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

Opening Remarks: Federal e-Navigation Policy and Regulation


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:


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:

 


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:


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:


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


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:


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:


3:00pm

Adjourn