June 23, 2020 • Renaissance Seattle Hotel • Seattle, Washington



Opening Remarks

RDML (select) Brendan McPherson, US Coast Guard, Thirteenth District


Regulations, Standards, and Policies for e-Navigation, Automation, and the Human/Machine Interface

Group Presentation
Bill Cairns, American Pilots’ Association
R. Dave Lewald, US Coast Guard
Sean Kline, Chamber of Shipping of America
Ed Wendlandt, RTCM


Current Technology: Successes and Failures

Jorge Arroyo, US Coast Guard

Kip Boyle, Cyber Risk Opportunities

Capt. James Haley, Jacobsen Pilot Service

CDR Per Skov Madsen, Royal Danish Navy


Manufacturers’ Perspective on Human/Machine Interface

Group Presentation
Dave Boldt, Marine Learning Systems
Dr. Mark Hayden, PhD, SEAiq Pilot
Tyler Hohman, Talen-X
Kelly Hulse, Trelleborg
Dr. Darrell McCauley, PhD, PE, Bowditch Navigation


Training to Integrate Automation and Bridge Resource Management

Capt. Wayne Bailey, Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)

Capt. Bill Hughes III, Washington State Ferries


The Impact of Autonomous Ships on Navigation, Regulation and Application

Nils Haktor Bua, Norwegian Maritime Authority

George Detweiler, US Coast Guard

Michael Klein-Ureña, Lloyd’s Register


Technical Developments in Navigation Automation

Capt. Jorge Viso, American Pilots’ Association

Cato Eliassen, Kongsberg Seatex

Paul Welling, Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions


Advances in Data Collection and Dissemination

Brian Tetreault, US Army Corps of Engineers

Denise LaDue, US Army Corps of Engineers

CDR Olivia Hauser, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Julia Powell, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)