Delivering the Transition to Smart UK Ports

DATE: 17 March, 2021

LOCATION: Online Conference

START TIME: 1:30 pm END TIME: 4:30 pm

Join us for the launch of our Smart Ports use cases which have been developed in collaboration with Royal HaskoningDHV and five leading UK ports.

The use cases provide practical and feasible innovative solutions to challenges faced by ports in the UK and around the world, building on the decarbonisation and digitalisation themes we explored in our recent Transitioning to Smart Ports project.

The event will run from 13:30 – 16:30 on Wednesday 17th March. It will bring together expert representatives from the five ports along with Government and Trade bodies to discuss the implementation routes for the developed use cases and how they link to other ports and to the Government strategic perspectives.

We are also excited to announce that we will be launching our Free Ports report during the event. The report takes a holistic view of ensuring the success of the Freeports initiative in the UK, as well as their potential to stimulate investment and regional innovation.

Read up on the various use cases that will be discussed during the day.

Speakers

Jack Harrison

Head of Maritime Technology

Department for Transport

Ian Blake

Head of Information Technology

Port of Tyne

Veronica Chan

Senior Advisor (Climate Change & Air Quality)

Port of London

Brian Rousell

Director of Engineering & IT

Shoreham Port

Anisa Koci

Port Master Plan Project Manager

Portsmouth International Port

Tim Bownes

Programme Director

Port of Milford Haven

Richard Willis

Director Port Operations & Technology

Royal HaskoningDHV

Ibrahim Mohamed

Infrastructure and Freeport Advisor

Matthew Albans

Head of Special Projects at BAE Systems

BAE Systems Maritime Service

Jon Horsley

Transport Systems Development Manager, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing,

Cranfield University

Henry Tse

Director of New Mobility Technologies

Connected Places Catapult

Thomas White

Director of Modelling and Appraisal (Interim)

Connected Places Catapult

Khalid Nur

Solutions Architect – New Mobility Technologies (Interim)

Connected Places Catapult

Agenda

13:30 – 13:35

Welcome and introduction

  • Thomas White, Director of Modelling and Appraisal (Interim), Connected Places Catapult 
13:35 – 13:45

Keynote Address by Connected Places Catapult

  • Henry Tse, Director of New Mobility Technologies, Connected Places Catapult
13:45 – 13:55

Keynote Address: View from the Department for Transport

  • Jack Harrison, Head of Maritime Technology, Department for Transport 
13:55 – 14:15

Use Cases – Journey and Stories

  • Chaired by Khalid Nur, Solutions Architect – New Mobility Technologies (Interim), Connected Places Catapult
  • Richard Willis, Director Port Operations & Technology,  Royal HaskoningDHV
14:15 – 14:25

Issues and challenges in Industries alike 1 – Predictive Health Maintenance in Aerospace

  • Jon HorsleyTransport Systems Development Manager, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University 
14:25 – 14:35

Break

14:35 – 14:45

Issues and challenges in Industries alike 2

  • Matthew AlbansHead of Special Projects at BAE SystemsBAE Systems Maritime Service  
14:45 – 15:00

Freeports

  • Thomas White, Director of Modelling and Appraisal (Interim), Connected Places Catapult
  • Ibrahim Mohamed,
    Infrastructure and Freeport Advisor
15:00 – 15:10

Questions from the audience

15:10 – 15:55

Panel Discussion

Chair

  • Thomas White, Director of Modelling and Appraisal (Interim), Connected Places Catapult

Panellists

  • Ian Blake, Head of Information Technology, Port of Tyne
  • Veronica Chan, Senior Advisor (Climate Change & Air Quality) , Port of London
  • Brian Rousell, Director of Engineering & IT, Shoreham Port
  • Anisa Koci,  Port Master Plan Project Manager, Portsmouth International Port
  • Tim Bownes, Programme Director, Port of Milford Haven
  • Richard Willis, Director Port Operations & Technology, Royal Royal HaskoningDHV
15:55 – 16:00

Wrap-up

  • Thomas White, Director of Modelling and Appraisal (Interim), Connected Places Catapult 
16:00 – 16:30

Networking

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