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DAY 4 - pilots

THURSDAY 25 APRIL 2024

Postillion conference centre Rotterdam

Beursplein 37
Rotterdam, 3011 AA
Netherlands

*The programme for all sessions remains subject to change.

**SLIDO will facilitate Q&A throughout. More information will be made available to delegates during the Congress.

09:00

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10:30

Pilots: A Sustainable Profession

Moderator: Captain Paul Schoneveld, Vice President of IMPA

This session will focus on key themes related to human capital within the pilot profession and will include presentations, open discussions and Q&A** on matters including:

  • Diversity in maritime pilotage
  • Addressing the psychological impact of piloting and incidents during pilotage
  • Training, including combined training with other port stakeholders
  • The latest developments in simulator training
  • The role of data analysis in improving performance
  • Future developments emerging from artificial intelligence in navigation and collision avoidance, and remote navigation and the implications for human factors

Panel Introductions

By the Panel

Key Principles for a Sustainable Profession & IMPA initiatives

Ms Eliane Blanch, Director of Sustainability and Relationships, and Captain Adam Roberts, Australia

Stewardship and the importance of allies to enhance D&I

Captain Adam Roberts, Australia

A successful career - Inspiring the next generations of women in the maritime industry

Captain Anne McIntyre, USA

Community Support - Critical Incident Response Programme

Captain Rodolphe Striga, FFPM, France

Q&A

Morning Coffee

11:00

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12:30

Pilots: A Sustainable Profession

Moderator: Captain Paul Schoneveld, Vice President of IMPA

Panel Introductions

By the Panel

Teamwork in Pilotage: The Supporting Role

Captain Herman Broers, Netherlands

Pilot and Tugmaster: Shared situational awareness 

Captain Fermin Reyes, Panama Canal Authority

Developments in POQA / Transit Analysis

Captain Jonathon Pearce, OMC International

Data Analysis - Carrot or Stick a Marine Pilot's Experience

Matthew Conyers, New Zealand

Q&A

12:30

lunch

13:30

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15:30

Piloting: New Technology

Moderator: Matthew Williams, IMPA Secretariat

Panel Introductions

By the Panel

The Development of an IMO Code for MASS

Paul Kirchner, IMPA Advisor

MASS and Related Technologies: The Practical Implications for Pilots and Piloting

Captain Alain Arsenault, National Centre of Expertise on Maritime Pilotage

Assuring Autonomy

Bernard Twomey, University of York

Q&A

Afternoon Tea

15:30

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17:00

Pilotage: A Sustainable Public Service

Moderator: Captain Andre Gaillard, Vice President of IMPA

Panel Introductions

By the Panel

The European Experience: Drivers of Environmental Sustainability in Pilotage

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Alternative Energy Solutions for Pilot Vessels

Carsten Wibel, Abeking & Rasmussen

Energy Efficient Pilot Boat Designs

John Cumming, Artemis

Q&A

17:00

end of day 4