UK Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Conference 2019

  • Published:9th July 2018
  • Last updated:10th January 2019
  • Address
    30 Park Street
    London
    SE1 9EQ
    UK

  • Start Date
    17 Jan 2019

    End date
    18 Jan 2019

    Time
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

2018 has seen continued significant developments in the regulatory backdrop for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).

The Maritime Safety Committee at IMO have now formed the MASS Working and Correspondence Groups who have started their scoping exercise work. Meanwhile, the UK MAS Regulatory Working Group will release Version 2 of the UK Code of Practice in November 2018 which will be available at maritimeuk.org

This conference will give delegates the chance to hear and discuss the key points of interest with regard to the Scoping Exercise and the Code of Practice. There are contributions on the International Perspective and other key areas which will enable informed discussions to take place.

Keynote speakers are Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani MP, and Sarah Kenny, Chief Executive at BMT Group.

Programme

Day 1 - Thursday 17th January
0900 - 0930 Coffee & Registration
0930 - 0940 Welcome
0940 - 1005 Opening Keynote Nusrat Ghani MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
1005 - 1030 IMO Scoping Exercise Henrik Tunfors Chair, IMO MASS Working Group
1030 - 1055 Technology Progression of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Kevin Daffey Director Engineering & Technology, Marine, Rolls Royce
1055 - 1115 Coffee
1115 - 1140 UK Code of Practice Dan Hook Senior Director, Business Development L3 ASV and Chair UK MAS Council
1140 - 1205 Vessel standards Alan Cartwright Chairman, IMarEST Small Ships Group
1205 - 1230 Product liability Robert Veal Lecturer in Law, University of Southampton
1230 - 1300 Panel discussion Moderator - John Haynes Henrik Tunfors, Kevin Dafffey, Dan Hook, Alan Cartwright and Robert Veal
1300 - 1345 Networking Lunch
1345 - 1410 Maritime Legal considerations Sean Pribyl Lawyer, Gard AS P&I Club
1410 - 1435 Maritime Autonomy: An Overview of UK Policy Development Dr. David Kenrick Senior Policy Adviser Maritime Technology, Innovation & Industrial Strategy, Maritime Environment, Technology & Innovation, Department for Transport
1435 - 1500 Update from Hacker HQ Mark Harrison Consultant, Pen Test Partners
1500 - 1530 Panel discussion Moderator - Dan Hook Sean Pribyl, Dr. David Kenrick, Mark Harrison
1530 - 1550 Coffee and tea
1550 - 1615 Multi-modal autonomy infrastructure Paul Campion CEO Transport Systems Catapult
1615 - 1640 E Navigation and MASS Francis Zachariae Secretary General IALA
1640 - 1705 Classification Society approach Sun Wu CCS Rules and Technology Centre/Drawing Approval Centre
1705 - 1730 MASS Insurance afloat and ashore Britt Pickering & Camilla Slater Claims and Legal Director and Head of Legal, Shipowners P&I Club
1730 - 1800 Panel discussion Moderator - James Fanshawe Paul Campion, Francis Zachariae, Sun Wu, Britt Pickering & Camilla Slater
1800 - 2000 Drinks Reception
Day 2 - Friday 18th January
0830 - 0900 Coffee & Registration
0900 - 0925 Keynote Speaker Sarah Kenny Chief Executive BMT Group
0925 - 0950 Update from the Nautical Institute Captain John Lloyd CEO, Nautical Institute
0950 - 1015 Training, Standards & Accreditation Captain Bob Hone Plymouth University
1015 - 1040 Human 4.0 - The ITF perspective Branko Berlan ITF
1030 - 1045 Coffee
1045 - 1110 EMSA update Markku Mylly Master Mariner/Ex. EMSA Executive Director
1110 - 1135 MASS on Inland Waterways Benjamin Boyer Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR)
1135 - 1200 The DARPA and Leidos ACTUV Sea Hunter and Maritime Autonomy Dr Tim Barton Maritime Chief Engineer, Leidos USA
1200 - 1230 Panel discussion Moderator - John Haynes John Lloyd, Bob Hone, Branko Berlan, Markku Mylly, Benjamin Boyer, Tim Barton
1230 - 1315 Networking Lunch
1315 - 1340 Thoughts from AMSA Nick Lemon Manager Systems Safety at AMSA
1340 - 1405 Update from Norway/INAS Ørnulf Jan Rodseth Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships
1405 - 1430 MASS/UUV/UAV Interaction Ash Skett Operations Manager, SEA-KIT
1430 - 1515 Panel Discussion Moderator - James Fanshawe Nick Lemon, Ørnulf Jan Rodseth, Ash Skett
1515 - 1545 Summary
1545 Conference closes

Registration

Tickets cost £75 per head and will include all refreshments and lunch on both days. Tickets will also include a Drinks Reception at 30 Park Street on the 17 January.

Space are be limited so early booking is strongly recommended.

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