Day 1:  e-Navigation Today

7:00-8:00am Continental Breakfast and Networking

Welcoming Remarks

Peter Philips, Pacific Maritime Magazine

Opening Remarks

RADM Mark E. Butt, US Coast Guard, 13th District
An Update on Federal e-Navigation Policy and Regulation

CAPT Scott Smith, US Coast Guard

Developing e-Navigation Standards

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

  • Regulator 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

  • CAPT Dan Dietrich, C/P Kodiak Enterprise
  • Joe Angelo, INTERTANKO
  • CAPT Prash Karnik, Holland America Group
  • 10:15-10:45am  Coffee and Networking

    The Operational Environment

    How modern mariners and operational management use navigation technology for safety and operations efficiency.

    • ECDIS in 2016 …and beyond
    • The ‘Proper’ role of VTS
    • Sea traffic management

    Moderator: Mike Sollosi, US Coast Guard

  • LCDR Matthew Walter, US Coast Guard
  • CAPT Rik Krombeen, Holland America Group
  • 12:00-1:30pm

    Luncheon: The Crystal Serenity Experience               

  • CAPT Dermot Loughnane, Tactical Marine Solutions
  • 1:30-3:00pm

    Technical Developments in Navigation Hardware

    What are manufacturers doing to meet navigation challenges/opportunities?

    Moderator:  CAPT Jorge Viso,  President-elect, American Pilots’ Association


  • CDR John Stone, US Coast Guard
  • Chuck Benton, Team Augmented Reality
  • Michael Hoppe, Traffic Technologies Centre of the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration
  • 3:00-3:30pm Coffee and Networking

    Cyber Security and E-navigation

    A review of the Cyber Risk Management Guidelines from the IMO and discussion of the work of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee’s Cyber Security Working Group?

    Moderator: Alan Weigel, Blank Rome

  • CAPT Joe Raymond, US Coast Guard
  • David Fox, US Coast Guard, Sector Puget Sound
  • Daniel M. Meidenbauer, Johns Hopkins University
  • 5:00-6:30pm Hosted Reception