XV INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME CONFERENCE
2019

27. SEPTEMBER, 2019 | TALLINN, ESTONIA
TALLINK SPA & CONFERENCE HOTEL
The Estonian Shipowners' Association, TTÜ Estonian Maritime Academy, Tallink Grupp and Corpore Conferences are organizing for the 15th consecutive year the oldest maritime conference in the Baltics, which aims to bring together maritime, transport, public and academic sectors and companies from Estonia and neighboring countries.

Traditionally, the September conference also marks World Maritime Day. Over the years, 1,800 participants from more than 10 countries have attended the conference. 180 speakers from Estonia and abroad have shared their knowledge.

Location

The Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel's modern conference center offers many great opportunities for high level events. The hotel is much more than just a place to stay - here you can pleasantly combine a business trip with a vacation and continue after a busy meeting day in the lobby bar, water park or Nero restaurant.

It is the most unique hotel in the center of Tallinn, and the rooms are designed in a comfortable and personal style.


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Speakers 2019

Kersti Kaljulaid

President of the Republic of Estonia

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Kersti Kaljulaid

President of the Republic of Estonia

Roomet Leiger

Director of the Estonian Maritime Academy at TUT

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Roomet Leiger

Director of the Estonian Maritime Academy at TUT

Ørnulf Jan Rødseth

Senior Research Scientist at SINTEF Ocean, one of the institutes in SINTEF

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Ørnulf Jan Rødseth

Senior Research Scientist at SINTEF Ocean, one of the institutes in SINTEF

Adrian Venables

Senior Researcher, Department of software science, Tallinn University of Technology

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Adrian Venables

Senior Researcher, Department of software science, Tallinn University of Technology
Dr Adrian Venables served in the Royal Navy for 24 years as a Communications, Warfare, and Intelligence officer. Since leaving the Service, he has published a series of research papers on the cyber threat landscape and its use by state and non-state actors for espionage, sabotage, and subversion. A senior researcher at Tallinn University of Technology, he retains his military links by serving as a Commander in the Maritime Reserve supporting UK cyber resilience activities in the Baltic region. A Certified Information System Security Professional and Certified Information System Manager, he holds seven computing and cyber security focused degrees.

Rene Arikas

Director General of the Maritime Administration

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Rene Arikas

Director General of the Maritime Administration

Vahur Ausmees

Tallink Group, Director of Human Resources and Development

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Vahur Ausmees

Tallink Group, Director of Human Resources and Development

Dr. Athanasios Drougkas

NIS Expert - The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)

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Dr. Athanasios Drougkas

NIS Expert - The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)
Dr. Athanasios Drougkas is a Network and Information Security Expert at ENISA. His domains of activity in ENISA currently include cybersecurity in the Maritime and eHealth sectors, Cyber Insurance and the Digital Single Market and NIS industry. In the past he has held various positions within the ICT industry, including Project Management, Presales, R&D and Technical Consulting. Dr. Drougkas holds a BSc./MSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. in Telecommunications from the National Technical University of Athens.

Urmas Vaino

TV jornalist

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Urmas Vaino

TV jornalist

Tarmo Kõuts

Vice Admiral

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Tarmo Kõuts

Vice Admiral

Henn Põlluaas

Speaker of the Riigikogu

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Henn Põlluaas

Speaker of the Riigikogu

Jarle Coll Blomhoff

Team Leader Systems Engineering

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Jarle Coll Blomhoff

Team Leader Systems Engineering

Hanno Hussar

Head of IT department, Port of Tallinn

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Hanno Hussar

Head of IT department, Port of Tallinn

Piret Mürk-Dubout

Member of the Board, Tallink Group

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Piret Mürk-Dubout

Member of the Board, Tallink Group

Ahti Kuningas

Deputy Secretary General for Transport at the Estonian Ministry of Economic
Affairs and Communications

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Ahti Kuningas

Deputy Secretary General for Transport at the Estonian Ministry of Economic
Affairs and Communications

Eero Naaber

Head of Development and Innovation at Estonian Maritime Administration

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Eero Naaber

Head of Development and Innovation at Estonian Maritime Administration

Rene Reisner

Marine Environment Department Head of Department, Ministry of the Environment

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Rene Reisner

Marine Environment Department Head of Department, Ministry of the Environment

Siim Kiisler

Isamaa Party

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Siim Kiisler

Isamaa Party

Kalev Kallo

Centre Party

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Kalev Kallo

Centre Party

Anti Poolamets

Estonia Conservative People's Party

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Anti Poolamets

Estonia Conservative People's Party

Programme

Conference main topic is SEA VIEWS

Moderator
: Vahur Ausmees,  Tallink Group, Director of Human Resources and Development

