Introduction to Maritime Informatics

Speakers :
1) Jussi Poikonen 2) Wolfgang Lehmacher 3) Dr Mikael Lind 4) Jillian Carson -Jackson 5) Capt. Sukhjit Singh
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Date & Time :
23/06/2022 at 3:30 PM IST
Price :
Duration :
1 hrs 30 mins

Event Sessions

Session 1 :
23/06/2022 at 3:30 PM IST   To   23/06/2022 at 5:00 PM IST  (1 Hours 30 Mins)

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“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.”

Technology has been driving industries and kept the world going even during the COVID crisis. Industrial automation 4.0 is all about technology. But due to various challenges shipping was again laggard in implementing technology advancements. But in recent past digital disruptions have caught the attention and currently at the centre stage of shipping companies and logistic supply chains. Maritime operations create huge amounts of data. Facilitated by digitalisation, data analytics is providing insights into improving operational and capital efficiencies to the companies.

In view of this, persons from shipping industry need to understand how information technology, data and data analytics is affecting our professional life. What do we need to do to ensure that we have the relevant skills to cater to the upcoming requirements.

Maritime Informatics is an applied science. Developed by data scientists to meet the needs of practice and applied by practitioners and data scientists cooperatively. It is about enabling understanding, predicting, advising, and improving maritime activity by digital means.

Sea and Beyond in collaboration with Maritime Informatics Institute is bringing a webinar providing an overview of Maritime Informatics, it’s vision and how it can support the industry in order to have better efficiency and productivity in the industry.

Key points covered in the webinar will be:

  • Overview of Maritime Informatics
  • Evolution of shipping with relation to adoption of new advancements
  • Key pain points in the shipping industry
  • How these pain points are being addressed through maritime informatics
  • What is the future
  • How can you prepare yourselves for the future

Benefits/Deliverables from the course:

  • Understanding the Maritime Informatics
  • Understand how and where data analytics is being implemented in the Shipping world
  • Know where and how can develop skill sets to be future ready

The webinar will be presented by

  • Jussi Poikonen - Co-founder and Vice President of AI and Analytics at Awake.AI
  • Wolfgang Lehmacher - Operating Partner at Anchor Group and Advisor at Topan AG
  • Dr Mikael Lind - Professor in Maritime Informatics at Chalmers University of Technology and Senior Strategic Research Advisor at RISE
  • Jillian Carson-Jackson FNI FRIN, M.Ed. - Founder of JCJ Consulting & President, Nautical Institute

        and moderated by

  • Capt. Sukhjit Singh,M.Sc PG Dip, AFNI and Head of School (Maritime Science) University of Gibraltar.

Warm Regards,

Sea & Beyond team

About the Speakers

Jussi Poikonen
Co-founder and Vice President of AI and Analytics,

D.Sc.(Tech.), is a co-founder and vice president of AI and analytics at Awake.AI,
where his team develops predictive analytics, machine learning models, and optimization
algorithms for the Awake.AI smart port platform. Dr. Poikonen is also an adjunct professor of
microelectronics at University of Turku, Finland. Before his current position at Awake.AI, Dr.
Poikonen was an AI development lead at Rolls-Royce Marine, focusing on development of
autonomous and remote-controlled vessels. Also, Dr. Poikonen has over 10 years of experience
as senior research fellow and lecturer at University of Turku and Aalto University, Finland. He
has published over 80 research articles on telecommunications, emerging technologies, and
neuromorphic computing

Wolfgang Lehmacher
Operating Partner at Anchor Group and Advisor,

operating partner at Anchor Group and advisor at Topan AG. The
former head of supply chain and transport industries at the World Economic Forum and
President and CEO Emeritus of GeoPost Intercontinental is also advisory board member of The
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society, ambassador of The European Freight and
Logistics Leaders' Forum, advisor of GlobalSF, and founding member of the think tanks
Logistikweisen and NEXST 

Dr Mikael Lind
Professor in Maritime Informatics Senior Strategic Research Advisor,

(Adjunct) Professor in Maritime Informatics at Chalmers University of
Technology and Senior Strategic Research Advisor at Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE). Lind
serves as an expert for World Economic Forum, Europe’s Digital Transport Logistic Forum (DTLF),
and UN/CEFACT. He has been the lead author of many concept notes associated to maritime
and transport informatics brought up by international trade press and has become recognized
thought leader in Maritime Informatics.

Jillian Carson -Jackson
Managing Director, JCJ Consulting and President,

FNI FRIN, M.Ed. Managing Director, JCJ Consulting and President, The
Nautical Institute. With over three decades in the industry, Jillian has worked both afloat and
ashore in the CCG, including 10 years as an instructor at the CCGC. Following an active role at
IALA in the development of VTS Training, she moved to Australia to work with the Australian
Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as Manager of Vessel Traffic and Pilotage Services. In May
2020 Jillian was appointed a Director of GlobalMET. Jillian represents The Nautical Institute at
IALA as chair of the Emerging Digital Technologies Working Group (ENAV Committee) and the
Personnel and Training Working Group (VTS Committee). 

Capt. Sukhjit Singh
M.Sc PG Dip, AFNI and Head of School (Maritime Science),

MSc, PGDip, AFNI, Head of School (Maritime Science) University of Gibraltar.
With over 25 years of experience in maritime sector he is actively involved in applied research in
maritime energy and safety management systems within maritime domain, seeking to provide
innovative and sustainable solutions to ships and ports. Capt. Singh serves as technical expert on
various ongoing sustainable shipping projects.

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