Schedule

Time Monday, March 27 Session Number Speaker(s)
1:00 - 7:30PM Conference Registration Open    

2:00 - 4:30PM

Open Space Forums    
  Turning Stowage/Commercial Operations Into Profit Centers for Carriers OSF1 Arthur Touzot, Consultant for Navis Carrier Solutions
  Yard Strategy and Yard Optimization OSF2 Frederik Stork, Director of Optimization and Analytics Services, Navis and Alvin Thottukadavil, Director of Professional Services, Navis
  Terminal-Carrier Collaboration OSF3 Robert Inchausti, CTO, XVELA, Craig Halford, Global Sales Director, XVELA, Sumitha Sampath, Sr. Director of Strategy, Navis and Manuel Perez, Director of Product Management, Navis Carrier Solutions
  Getting the Most Out of Your Training Investment OSF4 Andy Clason, Vice President of Technical Services, Navis and Noelle Sue Chalfant, Director of Training, Navis
5:30 – 7:00PM Welcome Reception    Sponsored by ABB and ZPMC
Time Tuesday, March 28 Session Number Speaker(s)
7:00 - 8:30AM Breakfast    
7:00AM – 7:00PM Registration Hospitality Desk    
8:30 - 9:30AM Welcome to Navis World 2017 GS1 Benoit de la Tour, President, Navis and Head of Kalmar Software Strategy
9:30 - 10:30AM Technology Disruption in Global Logistics: Leveraging Data and Digitization Across the Supply Chain GS2 Chris Surdak, Futurist, Engineer, Author of "Jerk" and "Data Crush"
10:30AM - 11:00 Navis World Technology Exhibition Open    
10:40 - 10:55AM Technology Exhibition Mini Sessions    
10:30 - 11:00AM Refreshment Break   Sponsored by ABB
11:00 - 11:50AM Roadmaps and Releases: Working with Navis Products in an Agile Way 101 Raj Gupta, CTO and Senior Vice President of Engineering at Navis, Carlos Barbera, Sr. Director of Product Management at Navis
11:00 - 11:50PM How to Successfully Upgrade to a New Version of N4 201 Laura Markham, VP of IT Operations, Maher Terminals, Masha Bakholdin, Manager of PMO, Maher Terminals and Dominic Sidoti, TOS System Administrator, Maher Terminals
11:00 - 11:50PM Automated Decision Making and Artificial Intelligence 301 Rich Ceci, Sr. VP of Technology and Projects, Virginia International Terminals and Oscar Pernia, VP of Operational Innovation, Navis
11:00 - 11:50PM Data Analytics Best Practices 402 Francesco del Zompo, Business Intelligence Consultant, Navis
11:00 - 11:50PM Stowage/Commercial Operations as a Profit Centers for Carriers 501 Arthur Touzot, Consultant for Navis Carrier Solutions
12:00 - 1:50PM Navis Inspire Awards Lunch   Sponsored by Port Technology International
2:00 - 2:50PM Going Live With N4 at a Fully Automated Terminal: Lessons Learned from QQCTN 308 Liangang Zhang, General Manager, QQCTN, Haitao Song, Operations Manager, QQCTN, Yongcui Li, IT Manager, QQCTN and Rongsheng Ren, Technical IT Engineer, QQCTN
2:00 - 2:50PM Developing a Future TOS Experience 217 Scott Holland, Global Head of Product Management, Navis and Carlos Barbera, Sr. Director of Product Management, Navis
2:00 - 2:50PM XVELA: Unlocking the Next Level of Operational Efficiency Through Collaboration 401 Guy Rey-Herme, President of XVELA and Craig Halford, Global Sales Director, XVELA
2:00 - 2:50PM Extend N4 and Improve Operations with Enhanced Technology Solutions from Versiant 103 Edward Reade, VP of Application Development, Versiant
2:00 - 2:50PM The Ultimate Platform That Manages Supply Chain Constraints to Optimize Your Terminal 214 Michael Bouari, CEO of 1-Stop 
2:50 - 3:10PM Refreshment Break   Sponsored by ZPMC
3:10 - 4:00PM N4 Platform Consolidation: The Journey Begins 109 Thomas Bakker, Director of Product Management, Navis and Meena Shah, Software Delivery Manager, Navis
3:10 - 4:00PM Malta Freeport: Yard Optimization Delivered 203 Jesmond Baldacchino, Head of IT, Malta Freeport Terminals, Adrian Mallia, Operations Manager, Malta Freeport Terminals, Frederik Stork, Director of Optimization and Analytics Services, Navis and Alvin Thottukadavil, Director of Professional Services, Navis
3:10 - 4:00PM ZPMC: Beyond a Supplier of Equipment 204 Qizhong Liu, Vice President, Sales, ZPMC
