Athens
- 1 & 2 November 2017


Digital Ship is pleased to be returning to Greece for our longest running event, with the 15th Annual Digital Ship Conference & Exhibition in Athens on 1 & 2 November. 

Industry experts will take to the podium during the conference which will include plenary and interactive panel sessions over the two days, and there will be an exhibition showcasing leading suppliers and vendors to the sector.

The 5 key focus sessions throughout the 2 days will include:

Focus Session 1
The Maritime Satcom Summit

Focus Session 2
Building Cyber and Security Resilience – with a Special Focus on GDPR

Focus Session 3
Harnessing Maritime’s Digital Future

Focus Session 4
Blockchain in Practice – Creating Trust in the Maritime Supply Chain

Focus Session 5
Developing Big Data Ecosystems

Plus: Exclusive Workshop, Open Roundtables and Networking Functions, including a Gala Dinner on 1 November

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Katarina Raptaki, IT Director, Navios Shipmanagement
  • Electra Panayotopoulos, Partner, HFW
  • Gary Pogson, Innovation Owner, Lead Specialist, The Lloyd’s Register Foundation and The Alan Turing Institute
  • Panagiotis Falidouris, General Manager, Marlink CG
  • Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos, Director, Head of Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy Advisory Services, EY (Ernst & Young Business Advisory Solutions S.A.)
  • Dr. Athanasios Drougkas, Officer in NIS - European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)
  • Dimitris Theodossiou, Managing Director, Danaos
  • George Efthimiou, IT Department & Security Expert, Gourdomichalis Maritime S.A
  • Konstantinos Stais, IT & Telecoms Operations Supervisor, Thenamaris (Ships Management) Inc.
  • Thomas Heide, Sales Manager, Dualog
  • Barbara Bersani, Head of Sales Europe South and MEA, Marlink 
  • Manuel Valero, Sales Manager, Telenor Satellite
  • Ewan Robinson, Director, Yango Satellite Communications
  • Nick Lambert, Maritime Domain Expert, NLA Ltd.
  • Rob O’Dwyer, Editor, Digital Ship
  • Michiel Meijer, Senior Director Market Management, Inmarsat Maritime
  • Gert-Jan Panken, VP Application Sales, Inmarsat
  • Jeff Greer, Vice President, Operations, KVH
  • Bent Erik Bjørkli, General Manager Strategic Initiatives, Kongsberg Maritime AS
  • Matt Duke, Vice President, Digital Platform, Kongsberg Digital AS
  • Dr. Nikitas Nikitakos, Professor, Dept. of Shipping Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean
  • Evanthia Kostidi, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Shipping Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean
  • Martin Jarrold, Chief, International Programme Development, Co-Chair, Maritime SatCom Forum, GVF
  • Howard Hughes, Chief Technology Officer, Tototheo
    With more speakers to be announced.