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

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 (MSE)

09.30
 
Role of dual-use programme to accelerate innovation and competitiveness
Rob Solley, UK Ministry of Defence
 
09.40
 
European actions & instruments in support of dual-use initiatives
Paul Anciaux, Policy Officer DG Grow, European Commission
 
09.55
 
Maritime dual-use priorities & goal of workshop
Jonathan Williams, CEO, Marine South East
 
Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
Session 2: Exploiting growth in maritime information services
10.00
 
Demand for maritime information services
Nigel Chandler, Airbus TBC
 
11.00
 
The role of Satellite Applications
Gordon Campbell, ESA
 
10.30
 
Maritime Internet of Things & cyber security
Guy Sear, Inmarsat TBC
 
10.45
 
Dual-use data analytics and web services
Bruce Tomlinson, Chief Executive, HRW
 
11.00
 
Coffee break and networking
 
11.30
 
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
 
12.30
 
Dual-use activities in the US Blue Economy, and how we can all benefit from international collaboration
Michael Jones , President, The Maritime Alliance, US
 
12.50
 
Lunch
 
Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
Session 3: Exploiting growth in sensor platforms and autonomy

Moderated by Paul Winstanley (Defence Solutions Centre)

13.40
 
Marine autonomous systems: dual-use priorities
R Adm Paul Bennett, Ministry of Defence
 
13.55
 
Technical barriers that need to be overcome
Gwyn Griffiths, Autonomous Analytics
 
14.10
 
Sensors & smart sensor networks
Simon Gerrard, Industry Liaison Manager, SMMI
 
14.25
 
Building dual use systems: an SME perspective
Dan Hook, Managing Director, ASV
 
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
 
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 (Defence Solutions Centre)

Facilitated byJonathan Williams (MSE)

16.00
 
Panel member introductions
Panel members: EDA, Thales (TBC), BAe (TBC), EADS (TBC),
 
16.20
 
Panel Discussion and Open Forum
 
17.10
 
Conclusions and intro to B2B Matchmaking Day
Jonathan Williams, CEO, Marine South East
 
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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