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Poole Maritime Festival 2019 - Marine Growth & Innovation Conference

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Haven Hotel

Banks Road

Poole

BH13 7QL

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We are delighted to present the Marine Growth and Innovation Conference, our flagship Conference in the Poole Maritime Festival Business Programme, bringing together leaders and decision-makers from the UK marine and maritime sector.

The conference will explore innovations in marine engineering new technologies & processes, celebrate some or our excellent innovation success stories in Dorset and hear about the support on offer to help your business grow.

This event is designed with networking and conversations in-mind, through a series of keynote presentations, networking and exhibition stands.

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Chair: RIchard Selby, Head of International Development, British Marine

13:30-14:00: Registrations and refreshments

14:00-14:15 Welcome words

14:15-14:30 Exploring the Future of Lifesaving and Prevention

Will Roberts, Innovation Manager, RNLI

14:30-15:00 Break and Networking

15:00-16:00 Panel: Strategic trends in Innovation and Technology and Overview of the Funding Landscape

Zoe Webster, Director for AI, Innovate UK: The impact of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data on the Shipping and Maritime Industry

Kevin Forshaw, Chair - South Coast Marine Cluster: overview of the SCMC, how the network can benefit your business, how to work with leading maritime universities.

Nick Gregory, Dorset Growth Hub Manager: Overview of the funding and support available and case studies.

16:00- 16:20 Innovation in hybrid propulsion technology
Sean Robertson, Sales Director, Sunseeker International
Darren Barnett, MTU UK, fully-owned subsidiary of Rolls Royce Power Systems AG

16:20-16:30 Closing words: Richard Selby, British Marine

16:30-17:00: Networking

17:00 Event closes


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