NEXT GEN Workshop - Event Update
Over 80 people registered to attend 3 specialist one day events for the sub IMO / sub 24m professional sector in Southampton on 25 26 27 October 2016.
The unique NEXT GENERATION Workshops bring together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to identify problems that affect the maritime sector worldwide – and highlight potential solutions!
A wave of cutting edge maritime innovations will be highlighted and discussed by marine industry professionals including:
BCGP – Brunswick Commercial & Government Products / BMT Nigel Gee / Border Force / Boskalis / British Marine / BSI – British Standards Institution / Century Maritime / Cox Powertrain / DES Ships – CSS Boats / DGzRS – German Sea Rescue / DSTL – Defence Science & Technology Laboratory / Frazer-Nash Consultancy / Goodchild Marine / Grammer AG / Hybrid Marine / Imperial College London / Isle of Man Government / ISVR – Institute of Sound and Vibration Research / JMP Systems Engineering / KNRM – Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue / KPM Marine / Lloyd's Register / Mainstay Marine / Marine South East / MAIB – Marine Accident Investigation Branch / MCA – Maritime Coastguard Agency / MST – Marine Specialised Technology / Norwegian Armed Forces / Pallington Foot / Park it Here / Politie Rotterdam / REAP Systems / RN – Institute of Naval Medicine / RNLI – Royal National Lifeboat Institute / Royal Navy / Royal Marines / SCISYS / Scot Seats / Sea Sure / Shock Mitigation / Shockwave / SHOXS / SKYDEX Technologies / SMMI – Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute / Southampton University / Sue Stevens Media / Torqeedo / Transonic Hull Company / UK Harbour Masters Association / UK Maritime Pilots Association / UK MOD – Ministry Of Defence / Warsash Maritime Academy / Wave Access Project / WING Inflatables.
Topics are relevant to Workboats, Pilot Boats, Patrol Boats, Search & Rescue, Wind Farm Support, Fishing, Survey Vessels, Superyacht Tenders and the emerging market for Unmanned Surface Vessels. Workshop attendees include Boat Builders, Equipment Manufacturers, Service Providers, Designers and Classification Societies.
Workshop Lead John Haynes said, ‘We focus on viable innovation and using people’s time effectively. We also know that having the right people onboard is essential and there is no substitute for meeting the experts face to face when asking the hard questions. We are really proud to welcome onboard this great group of innovators.'
Boat builders and specialist component manufacturers now recognise that they need to work together to develop next generation systems that fit the rapidly changing requirements of modern fleets. The unique knowledge gained from these workshop sessions will help to shape long term decisions that lead to improvements for in-service systems and procurement of next generation vessels.
The fast moving and effective Workshop format has 8 different presenters on each day with 4 half hour panel discussions
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