 25 minute panel discussion

Suzanne MacKillop – Pressreader, US
Morgan Mooney – Fire Island Ferries, US
Marija Zaputovic – Jadrolinija, Croatia

 

4:30pm
PANEL 6: CEO CUSTOMER FOCUS

Individual opening comments followed by a 15 minute panel discussion

Sean Collins – MBNA Thames Clipper, UK
Bernard Dwyer – Spirit of Tasmania, Australia
Kevin George – Red Funnel, UK
Paul Griffin – Marine Atlantic, Canada

 

 

 

CONFERENCE DAY 2 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Click on a session or panel title to see the associated abstract.


 

Moderator
Mike Corrigan – Interferry, Canada

9:00am
KEYNOTE: JOHN WRIGHT • WHY SAFETY IS GOOD FOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND THE BOTTOM LINE

20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q & A

John Wright – WrightWay, UK

 

9:30am
KEYNOTE: MARKKU MYLLY • EUROPEAN MARINE SAFETY AGENCY UPDATE

20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q & A

Markku Mylly – EMSA, Portugal

 

 

10:00am
INTERFERRY'S SAFETY COMMITTEE

20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q & A

Neil Baird – Baird Maritime, Australia
Jamie Marshall – BC Ferries, Canada
Johan Roos
– Interferry, Belgium

 

10:30am – 11:00am
COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00am
PANEL 7: SHIP PROPULSION • ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

10 minute presentations followed by a 20 minute panel discussion


Paul Melles
– Rederij Doeksen, Netherlands
Panos Mitrou – Lloyd's Register
Stephan Mueller – MTU, Germany
Sokrates Tolgos – MAN, Germany
Andreas Witschel – Schottel, Germany

 

12:00noon -1:00pm
LUNCH

 

1:00pm
INTERFERRY AGM

MIke Corrigan – Interferry, Canada
Mike Grainger – Liferaft Systems Australia, Australia; Chairman, Interferry

 

Moderator
Tim Mooney – Fire Island Ferries, USA

1:30pm
KEYNOTE: BRENT PERRY • RENEWABLE ENERGY – A GAME CHANGER

Brent Perry – PBES, Canada

 

 

2:00pm
PANEL 8: ELECTRIFICATION

Opening comments followed by a 20 minute panel discussion

Martin Dorchester – CalMac Ferries, UK
Marcus Högblom – ABB, Finland
Brent Perry
– PBES, Canada
Jan Helge Pile
– Colorline, Norway

 

2:30pm
FAST FERRIES – WHAT'S NEW?

10 minute presentations followed by a 10 minute Q & A

Mike Wake – Austal, Australia
Bob Clifford – Incat, Australia

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm
COFFEE BREAK

 

3:30pm
BIG DATA

10 minute presentation followed by a 5 minute Q & A

Paolo Moretti – ACR/RINA, Italy

 

3:45pm
CYBERSECURITY

20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q & A

Patrick Rossi – DNVGL

 

 

4:15pm
CLOSING CEREMONIES

MIke Corrigan – Interferry, Canada
Mike Grainger – Liferaft Systems Australia, Australia; Chairman, Interferry
Alan Klanac – Jadrolinija, Croatia
Germán Orozco – Ultramar, Mexico

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

TECHNICAL TOUR - JADROLINIJA

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