Speakers Program Day 1 • Oct. 8

Speakers Program Day 1 • Oct. 8 2018-10-08T11:33:00+00:00

We have assembled a world-class speakers program that will address current topics and issues relevant to the ferry industry, expanding on our theme of Safety, Security and the Environment.

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Session 1

TIME

8:45am to 9:10am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Opening Ceremonies

Mauricio OrozcoUltramar, Mexico

Participants Company/Organization
Mike Corrigan Interferry, Canada
Mike Grainger Liferaft Systems Australia / Interferry, Australia
Mara Lezama Mayor-elect of Cancún, Mexico
Pedro Joaquin Delbouis Mayor of Mayor of Cozumel, Mexico
Germán Orozco Ultramar, Mexico

Flash Presentation

TIME

9:10am to 9:15am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Flash Presentation – Ultramar

Session 2

TIME

9:15am to 9:45am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Keynote Presentation: CDR Ben Lofstad

CDR Ben Lofstad of The Royal Norwegian Navy and Director of the NATO Shipping Center, will provide an overview and update of global security, including terrorism trends. He will also highlight how the Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping (NCAGS) Doctrine supports the safe passage of merchant ships in times of peace, tension, crisis and war.

Participant Company/Organization
CDR Ben Lofstad NATO

Session 3

TIME

9:45am to 10:15am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Keynote Presentation: Mark Sutcliffe, CSO Alliance – Maritime

Mark Sutcliffe is the founder and director of the CSO Alliance of maritime security officers established in 2012. The membership of 700 in more than 40 countries has access to a password-protected support platform linked to all the major military and merchant marine reporting centres. Mr. Sutcliffe will discuss an initiative to combat cyberattack and will also present plans for a sector-specific security alliance between ferry ports and ferry operators. 

Participant Company/Organization
Mark Sutcliffe CSO Alliance – Maritime, UK

Flash Presentations

TIME

10:15am to 10:25am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Flash Presentation – Carus

Flash Presentation – DNV GL

Coffee Break

TIME

10:25am to 10:55am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Coffee Break

Coffee sponsored by:

Session 4

TIME

10:55am to 11:10am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Interferry Security Committee Update

An update on the work of the Domestic Security Committee over the past year.

Participant Company/Organization
John Garner P&O Ferries, UK / Interferry Board
Johan Roos Interferry, Belgium

Session 5

TIME

11:10am to 11:35am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Security Panel Discussion

Comprised of the Keynote Speakers and Ferry Executives from around the globe, the Security Panel will discuss the current state of global security. Panelists will also provide their insight and opinions on the future of security and trends related to the ferry industry.

Participant Company/Organization
CDR Ben Lofstad NATO
Mark Sutcliffe CSO Alliance, UK
Amy Scarton Washington State Ferries, USA / Interferry Board
John Garner P&O Ferries, UK / Interferry Board
Christophe Mathieu Brittany Ferries, FRA / Interferry Board

Session 6

TIME

11:35am to 11:55am

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Fire Safety • Update and Overview

Learn how Interferry is making headway in fire safety with an update on recent initiatives. We also examine recent fire related incidents and findings in the Mediterranean.

Participant Company/Organization
Johan Roos Interferry, Belgium
Fabio Croccolo Director of Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Italy

Flash Presentations

TIME

11:55am to 12:05pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Flash Presentation – Damen

Flash Presentation – Volvo Penta

Lunch

TIME

12:05pm to 1:30pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Lunch

Lunch sponsored by:

Session 7

TIME

1:30pm to 2:10pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Fire Safety • Technology and Training

Discover the latest technology and resources related to onboard firefighting direct from industry leading suppliers. This session will also cover best practices in training crews to fight fires and ensure operational readiness.

Participant Company/Organization Presentation
Harry Klootwijk Falck Onboard Firefighting
George Hunter Coltraco Ultrasonics Testing Firefighting Systems
Robin Mérus Marioff HiFog User Training
Randy Morton AGI Shipboard Fire Service Onboard Team Firefighting Training

Session 8

TIME

2:10pm to 2:30pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Fire Safety Panel Discussion

Participant Company/Organization
Harry Klootwijk Falck
George Hunter Coltraco Ultrasonics
Robin Mérus Marioff
Randy Morton AGI Shipboard Fire Service
Johan Roos Interferry, Belgium
Fabio Croccolo Director of Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Italy

Session 9

TIME

2:30pm to 3:30pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Ship Recycling and Disposal

A 360 degree view of shipbreaking and the responsibility of ferry operators around the world. Hear from operators, NGOs, brokers, classification societies and lawyers regarding the ethical and practical disposal of vessels at the end of their useful lives.

Participant Company/Organization
Matt Hannaford Hannaford Turner, LLP
Ingvild Jenssen NGO Shipbreaking Platform
Aron Frank Sorenson BIMCO
Gerhard Aulbert DNV GL

Flash Presentation

TIME

3:30pm to 3:35pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Flash Presentation – Rolls Royce / MTU

Coffee Break

TIME

3:35pm to 4:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Coffee Break

Coffee sponsored by:

Session 9 (cont.)

TIME

4:00pm to 4:15pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Ship Recycling and Disposal (cont.)

Participant Company/Organization
Darren Lepper Clarksons

Session 10

TIME

4:15pm to 4:45pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Ship Recycling and Disposal Panel Discussion

Participant Company/Organization
Matt Hannaford Hannaford Turner, LLP
Ingvild Jenssen NGO Shipbreaking Platform
Darren Lepper Clarksons
Gerhard Aulbert DNV GL
Aron Frank Sorensen BIMCO
Mark Collins BC Ferries, Canada / Interferry Board
Poul Woodall DFDS A/S, Denmark

Session 11

TIME

4:45pm to 5:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Domestic Safety Committee Update

An update on the work of the Domestic Safety Committee over the past year.

Participant Company/Organization
Jamie Marshall, Chair BC Ferries / Interferry, Canada
Johan Roos Interferry, Belgium

Happy Hour

TIME

5:00pm to 6:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Happy Hour

Happy Hour sponsored by:

Reception

TIME

6:30pm to 11:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Monday Evening Networking Reception • Mar-Bella Rawbar & Grill, Isla Mujeres

Reception hosted by:

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