Masterclasses take shape
Top-class speakers have been lined up for the ever-popular Masterclass sessions at Europort 2017. On Wednesday 8th November an energy management Masterclass will feature presentations by Teus van Beek, general manager, market innovation, with the Finnish technology giant, Wärtsilä; Nick Lurkin, staff member, environmental affairs, at the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR); Sebastian Sala, head of innovation and energy management at Carnival Maritime; and Federica Piastra, marine engineer at the Fincantieri subsidiary, CETENA.
The following day, on 9th November, there will be a Masterclass focusing on Big Data. Attendees will be able to hear from four leading experts in this field: Matt Duke, vice president, digital platform, Kongsberg Digital; Gerben de Boer, data scientist, Van Oord; Bert Ritscher, business development manager, Caterpillar Marine; and Walter van der Pennen, hybrid energy manager, RH Marine.
The programme is completed by Masterclasses on the Internet of Things on Tuesday 7th November and on the HR initiatives that can help future proof organisations on Friday November 10th. For more information about all four Masterclasses and how to register for them, please go to: www.europort.nl/programme/europort-masterclasses.