SMI Forum 2016 Event Highlights

Themed “Deepening Maritime Research & Technology”, the sixth edition of the SMI Forum addressed the current landscape and future trends related to research and development (R&D) for the maritime and offshore industry development in Singapore. The 6th SMI Forum continues to see strong participation from industry stakeholders including distinguished leaders and guests from the industry and academic sectors as well as the government agencies convened for another fruitful discussion and networking session.

Key highlights of the SMI Forum 2016 include the award presentation of the inaugural SMI Awards 2016, research presentations of the Top Projects under the SMI Research Showcase April 2016, and a high-level panel discussion on disruptive technologies in the maritime sector.


Presentation Title Presenter
Welcome Address Mr S.S. TEO, Chairman of Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI)
Research Presentation 1 Dr LOU Jing, Department Director at Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC)
Research Presentation 2 Dr ZHEN Yongda, Research Scientist at Singapore Polytechnic (SP)
Preview of Maritime R&D Roadmap Refresh Mr Daniel ZHANG, Senior Manager of Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI)
Panel Discussion on “Disruptive Technologies in the Maritime Sector” Prof TAN Sze Wee, Executive Director (SERC) at Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)
Mr OH Bee Lock, Head of Group Technology at PSA International
Mr WONG Weng Sun, President & CEO at Sembcorp Marine
Mr HENG Chiang Gnee, Executive Director at Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) – Moderator

*Certain presentation materials are not available for download.


Event photos and videos can be viewed in the media gallery HERE.