3:10 - 4:00PM XVELA: A Single Source of Truth for Improved Collaboration 404 Robert Inchausti, Chief Technology Officer, XVELA
4:10 - 5:00PM Moving N4 into the Future IT Landscape of HHLA 105 Frank Winkenwerder, Director of IT, HHLA and Christian Weinbrenner, Senior Director of Professional Services EMEA, Navis
4:10 - 5:00PM CTAS Reefer: Beyond Basic Monitoring 205 Stephan Piworus, Global VP Sales Ports & Terminals, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS
4:10 - 5:00PM Adding Value with Navis Partners: Case History, Project Takeaways, Network of Knowledge 206 Marco Fehmer, General Manager, DSP Services
4:10 - 5:00PM Security in Automated Terminals 303 Darich Runyan, Senior Director of Information Security, Virginia Port Authority
4:10 - 5:00PM Value of Connecting Carrier ERP Systems and the TOS with the First and Last Mile Actors 405 Sumitha Sampath, Senior Director of Strategy, Navis and Peter Ludvigsen, CEO at Bestshore
5:00 - 7:00PM Reception in the Navis World Technology Exhibition    Sponsored by Moffat & Nicol
Time Wednesday, March 29 Session Number Speaker(s)
7:00 - 8:30AM Breakfast    
7:00AM - 5:00PM Registration Hospitality Desk    
8:30 - 9:45AM Steering Your Ship Through Rough Waters: Lessons on Leadership from Captain Phillips GS3 Captain Richard Phillips: Hero of the High Seas & Real-Life Inspiration for the Movie "Captain Phillips"; Captain of the Maersk Alabama, Hijacked by Somali Pirates; Author, A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea
9:45 - 10:45AM The Silicon Valley Perspective: Acting and Succeeding Entrepreneurially Inside Your Company GS4 Mark Coopersmith, Senior Fellow and Faculty Director, UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, Entrepreneur, Fortune 500 Executive and Author
10:45AM - 6:00PM Navis World Technology Exhibition Open    
10:55 - 11:10AM Technology Exhibition Mini Sessions    
10:45 - 11:15AM Refreshment Break   Sponsored by IDENTEC SOLUTIONS
11:15AM - 12:05PM Non-Functional Matters: N4 Performance, Scalability, Resiliency and Supportability 106 Krishna Varanasi, Area Product Owner, System Management, Navis and Rafay Khawaja, Director of Software Development, Navis
11:15AM - 12:05PM Change Management Best Practices for N4 Go Live at TCP 207 Diego Neufert (TCP) and Nishant Pillai, Senior Director of Professional Services, Latin America and Carribean
11:15AM - 12:05PM Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Deep Dive 208 Mark Coopersmith, Senior Fellow and Faculty Director at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, Entrepreneur, Fortune 500 Executive and Author
11:15AM - 12:05PM Maintenance for Automated Terminals 304 Arto Keskinen, VP, Intelligent Service Soutions at Kalmar
11:15AM - 12:05PM Improving Productivity: Closer Collaboration Between Terminal Operators and Carriers 406 Andreas Mrozek, Global Head Marine & Terminal Operations (OPS) at Hamburg Süd, and Eduardo Bustamante, IT and Operations Director at SPRC/Contecar
12:15 - 1:30PM Lunch   Sponsored by Advent Intermodal Solutions
1:30 - 2:20PM Scaling for N4 Megaterminal Operations 107 Rafay Khawaja, Director of Software Development, Navis, Thomas Bakker, Director Product Management, Navis
1:30 - 2:20PM Practical Application of Business Intelligence 209 Ian Richardson, Application Specialist, PD Ports, Bryan Miller, Director Professional Services, Navis
1:30 - 2:20PM Staged Deployment Towards Straddle Carrier Automation 305 Jarkko Mäkiranta, Director, Product Management, Intelligent Horizontal Transportation Solutions, Kalmar
1:30 - 2:20PM Solving the Mega Ship Dilemma in Terminals 210 Uno Bryfors, Senior Vice President, ABB Ports
1:30 - 2:20PM XVELA Live + Connectivity 407 Robert Inchausti, CTO, XVELA, Patrick Rhodes, VP of Operations, XVELA and Rene Alvarenga, Product Manager, Navis
2:30 - 3:20PM Terminal Simulation and Emulation: Optimize Your Operation 108 Bart Vermeer, Senior Manager Terminal Automation, Moffatt & Nichol
