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Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017

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Identifying opportunities for growth is critical to all businesses, and especially so in such an integral industry as shipping. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is key to this development, with the digitalisation of the maritime sector at the core of these changing landscape.

With this in mind, Digital Ship is pleased to be heading to the shores of the Mediterranean, to the famous
maritime city of Marseille, for our first Maritime CIO Forum Med, where the focus is on how to harness
these opportunities, and how to address the challenges and questions all these advances in technology are
posing to our industry.

Through four key sessions, we will ask how the industry is responding to change and investigate what
technology and digital transformation can do for us:

Session 1: The Maritime Satcom Summit
Investigating the evolution of maritime mobility and connectivity

Session 2: Managing Maritime Cyber Resilience
A look at maritime cyber security, safety and risk

Session 3: Connect@Sea
Reviewing crew communications, training and welfare

Session 4: The iShipping Revolution
How big data, IoT and analytics are bringing about a shift in smart operations – how can we harness
digitalisation to deliver innovation and opportunity

Confirmed Speakers include:
o William Biegun, Head of Vessel Systems – CMA Ships Solutions, CMA Ships, CMA CGM Group
o Jean-Louis Cambert, CIO, Ponant
o Katerina Raptaki, IT Manager, Navios
o Barbara Bersani, Head of Sales ESMEA, Marlink
o Eric Hoogenbosch, Director of Retail, Inmarsat Maritime
o Giampiero Soncini, Director, Volaris Marine Division
o Geoffroy Stern, Senior Consultant, Euroconsult
o Ulf Siwe, Communications Officer – STM Validation Project, Swedish Maritime Administration
o Ole-Kristian Sivertsen, VP Of Cruise Business, Global Eagle Entertainment
o Mary Etienne, Business Development Director, OEM and IOT Solutions, Dell EMC
o Manuel Valero, Sales Manager Europe, Telenor Satellite
o Antoine Lisse, Europe West Regional Sales Manager, Marlink
o Julián Seseña Navarro, President, Holistic Innovation Institute
o Thanos Pappas, Researcher, IT Specialist, Laboratory for Maritime Transport, National Technical University of Athens with more speakers to be announced

Event Website: http://www.marseille.thedigitalship.com/
For 17 years Digital Ship magazine has provided the digital community of the world’s maritime industry
with the latest news and developments, including satellite communications, software, navigation and
electronics, to help keep shipping operating with maximum safety, efficiency and crew comfort.

Cathy Hodge, Event Director, Digital Ship
+ 44 7956 965 857 |email: cathy@thedigitalship.com | www.thedigitalship.com

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