Dublin Castle · 15th & 16th November 2022

Tuesday 15th November

Ronan Boyle

Director of e-Navigation and Maritime Services, Commissioners of Irish Lights, Ireland

Chairperson

Opening remarks from Session Chairperson

Speaking at: 2:15 pm November 15, 2022

Making Autonomy a Reality

Speaking at: 2:20 pm November 15, 2022

Ann Pletschke

Chief Vessel Operator, Ocean Infinity, UK

Jacob Terling

Principal Administrator, European Commission, DG Move, Brussels

Latest Thinking

What Regulatory Framework for Marine Autonomous Surface Ships?

Speaking at: 2:40 pm November 15, 2022

Aids to Navigation 2050

A View From the Danish Maritime Safety Administration

Speaking at: 3:00 pm November 15, 2022

Niels Peter Fredslund

Deputy Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA), Denmark

Carmen Aguilera

Head of Section, Operational Market Development & Safety Critical Applications, EUSPA (European Union Agency for Space Programme), Czech Republic

Space Services and Data for Maritime Safety

Speaking at: 3:50 pm November 15, 2022
Speaking at: 4:10 pm November 15, 2022

Francis Zachariae

Secretary General, IALA, France

Dr. Alan Grant

Head of R&D, GRAD, UK

Speaking at: 4:10 pm November 15, 2022
Speaking at: 4:10 pm November 15, 2022

John Pottle

Director, Royal Institute of Navigation

Panel Discussion including:

Francis Zachariae

Secretary General, IALA, France

Dr. Alan Grant

Head of R&D, GRAD, UK

John Pottle

Director, Royal Institute of Navigation

Sponsorship opportunities.

There are a small number of high profile sponsorship packages available. For further information, contact Jane McGahern on 01 271 5455 or email jane.mcgahern@irishlights.ie

About

Commissioners of Irish Lights

About

Dublin Castle

Session 1

Navigating Safely and Sustainably to 2050

Wednesday 16th November

Session 3

A Changing Offshore Seascape – Keeping It Safe

Session 4

Ports and Regional Infrastructure in 2050

Conference Programme
Navigating to 2050
A Safe and Sustainable Maritime Future.

Tuesday 15th November 2022

Session one - Navigating Safely and Sustainably to 2050

8:00 am

Registration and Refreshments

9:00 am
Welcome and Introduction
Yvonne Shields O’Connor, 
CEO, Irish Lights.
9:15 am
Conference Opening
Minister Hildegarde Naughton, 
Minister of State, Department of Transport.
9:25 am
Session 1. Navigating Safely and Sustainably to 2050
Chairperson:  
Opening remarks from Session Chairperson
Dr. Paul Little, 
CEO, City of Glasgow College and Chair of UK Shipping Skills Taskforce.
9:30 am
Conference Keynote Address:  
Transitioning to a Sustainable and Profitable Decarbonised Shipping Future
Anthony Gurnee, 
Founder and CEO of Ardmore Shipping, Ireland.
9:55 am
Safety and Sustainability:  
Ensuring the Resilience of Future Shipping
Maja Markovčić Kostelac, 
Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency, Portugal.
10:15 am
Reality 2050:  
Meeting IMO targets, an industry perspective.
Chris Waddington, 
Technical Director, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
10:35 am

Coffee break

11:15 am
Implications of Fit for 55 on the Irish Maritime Sector and Wider Economy
Prof. Alan Ahearne, 
University of Galway, Ireland.
11:35 am
Climate Challenges for the Maritime Sector:  
National and International Targets