2:30 - 3:20PM Navis BI Portal: Journey and Roadmap 211 Manoj Bhardwaj, Director Product Management for BI Solutions, Navis
2:30 - 3:20PM Abu Dhabi Terminals: Global Pooling Optimization 218 Alvin Thottukadavil, Director of Professional Services, Navis and Christian Weinbrenner, Senior Director Professional Services EMEA, Navis
2:30 - 3:20PM Supply Chain Startups: Panel Discussion with Entrepreneurs and Visionaries 408 Eric Klein, CEO at Crux Systems, Marc Held, Co-founder and CEO at Armada, Adam Compain, CEO of ClearMetal, Oscar Pernia, VP Terminal Operation Innovation, Sumitha Sampath, Sr. Director of Strategy, Navis   
2:30 - 3:20PM Vessel Monitoring and Tracking 502 Henrik Alfke, Head of Research and Development Fleet, Navis Carrier Solutions
3:20 - 3:50PM Refreshment Break   Sponsored by TTC Holding
3:30 - 3:45PM Technology Exhibition Mini Session    
3:50 - 4:40PM Crossing the Chasm to N4 Platform 104 Lucia Ramos, Product Manager at Navis, Floris Vernooij, Product Manager at Navis
3:50 - 4:40PM Benefits of the Equipment-Agnostic Kalmar Terminal Logistics System 110 Timo Lehto, Director, Software Development, Kalmar
3:50 - 4:40PM Port Collaborative Decision Management 409 Mikael Lind, Research Manager of Sustainable Transports, Viktoria Swedish ICT
3:50 - 4:40PM Problem Prevention and Supportability Best Practices and Proactive Strategies for N4 Administration 112 Erik Ward, Regional Vice President, Americas, Customer Experience, Navis and Krishna Varanasi, Area Product Owner, System Management, Navis
4:40 - 6:00PM Navis World Technology Exhibition Open    
4:50 - 5:05PM Technology Exhibition Mini Session    
5:15 - 5:30PM Technology Exhibition Mini Session    
5:40 - 5:55PM Technology Exhibition Mini Session    
6:30PM Departure for California Academy of Sciences    
7:00 - 10:00PM Customer Appreciation Party   Sponsored by Kalmar
Time Thursday, March 30 Session Number Speaker(s)
7:00AM - 2:00PM Registration and Information Desk    
7:00 - 8:30AM Breakfast    
8:30AM - 1:00PM Navis World Technology Exposition Open    
8:30 - 9:20AM Managing Your N4 Data - Purging and Archiving Best Practices 111 Andrey Ignatenko, Architect, Navis
8:30 - 9:20AM Remote Controlled Yard Cranes and Safety in Automated RTG Terminals 306 Tomi Tuulkari, Senior Manager, Offering Development, Intelligent Crane Solutions, Kalmar
8:30 - 9:20AM Pit Stop Operations, Minimizing Vessel Port Stay 403 Oscar Pernia, Vice President of Terminal Operational Innovation at ATOM Labs, Navis and Sumitha Sampath, Senior Director Corporate and Product Strategy, Navis  
8:30 - 9:20AM Digitalization and Modular Automation 307 Alexander Willhoeft, VP Research and Development, Siemens
9:30 - 10:20AM Agile N4 Software Management 114 Peter Charron, VP Sustaining Engineering, Navis
9:30 - 10:20AM Malta Freeport: Maximizing Prime Route Benefits 215 Adrian Mallia, Operations Manager, Malta Freeport Terminals, Stephen Calleja, Operations Manager, Malta Freeport Terminals, Frederik Stork, Director of Optimization and Analtyics Services, Navis and Alvin Thottukadavil, Director of Professional Services, Navis
9:30 - 10:20AM Optimize Yard Utilization and Increase Operatoinal Productivity with ISOLOC Container Positioning System 216 Christian Taormina, President, TTC Holding
9:30 - 10:20AM Semi-Automated Stowage Planning 503 Rune Moller Jensen, CEO, Optivation
10:20 - 10:50AM Refreshment Break   Sponsored by Siemens
11:00AM - 12:30PM Workshops    
  Emulation as a Terminal Lifecycle Stream W1 Patrick Brehmer, Functional Expert, Navis ATOM Labs, Arno Larooij, Operational Expert, Navis ATOM Labs and Stefanie Chalupa, Digital Content Developer, Navis ATOM Labs
  N4 Intro for Carriers W2 George Belle, Director Sales Engineering at Navis, Arthur Touzot, Consultant for Navis
  Navis Interactive Role-Based Training W3 Daniel Leask, Sr. Technical Trainer, Navis and Michael Halpenny, Sr. Technical Trainer, Navis
12:30 - 1:30PM Box Lunch Available   Sponsored by Kalmar
1:30PM End of Conference