NEW LOCATION

Join us on December 1-2, 2021 at the Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel for Navtech 2021

Agenda

Day 1 /// Navigation Today

8:30am-10am

 

Opening Keynote: RADM Brendon MCPherson USCG, District 7 CDR Invited

 

Operators Experiences with Navigation Technology and Automation

 

Moderator: CAPT Paul Amos, American Pilots’ Association 

 

Panelists:
Jay Debruhl,
Crowley
CAPT Sean Meagher, M/Y Latitude

REPRESENTATIVE, Harvey Gulf

10am-10:30am

Morning Break

10:30-Noon

Technical Developments in Cybersecurity and Communication

Moderator: Jorge Arroyo, USCG 

Panelists:

Kip Boyle, CyberRisk Opportunities

Brian Hobbs, Gibbs & Cox

Ross Norsworthy, VDES

 

 

Noon-1:30pm

Lunch Break

1:30-3pm

Manufacturers’ Session: New Technologies in the Market Today

Moderator:  CAPT Jorge Viso, American Pilots’ Association

 

Panelists:
Darrell McCauley, Bowditch

CAPT Jennifer Norwood, Maine Maritime Academy
Paul Welling, Wartsila

 

3-3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30pm-5pm

Data Collection and Dissemination

High Resolution Bathymetry, AIS Weather Data Gathering Project

 

Moderator: Brian Tetreault, United States Army Corps of Engineers

 

PANELISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

5pm-6:30pm

Reception

Day 2 /// Navigation Tomorrow

9am-10am

Opening Remarks, CAPT Simon Pelletier,  International Maritime Pilot’s Association

Existing Practices: The Tampa Experience
  

 

Moderator: Bill Cairns, American Pilots’ Association

 

Panelists:
LTJG Kris Comegys
USCG, Director, VTS Tampa

CAPT Carolyn Kurtz, Tampa Bay Pilots 

Dr. Mark Luther, P.O.R.T.S. 

10am-10:30am

Morning Break

10:30am-Noon

New Technologies in the Pipeline

GNSS, Automation and Autonomy, 5G (Ligato) and possible interference w/ marine broadband

 

Moderator: CAPT Alain ArsenaultCanadian Maritime Pilots, Assn.

 

Panelists:
CAPT Mark Vlaun, USCG
CAPT Mike Trent, USN (ret)

 

Noon-1:30pm

Lunch Break

1:30pm - 2:30pm

The Bridge in the Digital Age

Layout, Equipment, Personnel Management

 

Moderator: George Burkley, Maritime Pilots Institute

 

Panelists:
Cato Eliassen, Kongsberg

CAPT Eero Lehtovaara, ABB BL Marine and Ports

3pm - 4:30pm

Training the Future Mariner

Operational Training

Integration of AI and the Human Element

 

Moderator: Mayte Medina, USCG

 

Panelists:

Neil BennettWartsila
George Burkley, MPI

Peter Hyams, Star Center
Jonathan Kjaerulff, MITAGS

CAPT Scott Nicholas, United States Maritime Academy INVITED

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Katie Higgins

Colibri Northwest

(206) 914-4248

Katie@ColibriNW.com