Digital Ship’s Annual Maritime CIO Forum Bergen

Digital Ship’s Annual Maritime CIO Forum Bergen

Digital Ship The Maritime CIO Forum Bergen - 23 November 2017

Early Bird Discount to 20 October
4 Interactive Sessions
Showcase your Business - 10 stands available
Ship Operators attend Free of Charge
Networking Function on 23 November

Shipping is waking up to a new age where digitalisation is re-shaping the world and creating increased opportunity for development and innovation. Revolutionary concepts plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms are providing unparalleled growth opportunities for shipping and related transport and supply chain infrastructure. But achieving digital success requires knowledge and understanding, and an ability to drive your company’s digital thinking and transformation rather than be driven by it.
Digital Ship’s Annual Maritime CIO Forum Bergen will investigate how we can harness all these opportunities and will debate which are going to stick and really make a difference. We will ask how can we identify the real digital legacy in front of us and truly re-define digitalisation in maritime and transport.


The Maritime Satcom Summit
Investigating the evolution of maritime mobility and connectivity
For the maritime sector, broadband connectivity is becoming an increasing priority as routes diversify and technology advances. End to end connectivity is a requirement from an operational, regulatory and crew perspective to ensure continued efficiency and performance consistency. This session will focus on investigating the evolution of maritime mobility and connectivity.

This opening session of the day will look at how Innovation & Evolution in Maritime Connectivity is changing the landscape by improving operational agility, creating enhanced efficiency and above all reducing costs for the ship owner and manager.

Special Focus Session
– Blockchain and its Impact on the Maritime Industry

Beyond the hype – the long-term advantages and opportunities
It is widely anticipated that blockchain is the key to transforming the maritime industry by reducing the complexity of maritime transactions and maintaining security. Whilst the benefits are widely realised, the sector is some way from adopting the technology: there is a continued lack of understanding how to fully deploy it, how to overcome potential liabilities and how to navigate the regulatory landscape. This session will address:

  • Beyond the hype – the long-term advantages and opportunities
  • Calculating the cost savings afforded by blockchain and IoT
  • Applying blockchain applications to accurately track assets and achieve frictionless trade

The iShipping Revolution
Redefining Digitisation in Maritime
This session will focus on the top Big Data trends shaping the maritime industry. It will assess the supply chain as a whole and assess where the adoption of Big Data will have the greatest impact. Although Big Data applications have distinct operational advantages, some fundamental data issues need to be overcome if a Big Data revolution is to be achieved.

How big data, IoT and analytics are bringing about a shift in smart operations – and how can we harness the digitalisation of shipping to deliver innovation and opportunity.

Managing Maritime Cyber Resilience
A look at maritime cyber security, safety and risk
This expert led session will look at how the industry is reacting to the advent of increased cyber threats borne out of the growing use of cloud and IoT applications, the number of devices used, and larger ships but fewer crew – meaning even more reliance on automation and remote monitoring. The Forum will discuss what policies, guidelines and best practices are already in place, and how the industry can identify, quantify and mitigate cyber risk. We will also ask if there is a gulf between perception and reality, and what are the real business risks

Plus: An invitation-only exclusive workshop and many business and networking opportunities, including a post-conference networking reception open to all participants. 

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Interested in Showcasing your Company and Products at this event?
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for details of all available sponsorship packages.


FREE Ship owners / operators / managers / builders*
EUR495 Early bird (until 20 October) non-shipping company charge
EUR595 Non-shipping company standard delegate charge
15% discount when 2 or more employees of the same company book and pay at the same time.
More discounts are available, please check our website for details.
Global Sponsor
Exabyte Sponsor
Dell EMC
Petabyte Sponsor
Terabyte Sponsor
telenor satellite
Promotional & Coffee Break Sponsor
Kinnetik Solutions
Promotional Supporters
Dualog NAUTISK Navtor
Supporting Organisations
A.M.M.I.TE.C. CIRM DUCC - Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce
GVF InterManager I.S.E.S. Association
MARITIME BERGEN WISTA International World Ocean Council
Media Partners
maritime connector satnews
SHIP 2 SHORE Shipping Magazine WorldOils

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