Digital@Sea International Conference

This year the Digital@Sea International Conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 30-31 January 2024.

Registration is now closed!

In collaboration with IALA  the Danish Maritime Authority invites you to join this highly interactive event Under the title "Paving the way for a Global Maritime Digital Vision", 

The digital transition of international shipping is moving fast and a clear global maritime digital vision and associated strategic elements are essential in order to facilitate this transition.

With a variety of inspiring presentations and interactive sessions including breakout sessions, fireside chats etc. the conference will zoom in on a number of strategic themes, that can all contribute and pave the way for a shared global maritime digital vision.

Please find the preliminary program below - speakers will be added during the coming weeks. At the end of this page you will find a list of hotels near the venue at IDA Conference.  

Participation at the Digital@Sea International Conference is subject to a fee of DKK 2500, which will cover all activities, lunches, dinner etc. 

Feel free to reach out to Digitalatsea@dma.dk if you have any further questions. 

We very much hope to see you in Copenhagen on 30-31 January 2024

Confirmed speakers

Andreas Nordseth, Director General, Danish Maritime Authority 

Francis Zachariae, Secretary-General, IALA 

Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl, Manager, Maritime Safety & Security, BIMCO 

Leendert Bal, Head of Department 3, Digital Services and Simplification, EMSA 

Todd Schuett, Innovation Project Manager, Kongsberg 

Omar Frits Eriksson, Deputy SG, IALA 

Martin Benderson, Director, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)

Thomas Bagge, CEO and Statutory Director, Digital Container Shipping Association 

Stefan Pielmeier, CEO, Sternula

Ben Palmer, President, Inmarsat Maritime 

Ben van Scherpenzeel, Chairman International Taskforce Port Call Optimization, Port of Rotterdam 

Alexander Held, Head of Commercial, Turtle 

Monica Sundklev, Chair, IALA VTS Committee

Jin Hyong Park, CEO, AIVeNautics 

Jungwook Han, CTO, AIVeNautics

Thomas Christensen, CEO, Digital Maritime Consultancy ApS

Anders Wendel, CEO, Navelink 

Jan Frølgaard, Manning advisor, Danish Maritime Authority 

Time
Agenda
Session description
     
8:30
Welcome and registration
 
VISIONS FOR A DIGITAL GLOBAL MARITIME FUTURE
   
9:15
 
Visions for a global maritime future

Welcome addresses
Setting the scene for the conference and outlining why a Global Maritime Digital Vision can unlock the power of digitalization in the maritime industry.
 
 
 
The value of a digitalized maritime future

Fire side chats
Sharing perspectives on how digitalization can benefit the maritime industry and what barriers and enablers we must face to make it happen.
 
ENABLING THE DIGITAL GLOBAL MARITIME FUTURE
   
11:00
Breakout sessions

Expert presentations and group work
Learning from experts and practitioners on how digitalization is already changing the maritime industry and working together to identify the most important elements of a global maritime digital vision.
 
12:30
Lunch
 
 
13.30
Break out sessions

Expert presentations and group work
 
Learning from experts and practitioners on how digitalization is already changing the maritime industry and working together to identify the most important elements of a global maritime digital vision.
 
CREATING GLOBAL MARITIME DIGITAL VISIONS
   
14.30
Group work
Creating proposals for a global maritime digital vision.
 
 
Plenary
Sharing visions and key learnings on opportunities, enablers and barriers.
 
MANAGING CYBERSECURITY
   
16.15
Plenary
Understanding the risks of cybersecurity and how to manage them.
 
CLOSING OF DAY 1
   
17.30
Plenary
Closing of day 1 and looking ahead to day 2
 
SPENDING TIME TOGETHER
   
17.45
Drink, dinner and networking
Drinks and dinner at the conference venue
Time
Agenda
Session description
 
9:00
Welcome and networking
 
MOVING FROM VISION TO REALITY
9:15
 
Plenary
Kicking of day 2
Thematic groups
Exploring in thematic groups what it will take to move from vision to reality.
DEMONSTRATING WHAT IS POSSIBLE
11:00
Technology demonstrations
Demonstrations of promising digital solutions in the harbor in front of the conference venue.

Presentation by DMA Regulatory Future Lab and demonstrations by SIMAC/MARS and Ørsted

 
BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER
12:15
Plenary
 
Sharing insights from group discussions and reflecting on what each of us can do to make a global maritime digital vision a reality.
 
 
Closing remarks
 
Closing remarks
LUNCH AND NETWORKING
13:00
 
Lunch
 
 

Contact

Maritime Regulation and Legal Affairs

Conference venue

IDA Conference
Kalvebod Brygge 31-33,
1780 Copenhagen

Website of IDA Conference