Date

14 October 2021

Location

Carob Mill Conference Centre, Limassol

Limited Seats

200

Speakers

25 Speakers

About the Event

The conference is under the auspices of the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry and supported by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Cyprus Union of Shipowners, Cyprus Marine Club, CYMEPA, WISTA Cyprus, YoungShip Cyprus, The Nautical Institute and AMMITEC of Greece. The event will take place at the Carob Mill Conference Centre with physical presence.

We would like to invite you to our 2nd Cyprus Shipping ICT Conference where together with key industry experts from industry bodies, shipowners, ship managers, service providers and equipment manufacturers we will look at the operational aspects impacting this sector.

We will have lead discussions on Digitalisation, Cybersecurity, Digital Technologies used for Decarbonisation, E-Learning, Crew Welfare during COVID times and ICT Challenges for Shipping in 2021, as well as creating an Internet of vessels for real time data collection in this fast moving modern market.

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Event Presentations

Capt. Eugen Adami – Managing Director – Mastermind Group 
“Challenges of the digital transformation with reference to the climate change and digital dictatorship”
Sven Brooks, Senior Business Development Director – KVH
“How does dedicated IoT connectivity assist a modern technical shipmanagement company?”
Dimitris Tsoubelis – SAP – Business Architect, member of Global Services Architect Community
“Connected Vessel – a pillar to Digital Transformation” 
Dr. Ioannis Filippopoulos – Assistant Professor at Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) – AMMITEC Member
“Digital Transformation in the Shipping Industry”
Francis Zachariae – Secretary General – IALA/AISM
“How digital technology can improve safety at sea?” 
Ioannis Kyriakides – Senior Scientist – CMMI
“Making Sense of Marine and Maritime Processes through intelligent information acquisition and representation”
Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl – Manager Maritime Safety & Security – BIMCO
“Developments in maritime digitalisation – keys to success for sustainable maritime digitalisation”
Simon Fotakis, Chief Technology Officer – Tototheo Maritime
“Beating the challenge of ransomware”
Alex Zervos​ – Regional Head of Sales – GTMaritime
“Why do smart people still get phished?” 
Manos Manoli – Chief Information Security Officer – Marlow Navigation
“Cyber Criminals and Reverse engineering the Human brain”
Demetris Charalambous – General Manager – Petronav Ship Management
“Keeping crew engaged during unprecedented times
Yannis Pastellas – Area Business Development Manager – Ocean Technologies Group
“How technology can enable the human element in shipping”
Captain Nikos Aslanis – MBA,AFNI,MRIN, Maritime Consultant – SQLearn
“Using Virtual Reality in e-learning to promote safety onboard”

