Conference Sessions and Schedule

 

 

SESSIONS

SESSION 1:
OPENING CEREMONIES

SESSION 2:
INTERFERRY

SESSION 3:
PANEL – SUBSIDIES, GOVERNANCE AND STATE-OWNED FERRIES

SESSION 4:
DEVELOPMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

SESSION 5:
RETAIL AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

SESSION 6:
PANEL – ROPAX CONCEPT VIABILITY AND THE FUTURE OF PASSENGER SHIPPING

SESSION 7:
PANEL - THE HUMAN SIDE OF SAFETY

SESSION 8:
LNG

SESSION 9:
CLOSING CEREMONIES

 

 

 

CONFERENCE DAY 1 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 6TH

Moderators
Tim Mooney – Fire Island Ferries, USA
Wilco van der Linden – Wärtsilä, Netherlands

9:00am
SESSION 1: OPENING CEREMONIES

Opening Ceremony
Eagle Song Native Mask Dancers

Welcome
Mike Grainger – Interferry Chairman, Australia

Welcome
Mike Corrigan – Interferry President, Canada

Keynote
TBD

 

9:30am
SESSION 2: INTERFERRY

Regulatory Success and Challenges Ahead
Johan Roos – 
Interferry, Belgium

Interferry AGM
Len Roueche – Interferry, Canada

 

10:00am
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

Confronting Today's Safety Issues
Jeff Lantz
– 
US Coast Guard, IMO

 

10:25
FLASH PRESENTATION - BC FERRIES

 

10:35
Coffee Break

 

11:05am
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER


Size, Scope and Diversity of the World Ferry Fleet

Philippe Holthof – Shippax, Belgium

 

11:20am
SESSION 3: PANEL ON SUBSIDIES, GOVERNANCE AND STATE-OWNED FERRIES

PANEL

Todd Stone – BC Minister of Transport, Canada

David Moseley – formerly of Washington State Ferries, USA

Alan Klanac – Jadrolinija, Croatia

John Steen-Mikkelsen – Danske Faerger, Denmark

Audience Comments & Questions via text message

 

12:20
FLASH PRESENTATION – CARUS

 

12:30
Lunch

 

 

2:00pm
SESSION 4: DEVELOPMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Preparations for World Cup & Olympics in Rio
Patricia Tessarollo
– CCR Barca, Brazil

A Regional Fast Ferry Service in the Southern Caribbean
Adrian Beharry – University of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago

TBD
Bruce Nierenberg – Bruce Nierenberg & Associates, USA

Discussion & Questions

 

3:15
FLASH PRESENTATION – DNV/GL

 

3:25pm
SESSION 5: RETAIL AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

TBD
Paul Goodwin – Holland America, USA

How to Make Shopping a Reason for Travel
Per Ola Jonnerheim – Stena, Sweden

TBD
Steve Hankinson – Vancouver Airport Authority, Canada

Discussion & Questions

 

4:20
FLASH PRESENTATION – FLENSBURGER

 

4:30pm
Happy Hour

 

 

CONFERENCE DAY 2 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7th

Moderators
Tim Mooney – Fire Island Ferries, USA
Wilco van der Linden – Wärtsilä, Netherlands

 

9:00am
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER


Short Sea Shipping

Kirk Jones – Canada Steamship Line, Canada

 

9:25am
SESSION 6: PANEL: ROPAX CONCEPT VIABILITY AND THE FUTURE OF PASSENGER SHIPPING


John Waterhouse – Elliott Bay Design Group, USA

Christophe Mathieu – Brittany Ferries, France

Chet Pastrana – Archipelago Ferries, Philippines

Per Westling – Stena RoRo, Sweden

Audience Comments & Questions via Text Message

 

10:25
FLASH PRESENTATION – DAMEN

 

10:35am
Coffee Break

 

11:05am
SESSION 7: PANEL - THE HUMAN SIDE OF SAFETY

Maritime Resource Management
John Garner – P&O Ferries, UK

SailSafe
Darren Johnston – BC Ferries, Canada

Jeff Lantz – US Coast Guard/IMO, USA

Johan Roos – Interferry, Belgium

Dracos Vassalos – Strathclyde University, UK

Audience Comments & Questions via Text Message

 

12:05
FLASH PRESENTATION – LLOYD'S REGISTER

 

12:15
LUNCH

 

1:45pm
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER


Up Next Syndrome!

Kostas Mallios – Innovation, Advisory, Investment, USA

 

2:10pm
SESSION 8: LNG

LNG Conversion
George Capacci – Washington State Ferries, USA

A Vision for a CO2 Neutral Island
Anders Ørgård Hansen – OSK ShipTech, Denmark

Ferry Business Case for LNG
John Hatley – Wärtsilä, USA

Tank Arrangements for LNG
Päivi Haikkola – Deltamarin, Finland

TBC

Discussion & Questions

 

3:25
FLASH PRESENTATION – VOLVO PENTA

 

3:35pm
SESSION 9: CLOSING CEREMONIES

Flag Handover
Mike Grainger – Interferry, Australia

Adieu
Mike Corrigan – BC Ferries, Canada

Invitation to 2015 Conference in Copenhagen
John Steen-Mikkelsen – Danske Faerger, Denmark

 

4:00pm
Happy Hour

 

Wednesday, October 8th

BC Ferries Technical Tour
9:30am ~ 1:40pm (approx)

 

Post Tour to Victoria
Depart from Westin Bayshore at approx. 2:00pm