Speakers Program Day 2 • Oct. 9

Speakers Program Day 2 • Oct. 9 2018-10-09T21:09:01+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 12

TIME

8:45am to 9:25am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Keynote Presentation: Port of Vancouver Sustainability • Robin Silvester

Robin Silvester is the President and CEO of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority which operates the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port. He will describe how the port has grown in throughput and revenue while also becoming internationally recognized for its sustainability initiatives, notably through incentives for port users to reduce carbon and noise emissions. He will discuss how organizations can facilitate healthy growth in trade while also protecting the environment.

Participants Company/Organization
Robin Silvester Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada

Session 13

TIME

9:25am to 9:45am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Environmental Best Practices for Ferry Operators

As head of Green Marine, a voluntary environmental certification program for North America with 60 members, David will provide an overview of best practices for the ferry industry.

Participant Company/Organization
David Bolduc Green Marine

Session 14

TIME

9:45am to 10:05am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Ultramar Sustainability

Learn how Ultramar has implemented their sustainability program to become environmental stewards of the coastal waters in which they operate.

Participant Company/Organization
Daniela Orozco Ultramar, Mexico

Flash Presentation

TIME

10:05am to 10:10am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Flash Presentation – Wärtsilä

Coffee Break

TIME

10:10am to 10:40am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Coffee Break

Coffee sponsored by:

Session 15

TIME

10:40am to 11:25am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

The Future of Propulsion – Beyond LNG & Electrification

As the landscape continually evolves, this session will cover the past, present and future of regulating emissions. Plus, hear from industry experts on the viability of hydrogen and fuel cells as propulsion options in the future.

Participant Company/Organization Presentation
John Hatley Wärtsilä Air Emissions – Regulations / Best Practices
Chris Dunn HySeas III Hydrogen
Anthony Teo DNV GL Fuel Cells

Session 16

TIME

11:25am to 12:40am

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Environmentally Friendly Ship Designs

Lighter ships, quieter propellers and efficient hull designs are just the beginning of environmentally ship designs. Learn about the green technology available to ferry operators today.

Participant Company/Organization Presentation
David Wing Houlder Enviro Ship Designs
Nina Savijoki Deltamarin Designing an All-round Enviroship
Alf Baird

Independent Maritime
Transport Consultant

Efficiency and Operability in the Medium-Speed Small Ropax Ferry Sector
Ruben-Richard Singhof Schottel Propulsion Design for Low Noise Radiation
Robert Clifford
Mike Wake
InCat
Austal
Fast Ferries 2.0

Flash Presentation

TIME

12:40pm to 12:45pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Flash Presentation – UES Seating

Lunch

TIME

12:45pm to 1:50pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Lunch

Lunch sponsored by:

Session 17

TIME

1:50pm to 2:20pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Interferry AGM

Annual General Meeting where highlights of the previous year are reviewed, the financial statements are approved, and Director nominations are put forth to the general membership for approval.

Participant Company/Organization
Mike Corrigan Interferry, Canada
Mike Grainger Liferaft Systems Australia / Interferry, Australia
Johan Roos Interferry, Belgium
John Steen-Mikkelsen Danske Faerger, Denmark

Session 18

TIME

2:20pm to 3:05pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Environmentally Friendly Ship Technologies

Learn how ferry operators around the world can reduce their environmental footprint through green technology in hull coatings, ballast water systems and waste water management.

Participant Company/Organization Presentation
Martin Gagné International Zinc Association Sustainable Zinc Coatings
Claire Womersley HFW Ballast Water Management
Giorgio De Sciora RINA Waste Water Management and Future Solutions

Flash Presentation

TIME

3:05pm to 3:10pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Flash Presentation – Austal

Coffee Break

TIME

3:10pm to 3:35pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Coffee Break

Coffee sponsored by:

Session 19

TIME

3:35pm to 4:20pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Improving Safety in Developing Countries

This session identifies simple yet cost effective technologies to improve ship safety in the developing world and provides an update on the Indonesian ferry market.

Participant Company/Organization Presentation
Kemal Heryandri

Indonesian Ferry Association

Update on Ferry Operations and Incidents in Indonesia
David Hewson
Roberta Weisbrod
Genscape Vesseltracker
WFSA
Using AIS to Cost Effectively Improve Safety
Toby Weir-Jones Weir-Jones Engineering Automated Draft Indicator Systems

Session 20

TIME

4:20pm to 4:40pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Crew Skills Assessment: Effective Training and Crew Readiness

The final session of the program will cover effective crew readiness training for ferry operators around the globe, regardless of size or location.

Participant Company/Organization
John Allen Carnival Corporation
Murray Goldberg Marine Learning Systems

Session 21

TIME

4:40pm to 5:00pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Closing Ceremonies

Participant Company/Organization
Mike Corrigan Interferry, Canada
Mike Grainger Liferaft Systems Australia / Interferry, Australia
Germán Orozco Ultramar, Mexico
Sean Collins MBNA Thames Clippers

Happy Hour

TIME

5:00pm to 6:00pm

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Happy Hour

Happy Hour sponsored by:

Farewell Dinner

TIME

6:30pm to midnight

DATE

Tuesday Oct. 9

Farewell Dinner

Farewell Dinner hosted by:

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