NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 30, 2017 – The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2017 today announced plans for a unique Lunch-and-Learn program during the annual Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, which takes place Oct. 10-12, at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, Connecticut.
The Lunch-and-Learn event on Wednesday, Oct. 11 will feature sponsored topic-table discussion groups, which will address timely, themed issues. Each table will be hosted by a representative of the sponsoring company, who will lead and moderate the discussion about the designated subject.
Potential topic tables will include:
Ballast water treatment system implementation
Scrubber technology and its role in 2020
Oil water separators – next generation
Fuel testing challenges
Energy efficient ship design
Managing big data
Internet of Things (IoT) in shipping
Electric and hybrid propulsion
Coatings and anti-fouling solutions
Satellite communication options
“The Lunch-and-Learn program is part of our commitment to making SHIPPINGInsight the very best education and networking event for ship operators and their technology partners,” said Carleen Lyden Walker, SHIPPINGInsight co-director. “It will provide a relaxed interactive atmosphere for delegates to share their ideas and expertise, complementing the formal conference speakers, panels and roundtable discussions and more than 19 hours of scheduled networking events.”
Companies interested in sponsoring a Lunch-and-Learn table should contact Carleen Lyden Walker at +188.8.131.5286, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now in its sixth year, SHIPPINGInsight is the premier North American technology conference and trade show for the international commercial maritime industry. It brings together shipowners, ship managers and technology companies to discuss solutions to improve ship and fleet efficiency. The event is co-produced by Soccoli Associates LLC, a maritime consultancy; Rhodes Communications, Inc., an international communications firm specializing in the maritime industry; and Morgan Events LLC, a conference and event planning firm.