9:00-10:00 Registration and morning coffee
10.00-10.15 Opening words
Henn Põlluaas,
Speaker of the Riigikogu
10.15-11.00The NIS Directive and Cybersecurity in Maritime
Dr. Athanasios Drougkas, 
NIS Expert - The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)
11.00-11.20 Estonian Maritime Academy 100
Roomet Leiger, Director of the TalTech Estonian Maritime Academy
11.20-12.00 Responsible entrepreneurship in shipping - challenges and opportunities
Piret Mürk-Dubout, Member of the Board, Tallink Group
12.00-13.00Lunch
13.00-13.30 Going smart and digital
Hanno Hussar,  Head of IT department, Port of Tallinn
13.30-14.00Hybrid Warfare in the Maritime and Information Environments
Adrian Venables, Senior Researcher, Department of software science, Tallinn University of Technology
14.00-14.30  Safe & Secure Ship Design and Operation in a Cyber World
Jarle Coll Blomhoff, Team Leader Systems Engineering
14.30-14.40Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia
14.40-15.00 Coffee brake
15.00-15.30 Industry 4.0 in shipping: The impact on ship technology and operations
Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, Senior Research Scientist at SINTEF Ocean, one of the institutes in SINTEF (Norway)
15.30-16.00Maritime Economy - Shipping package
Tarmo Kõuts, Vice Admiral
16.00-16.45 Discussion panel / Marine forum:  Develeopment Oportunity for the Maritime Economy
Panel leader: Urmas Vaino, TV jornalist
Panel members: 
Kalev Kallo,
Centre Party
Reform Party
Siim Kiisler,
Isamaa Party
Anti Poolamets,
Estonia Conservative People's Party
Social Democratic Party
Eero Naaber, 
Head of Development and Innovation at Estonian Maritime Administration
Ahti Kuningas, Deputy Secretary General for Transport at the Estonian Ministry of Economic
Affairs and Communications
Rene Reisner, Marine Environment Department Head of Department, Ministry of the Environment
16.45-17.00Summary
17.00-19.00Reception
The conference will end with a festive reception at NERO restaurant dedicated to the 15th anniversary
of the Maritime Conference.

*  Working language: Estonian and English
*  Simultaneous translation Estonian-English-Estonian
*  The organizer has the right to make changes in the programme

Moderator: Indrek Lepp, Ship Master, Tallink Grupp

9:00-10:00 Registration and morning coffee
10.00-10.05Opening word
Eiki Nestor, President of the Riigikogu
10.05-10.10 Greetings from the Estonian Shipowners Association
Kalev Järvelill
, President of the Estonian Shipowners Association
10.10-11.00 ECSA maritime strategy overview
Martin Dorsman
, Secretary General of ECSA
11.00-11.30 The Baltic Sea in the midst of climate change
Tarmo Soomere, President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
11:30-12.00 The Problems of Ballast Water
Olof Widen, Finnish Shipowners’ Association
12.00-13:00Lunch
 13.00-13.30 Shared situational awareness in use at Tallink – Case study of the ChemSAR exercise on board M/V Regal Star
Henrik Ramm-Schmidt, Fleetrange CEO and Founder
13.30-14.00 The present and future of the Port of Tallinn’s shipping enterprises and their impact on the Estonian maritime industry
Ülo Eero, Chairman of the Management Board, TS Shipping
Jaak KaabelChairman of the Management Board, TS Laevad
14.00-14.30  DNVGL - Energy Transition Outlook: Maritime Forecast to 2050
David Wendel, DNV GL, Key Account Manager, Norway
14.30-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-15.30  The Sailor of Today and Tomorrow
Roomet Leiger, Director of the Estonian Maritime Academy
15.30-16.00 Revisioning Maritime Law
Indra Kaunis, Member of the Management Board, Consolato del Mare
16.00-16.45 Discussion panel / Sea forum: The Maritime Economy - Opportunities and Challenges
Head of the panel: Urmas Vaino
Panel participants: 
Eero Naaber
, Head of Department of Maritime Administration
Taivo Linnamägi
, Director Aviation and Maritime Department
16.45-17.00Concluding statements and raffle draw
17.00-19.00 Reception

* Working language: Estonian and English
* Simultaneous translation Estonian-English-Estonian
* The Organizers reserve the right to make amendments to the schedule

Prices

Participation fee includes: one conference day, conference materials, lunch, coffee breaks, reception.

Registration

Corpore Conferences will send an invoice to the email address you entered after registration.
Thank you!
We confirm that you are registered for the XV International Maritime Conference 2019, which will take place on 27.09.2019. At Tallink SPA & Conference Hotel, Sadama 11a Tallinn.


The invoice for attending the conference will be issued to you by Corpore Konverentsid OÜ, to the email address indicated on the form.


50% of the entry fee will be refunded if you cancel your registration. The entry fee will not be refunded if canceled after 24.09.2019

Accommodation

Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel

Sadama 11a, Tallinn

Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel is the perfect intersection of business and holidays, offering a modern conference center and the large Aqua Spa acquatic center. The most unique hotel interior in the city center.

Special price starting from 94 EUR/night.
The price is valid: 26.-29.09.2019

Promocode is MARITIME19

Tallink City Hotel

A.Laikmaa 5, Tallinn

Tallink City Hotel is located in the heart of Tallinn, amid the popular downtown shopping and business areas and just a few minutes’ walk from the historic Old Town. Our cozy, Nordic-style rooms come with one double bed or two singles.

Special price starting from 84 EUR/night.
The price is valid: 26.-29.09.2019

Promocode is MARITIME19

Tallink Express Hotel

Sadama 9, Tallinn

Located only a 10-minute walk from Tallinn’s medieval Old Town, we’re possibly the most convenient and affordable hotel in town.
We offer rooms with all the basic necessities for business or holiday.

Special price starting from 74 EUR/night.
The price is valid: 26.-29.09.2019

Promocode is MARITIME19

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