Event Agenda

Welcome by Stella Violari - Editor of Cyprus Shipping News
09.05 Opening notes from the session chairwoman Zoe Morphitou - Senior Sales Manager - KVH
09.10 Keynote speech by the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President - Vassilis Demetriades
09.25 Address by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber Director General – Thomas Kazakos
09.40 “Challenges of the digital transformation with reference to the climate change and digital dictatorship” Capt. Eugen Adami – Managing Director - Mastermind Group
  • Definition of digital transformation
  • Increase of data volume
  • Power needs for the internet and for crypto currencies
  • Quality of electricity use
  • Digital dictatorship
  • Finding the balance to harmonize technology and nature
10.05 “How does dedicated IoT connectivity assist a modern technical shipmanagement company?” – Sven Brooks, Senior Business Development Director – KVH
  • The foundation for successful asset management
  • Data-driven decisions improve customer support
  • Benefits of a dedicated OT network
  • Remote Interventions allow better asset management
  • Aligned business models for fast-paced digitization
  • Summary: Technical Partnership Model
10.30 "Connected Vessel - a pillar to Digital Transformation" – Dimitris Tsoubelis - SAP - Business Architect, member of Global Services Architect Community
11.20 Opening notes from the session chairman Chrysostomos Efthymiou - Marine Officer - Cyprus Shipping Chamber
11.25 “Digital Transformation in the Shipping Industry” – Dr. Ioannis Filippopoulos – Assistant Professor at Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) – AMMITEC Member
  • The presentation addresses shipping companies' integration into the new digital age and how this digital transformation can be used in favour of ports.
  • Answers are being sought on whether a digital transformation is possible with the current maritime situation and known industry diversifications.
  • Whether it is feasible to transfer on board the technological innovations we are experiencing onshore, and more generally, whether some standards or methodologies could be adopted and followed to change the mindset and how the shipping companies operate.
11.45 “How digital technology can improve safety at sea?" – Francis Zachariae – Secretary General - IALA/AISM
  • IALA change of status – an organization for the Coastal State
  • Accidents at Sea and how digitalization could improve safety
  • IALA's mission to develop and harmonize – the work of the Committees with regard to digitalization
  • A look into the maritime future
12.05 “Making Sense of Marine and Maritime Processes through intelligent information acquisition and representation” Ioannis Kyriakides - Senior Scientist - CMMI
This presentation describes research and innovation projects that support environmental, social, and economic sustainability via intelligent data acquisition and information sharing and environmentally sustainable food production.
12.25 “Developments in maritime digitalisation - keys to success for sustainable maritime digitalisation”- Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl - Manager Maritime Safety & Security - BIMCO
  • Developments in maritime digitalisation
  • Shipping has taken a gigantic leap forward on working digitally during the Covid-pandemic outbreak
  • Digitalisation is not necessarily about making the internet faster or collecting more data. It is more about how to develop a smarter human interface with the technology available; a way to become more efficient
  • Everyone is looking for a competitive advantage and many see the field of digitalisation as one such area
  • Maritime digitalisation is likely to become a game changer in near future
12.45 – 13.15 Panel discussion on "How Digitalisation will drive Decarbonisation” - Moderator: Andreas Chrysostomou - Chief Strategy Officer - Tototheo Maritime
Panelists include:
Paola Hadjilambri - Director of Business Development - Michael Kyprianou – Advocates & Legal Consultants
Francis Zachariae – Secretary General - IALA/AISM
Ioannis Kyriakides - Senior Scientist - CMMI
Capt. Eugen Adami – Managing Director - Mastermind Group
Alexandros Josephides - Deputy Director General/Marine Manager - Cyprus Shipping Chamber
Dimitris Tsoubelis - SAP - Business Architect, member of Global Services Architect Community
Session 2 Chairman – Manos Manoli – Chairman of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber ICT Committee
14.15 Opening notes from the afternoon conference chairman
14.25 “Beating the challenge of ransomware" - Simon Fotakis, Chief Technology Officer - Tototheo Maritime
  • Ransomware attacks are increasing. Here's how they work.
  • You will be next! The outcome of inaction.
  • Prevention is always better than cure. How we reduce the risk and raise awareness?
14.45 "Why do smart people still get phished?" Alex Zervos​ - Regional Head of Sales - GTMaritime

How did that happen to me!​

  • Spotting phishing attempts
  • New phishing attacks
  • Examples of success attacks
  • How you can protect your vessels
15.10 “Cyber Criminals and Reverse engineering the Human brain" - Manos Manoli – Chief Information Security Officer - Marlow Navigation
  • An overview of shipping Cybersecurity 2021
  • Hackers and Covid 2021  ...  Working from Home ..
  • The art of Deception using Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity as a lifestyle
  • Hardware approach vs Holistic Strategy
15.35 Panel discussion on "Cybersecurity: Little bytes shaking the ocean" – Moderator: Georgios Strouzakis - Founder and CEO at EYEONIX SA
Panelists include:
Manos Manoli – Chairman of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber ICT Committee
Gregoris Gregoriou - IT Manager - Island Oil Holdings
Simon Fotakis - Chief Technology Officer - Tototheo Maritime
Gideon J. Lenkey - CISSP - Epsco-Ra Security Systems
16.20 "Keeping crew engaged during unprecedented times – Demetris Charalambous - General Manager - Petronav Ship Management -

16.45 “How technology can enable the human element in shipping” – Yannis Pastellas - Area Business Development Manager - Ocean Technologies Group -

  • The move to remote first training, e-learning and virtual classrooms
  • Applying knowledge through Cloud simulation
  • Ensuring credibility of remote assessments
  • The great Importance of attracting and retaining the right candidates
  • Engaging the workforce with rich media and collaboration tools
  • An intergraded maritime ecosystem
17.05 “Using Virtual Reality in e-learning to promote safety onboard” – Captain Nikos Aslanis - MBA,AFNI,MRIN, Maritime Consultant - SQLearn
  • The shipping industry is one of the most exposed to exceptionally challenging
  • Safety is one of the most crucial factors within the industry with the great majority of onboard accidents involving
  • Training with the use of Virtual Reality technology responds to the training needs of the maritime industry.
17.30 Panel discussion on "Connectivity as an enabler of crew welfare, e-learning and remote trouble shooting”– Moderator: David Tropp Hag – Senior Sales Director for EMEA East, KVH
Panelists include:
Demetris Charalambous - General Manager - Petronav Ship Management
Martina Meinders - Managing Director - Marin Shipmanagement
Sofronis Theodosiou - Fleet Personnel Manager - BSM Cyprus
Captain Nikos Aslanis - SQLearn
Andromachi Demetriou - Captain Class C
Natalie Georgiou - Senior Crewing Officer - Mastermind Group
Yannis Pastellas - Area Business Development Manager - Ocean Technologies Group -

