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World ECDIS Day 2019

Digital Culture Beyond ECDIS

25th September 2019 | Hamburg | GERMANY


Our Speakers and Guests in 2019

Our Schedule in 2019



20th Floor Atlantic Haus.


Opening Session

1. What Does Digitalisation Mean to Shipping

Carsten Sommerhage, CEO, Columbia Shipmanagement

2. S-100/S-1XX Status and Actual Use Case

Julia Powell, Deputy Chief, Coastal Survey Development Lab, NOAA


Workshop Hour

Workshop, seminar and onboard hands-on tour. Choose your personal favorite that meets your particular interests:

1. Digitalising ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications / Interactive Workshop moderated by UKHO

2. Mobile Maritime Apps Live in Action Onboard Harbour Barge / Workshop moderated by SevenCs

3. Navigation in the digital age through the lens of the end-user / Workshop moderated by IMarEST


Lunch Break

Hafen Diner at Hafen Hamburg Hotel


Open Panel Discussion

Challenges, advantages and solutions of digitisation will be addressed with representatives of different stakeholder groups.  20th Floor Atlantic Haus. Moderated by Capt. Paul Hailwood 

Topics and speakers:

  1. ECDIS - Essential for Digital Transformation
    Steven v.d. Schootbrugge, CEO, ChartWorld International


  2. Digital Transformation – Essential for Voyage Optimisation
    Rene van Peer - Sales Executive, MeteoGroup

  3. P&I Perspective on ECDIS Compliance
    Capt. Yves Vandenborn, The Standard Club

  4. Compliance – Essential for Planning and Risk Assessment
    Stefano Zunino, Senior Manager IT Demand&Solution - Carnival Maritime

  5. Risk Assessment – Essential for Autonomous Shipping
    Jesse Roper, User Interface Team Lead, Sea Machines Robotics


Warm Up

ECDIS Reception (9th Floor, Atlantic Haus)


Party & Award Ceremony

20th Floor Atlantic Haus.

Welcome Speech - Dr. Mathias Jonas,​ Secretary General, International Hydrographic Organization


We'll announce World ECDIS Day award winners in four categories.


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