Wednesday 21st MarchSession ProgrammeSpeakersLocation
09:00Set up of exhibitors stand DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station
09:30Registration in Hotel reception
10:00 Welcome coffee in exhibitors area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS
11:30Conference begins in Auditorium
Official opening
Presentation main Sponsor
TBN
11:45 1Where are we now as an industry?Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson
12:002Panal debate with ferry top executivesPeder Gellert - EVP of DFDS
Spiros Paschalis - CEO of ATTICA
Matteo Catani - CEO of GNV
Morten Haure-Petersen - CCO of SCANDLINES
13:00 Lunch in exhibition area by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS
14:003The smart ferry and ferryport future
Rolls-Royce Intelligent Awareness System – Enhancing safety through Intelligent Data FusionIiro Lindborg General Manager - ROLLS ROYCE
Automated mooring and charging for E ferries Gustavo Miller President of the Ports & Maritime Division - CAVOTEC GROUP
Crew Management the Adonis Way:
The Smart Way!
Per Ove Kviteberg
Sales Director - Adonis AS
The smart/efficient managed ferryBent Hansen
Senior Vice President - MANTEC
15:004Short sea executive panel debate
Focus on short sea ferries opportunities/development Kevin George CEO - RED FUNNEL
Robbie Drummond Managing Director - CALMAC Ferries Ltd
Johan Röstin CEO - HH FERRIES
16:00 Coffee break in exhibition area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS
16:305New ships and projects
The year of the dogMike Louagie - Ferry Shipping News
Trends in new ordered Ro Pax. Possibilities for operators and ports Anders Ørgård - CCO of OSK group
Polferries newbuilding projectPiotr Redmerksi - President Polferries
17:156Future and development on the Ro ro and transport market
Intermodal freigth and its future Joachim Coens CEO - Port of Zeebrugge
Autonomous and digital development in the transport chain Roman Poersch Managing Director - Wilhelm Borchert GmbH
17:457Connectivity and digital future for ferries and ferry ports
Profitable Customer connectivity Jan Erik Norli CSO Marcom - TELENOR MARITIME
How Artificial Intelligence can improve sales and production.
- KLM success case
Johan Thorbjörnsson - GOOGLE Scandinavia
Next generation efficient Seaware Victor Velton
President - Versonix Corporation
The Ferry and Ferry port vision Ole Sivertsen SVP - GLOBAL EAGLE
18:45Happy hour in the exhibition area sponsored by Still available book it while you can,
19:30Departure to St. Olofskapel (NH Barbizon)
Meet in hotel reception
20:00Pre dinner drink sponsored by Zeehaven IJmuiden NVSt. Olofskapel (NH Barbizon)
20:30Dinner sponsored by Port of Amsterdam St. Olofskapel (NH Barbizon)
22:30 Night cap sponsored by Port of YstadSkyLounge Amsterdam
Thursday 22nd of MarchSessionProgrammeSpeakerslocation
08:30Welcome coffee in exhibition area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station
09:308Economic and market trends Tanja Georg -
Ass. VP KfW IPEX-Bank Frankfurt
09:459BOLT Ferry smart Think tank. How will we look in 2025?
The only thing constant is change, also for our industry
Alister Eagles - SEATRUCKS FERRIES
Basjan Faber Managing Director - C-Jobs Naval Architects
Henk Grunstra Product Director Ferries- Damen Shipyards

10:3010Efficient Ferry communication in a digital media landscape. Debbie Hindle Managing Director -FOUR COMMUNICATIONS London
10:4511Hilton group brand/product strategyJochem-Jan Sleiffer
SVP OPERATIONS, CONTINENTAL EUROPE, HILTON
11:0012Future of motorist holidays/short breaks/transport Emma Batchelor Director -DISCOVER FERRIES
11:15Coffee break in Exhibition area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS
11:4513Ferry ports development, solutions and visions panel
Port of YstadBjörn Boström - CEO Port of Ystad
Port of DublinEamonn O'Reilly - CEO Port of Dublin
Port of DoverBarbara Buczek -Director at Port of Dover
Port of IJmuidenPeter van de Meerakker -
CEO at Port of IJmuiden
12:4514New smart/profitable ideas for the industry
Smart simulator solution Joost van Ree - Commercial director Co-founder at Simwave B.V
Online training and assessment to help secure safe operations.Peter Frankel - CCO at Marine Learning Systems
13:30Words of farewell
13:45Lunch in Sky lounge sponsored by Still available book it while you can,
14:45Networking. Visit Hospitality desk/Amsterdam sights and sounds.

Wednesday 21st of March

09.00 – Set up of exhibitors stand

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station

09.30 – Registration begins in Hotel reception

10.00 –  Welcome coffee in Exhibitors area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS

11.30 –  Conference begins in Auditorium

  • Official opening
  • Presentation main sponsor

Speaker: TBN
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station  

11.45 – Where are we now as an industry?

