Vanguard adds first-ever Innovation Showcase to its ShipTech conference

ShipTech Forum is an annual gathering of members from the marine and shipbuilding industries. This event aims to talk about the significant challenges and how to solve these through technology and emerging trends and practices in the field. Aside from learning these from our wide array of professional speakers, ShipTech Forum is also the best avenue for networking and meeting colleagues to connect.  

For the first time at ShipTech, Vanguard will be adding an Innovation Showcase, which will allow SMEs and various brands to do technical demonstrations of their products and talk about their important findings and how to apply these in our line of work. Below is the detailed schedule of the demonstrations: 


 Arctic Logistical Challenges – Amphibious Mobility 

Darlene Seligman | Arktos Developments Ltd 


 The Future of Unmanned Aerial System 

Dr Armin Strobel | AS Works 


 Advanced Hull Monitoring Solutions by Use of Fiber Optic Technology 

Arnstein Stavnheim | Light Structures 


 Multi-Axis Motion Compensated Deck Machinery 

Ivan Barroeta | Maritime Hydraulic 


 Remote Sensing Technology for Preventative Maintenance and Security 

Brandon Wright | Barnacle Systems Inc. 


 Innovation in Shock and Vibration Monitoring at Sea 

Blake Moyen | Coast Dynamics Group 


 The Future of Sustainment and MRO 

Denis Morais | SSI 


 Run Better Ships with Better Data 

Andrew Boswell | Rimot IO 


 Refit Optimizer – Toward an Intelligent Scheduling System 

Daniel Lafond, PhD | Thales 


 AI and Data Analytics for Navigation & Monitoring of Vessels 

Syed Imtiaz | Memorial University, Process Engineering, Faculty Engineering & Applied Science 


 Combat the Data Breach Crisis with Circles of Trust 

Nandini Jolly | CryptoMill 


 Digital Twin Technology of Gas Turbine Engines 

Dr Ashok Koul | Life Prediction Tech 


 Vessel Management System 

Ivana Drcec | Seashore Maritime Services 


 Immersive Future of the Shipyard 

Sam Sannandeji | Modest Tree 


 Artificial Intelligence that Co-Create Virtual Worlds 

Harold Dumur | OVA 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience new tech and learn about emerging trends first hand. The Innovation Showcase will run concurrently with the ShipTech main agenda for the day.

Here’s your last chance to register to attend ShipTech Forum 2020 happening this coming Tuesday, February 25 at The Westin in Ottawa. To get an overview of last year’s event, check out our article The Future of Shipbuilding in Canada. If you also want to know more about the speakers who will join us this year, visit this link

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