Maritime and Defence Dual-Use Conference 2017, 4th April 2017
Marine South East, with funding from the European Commission, is hosting a conference targeting maritime dual-use opportunities in autonomous systems and satellite applications. The conference will take place on 4th April 2017, as part of the Ocean Business event programme in National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton. Registration is free, and includes an evening reception for networking.
The conference will take place on 4th April 2017, as part of the Ocean Business http://www.oceanbusiness.com event programme in National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton. Registration is free, and includes an evening reception for networking.
The following day, 5th April, a B2B matchmaking event is being hosted also in NOC. This is being hosted by the Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with Marine South East. This will enable firms to hold more detailed discussions on a one-to-one basis. Registration is free at the following link:
This workshop and B2B event are taking place under the European Network of Defence Related regions which is supporting a programme to promote dual-use innovation
The draft programme for the Maritime and Defence Dual-Use Conference is as follows:
09:00 - 9.30 Registration , coffee and networking
Session 1 Introduction and scene-setting: Moderator Iain Shepherd (MSE)
09.30 - 09.40 Role of Dual-Use programmes to accelerate innovation and competitiveness - Incoming Director, UK Defence & Security Accelerator
09.40 - 09.50 Ongoing initiatives in dual-use innovation - DSC, Paul Whinstanley
09.50 - 10.05 European actions & instruments in support of dual-use initiatives - Paul Anciaux, Policy Officer DG Grow, European Commission
10.05 - 10.10 Maritime dual-use priorities & goal of workshop - Jonathan Williams, Marine South East
Session 2 Exploiting growth in maritime information services
10.10 - 10.25 Challenges implementing maritime information services, Tim Munn, Thales
10.25 - 10.40 The role of Satellite Applications - Gordon Campbell, ESA
10.40 - 10.55 Maritime Internet of Things & cyber security
Rob Myers, Inmarsat
10.55 - 11.10 Dual-use data analytics and web services
Bruce Tomlinson, HR Wallingford
11.10 - 11.40 Coffee break and networking
11.40 - 12.30 Panel Discussion - facilitated by Nick Lambert, Satellite Applications Catapult
Building blocks for creating maritime information services, technologies, business models and collaboration.
12.30 - 12.50 Keynote; Michael Jones, President The Maritime Alliance, US - Dual-se activities in the US Blue Economy, and how we can all benefit from international collaboration.
12.50 - 13.40 Lunch
Session 3 Exploiting growth in sensor platforms and autonomy - Moderator Paul Winstanley (Defence Solutions Centre)
13.40 - 13.55 Marine autonomous systems: dual-use priorities - Rear Admiral Paul Bennett, Royal Navy
13.55 - 14.10 Technical barriers that need to be overcome - Gwyn Griffiths, Autonomous Analytics
14.10 - 14.25 Sensors & smart sensor networks - Simon Gerrard, SMMI
14.25 - 14.40 Building dual use systems: an SME perspective - Dan Hook, ASV
14.40 - 15.30 Panel Discussion - facilitated by Kevin Forshaw, National Oceangraphy Centre
Mapping next generation marine autonomous systems for defence & civil markets
15.30 - 16.00 Tea break
Session 4 Building future dual-use programmes & collaborations
16.00 - 17.15 Panel Discussion and Open Forum - Moderator: Paul Winstanley, Defence Solutions Centre, Facilitator: Jonathan Williams, MSE
16.00 - 16.20 Panel Member introductions
16.20 - 17.10 Discussion and Open Forum
17.10 - 17.15 Conclusions and introduction to B2B Matchmaking Day - Jonathan Williams, MSE
17.15 - 18.15 Visit to Ocean Business show and 'Wine Trail'
18. 15 - 20.00 Reception with Guest Speaker: First Sea Lord
More information can be found at:
Please book at the link above.