We look forward to delivering another world-class speakers program that will explore our conference theme of Innovation. Click on a speaker’s name to go to their bio.

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Session 1

TIME

8:45am to 9:15am

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Opening Ceremonies

Participants Company/Organization
Mike Corrigan Interferry, Canada
John Steen-Mikkelsen Samsø-Linien / Interferry, Denmark
Sean Collins Thames Clippers, UK
Govt. Official TBD

Session 2

TIME

9:15am to 10:00am

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Keynote Presentation: David Rowan

Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds

David Rowan, founding Editor-in-chief of WIRED’s UK edition (2008-17), is the author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds (Transworld, 2019), a global quest for bold corporate innovation in the face of technology-led disruption. David will share the approaches that could help the ferry industry build new revenue streams, attract talent, and safeguard the industry’s commercial future.

Participant Company/Organization
David Rowan Author, UK

Session 3

TIME

10:00am to 10:30am

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Keynote Presentation: Guy Platten • Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping

The Future of Ferries in Shipping

Guy Platten is a qualified master mariner with a long background in the marine industry both at sea and ashore. He was appointed Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) in August 2018. He will discuss The Future of Ferries in Shipping.

Participant Company/Organization
Guy Platten International Chamber of Shipping, UK

Coffee Break

TIME

10:30am to 11:00am

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Coffee Break

Coffee sponsored by Bronze Sponsors:

Session 4

TIME

11:00am to 12noon

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Transforming Ferry Companies

Ferry industry experts discuss how they have transformed their organizations.

Participant Company/Organization
Amy Scarton Washington State Ferries, USA / Interferry Board
Kjell Ove Hatlem Norled Ferries, Norway
Mark Willbourn Briggs Marine / Woolwich Ferry, UK

Session 5

TIME

12noon to 12:40am

DATE

Monday Oct.7

Shipbuilding Innovation

Shipbuilding leaders discuss advances in technology and techniques.

Participant Company/Organization
Håkan Enlund Rauma Marine Constructions, Finland
Max van Someren Austal, UK
Kim Clifford Incat, Australia

Lunch

TIME

12:40pm to 2:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Lunch

Lunch sponsored by:

Session 6

TIME

2:00pm to 2:30pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Domestic Ferry Safety

Participant Company
Neil Baird Baird Maritime, Australia
Jamie Marshall BC Ferries, Canada / Interferry
Johan Roos Interferry, Belgium

Session 7

TIME

2:30pm to 3:30pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

The Drive Toward Zero-emission Ferries

Discover the latest technology, resources and projects related to developing zero-emission ferries.

Participant Company/Organization Presentation
Roger Holm Wärtsilä TBD
Ed Pang Leadship, UK / Interferry HySeas III (with Kristina Fløche Juelsgaard)
Kristina Fløche Juelsgaard Ballard, Denmark HySeas III (with Ed Pang)
Vince Jenkins Lloyd’s Register TBD

Coffee Break

TIME

3:35pm to 4:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 8

Coffee Break

Coffee sponsored by Bronze Sponsors:

Session 8

TIME

4:00pm to 5:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

CEO Innovation Panel

Participant Company/Organization
Duncan Mackison David MacBrayne Ltd., UK
Niclas Mårtensson Stena Line, Sweden
Supapan Pichaironarongsongkram Chao Phraya Express Boat, Thailand

Happy Hour

TIME

5:00pm to 6:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Happy Hour

Happy Hour sponsored by:

Reception

TIME

6:15pm to 11:00pm

DATE

Monday Oct. 7

Monday Evening Networking Reception at the Cutty Sark

Reception hosted by:

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