Norway-Singapore Maritime Digitalisation Forum 2017

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The maritime industry is progressively adopting digitalisation as a game-changing approach to enable long-term value proposition for businesses through innovation. This is achieved by embracing the concept of ‘Industry 4.0’ to transform the maritime industry with digital competencies such as data analytics.

The inaugural Norway-Singapore Maritime Digitalisation Forum 2017 is jointly presented by Innovation Norway, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore, and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to bring together government, business and technology leaders to discuss and debate on the adoption of digitalisation in the maritime transport sector.

We are honoured to have Ambassador of Norway to Singapore, Her Excellency Anita Nergaard, gracing the Forum as Guest-of-Honour along with distinguished speakers and panellists such as President of the Singapore Shipping Association, Mr Esben PoulssonVice President and Regional Manager (South-east Asia, Oceania & India) of DNV GL, Dr Alam Khorshed, and Chief Technology Officer of Singapore Technologies Electronics, Mr David Tan.

Event Details
Date: 14 November 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 9.30am to 4.00pm
Venue: Singapore
Dress Code: Business Attire


Time Programme Speaker
0930 – 0940 Welcome Address Her Excellency Anita Nergaard,
Ambassador of Norway to Singapore
0940 – 0950 Opening Address Mr Andrew Tan,
Chief Executive,
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
0950 – 1010 Presentation: How to unlock the power of digitalisation Dr Alam Khorshed,
Vice President and Regional Manager, Southeast Asia, Oceania and India,
DNV GL Maritime Advisory
1010 – 1030 Presentation: Intelligent Vessels Dr Fredrik Östman,
Senior Project Manager,
1030 – 1050 Presentation: Blockchain in the Marine Industry Mr Tang Sau Weng,
Co-Founder & Director,
SG Smart Tech
1050 – 1110 Coffee / Tea Break
1110 – 1230 Panel Discussion: Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Maritime Industry Chaired by Mr Esben Poulsson,
Singapore Shipping Association
1230 – 1310 Networking Lunch
1310 – 1330 Presentation: Intelligent Systems for Shipping Mr David Tan,
Chief Technology Officer,
ST Electronics
1330 – 1350 Presentation: Autonomy – a global game changer Mr Srinivas Tati,
Vice President, Sales & Marketing and Global Business Development
Kongsberg Maritime
1350 – 1410 Presentation: Autonomy Vessels – R&D and Ecosystem Mr Ørnulf Jan Rødseth,
Senior Scientist | General Manager
SINTEF Ocean | Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships (NFAS)
1410 – 1510 Panel Discussion: Autonomous Vessels Development Chaired by Dr Alam Khorshed,
DNV GL Maritime Advisory
1510 – 1600 Networking Coffee / Tea Break

Registration is by-invitation-only.
For details, please contact any of the following:

Mr Jeffrey Lai, Innovation Norway –
Mr Yow Liang Keon, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore –
Mr Jason Lin, Singapore Maritime Institute –

*This event has concluded. We thank you for your support and participation.

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Contact Person - Mr Jeffrey Lai

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Organizer - Innovation Norway, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore


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14 Nov 2017 @ 09:30 AM



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