Below you can find the program of the 2017 edition of the conference, which took place on June 13, 2017, at Maasport Venlo, The Netherlands::

8:45 9:30 Welcome and Registration
9:30 9:40 Twan Beurskens OFFICIAL OPENING
Twan Beurskens, Deputy General, Province of Limburg, The Netherlands
9:40 10:10 arwen korteweg KEYNOTE
Arwen Korteweg, Business Manager Logistics, Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on “Rotterdam-Venlo-Europe: the autonomous connection”, More information
10:10 10:40 Céline HOURCADE program KEYNOTE
Céline Hourcade, Head, Cargo Transformation program, International Air Transport Association (IATA), Switzerland, on “Drones for tomorrow’s air cargo”, More information
10:40 11:10 Break
11:10 11:40 Laurens Schrijnen Laurens Schrijnen, Advisor Smart Mobility, Project Manager smart shipping, Rijkswaterstaat, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, on “Smart Shipping Challenge 2017 SMASH!”, More information; Read the interview
11:40 12:10 Ørnulf Jan Rødseth Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, Senior Scientist, SINTEF Ocean, Norway, on “Unmanned ship transport systems in Norway”, More information; Read the interview
12:10 12:40 Gerben Peeters Gerben Peeters, PhD researcher, KU Leuven, Belgium, on “Towards autonomous inland shipping”, More information
12:40 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 14:00

Rudy R. Negenborn

Ali Haseltalab, PhD student/employee, Delft University of Technology and
Rudy R. Negenborn, Associate Professor, Delft University of Technologyon “Autonomous Ships: Theory and Practice”, More information
14:00 14:30 program Wojciech Paprocki Prof. Wojciech Paprocki PhD, Full Professor, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, on “3NTOCC – it means: No Train, No Terminal, No Truck (3NT) Operating Common Carrier (OCC)”, More information
14:30 15:00 Lieven Dejonckheere program Lieven Dejonckheere, Head of Division, De Vlaamse Waterweg NV, Belgium, on “Automation & Smart Shipping on the inland waterways in Flanders”, More information
15:00 15:30 Break
15:30 16:00 Cristiana Pagni Cristiana Pagni, President, Tecnomar Liguria Consortium, Italy, on “An Italian experience for the next ‘jump’ of Unmanned surface vessel (USV) technologies towards commercial shipping”, More information
16:00 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed
16:30 18:00 End of Conference and drinks

Do you have an interesting and enthusiastic presentation about one of the topics of the conference? We invite you to take a look at our Call for speakers.

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