Session: 1
Speaker: Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson

12.00 – Panel debate with ferry top executives
Session: 2

  • Focus on next 3 years opportunities/development

Speakers: 

  • Peder Gellert EVP of DFDS
  • Spiros Paschalis CEO of ATTICA
  • Matteo Catani CEO of GNV
  • Morten Haure-Petersen CCO of SCANDLINES

13.00 –  Lunch in exhibition area by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS

14.00 – The smart Ferry port future
Session: 3

  • Rolls-Royce Intelligent Awareness System – Enhancing safety through Intelligent Data Fusion
  • Speaker:  Iiro Lindborg – General Manager ROLLS ROYCE
  • Automated mooring and charging for E ferries.
  • Speaker:  Gustavo Miller – President of the Ports & Maritime Division of CAVOTEC GROUP
  • Crew Management the Adonis Way: The Smart Way!
  • Speaker: Per Ove Kviteberg – Sales Director  ADONIS AS
  • The smart/efficient managed Ferry.
  • Speaker: Bent Hansen – Senior Vice President MANTEC

15.00Short sea executive panel debate
Session: 4

  • Focus on short sea ferries opportunities/development

Speakers:

  • Kevin George – CEO RED FUNNEL
  • Robbie Drummond – Managing Director  CALMAC Ferries Ltd
  • Johan Röstin – CEO HH FERRIES

16.00 – Coffee break in exhibition area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS

16.30 – New ships and projects.
Session: 5

  • The year of the dog
  • Speaker: Mike Louagie – Ferry Shipping News
  • Trends in new ordered Ro Pax. Possibilities for operators and ports
  • Speaker: Anders Ørgård CCO of OSK group
  • Polferries newbuilding project
  • Speaker: Piotr Redmerksi – President Polferries

17.15 –
Future and development on the Ro ro and transport market

Session: 6

  • Intermodal freigth and its future
  • Speaker: Joachim Coens – CEO Port of Zeebrugge
  • Autonomous and digital development in the transport chain
  • Speaker: Roman Poersch – Managing Director Wilhelm Borchert GmbH

17.45 – Connectivity and digital future for Ferries/Ferry ports.
Session: 7

  • Profitable Customer connectivity.
  • Speaker: Jan Erik Norli – CSO Marcom, Telenor Maritime
  • How Artificial Intelligence can improve sales and production. KLM success case. with
  • Speaker: Johan Thorbjörsson GOOGLE Scandinavia
  • Next generation efficient Seaware.
  • Speaker: Victor Velton – President at VERSONIX Corperation 
  • The Ferry and Ferry port vision
  • Speaker: Ole Sivertsen – SVP GLOBAL EAGLE

18.45 – Happy hour in the exhibition area sponsored by Still available book it while you can

19.30 – DEPARTURE to St Olavs Chapel

  • Location: Meet in Hotel reception

20.00 Pre dinner drink sponsored by Zeehaven.

20.30 – Dinner sponsored by Port of Amsterdam.

22.30 – Night cap sponsored by Port of Ystad.

Thursday 22nd of March

08.30Welcome coffee in exhibition area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS

09:15Economic and market trends
Session: 8

Speakers:  Tanja Georg – Ass. VP KfW IPEX-Bank Frankfurt

Speaker: KfW Bank Frankfurt

09.30BOLT Ferry smart Think tank. How will we look in 2025?
Session: 9

  • The only thing constant is change, also for our industry

Speakers:

  • Alistar Eagles – CEO SEATRUCKS FERRIES 
  • Basjan Faber – Managing Director  C-Jobs Naval Architects
  • Henk Grunstra – Product Director Damen Shipyards

10.30 Efficient Ferry communication in a digital media landscape
Session: 10

Speaker: Debbie Hindle  FOUR COMMUNICATIONS London

10.45 Hilton group brand/product strategy
Session: 11

Speaker: Jochem-Jan Sleiffer  SVP OPERATIONS, CONTINENTAL EUROPE, HILTON

11.00 – Future of motorist holidays/short breaks/transport
Session: 12

Speaker: Emma Batchelor – Director of DISCOVER FERRIES

11.15Coffee break in Exhibition area sponsored by JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS

11.45 – Ferry ports development, solutions and visions panel.
Session: 13

Speakers:

  • Bjorn Boström –  CEO Port of Ystad
  • Eamonn O’Reilly – CEO Port of Dublin
  • Barbara Buczek – Director at Port of Dover 
  • Peter van de Meerakker – CEO PORT of IJmuiden

12.45New smart/profitable ideas for the industry.
Session: 14

  • Smart simulator solution
  • Speaker:  Joost van Ree – Commercial director  Co-founder at Simwave B.V
  • Online training and assessment to help ensure safe operations
  • Speaker: Peter Frankel CCO of Marine Learning Systems

13.30 Words of farewell

13.45Lunch in Sky lounge sponsored by Still available book it while you can