December 6th & 7th, 2017 • Renaissance Seattle Hotel • Seattle, Washington

Agenda

Day 1: e-Navigation Today


7:30-8:30am

Continental Breakfast and Networking

 


8:30-8:45am

Welcome

  • Peter Philips, Publisher, Pacific Maritime Magazine

Opening Remarks: Federal e-Navigation Policy and Regulation

  • RADM David Throop, Commander, 13th Coast Guard District


8:45-10:15am

Regulations, Standards, and Policies for e-Navigation, Automation, and Cybersecurity

A panel discussion involving industry association representatives and the regulatory community addressing essential services and regulatory policy issues as they relate to automation and cybersecurity.
Topics include:

  • IMO’s regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous shipping
  • Other regulatory and policy developments: current and pending
  • Industry concerns over navigation policy and regulatory framework
  • Opportunities and mechanisms for industry engagement in policy making and regulatory standards

Moderator: Bill Cairns, American Pilots’ Association
Panelists:

  • Steve Danscuk, USCG, Cyber Strategic Policy
  • Kathy Metcalf, Chamber of Shipping
  • Jorge Arroyo, USCG, Standards


10:15-10:45am

Coffee Break and Networking

 


10:45-12:00pm

Automation in the Operational Environment

How mariners and operational management experience automation
Moderator: CAPT Paul Amos, Columbia River Pilots
Panelists:

  • CAPT Mark Grosshans, Foss Maritime
  • CAPT Jose Leonard, Crowley
  • Representative, Holland America Group

 


12:00-1:30pm

Luncheon

Speaker: RADM Mark Buzby, USN (ret), Maritime Administrator

 


1:30-3:00pm

Cybersecurity and e-Navigation, Applied

Moderator: CAPT Linda Sturgis, US Coast Guard
Panelists:

  • Gurpreet Singhota, Swedish Maritime Administration
  • Michael Fitzgerald, USDOT Maritime Administration
  • Others to be invited


3:00-3:30pm

Coffee and Networking

 


3:30-5:00pm

The Impact of Automation on Bridge Resource Management

Moderator: Christian Hempstead, Hempstead Maritime Training
Panelists:

  • Dave Adams, Wartsila Dynamic Positioning, USA
  • George Burkley, Maritime Pilots Institute
  • Christine Klimkowski, Pacific Maritime Institute
  • CAPT Eric Chamberlin, USGC (ret), Holland America Group


5:00-6:30pm

Hosted Reception

 


Day 2: e-Navigation Today


8:00-9:00am

Continental Breakfast and Networking

 


9:00-10:00am

Dynamic Underwater Keel Clearance Project Update

  • CAPT Kip Louttit, USCG (ret), Marine Exchange of Southern California


10:00-10:30am

Coffee and Networking

 


10:30am-12:00pm

Technical Developments in Automation, Navigation and Cybersecurity

Moderator: CAPT Jorge Viso, American Pilots’ Association
Panelists:

  • CAPT Håkan Heurlin, Swedish Maritime Administration
  • Representative, Kongsberg
  • Others to be invited


12:00-1:30pm

Luncheon

 


1:30-3:00pm

Advances in Data Collection and Dissemination

Hydrography, weather prediction and other technical advances

Moderator: Brian Tetreault, US Army Corps of Engineers
Panelists:

  • CAPT Rick Brennan, NOA
  • Doug Mansell, NTSB


3:00-3:30pm

Coffee and Networking

 


3:30-5:00pm

The Future of Automation: Promises and Threats

Moderator: CAPT Jorge Viso, American Pilots’ Association
Panelists:

  • Panelists to be invited


5:00pm

Adjourn