The urgent need to address climate change and at the same time continue to supply the economy with the affordable energy it needs to grow and help to maintain our standard of living is a conundrum facing many nations all over the world. The pain of transition is being felt particularly acutely here in Australia.
In the shipping world, the challenge of meeting the low sulphur fuel regulations, the resulting shift in fuel demand, and the ongoing need to power maritime trade, while meeting the IMO GHG emissions reduction targets, has created a significant time of change for the global shipping industry.
It is a time of great disruption, with new challenges faced and new opportunities being offered.
With abundant supplies of LNG in close proximity to Australia’s largest export port, the adoption of LNG to power Australia’s dry bulk export market in the short term, and begin the transition to zero carbon shipping, makes a lot of sense.
Recognising where there is a natural convergence of new energy sources and maritime activity will accelerate this transition, and it is important for industry to have a broad understanding of developments in the Australian energy sector. We are only limited by our imagination and ingenuity.
Other key themes to be discussed at the Modern Maritime Conference are:
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|Tuesday October 8, DAY 1||Room|
Australia 2050 Welcome Reception & Registration
|Wednesday October 9, DAY 2|
|0900-0910 Opening & Welcome||Plenary Space - Parkside Ballroom 2|
|0910-0940 SeaSafe 2019 – the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)|
|Greg Hood, Chief Commissioner ATSB
A brief overview about the role of the ATSB as the independent ‘no-blame’ national marine investigator.
|Noel Hart, Commissioner ATSB
Where the ATSB has been, where it is now, and where it will be in the future
|0940-1040 SeaSafe 2019 – the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)|
|A panel from the ATSB will discuss aspects of marine accident investigation, the importance of reporting incidents and accidents, and will highlight the use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) – a key outcome from the Bureau’s investigation into the grounding of ABFC Roebuck Bay, which occurred on Henry Reef, Queensland, on 30 September 2017.|
|1040-1120 Morning Tea|
|1120-1300 An Uncertain World|
|Air Vice Marshal John Blackman AO (RTD) MDEFSTUD, MSTRATSTUD
Operating in the new geopolitical paradigm
|Rachel Noble, Head of Australian Cyber Security Centre (invited)
Classified Session: The importance of cyber security in a threat landscape
|Ross Nicholl, Brisbane Marine Pilots & Rev Gary Dodd – Mission to Seafarers
Case study: ST Peak Pegasus – the victim of the US/China Trade War
|1300 – 1430 Transformational Leadership Lunch
The Workforce of the Future: Transformation in the maritime industry
Francois Mathieu, Marine & Offshore Industry Consulting and Services Director Asia -Dassault Systemes
|1830-2230 Australia 2050 Gala Dinner
Celebrating all things Australian, this Gala Dinner will bring together the Australian and international audiences for an evening of relaxed enjoyment. Dress to impress at the flagship event of the Conference.
|Thursday October 10, 2019 Day 3|
|0900-1000 Brave New World|
|Mark Van Empel – Managing Director, Uniteam
Training game changer: Escape from deSolo
The Australian Cancer Atlas
|Plenary Space - Parkside Ballroom 2|
|1000-1030 Morning Tea|
|1030-1130 Future of Sustainment|
|- Why a commercial port is a great home for defence business - Craig Carmody, Port of Newcastle
- The Smart Shipyard – Gilly Fox, Royal HaskoningDHV
- A case study: NT Ship Lift, Hayley Richards NT Govt
|Plenary Space - Parkside Ballroom 2|
1130-1230 Domestic & Regional Trends
Working with the emerging markets in the Pacific
1130-1230 Digitisation & Planning for 2050
- Planning for the future with a digital mindset: The CMA CGM Group Experience - Xavier Eiglier, CEO ANL Container Line
- Reducing bunker costs and emissions: Business led sustainability – David Lucido, Sentient Hubs
-Technology, vision and extended reality for the Australian Oil & Gas sector, Mark Pointon, Farstad Shipping offshore Simulation Centre
1230-1330 Australia 2050 Energy Lunch
In the shipping world, the challenge of meeting the low sulphur fuel regulations, the resulting shift in fuel demand, and the ongoing need to power maritime trade, while meeting the IMO GHG emissions reduction targets, has created a significant time of change for the global shipping industry. It is a time of great disruption, with new challenges faced and new opportunities being offered.
Fireside chat: Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, (RTD) & former Australian Defence Minister - Christopher Pyne
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