NEW LOCATION

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

Agenda

Day 1 /// Navigation Today

8:30-10am

Opening Keynote: CAPT Matthew A Thompson, USCG SEC ST PETE (USA) 

Operators Experiences with Navigation Technology and Automation

 

Moderator: CAPT Paul Amos, Columbia River Pilots

 

Panelists:

 

CAPT Brett Baker, Deputy Pilot,Tampa Bay Pilots

CAPT Mark Homeyer, Crowley
CAPT Sean Meagher, M/Y Latitude

10 - 10:30am

Morning Break

10:30am - Noon

Technical Developments in Cybersecurity and Communication

Moderator: Jorge Arroyo, USCG 

Panelists:

 

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:

Matt Haward, Navicom Dynamics

Darrell McCauley, Bowditch

Tommy Mikkelsen, Trelleborg

Paul Welling, Wartsila

3 - 3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30 - 5pm

Data Collection and Dissemination

High Resolution Bathymetry, AIS Weather Data Gathering Project

 

Moderator: Julia Powell, NOAA

 

Panelists:

R. David Lewald, USCG

Darren Wright, National Weather Service

5 - 6:30pm

Reception

Day 2 /// Navigation Tomorrow

9 - 10:30am

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. 

10:30 - 11am

Morning Break

11am - Noon

New Technologies in the Pipeline

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

 

Moderator: CAPT Alain ArseneaultCanadian Maritime Pilots, Assn.

 

Panelists:

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

Noon - 1:30pm

Lunch Break

1:30 - 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

 

3 - 4:30pm

Training the Future Mariner

Operational Training

Integration of AI and the Human Element

Moderator: George BurkleyMPI

 

Panelists:

CAPT Kevin Hasson, United States Merchant Marine Academy

Peter Hyams, Star Center
Jonathan Kjaerulff, MITAGS

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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