Event Speakers

Vassilios Demetriades

Shipping Deputy Minister to the President

Vassilios Demetriades is the Shipping Deputy Minister to the President since

Thomas Kazakos

Director General - Cyprus Shipping Chamber

Thomas Kazakos is the Director General of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber. 

Stella Violari

Editor - Cyprus Shipping News

Zoe Morphitou

Senior Sales Manager - KVH

After completing her school education,  Zoe Morphitou moved over to France

Capt. Eugen Adami

Managing Director - Mastermind Group

Owner and Managing Director of the Cyprus-based shipping company Mastermind Shipmanagement

Chrysostomos Efthymiou

Marine Officer - Cyprus Shipping Chamber

Chrysostomos Efthymiou is the Marine Officer of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber.

Dr. Ioannis Filippopoulos

Assistant Professor at Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM)– AMMITEC Member

Dr. Ioannis Filippopoulos a “technology architect”, a “team leader”, an information

Francis Zachariae

Secretary General - IALA/AISM

Francis Zachariae began the work as Secretary-General of the International Association

Andreas Chrysostomou

Chief Strategy Officer - Tototheo Maritime

Andreas Chrysostomou is a seasoned professional in the shipping industry. He

Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl

Manager, Maritime Safety & Security - BIMCO

Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl is educated as naval architect and holds a

Alexandros Josephides

Deputy Director General/Marine Manager, Cyprus Shipping Chamber

Alexandros Josephides was born in 1962. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s

Manos Manoli

I.T. Manager/Chief Information Security Officer - Marlow Navigation. Chairman Digitalisation Committee - Cyprus Shipping Chamber

Manos Manoli studied Computer Science at West London College. Over 20

Simon Fotakis

Chief Technology Officer - Tototheo Maritime

Simon Fotakis is the Chief Technology Officer of Tototheo Maritime. He’s

Alex Zervos​

Regional Head of Sales - GTMaritime

Alex Zervos has been with GT for around 4 months, and

Georgios Strouzakis

Founder and CEO - EYEONIX SA

George Strouzakis has a broad background in Telecom and ICT, both

Gideon J. Lenkey

CISSP - Epsco-Ra Security Systems

Gideon Lenkey has consulted on Information Security matters since 1989. He

Capt. Nikos Aslanis

MBA,AFNI,MRIN, Maritime Consultant - SQLearn

Captain Nikos Aslanis is an experienced tanker Captain and academician with

David Tropp Hag

Senior Sales Director for EMEA East - KVH

With more than 20 years of experience providing maritime IT and

Sven-Eric Brooks

Senior Business Development Director – KVH

Sven-Eric Brooks is a business manager and IoT evangelist, based in

Dimitris Tsoubelis

Business Architect, member of Global Services Architect Community - SAP

Dimitris Tsoubelis is a Business Architect at SAP Hellas. He is

Ioannis Kyriakides

Senior Scientist - CMMI

Dr. Ioannis Kyriakides received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas

Paola Hadjilambri

Director of Business Development - Michael Kyprianou – Advocates & Legal Consultants

Paola Hadjilambri has a wealth of experience having previously worked at

Gregoris Gregoriou

IT Manager - Island Oil Holdings

Gregoris Gregoriou is the IT Manager at Island Oil Holdings Ltd.

Demetris Charalambous

General Manager - Petronav Ship Management

Demetris Charalambous is the General Manager of Petronav Ship Management Ltd

Martina Meinders

Managing Director - Marin Shipmanagement

Martina Meinders built up a successful international career in shipping for

Sofronis Theodosiou

Fleet Personnel Manager - BSM Cyprus

Sofronis Theodosiou was born in Limassol. Graduated from Lanition

Andromachi Demetriou

Captain Class C

Andromachi Demetriou graduated from Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos, Greece as

Natalie Georgiou

Senior Crewing Officer - Mastermind Group

Natalie Georgiou is the Head of Crewing department of the Cyprus-based

Yannis Pastellas

Area Business Development Manager - Ocean Technologies Group

Yannis Pastellas is the Business Development Manager SEMEA of Ocean

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Supporting Associations:
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