New for Ocean Business 2017, Diversified are hosting two events organised by the Marine South East and Enterprise Europe Network and supported by the European Commission, that focuses on defence and commercial applications in autonomous systems and satellite applications. Both events are FREE to attend for all Ocean Business visitors.

Day 1 – Tuesday 4th April 2017 –  9.00am: Maritime and Defence Dual-Use Conference
Day 2 – Wednesday 5th April 2017 – 9.00am: International B2B Matchmaking Event

FREE to attend

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Tuesday 4th April 2017

09.00
 
Registration, coffee and networking
 
Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
Session 1: Introduction and scene-setting

Moderated by Iain Shepherd, Chairman, Marine South East, UK

09.30
 
Role of dual-use programme to accelerate innovation and competitiveness
Incoming Director, Defence & Security Accelerator, UK
 
09.40
 
Ongoing initiatives in dual-use innovation:.
Paul Winstanley, Executive Director Innovation, Defence Solutions Centre, UK
 
09.50
 
European actions & instruments in support of dual-use initiatives
Paul Anciaux, Policy Officer DG Grow, European Commission, Belgium
 
10.05
 
Maritime dual-use priorities & goal of workshop
Jonathan Williams, CEO, Marine South East, UK
 
Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
Session 2: Exploiting growth in maritime information services
10.10
 
Demand for maritime information services
Thales or Northrop Grumman, TBC
 
10.25
 
The role of Satellite Applications
Gordon Campbell, Engineer, European Space Agency, Italy
 
10.40
 
Maritime internet of things & cyber security
Rob Myers, Senior Director, Inmarsat, UK
 
10.55
 
Dual-use data analytics and web services
Bruce Tomlinson, Chief Executive, HR Wallingford, UK
 
11.10
 
Coffee break and networking
 
11.40
 
Panel Discussion: Building blocks for creating maritime information services: technologies, business models and collaboration
Facilitated by Nick Lambert, Head of Market Facing Programmes, Satellite Applications Catapult, UK
 
12.30
 
Keynote Address: Dual-use activities in the US Blue Economy, and how we can all benefit from international collaboration
Michael Jones, President, The Maritime Alliance, USA
 
12.50
 
Lunch
 
Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
Session 3: Exploiting growth in sensor platforms and autonomy

Moderated by Paul Winstanley, Executive Director Innovation, Defence Solutions Centre, UK

13.40
 
Marine autonomous systems: dual-use priorities
R Adm Paul Bennett, Chief of Staff, Royal Navy, UK
 
13.55
 
Technical barriers that need to be overcome
Gwyn Griffiths, Principal, Autonomous Analytics, UK
 
14.10
 
Sensors & smart sensor networks
Simon Gerrard, Industry Liaison Manager, Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute, UK
 
14.25
 
Building dual use systems: an SME perspective
Dan Hook, Managing Director, ASV, UK
 
14.40
 
Panel Discussion: Mapping next generation marine autonomous systems for defence & civil markets
Facilitated by Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director Enterprise and Research Impact, National Oceanography Centre, UK
 
15.30
 
Coffee break and networking
 
Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
Session 4: Building future dual-use programmes & collaborations

Moderated by Paul Winstanley, Executive Director Innovation, Defence Solutions Centre, UK

Facilitated by Jonathan Williams, CEO, Marine South East, UK

16.00
 
Panel member introductions
Panel members: Tim Munn Hales, BAe (TBC), Lockheed Martin (TBC), Northrop Grumman (TBC), and other speakers
 
16.20
 
Panel Discussion and Open Forum
 
17.10
 
Conclusions and intro to B2B Matchmaking Day
Jonathan Williams, CEO, Marine South East, UK
 
17.15
 
Visit to Ocean Business show and ‘Wine Trail’
 
18.15
 
Reception
 
18.40
 
Guest Speaker
First Sea Lord (TBC),
 

Wednesday 5th April 2017

09.00
 
Bilateral Meetings | Morning Session
 
14.00
 
Bilateral Meetings | Afternoon Session
 
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